Guidewire Reviews

Updated Apr 30, 2021

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Pros
  • "Work life balance, employee welfare is priority(in 134 reviews)

  • "smart people around you makes it interesting(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Growing pains and the transition to a full cloud company can be difficult due to the lack of transparent strategy(in 23 reviews)

  • "Specially the professional services unit lost of disconnect with higher management(in 21 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      One of the Best

      Feb 10, 2021 - Senior Architect in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome training and learning opportunities Top class colleagues Management focused on employees needs

      Cons

      So far I found none

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work

      Apr 30, 2021 - Implementation Architect in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Gives freedom to explore and come up with creative solutions. - Excellent compensation and benefits package.

      Cons

      - Some departments can be seen as working in silos. The company is integrating them but the pace is slow.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company, Amazing Data Platform team

      Feb 18, 2021 - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pros - CDP has best Tech stack - Best team - junior engineer can make difference.Opportunity to learn architecture - Manager(L1)was good - VP is highly respected by engineers - Architect is very likable and knowledgeable - my Product manager was great but she recently quit - Heard this group pays well. I joined 3 years ago when this new team did not exist. When i was leaving they were ready to give a good raise

      Cons

      Cons - Overly fast moving - FAANG level interview bar but pay not at same level in Bay Area - Production support and deployment with fast moving development can be difficult. Too much production deployments and support.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice company to find in Alabama

      Apr 7, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Birmingham, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast moving, latest tech, California culture

      Cons

      none that I can think of

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Transforming Insurance

      Apr 2, 2021 - Principal Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Tremendously talented and skilled professionals passionate about innovating for our customers, insurance industry

      Cons

      Insurance is a slow moving industry that requires a mindset shift

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Solid InsureTech Company

      Mar 9, 2021 - Development Manager in San Mateo, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Industry leader with loyal and passionate customer base. Good culture and work life balance. It really feel like the company cares for it’s employees.

      Cons

      Trying to do too much and spreading thin isn’t just a Guidewire problem is a tech industry issue

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not Bad

      Apr 1, 2021 - Financial Software Consultant in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not a bad place to work.

      Cons

      Smaller company and looking for more security.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to Work

      Mar 23, 2021 - Senior Business Analyst in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      best company I ever worked for

      Cons

      no cons for this company

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great and Caring Organization

      Mar 11, 2021 - Customer Account Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Guidewire has taken great care of their employees over this past COVID year!

      Cons

      No cons at this company!

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Overall solid

      Mar 22, 2021 - Brand Designer in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      responsive management, willing to listen.

      Cons

      Process/Project management is lacking. Its not the people, they are quite qualified and hard-working, just not supported well. Systems and people to run them. are sorely needed

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