Data Engineer- Guidewire Live- CANADA- (REMOTE OPTION) at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Canada - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Analytics and Data Services

Guidewire is searching for a Data Engineer who is passionate about all things data, from polishing data under the hood to transforming complex data sets in mind blowing ways. You will help build our next generation of data analytics tools to help insurance companies glean actionable insights into their operational performance.

Who We Are, What We Believe, & What We Build

Guidewire is the market leader that 400+ insurance companies trust to run their critical platform. Every second, we support underwriters crafting policies and agents settling claims. We believe that making a great decision should not require 100 in-house data scientists. Our products range from cyber risk quantification to potent ML sandboxes. We are a post-IPO company with the vision to change insurance. There is a lot to be done!

Who You Are

You are an enthusiastic engineer who is passionate about building high-quality software with a great team and improving the customer experience for all of customers who use our products every day. You have a fine attention to detail and love data in all forms. You can quickly build new features in an agile environment. You are a self-starter and able to perform with minimal supervision while working alongside intelligent colleagues who've checked their egos at the door in a team environment, communicating effectively with everyone. We've built a strong culture, and we're looking for engineers who can help us maintain it!


  • Technical mastery:

  • Architect an impactful, performant, and scalable stack and unified data pipeline that fear no challenge

  • Write production code to lead our developers from the front

  • Team leadership:

  • Challenge product management to provide highly usable and insightful features

  • Champion innovative software development methodologies across data flow technologies

  • Execution:

  • Deliver quantified business outcomes for customers with products that deliver the future today and make us proud

  • Build trust via transparency, communication, and consistent delivery that is on-scope and with outstanding quality


  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in role developing complex data-oriented applications
  • Deep understanding of data flows, data lake architecture, ETL, and processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Experience building and managing AWS services especially, EKS, EMR, EC2, S3, Athena, and Airflow
  • Hands on experience using open-source technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, and Airflow
  • In depth knowledge of databases and SQL, particularly Oracle and PostgreSQL
  • Excellent skills in Python and other programming languages, coupled with a deep understanding of object-oriented software design patterns
  • Proficient with Core Java and frameworks like Spring/Spring Boot

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About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Data Engineer- Guidewire Live- CANADA- (REMOTE OPTION)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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