Front-end Software Engineer (InsuranceNow) at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product Development Operations

Are you passionate about building elegant, usable web interfaces using the latest technologies like React and TypeScript/Javascript? Would you like to be part of a small, agile, and lively team of hard-working programmers in a fast growing, innovative and industry leading company working to change the way enterprise software is designed and configured?

Do you love resolving complex programming, software design and user experience challenges? The InsuranceNow team at Guidewire Software would be a perfect fit for you and your talents! InsuranceNow is an enterprise all-in-one core, digital and data analytics system providing comprehensive solutions for insurance companies to help them manage and automate underwriting, claims handling and billing functions.

Your team builds software that lets non-programmers customize InsuranceNow to meet the unique requirements of customer’s insurance offerings.

What you would do

  • Be part of a small empowered team to successful delivery of product releases.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, UX designers and Architects to define product features, functions, and design.
  • Work with Team Lead and Product Managers team to define sprints and perform agile ceremonies.
  • Create prototypes to analyze engineering feasibility and evaluate user interface designs.
  • Define and maintain Continuous Integration (CI) and Automated Testing pipelines.
  • Own, diagnose and resolve code defects.

What you would need to succeed

  • Proficiency with building and deploying state-of-the-art single page web client applications using React, JavaScript or TypeScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the above areas.
  • Experience and confidence contributing to product and software design, and implementation.
  • Experience writing unit tests and testable components.
  • Experience building automation scripts and tools to support the CI & CD pipeline.
  • Experienced in design patterns and best coding practices.
  • Experience working in an Agile work environment and knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Strong technical communication skills.
  • BS/MS degree (Computer Science) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for continuous learning of new technologies that can be applied to improving the product.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience developing applications deployed using public cloud infrastructure such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of authentication, role-based access control (authorization), web application security.
  • Experience with Node.js and server-side JavaScript (e.g. Express).
  • Server-side Java development

If you don’t have any background in insurance domain, please don’t worry. We already have lot of folks with insurance domain knowledge, and they will collaborate with you to bring to bear the best of your skills., while you ramp up on insurance domain knowledge

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
    Front-end Software Engineer (InsuranceNow)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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