Architect

United States - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Guidewire Software
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 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and...
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Guidewire helps our customers and partners implement our software across the US, and we are looking for an experienced Front-End Architect to help us fulfill increasing demand. We are looking for experienced people who want to work with current, leading-edge technology on challenging, customer focused consulting and implementation projects. Guidewire's market-leading Digital products enable insurance carriers to build and implement leading-edge sales and self-service digital capabilities. These capabilities provide Agents and Policy Holders interfaces to quickly and easily create and service insurance policies. The Digital consultants will be building new, innovative user interfaces for the insurance industry using Guidewire Jutro, Guidewire’s design system and front-end framework. Jutro enables developers to seamlessly develop Guidewire applications for customers and empowers designers to create consistent and cohesive user experience designs. These Jutro consultants will be collaborating with user experience, business analysts, and Guidewire InsuranceSuite implementation teams to deliver end-to-end solutions to the P&C industry. Each new member of the team will undergo Guidewire Digital training prior to working on a project. Mentors will also be assigned to allow new team members to develop their technical skill and learn the Guidewire SurePath Methodology and Digital Best Practices. As a Guidewire Consultant, you will become the trusted advisor for the customer and partner, and you will coach and mentor their teams, enabling them to become self-sufficient over time. This position requires a unique blend of technical aptitude, business savvy, and interpersonal skills. Our projects will expect some on-site presence, so there will be expectations to travel throughout the US freely without sponsorship.

Technical Skills:

  • At least 5 years of Software development experience using web technologies
  • Highly skilled in JavaScript and React framework – at least 1-2 years of experience with React
  • Experience with or willingness and ability to learn Jutro, Guidewire’s design system
  • Experience with CSS, SASS, and other look-and-feel technologies
  • Experience with automated unit testing using Jest/Enzyme or similar frameworks
  • Exposure to server-side technologies (JSON/RPC, REST)
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to travel for onsite work.

Other Skills/Experience:

  • Able to demonstrate experience with building web/mobile services and single-page applications
  • Collaboration with UX designers
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Highly motivated, result-driven, and tenacious problem solver
  • Strong English skills

  • Nice to have:
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Exposure to Invision, Sketch, or other UX prototyping tools
  • Languages other than English is a plus
  • Experience migrating AngularJS applications to React is a distinct advantage

Why Guidewire?

  • We provide exceptional support to our consultants, from a full-time dedicated Consulting manager whose focus is helping to enable and develop our staff and guide them on their career path within Guidewire, to our fantastic Global Mobility team who help provide flexible options to our consultants who need to travel for client engagement.

  • We’re proud to shout about our excellent benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

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About GuidewireGuidewire 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. 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 Accommodations@guidewire.com. 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 Accommodations@guidewire.com 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.
Job region(s): North America
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