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Guidewire Software
Senior Software Engineer - Cloud
Web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, J2EE, Servlets, 100% availability systems, databases like Oracle and MySQL or PostgreSQL, 8 years +
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Foster City, CA
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1001 Hillside Blvd Suite 800
Foster City, CA 94404
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Job Description

  • Senior Software Engineer - Cloud
  • Foster City, CA


If you are longing to have more input across the spectrum of a modern web application development, ranging from HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks, modular server-side Java, monitoring, deployment, software development lifecycle – the works – we would like to talk to you.

Guidewire is building a team to create a new generation of cloud-deployed applications that leverage our large installed base of on-premise enterprise systems. We are operating as a virtual startup within a successful, growing public company. If you like the energy of a small, focused team building all new software, but the stability, resources, and humane working environment of a profitable company, this could be perfect for you. We are working with a modern technology stack and building highly scalable web applications that will actually be used, day in and day out, by people whose livelihoods depend on them.

As a Senior Software Engineer working on Guidewire Live (, you will design and develop applications and components collaboratively as part of a small, cross-functional team. Our Guidewire Live team welcomes fresh ideas, and is built upon the core values of collegiality, rationality and integrity. We move quickly yet have the patience to not get ahead of ourselves. If this position resonates with you, contact us today.


We care most about your critical thinking skills and technical talent, however prior experience with a majority of the following is desired.
  • Experience building Web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Java-based technologies such as J2EE, Servlets, Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience designing scalable, resilient systems with 100% availability
  • Experience using Oracle and open-source databases, such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Working knowledge of JQuery, Angular and other JavaScript toolkits
  • Skilled at writing unit tests and testable components
  • Experience developing for mobile is highly desirable
  • Experience with cloud or SaaS computing (hosted computing) is a plus
  • Versatility with Git, Maven and Jenkins is a plus
  • 8+ years of software product development and delivery experience

Learn more about Guidewire and our approach to building software at

PLEASE NOTE: We are only able to hire candidates who have the legal right to work in the United States.  Principals only.  No phone calls, please.
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