Software Engineer - Cloud at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Canada - Mississauga, ON

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product Development Operations

Guidewire provides market-leading software for the second-largest financial services industry in the world: insurance. We build the core applications that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers use to create their products, sell policies, settle claims, and bill their customers. We deliver SaaS solutions via Guidewire Cloud that enable our customers to rapidly innovate and drive measurable return on investment. Guidewire Cloud is powered by the highly resilient Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure, with SLAs backed by experienced Guidewire teams and SaaS-certified partners spanning application management, system administration, security and compliance, upgrades, QA testing, health checks, and other services.

We are looking for senior engineers who enjoys crafting and executing the vision of our cloud release platform.

Note : This role will require the employee to work at our Mississauga, ON office location 3 days per week. Telecommuting on other days will be OK.

How you'll make an impact:

  • Develop and build the vision for our CI/CD platform & infrastructure!
  • Define and build engineering standard methodologies using automation.
  • Define, build, and drive the adoption of efficiency metrics across the company.
  • Build solutions to constantly improve the availability, performance, up-time and response times of the platform
  • Exert technical influence to improve the reliability of Guidewire cloud products.
  • Work effectively in pair programming, communicate successfully within the team, and collaborate with other teams in various time zones.
  • Continuously learn and train teams on new technologies.

Your key differentiators:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in a SaaS environment for large-scale enterprise; some of which were in leadership position.
  • Experience in designing complex software systems
  • Experience in architecting applications using framework such as Java Spring Boot, Go, NodeJS, Python, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud native technologies, public cloud providers preferably AWS, CI/CD tools landscape.
  • Experience with various kinds of software artifact repositories
  • Good understanding of the network paradigms and stacks available
  • Have Agile, detailed problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and ownership.
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
  • Passionate about quality and in general being an outstanding teammate.

What you should know about this role:

  • This is an office-based position with the flexibility to WFH 2 days/week.
  • This position is regularly involved paired programming.

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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
    Software Engineer - Cloud
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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