Senior Full Stack Engineer at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Canada - Toronto

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product Development Operations

The Cloud Applications team at Guidewire is searching for a smart, proactive, and results-oriented Software Engineer to build sophisticated solutions for the property & casualty insurance industry's complex business domain and make our industry-leading products even better. The product development team is looking for an enthusiastic engineer who is passionate about building high- quality software with a phenomenal team and improving the customer experience for millions of people who use our products every day.

The successful candidate will work on the entire technology stack, from the core persistence layer through to the Web Application front ends.

Our teams are lean, empowered, and collaborative. You must be a self-starter and able to perform with minimal direction while working alongside intelligent colleagues who've checked their egos at the door in a team environment, communicating optimally with everyone. We've built a strong culture, and we're looking for engineers who can help us maintain it.

Note : This position can be 100% remote for a Canada-based applicant now and also post-pandemic.

Successful software engineers at Guidewire typically have:

  • Enjoy working collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
  • Experience working in an agile and fast paced development environment (e.g., TDD, BDD, Agile, pair programming, etc.)
  • A passion for code quality proven by thorough testing
  • A desire to be hands-on in designing and writing code
  • Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
  • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills, comfort level to speak their mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet humility and hunger to learn from others

Key qualifications include experience with:

  • Strong experience in Core Java and solid understanding of JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS.
  • Experience with a market leading client-side framework (e.g. React, Angular) is plus.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline, Unit & Integration Testing
  • Knowledge of design patterns and best coding practices.
  • Strong command of Object-Oriented Design principles
  • Experience building secure software and familiarity with of web security best-practices
  • Experience working with Open-Source frameworks (e.g. Spring, Hibernate, jBPM, others)
  • Understanding of relational database persistence (e.g. MySQL, Oracle). Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, CouchDB) is a plus
  • Familiarity and experience with Agile development practices
  • Experience with REST or gRPC based APIs
  • Experience with Cloud Services (e.g. AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • A typical candidate has a Computer Science degree or equivalent.

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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
    Senior Full Stack Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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