Digital Front-End Architect (US-Remote) at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

Guidewire is seeking a number of highly motivated Digital implementation experts that are looking to work with current, leading-edge technology on challenging, customer focused consulting and implementation projects.

Guidewire's market-leading Digital products enable insurance carriers to build and implement leading-edge sales and self-service digital capabilities. These capabilities provide Agents and Policy Holders interfaces to quickly and easily create and service insurance policies.

The Digital Architects will be collaborating with a global team based primarily in Dublin (Ireland), Madrid (Spain), Exton (Pennsylvania, US), and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). They will work on multiple projects including new implementations, as well as upgrades from earlier AngularJS based versions.

Current and future versions of the Guidewire Digital software are based on the React framework.

Each new member of the team will undergo Guidewire Digital training prior to working on a project. Mentors will also be assigned to allow new team members to develop their technical skill and learn the Guidewire SurePath Methodology and Digital Best Practices.

As a Guidewire Consultant, you will become the trusted advisor for the customer and partner, and you will coach and mentor their teams, enabling them to become self-sufficient over time. This position requires a unique blend of technical aptitude, business savvy, and interpersonal skills.

Our projects will expect some on-site presence, so there will be expectations to travel throughout the US freely without sponsorship.

Technical Skills:

  • 10 years of Software development experience using web technologies
  • 3 years’ experience implementing Guidewire Digital applications*
  • Highly skilled in JavaScript and React framework
  • Experience with automated unit testing using Jest/Enzyme or similar frameworks
  • Hands-on with the ability to quickly architect and implement technical solutions
  • Experience work with server-side technologies (JSON/RPC, REST)
  • Able to travel on site to customers throughout the US freely without sponsorship.

Other skills/experience:

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience leading a small to medium implementation teams
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Highly motivated, result-driven, and tenacious problem solver
  • Ability to develop deep customer relationships and become a trusted advisor

Nice to have:

  • Guidewire InsuranceSuite
  • Insurance industry experience
    • Prior experience with Guidewire Jutro is preferential.


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. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Digital Front-End Architect (US-Remote)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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