Guidewire Software is hiring a

Cloud Engineer- Madison, Wisconsin- (REMOTE OPTION)

Madison, United States
Who We Are, What We Believe, & What We Build
Guidewire is the AWS of insurance. As the market leader, 380 insurance companies run on our mission critical platform. Every second, we support underwriters crafting policies and agents settling claims. We believe that making a great decision should not require 100 in-house data scientists. Our products range from cyber risk quantification to potent ML sandboxes. We are a post-IPO company with the vision to revolutionize insurance, and analytics is a huge part of this. There is a lot to be done.

Our Predictive Analytics product is an advanced, P&C insurance specific machine learning platform that empowers insurers to make smart data-driven decisions throughout the insurance lifecycle. The product is being used by over 40 P&C insurers, supported by a Guidewire team of full stack developers, ML engineers, actuaries and data consultants. Our vision is to build the world’s leading solution to build, enrich, monitor and deploy predictive models for P&C insurers, with a delightful user experience honed for data scientists and actuaries, running in the cloud and powered by the latest ML and data technologies.
Who You Are
You are a talented Cloud Engineer looking to test your skills on a fast-growing product. You are a problem solver. You take pride in delivering high quality Infrastructure as Code, you love elegant design, and you have the technical chops to build applications that use the whole AWS tech stack, including data storage, compute, and basic networking. 


  • Collaboratively design, build, and release new features to our HazardHub API and other related products using Terraform, Helm (EKS), and GitHub Actions for CI/CD. Your primary responsibilities will be infrastructure management using these tools, with some opportunities for development using application runtimes like Ruby on Rails (in our main app) or Python/Java for microservices. 
  • Respond to security findings from vulnerability scanners and CVE announcements from the security team.
  • Actively participate in a team-based environment, collaborating closely with other developers.  You’ll have a specialized role as Cloud Engineer, though we often share responsibilities across the engineering team.
  • Help with release management and troubleshooting issues in production environments.
  • Interact with other Guidewire teams, including security engineers, GIS data analysts, and product managers. 
  • *****Candidate must reside within driving distance from Madison, WI for F2F meetings 1-2 times per month*****

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent level of demonstrable professional competency
  • 3+ years minimum Industry experience in an engineering role
  • Experience with a broad range of AWS services
  • Experience with Terraform (alt. technologies like Cloudformation or Pulumi can be discussed)
  • Experience in building or deploying containerized applications
  • Experience using CI/CD and general devops tools (preference to GitHub Actions)
  • Proficiency in a dynamic scripting language like Python, Ruby, or Bash
  • Basic networking knowledge (Can you deploy a VPC?)
  • Strong Googling skills to fill in knowledge gaps 

Desired Experience:

  • Experience working with relational databases like (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Familiarity with basic Linux commands
  • Experience using general infrastructure/devops tools like Packer, sops, docker, and monitoring platforms like Datadog
  • Proficiency in Java, Scala, or a similar Object-Oriented language, and familiarity with Object-Oriented Design
  • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails
  • Some experience developing and using REST APIs or gRPC
  • Front End development experience a plus

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $115,000- $150,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

About Guidewire
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to 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.

For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.

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