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Software Architect – Krakow, Poland

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Krakow, Poland
Product Development

Software Architect – 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 architects 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.

Software architects at Guidewire are hands-on and collaborate with self-sufficient teams.


  • Value running software
  • Lead by providing just enough architecture guidance
  • Work collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
  • Work in an agile development environment (e.g. BDD, TDD, DDD, pair programming, etc.)
  • Are passionate by testing, ops, and security as code
  • Have a curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
  • Are excellent communicators, being comfortable to speak their mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet humility and hunger to learn from others


Key qualifications include experience with:

  • AWS – IaaS and PaaS
  • Java, JavaScript, React
  • Domain Driven Design (DDD)
  • Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • 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
  • Disposition to experiment with new technologies and process outside of the domain
  • 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


The ideal candidate 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.

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About Guidewire

Guidewire is a leading provider of core systems that span the insurance lifecycle – underwriting, policy administration, billing, and claims management. Guidewire delivers the software that property and casualty (P/C) insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change — and to ensure that every customer succeeds in their journey.

Guidewire InsuranceSuite is currently positioned in the Leaders quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for P&C Core Platforms, North America.”. InsuranceNow is positioned in the Challengers quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for P&C Core Platforms, North America.”

Guidewire was honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as One of the Best Places to Work in 2018. Guidewire is a mid-sized company, headquartered in Foster City, CA, with offices around the world. For more information, visit

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.