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Graduate Consultant (Software Engineer) - European language(s) skills required - Dublin, Ireland -

  • Department: Professional Services
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Country: Ireland

Graduate Consultant Professional Services, EMEA, Remote

European language required (German/French/Spanish/Italian/Dutch fluency)

Description of Role:

You will start your Guidewire career with the GSC (Guidewire Services Center) in Dublin, Ireland where you will be located for between 16 – 20 months.

After initial training, you will become part of a highly skilled team who work directly with customers and partners to customize and integrate our products in complex, technical environments. You will have the opportunity to apply your software development skills in a supportive environment, where some of our senior consultants will act as your individual mentor. This position requires a unique blend of technical expertise, design skills, programming skills, and consultancy skills.

You will also be enrolled in Guidewire’s Graduate Program where you will undertake structured training designed to maximize your knowledge of several soft-skills, Agile best practices, advanced product knowledge and overall Guidewire methodology concepts, among other topics.

The time spent in the GSC in Dublin and the skills learned on the Graduate Program will ensure that you have the knowledge, skills, credibility and confidence you will need to be set up for success once you move on to field consulting at customer sites. This will all help build a solid foundation for your successful career.

On Site

Once you have completed the training program in Dublin, depending on project availability, you will move into a full-time position with our field consulting organisation. This role is similar to the role in the GSC and uses the same set of skills but is on-site with a customer as opposed to working remotely. We employ a flexible travel schedule; traveling to the customer on Mondays and returning on Thursdays which is known as “the 3-4-5” in the industry; three nights away, four days onsite, with the fifth day working from home. You can choose to live in any of the EMEA regions as well as any country in which Guidewire has an entity. The position requires a unique blend of technical expertise, design skills, programming skills, and customer-facing skills.

Required skills/experience:

  • This position does not require any prior experience in either the insurance industry or a software development role.
  • Strong European language skills, either a native speaker or high level conversational ability of one or more of the following German, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch.
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent from third-level or higher education institution
  • Understanding of broad technical skills such as Object-Oriented programming as well as a solid grounding in Java or C#
  • Database and SQL skills, Web UI (Design and development), XML, Application Architecture are an advantage
  • Software development lifecycle exposure (AGILE) preferred
  • Problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Career focussed and interested and willingness to explore a consulting career

Benefits:

  • We know that people work based on incentives so we have an exceptional and rational compensation policy. We pay base, performance incentives, as well as a number of other benefits such as pension and healthcare.
  • We promote flexible working practices to strive for a positive work-life balance. 
  • See and hear from our employees at: careers.guidewire.com  and read about our core values of integrity, rationality and collegiality in everything that we do.

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.

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