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  • San Mateo, CA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2001
  • Company - Public (GWRE)
  • Software Development
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

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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 ...
Mission: Guidewire’s mission is to be the platform insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

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Best Places to Work: 2018 (#68), 2016 (#3), 2014 (#6)

Top CEOs: 2018 (#48)

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Jan 31, 2023 - GIS Analyst Intern in Minneapolis, MN


Good in terms of being a system and organization


No bad but some staff are not good
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Diversity & Inclusion at Guidewire

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We demand equality for all. So it's our duty to build and maintain a workplace where everyone is included, belongs, and feels cherished just as they are. At Guidewire, we empower our teams to take an active role in creating this workplace—a real community, where everyone from everywhere can be true to themselves.

Equality is a fundamental part of Guidewire. It’s a natural, organic aspect of our culture. But we also see it as a journey that never truly ends. We can always improve—learn to listen, explore, and challenge ourselves. Through this dynamic approach to diversity, we create better products,

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Guidewire Interviews

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Applied online65%
Employee Referral11%

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    Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur
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    Positive Experience
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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Guidewire (Kuala Lumpur) in May 2022


    First the email to ask you to attempt their code test of two questions which I failed to complete the test within the given time. Luckily, they still offered me the second chance for another online code interview with one of their engineers. I was able to solve all the problems on time, you can (and should when the time is almost up) explain your solutions to the problem verbally (the instructor will explain to you before the session).

    And there was the third online interview that comprised of another code interview and a culture fit interview with the hiring manager. The first code interview was more about assessing your knowledge in algorithm and data structure, the second code interview was about your understanding of the language. And lastly, the cultural interview asked about your opinions associated with the working environment, your goals, typical questions.

    Most importantly, those people were really nice and didn't make me feel too anxious to handle their questions.

    How do you handle the conflicts between you and the colleagues.

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Company Updates

January 25, 2023
"You have to embrace the inevitable knowledge gaps that we all have." Joyce, Engineering Manager, shares her advice to future interns. Check out her video and hear more about how last year's interns were able to #LeapFurther at Guidewire! Guidewire Basecamp is our #graduate and #intern program that supports you to thrive with new skills every step of the way. Ready to go your own way?
January 18, 2023
"Challenging myself to figure out the solution on my own had its benefits. But having a collaborative and supportive team that could point me in the right direction and provide tips that I otherwise wouldn’t have thought of made my work more valuable and productive." Max did his internship with our Product Development team in Exton, Pennsylvania, USA. Read his full story to learn how he navigated complexity to Leap Further in his role. Ready to chart your own future? Guidewire Basecamp is now taking applications for Summer 2023 interns:
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Guidewire Awards & Accolades

  • Best Workplaces for Women – IrelandGreat Place to Work® Ireland2022
  • Best CEOComparably2020

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What is paid time off like at Guidewire?

...Guidewire also provides competitive pay, great benefits, and a lot of flexibility (unlimited time off with manager approval, remote and hybrid working ability, etc.)...

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Employees rate Guidewire 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 1,204 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2014, 2016 and 2018, Guidewire employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

To get a job at Guidewire, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Guidewire and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 92% of employees would recommend working at Guidewire to a friend. This is based on 1,130 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

53% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Guidewire as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.1 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Guidewire.

87% of employees think that Guidewire has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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