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Lead Engineering Manager – Krakow, Poland

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Krakow, Poland
Product Development

Lead Engineering Manager – Krakow, Poland

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 hands-on engineering leaders 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.

Our teams are lean, empowered, and collaborative. You'll work alongside intelligent colleagues who've checked their egos at the door. We've built a strong culture, and we're looking for engineers who can help us maintain it.


As a Lead Engineering Managers at Guidewire you will be hands-on, empower, and support self-sufficient teams.


As a key member of the team, you should:

  • Value running software
  • 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
  • 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, etc.)
  • Be passionate by testing, ops, and security as code
  • Have a curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
  • Trust your team, and be trusted by your manager and colleagues to make good decisions


What skills or experience do I need to have?

  • AWS – IaaS and PaaS
  • Java, JavaScript, React
  • Advocate of DDD, BDD, and TDD
  • API first development
  • 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
  • Maintaining and promoting a healthy codebase and ensuring high quality of the product
  • Around 10 years of experience or more, with 3 years leading a development team


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 was honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as One of the Best Places to Work in 2018. Established in 2015, Guidewire’s Krakow development center was established to build core applications used by our enterprise customers.

Please note that we do not accept resumes or honor referrals from headhunters, placement agencies, or other external parties seeking recruiting fees if they do not have a signed formal agreement with Guidewire.