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Lead Engineering Manager – Dublin, Ireland

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Country: Ireland

Lead Engineering Manager – Dublin, Ireland


Are you ready to move insurance to the 21st century by building a

  • SaaS InsurancePlatform build on top of the public cloud leader
  • Cloud-native microservices
  • A marketplace for the 3rd party application developer

We are looking for a hands-on engineering leader to achieve this journey!

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.

As a Lead Engineering Manager at Guidewire you will be hands-on, empower, and support between 3 to 6 self-sufficient teams.

The day-to-day:

  • Attract, retain, develop, and motivate top-notch engineering talent
  • Empower multiple engineering teams, and offer guidance and coaching as needed
  • Ensure effective collaboration and communication within the team and with peers and stakeholders across the organization
  • Work in an agile development environment (e.g. BDD, TDD, DDD, pair programming
  • Collaborating with other managers and teams to execute the roadmap and ensure successful delivery of running software
  • Trust your team, and be trusted by your manager and colleagues to make good decisions
  • Be involved in design discussions and support the team from a technical point of view
  • Regular one-to-one’s with your team

What skills or experience do I need to have?

  • Strong experience leading development teams
  • A ceaseless desire to improve how things get done
  • Fluency in one of the high-level programming languages(e.g. Java, JavaScript)
  • An advocate of DDD, BDD, TDD, and API first
  • Cloud Services and architectures (e.g. cloud foundry, kubernetes, containers, serverless)
  • Mentoring others on technical topics and processes
  • Leading projects from inception to completion with collaboration across teams
  • Risk mitigation and handling dependencies
  • A calm, rational demeanor under pressure. Having a sense of humor helps!


About Guidewire

We believe P&C insurance plays a vital role in protecting people and business, and in helping society to function.

We deliver an industry-standard platform, together with our partners, to enable insurers to focus on innovation and business acceleration. We apply data, data science, and industry knowledge to enable Smart Insurance, enabling professionals and systems to be more effective across the entire insurance lifecycle.


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.