Software Engineer, Cloud Transition Team at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Ireland - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

The Role:

As an Engineer for the Cloud Transition Upgrade Tooling team, you will work with a group of other engineering team members to deliver new features to the existing configuration upgrade tools and help build out the tools for the roadmap of cloud transition automation needed to move our self-managed customers to the cloud. You will be an active member of the team delivering new transition tooling that enables our Transition Specialists to deliver seamless upgrades/transitions for our customers and prepares the customer projects for success. You will utilize best practices for design and development of features and work with your team to ensure the correct coding processes are followed. You will document your features and share knowledge with the wider Cloud Transition Practice (CTP) teams on features delivered.

One of our principles in CTP is to have fun while we deliver so this role will need to keep the development process fun and engaging for the team in collaboration with the Engineering Leads/Manager and wider group.

Given the dynamic nature of the work in the CTP team, we are looking for decisive, highly skilled technical problem solvers who can bring their array of experience working in previous Engineering roles with focus on automation and tooling.


  • Building tools to enable efficient and seamless transition effort
  • Active participation in code and spike reviews, helps with story elaboration and design decisions
  • Help define and follow development processes
  • Keeps the Engineering Lead informed of status and blockers or risks
  • Keeps informed of new technology stacks so the right tools are used to solve transition problems

Background and Skills:

  • Past experience working in a team of developers/consultants, actively coding and developing.
  • 3+ years of development experience post undergraduate, ideally in Java.
  • IntelliJ development experience a big plus.
  • Experience in upgrades/migration using custom built tooling a big plus.
  • Loves investigating and solving complex problems.
  • Keen interest in new development technologies to solve technical problems



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.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer, Cloud Transition Team
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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