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Software Engineer, Tools – Kraków Development Centre, Poland

Kraków, Poland
Full-Time

Software Engineer, Tools- Kraków Development Centre, Poland

Are you passionate about developing applications which empowers productivity and delivery of software?  Do you know how to design and develop high-availability, large-scale applications/ tools?  Are you detail-oriented, have strong sense of responsibility and thrive on efficiency? And above all do you enjoy building systems in private and public cloud that scale? If you answered yes, we’re the right place for you.

You will be part of DevOps team that provides solid solutions to enable our development team to quickly and efficiently develop new products. This critical team combines software development, software administration, and product management expertise to support our Guidewire development team and customers. As a member of this team, you will have the ability and responsibility to make decisions that will benefit Guidewire in the long term. We welcome creative engineers and technology enthusiasts who enjoy being challenged by technical problems, with a strong desire to make services better for users.

Guidewire develops and implements market-leading insurance software solutions. Our success comes from a wonderfully tuned combination of highly focused business developers, talented programmers and skilled consultants. Our mission is to constantly improve so that our customers can deliver insurance the way that they want to. And that’s where you come in. You’ll have fun working at a company voted as one of the best places to work. At Guidewire Development, our process is sustainable, work/life balance friendly, and we pride ourselves on a calm, thorough, and rational approach to our business. See and hear from our employees at https://careers.guidewire.com/life-guidewire/about-us/  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, Maintain software tools and internal applications to drive efficiency & scale in business operations areas
  • Participate in identifying components needing custom implementation on existing/new tools.
  • Develop User Interface and backend logic for the CI/CD platform
  • Own & Support the existing tools and applications (roadmap, improvement, sustenance and front/backend).
  • Work closely with product, services, development and operations team to develop tools for build, test and deploy needs.

 

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • 5+ years of web application/ tool development experience using Java/J2EE
  • Good knowledge of UI development
  • Strong desire to write quality and efficient code, by following design principles
  • Good exposure with Oracle / SQL Server database operations
  • Strong knowledge with Linux
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated individual who takes complete ownership of the product and its outcome.

 

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD), build/release/production deployments
  • Exposure to build and CI tools (Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, Teamcity, or similar)
  • Experience working within Agile environment (Scrum  / Kanban)

Guidewire Poland
Guidewire opened Krakow Centre in September 2015 to support increasing global customer demand. 
Kraków is Guidewire’s eighth global development Centre, joining teams in California, Dublin, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tokyo and Toronto. The Centre is focused on development of core products that are critical to the company and its clients.

Guidewire Ireland
Established in 2011, Guidewire’s Irish centre helps meet a growing global customer demand for expertise in implementing Guidewire’s products. The Dublin-based European Development Centre, Guidewire’s third global development team, was established to extend our core applications to accelerate the delivery of critical new product functionality to our customers, and later expanded to include development of Guidewire Digital Portal products. The team builds both global capabilities and content for specific countries and locales. We use the same rigorous, quality-focused methodology that Guidewire’s customers have come to expect from the rest of the core system suite.

 

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