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Software Engineer, Data & Analytics - Foster City, CA

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: Foster City, CA, USA
  • Country: United States of America

Are you a strong, distributed systems engineer with interest/experience in data & analytics? Are you interested in learning and working with cutting-edge technologies such as Spark, Scala, ElasticSearch, Kafka and AWS? Are you interested in contributing to new Cloud products? Guidewire Data & Analytics engineering has an exciting opportunity for you! 

You will play a significant role in the design and development of microservices, applications and tools for Guidewire’s next generation data & analytics platform in the cloud. The Guidewire data & analytics platform mission is to be best-in-class in enabling our customers to optimize their business with insights and decision-making capabilities. You will work in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams. 

What you would do
• Design and develop microservices, apps and tools
• Contribute to innovative efforts in processing data accurately at scale
• Own Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) for your services
• Write and maintain automated tests
• Own, troubleshoot & resolve code defects

What you would need to succeed
• Excellent programming ability in Java and/or Scala
• Solid grasp of distributed systems
• Solid technical communication skills
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment
• Desire to learn
• BS/MS degree (Computer Science or Math)
• 2+ years relevant work experience


• Proficiency in Spark
• Experience in Scala programming
• Experience building, deploying and operating production services on AWS or similar
• Working knowledge of Kafka
• Working knowledge of ElasticSearch
• Startup experience

Intermediate to Senior

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.