Senior DevOps Software Engineer - San Mateo, CA

    • San Mateo, CA
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 ROI. 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.
Enabling the GW Cloud is a Microservice Platform that provides the platform and tools to power our DevOps delivery model, along with tools for measuring value of overall cloud platform delivery based on velocity of development and delivery of stable, secure, scalable solutions. It also includes common services that are leveraged by products throughout the product portfolio. In this role, you will be responsible to design, develop and manage our cloud based Microservices platform.

Design, develop and support our Kubernetes Microservices platform in AWS, focusing on Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD practices
Exert technical influence to improve the reliability of our products and systems
Work in an agile team, pair programming and support deliverables in production
Build monitors/dashboards/log visualizations to collect metrics and learn requirements to build solutions and tools to constantly improve availability, performance, up-time and response times of the platform
Operate development and high-available production environments in AWS
Ability to rapidly absorb new technologies and have the desire to work in a fast-paced environment
Coach and mentor other engineers technically. Ability to lead the team for results.

Desired Qualifications
BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
8+ years of work experience in a SaaS production environment for large-scale enterprise
Experienced in building platform software using Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud native technologies
Strong experience in using public cloud providers, preferably AWS
Good understanding of the network paradigms and stacks available
Comfort with Linux system administration, with the ability to program/script using Go, Python, Java or equivalent
Have Agile, systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of ownership and drive
Experience in designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
Passionate about quality, mentoring junior candidates and in general a great team player

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. 380 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 700+ 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.

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