Guidewire is hiring a

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Business Services) - Foster City, CA

San Mateo, United States

Guidewire is transforming the P&C insurance industry, and we are advancing the state of our technology to meet the rising demands of our customers. Do you want to play a critical role in Guidewire’s growing investment in cloud-native technology? At Guidewire, we work in an agile fashion to deliver market-leading software that meets the needs of our growing customer base. You can contribute your skills, expertise and passion to help us succeed in our mission.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test you will work closely with developers, product managers and other test engineers, flush out test strategy for business services, automate testing, implement new tooling and participate in developing innovative automated test systems. You will have the opportunity to work on difficult problems spanning both functional domain and technical depth.

Role Expectations:

  • Work with developers, product management and other testers to create test cases and automate testing; facilitate unit, component, integration and API/ contract tests
  • Build/ Enhance automated test suites and tools to meet business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability and other quality goals
  • Create/ evaluate test tools to improve test process and quality
  • Be a vocal champion for quality and solid test practices in every phase of the development process
  • Passionate about keeping up-to-date with the latest tools and technology


  • 5+ years of experience developing real applications or test frameworks or test automation solutions; familiarity with software design principles and patterns
  • Strong core technical and debugging skills: Java, JavaScript, REST, SQL - the more the better
  • Experience with API testing and automation
  • Experience developing or testing hosted (SaaS or PaaS) applications
  • Experience with cloud technology such as AWS or Azure or equivalent
  • Expertise with testing tools and frameworks such as Selenium WebDriver, REST-Assured, SoapUI, Mocha/ Jasmine, Chai, BurpSuite
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and processes (Jenkins/ TeamCity) is a plus
  • Ability to articulate, create and prioritize test cases and automation based on risk vs. reward analysis

Why Guidewire?

Believe it or not, insurance software is surprisingly complex, difficult to get right, and a lot of fun to work on. Talk to people here and you’ll immediately sense their enthusiasm. Walk around our development space and you see engineers working together to solve challenging problems. Guidewire knows what makes a happy life for employees: meaningful work, quality products, sound business strategy, and freedom to innovate and create. We are proud of what we build and how we work together. We want smart, motivated people to join us in building the future for our customers and ourselves.  See and hear from our employees at

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