Technical Instructional Designer (Object-oriented Development Training) at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

**Skilled at object-oriented development and love to write? Have a desire to teach others how to best utilize programming techniques effectively? Love helping others master leading-edge technology so they can be successful in their role? **

Guidewire Education needs an experienced developer who has an interest in applying their technical skills to teach others. In this role, you will use your 5+ years of object-oriented programming experience to craft engaging technical training content. You will review and refine scripts and storyboards and support rapid-release product launches for industry-leading enterprise software. You will stay current on your technology while updating your Guidewire certifications, mastering the latest features, tools, and methodology used during successful implementations.

What you need to succeed

  • High technical aptitude with a proven ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
  • 5+ years of object-oriented programming (Java, C#)
  • Prior experience delivering training to software developers
  • Experience with NodeJS, DOM, JavaScript and CSS
  • Comfortable presenting complex ideas in simple ways to a diverse learner audience
  • Resilience in both structured and unstructured situations
  • Comfortable with feedback and iteration on work
  • Great team player – your teammates enjoy talking to you and you enjoy talking to them

Key Assignments

  • Application of programming skills to create world-class training content
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and maintain courseware and class development environments
  • Gather and analyze learning requirements
  • Deliver instructor-led sessions in virtual and onsite settings
  • Contribute to improve team processes and standards
  • Support internal initiatives to improve our team and training content

Bonus skills

  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • XML-based software configuration
  • Business proficiency in Spanish, French, Italian, German, or Japanese
  • 5+ years of property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry knowledge, ideally with experience deploying new product lines
  • Experience writing moderately complex SQL queries with SQL Server, ORACLE, MySQL or other RDBMS
  • Experience documenting microservices
  • Experience with modern software IDEs, including basic debugging tools
  • Knowledge of data modeling concepts, ideally with some experience in database design in a business application environment



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
    Technical Instructional Designer (Object-oriented Development Training)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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