Senior / Software Engineer - Cloud Native Software Developer - San Mateo, CA

Product Development San Mateo, California

Senior / Software Engineer - Cloud Native Software Developer

Are you entrepreneurial, a polyglot programmer and a 12-factor app guru? Do you deploy containerized applications to any cloud providers? Are you interested in helping shape & contributing to our new Cloud products? If so, we would like to meet you!

You will play a significant role in the design and development of micro-services, components, and tools for Guidewire’s next generation, cloud-native data & analytics platform. Guidewire’s data platform is targeted to be best-in-class in enabling our customers with mission-critical insights and decision-making capabilities. You will work in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams.

What you would do

  • Design, develop and implement micro-services, components & tools
  • Do test-driven unit and end to end testing of any code you develop.
  • Design, develop and implement micro-services, components & tools
  • Own scalability, availability and data security for your services
  • Deploy containerized applications to the preferred cloud provider
  • Own Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) for your services
  • Own, troubleshoot & resolve code defects
  • Mentor other developers in best practices
  • Support the operations team with deployment, support and triaging production issues for your code

What you would need to succeed

  • Emphasize team wins over individual success
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Excellent software development skills in one or more of the following languages: Java/Golang/NodeJs
  • Have developed in more than one language and ready to pivot to any language/framework
  • Understand SOLID/Hexagonal Architecture and other design principles
  • Understand REST API/gRPC for data interchange
  • Understand microservices architecture patterns pattern like Service Discovery/API Gateway/Domain Driven Design etc
  • Have implemented distributed tracing and monitoring of apps
  • Understand IaaS abstractions like Kubernetes/Cloud foundry/OpenShift
  • Understand Serverless function and their relevant use
  • Ability to work in an agile fast paced environment
  • BS/MS degree (Computer Science or Math)


  • Working knowledge of Kafka, Elasticsearch, Spring Boot, AWS
  • Advanced debugging skills in Linux
  • Startup experience

Intermediate to Senior

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.