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Senior Full Stack Engineer - Bedford, MA

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: Bedford, MA, USA

Guidewire's development team is looking for a smart, proactive, and results-oriented Senior Software Engineer to build elegant solutions for the property & casualty insurance industry's complex business domain and make our industry-leading products even better. The team is looking for an enthusiastic engineer who is passionate about building high-quality software with a great team and improving the customer experience for millions of people who use our products every day.

You will have the opportunity to make an impact and contribute to a complex application suite of products that generate over 500 million dollars of revenue annually, mission-critical to 100+ enterprises serving more than a million users. Our software supports significant data volumes and heavy server load. Our platform includes a cluster-safe persistence layer, inter-application messaging architecture, an MVC Web layer, and a lot more. The successful candidate will work on the entire technology stack, from the core persistence layer through to the Web Application front ends.

 

Our teams are lean, empowered, and collaborative. You must be a self-starter and able to perform with minimal supervision while working alongside intelligent colleagues who've checked their egos at the door in a team environment, communicating effectively with everyone. We've built a strong culture, and we're looking for engineers who can help us maintain it.

Successful software engineers at Guidewire typically have:

  • A desire to work collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
  • Experience working in an agile and fast paced development environment (e.g. TDD, BDD, Agile, pair programming, etc.)
  • A passion for code quality demonstrated by thorough testing
  • A desire to be hands-on in designing and writing code
  • Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
  • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills, comfort level to speak their mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet humility and hunger to learn from others

Key qualifications include experience with:

  • 8+ years of experience as a Full Stack Software Developer
  • Proficiency in Core Java and good working knowledge of JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS.
  • Experience with a market leading client-side framework (e.g. React, Angular) is plus.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Unit/Integration Testing, etc
  • Object-Oriented Design using SOLID and Hexagonal design principles
  • Experience building secure software and knowledge of security practices
  • Experience working with Open Source frameworks (e.g. Spring, Hibernate, jBPM, others)
  • Understanding of relational database persistence (e.g. MySQL, Oracle). Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, CouchDB) is a plus 
  • Agile development practices
  • Experience designing REST or gRPC based APIs
  • Cloud Services (e.g. AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Technical design and leadership of features from inception to release
  • Mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Maintaining and promoting a healthy codebase and ensuring high quality of products
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.


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About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. 380 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 700+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.