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Senior/Lead Front End Software Engineer - San Mateo, CA

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Country: USA

We are looking for a proactive and result-oriented Lead Front End Software Engineer to join our product development team and work on building high-quality software 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 as we are serving more than 350 companies in 32 countries.

Are you a curious and enthusiastic software engineer? Do you enjoy learning about and deploying applications to the cloud? Are you interested in helping shape & contributing to our new Cloud products? If so, we would like to meet you!

You will play a significant role in the design and development of components, applications and tools for Guidewire Cloud, our next generation, cloud-native Insurance Platform. Guidewire Cloud is targeted to be a best-in-class solution to serve the changing world of P&C Insurance. You will work in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams. Teamwork is very important to us so we are looking for engineers who are open to share their knowledge, listen to their peers, paying also attention to details and quality and work together to solve complex problems.

You will attend training from day one, learning about our solutions and the business side, as every day can be different, from development to deployment, quarterly planning, and daily standups.

The-day-to-day

Do test-driven FrontEnd development to ensure high confidence in any code you develop

Receive and provide feedback in code reviews

Interface with and help evolve REST APIs

Work with the User Experience team to achieve a great user experience

Collaborate within the Scrum Team to understand the requirements and possible implementation options

Help develop Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)

Own, troubleshoot & resolve code defects

What you would need to succeed

Emphasize team wins over individual success

Experience with modern frontend application frameworks such as React JS or Vue.js

Strong software development skills in JavaScript (ES 6)

Strong technical communication skills

Clean code practices

Interest in software / architectural design principles

Understand REST API for data interchange

Ability to work in an agile fast paced environment

BS/MS degree (Computer Science or related field)

Strong individual contributor with strong experience delivering high-quality solutions

10+ years of Frontend Software Development experience

Bonus

Experience other programming languages such as TypeScript or Java

Working knowledge of AWS or other cloud providers

Experience with any of TeamCity / Jenkins / GoCD

Experience with modern frontend ecosystem (e.g. webpack, bower, npm, Babel)

Experience with accessibility (A11y) and internationalization (i18n) best practices

Startup experience

What happens when I apply?

First, apply for the role. We will then set a quick intro call so we can share extra info on the role and answer to your questions. Next, we will send some coding exercises to complete at home, followed by a technical interview. And finally, we will bring you on-site to meet the team.

  

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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.