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Software Engineer, Front End - Krakow, Poland

Job type:
Full-time
Region:
Europe Middle East Africa
Location:
Krakow, Poland
Category:
Product Development

Software Engineer - Front End

 

Guidewire's development team is seeking a proactive and results-oriented Software Engineer to build elegant solutions for the property & casualty insurance industry's complex business domain and make our industry-leading products even better.

Being part of the Guidewire team, you will be working on some of the latest technologies in frontend development. We are focused on building the best solutions that allow our product vision, architectures and ideas to constantly improve. We are also always striving to optimize the processes that support our development. You will work on the entire technology stack, from our core systems and build environments right through to the Web Application front ends.

 

As a successful software engineer with Guidewire, you should have:

  • A desire to work collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
  • A desire to maintain and promote a healthy codebase and ensuring high quality of products
  • Willingness to mentor less experienced colleagues
  • Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
  • Great communication skills, comfort level to speak your mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet humility and hunger to learn from others

 

What we are looking for

  • Strong experience with modern web technologies: JavaScript (ECMAScript 6+), HTML5, CSS / Sass and market leading frameworks (React, Angular)
  • Experience working in an Agile work environment and knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in developing responsive applications with a good architecture and UI.
  • Experience in contributing to architecture, design, and implementation of products
  • Skilled at writing unit tests and testable components.
  • Experience building automation scripts and tools to support the CI &CD pipeline.
  • Knowledge of best coding practices and documentation

Bonus points

  • Academic background in Computer Science or equivalent
  • An aptitude for continuous learning, taking initiative, and the exploration of new technologies.
  • Open to share knowledge and encourage other junior members

 

As an ideal candidate, you will share our core values: Collegiality, Integrity, and Rationality.

Collegiality - We value strong teams. We work together as professional equals. We strive to continuously improve our processes and make realistic assumptions to maintain a reasonable work-life balance. We are trusted to manage our own time. We value ideas, not titles. We welcome and consider contrary opinions.

Integrity - We insist on truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other in everything that we do.

Rationality - We communicate through clear arguments. We decide carefully based on factual evidence. We like calm, systematic, thoughtful solutions. We believe in testing. We never assume that we're building software the "best" way, and constantly seek to improve our processes.

 
About Guidewire

Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change—and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.

Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers’ business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to enhance insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.

 

Junior to Intermediate level

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.

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