Data Engineer

    • Chennai, India

Data Engineer

Guidewire’s Cyence Risk Analytics products help the property & casualty (P&C) industry to model new and evolving risks such as cyber. By combining internet-scale data listening, adaptive machine learning, and insurance risk modeling, Cyence Risk Analytics provides insights that help P&C customers face new risks, take advantage of new opportunities, and develop new products. To learn more about Cyence Risk Analytics, please visit

We are seeking talented  Data Engineers to join our team in Chennai, India for our internet-scale data listening team.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage pipelines to collect and process data at scale.
  • Coordinate with global teams to understand data processing requirements.
  • Write highly efficient and optimized code that is easily scalable.
  • Adherence to coding and quality standards.
  • Analyze the processed data to identify anomalies.
  • Perform code reviews  on a regular basis.
  • Build & maintain tools to automate the pipelines and for infrastructure management.
  • Develop frameworks to help operationalize new products
  • Be a multi-tasker, supporting teams across the globe. You’ll be one of the go-to people when anyone needs a data driven assessment of a situation

Required skills:

  • S./M.S. degree or equivalent experience in IT/Computer Science with 2– 5 years of Programming experience
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Experience working with large scale data, No SQL databases ( preferably Mongo DB)
  • Ability to write complex queries and optimize queries on a relational database.                
  • Good Logical and Analytical skills
  • Strong hold of Algorithmic analysis and usage of data structures
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills
  • A driven personality that is biased toward action, collaboration, and delivery


  • Experience with web crawling and scraping
  • Experience with BigData technologies
  • Experience with Jenkins or any CI server 
  • Experience with AWS 
  • Experience with Docker

Why us?

Cyence is an analytics platform that quantifies the financial impact of cyber risk. Our first market is the insurance industry, where we help our clients understand, assess and manage risks associated with a wide range of cyber security events in a data-informed way. Cyence is now a product family within Guidewire Software, but we have retained our startup culture of collaboration.

We are Guidewire Software, and we're perhaps the best company to work for that you've never heard of. We are proud to be voted a “Top 3” employer on Glassdoor by our own employees, and positioned as a market leader by industry experts like Gartner.  

We serve the second-largest financial services industry in the world (after banking), worth $2 trillion USD. We build the core applications that companies use to sell insurance policies, settle claims, and bill their customers. We also have a portfolio of products serving the innovative needs of our customers in areas such as data management, digital online portals, and predictive analytics.  

We serve customers all over the world, helping them handle billions of dollars of business. This is a lucrative and under served market, and we have grown rapidly through a combination of quality products, excellent service, innovative technology, and a passionate belief in our core values of rationality, collegiality & integrity.

About Guidewire

Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change—and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.

Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers’ business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to enhance insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.

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