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Excellent work-life balance with a collaborative work setting.

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Foster City, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Foster City, CA

I have been working at Guidewire full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

excellent work-life balance, big on knowledge-sharing and transparency, big on collaboration and pair-programming, meaningful and useful intern projects, the walls are white boards, the managers care deeply about happiness, our weeks before a major release don't involve overtime, we have our own open-sourced programming language: Gosu.

Cons

our technology stack is a little old unless you're on the Live team, our main office is in Foster City.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Excellent experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer
    Former Intern - Software Engineer

    I worked at Guidewire as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome internship program, lots of fun activities planned for interns. Great projects and engineering managers, awesome people and culture.

    Cons

    I don't have any complaints


  2. Helpful (1)

    Best job I've ever had.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Curriculum Developer in Foster City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Curriculum Developer in Foster City, CA

    I have been working at Guidewire full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working on challenging projects, with interesting people, for a company that knows what it's doing and makes a profitable product. What's not to like?

    Cons

    There really isn't much downside. Sometimes I think management could give me a little bit more direction, but that's about it. Oh, and the toilet paper is neither absorbent, soft, nor strong, which is ridiculous.

    Advice to Management

    Expand the product line. We could make a bundle off health and life insurance.


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