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Senior Front End Engineer

Guidewire Software

Are you passionate about building elegant, usable web interfaces using the latest technologies like React and TypeScript? Would you like to part of a small, agile, and lively team of hardworking programmers in a fast growing, innovative and industry leading company working to change the way enterprise software is designed and configured? Do you love resolving programming, software architecture and user experience challenges?

The InsuranceNow team at Guidewire Software may be a perfect fit for you and your talents! InsuranceNow is an enterprise all-in-one core, digital and data analytics system providing comprehensive solutions for insurance companies to help them manage and automate underwriting, claims handling and billing functions. The specific position we have is in the team responsible for building Digital Portal applications, and the APIs required in the InsuranceNow Core application for support of portal.  

What you would do

    • Design and develop JavaScript/TypeScript/React based UI applications.
    • Development Unit and functional test automation for the UI applications.
    • Develop APIs to be used by UI applications, using Node.js or any Java based application servers.
    • Collaborate with Product Managers, UX designers and Architects to define product features, functions, and design.
    • Participate in sprint planning and other agile ceremonies.
    • Create prototypes to analyze engineering feasibility and evaluate user interface designs.
    • Define and maintain Continuous Integration (CI) and Automated Testing pipelines.
    • Own, diagnose & resolve code defects.

What you would need to succeed

    • Proficiency and comfort building and deploying state-of-the-art single page web client applications using React, JavaScript or TypeScript, and Babel.
    • If no prior React experience, strong knowledge of an equivalent framework such as Angular JS is accepted, with willingness to learn React.
    • Comfortable with server-side Java development.  Willingness to learn, if no prior experience with Java.
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the above areas.
    • Experience writing unit tests and testable components.
    • Experience building automation scripts and tools to support the CI &CD pipeline.
    • Experienced in design patterns and best coding practices.
    • Experience working in an Agile work environment and knowledge of Agile methodologies.
    • Prior experience on leading a development team.
    • Strong technical communication skills
    • BS/MS degree (Computer Science) or equivalent
    • Demonstrated aptitude for continuous learning of new technologies that can be applied to improving the product.

Nice to have

    • Experience developing applications deployed using public cloud infrastructure such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
    • Experience with TypeScript or Flow.
    • Experience with Node.js and server-side JavaScript (e.g. Express).
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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. 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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