Guidewire Reviews

Updated May 15, 2022

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  • "Also, Guidewire develops software for the insurance industry, which is extremely slow and behind in terms of technology.(in 15 reviews)
  • "Insurance is a slow moving industry that requires a mindset shift(in 12 reviews)
  • "This is most certainly not aimed at the Dublin office, where I have experienced a total willingness to adapt to modern technologies and methodologies, as well as try to change things if they aren't working as expected.(in 8 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years
    Featured Review

    Senior Software Engineer - DevOps

    Dec 24, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice work life balance, really good co workers, fantastic tech stack - EKS, Datadog, Istio, pay is good when compared to salaries to other companies in general.

    Cons

    Growing pains of moving to cloud stack, pay can be better for what we do

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    5 people found this review helpful
  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Collegiate

    Apr 14, 2022 - Agile Project Manager in Exton, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Focused on employee growth and encouraging collegial workspace

    Cons

    No cons observed for now

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work!

    Apr 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    * Great benefits * open culture * Mondays with Mike - once a month meeting with CEO, so you feel connected

    Cons

    * pay an be little bit better

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good place to be

    Apr 10, 2022 - Senior Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Great and kind people - Push towards reinforcing work life balance - great benefits - company is growing

    Cons

    None at this time I seen

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    They are great

    Mar 30, 2022 - Management Trainee in Berger, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management team. Great work place!

    Cons

    Could be a little quite tiring

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Salary benefits

    Mar 10, 2022 - Product Manager in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and very competitive in using new technologies

    Cons

    No espp benefit. No food

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    A great place to work

    Feb 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Product Development team and R&D continue to innovate as the industry evolves. Benefits and perks (esp. during COVID) at a high level

    Cons

    As with most companies, office politics and personalities can contribute to conflict and other issues.

    2 people found this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Fantastic company

    Feb 15, 2022 - Solution Consultant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Culture, vacation plan, transparency with customers and staff

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind even after several years.

    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Quietly taking the P&C industry to the Cloud in giant strides

    Feb 9, 2022 - Director in Honolulu, HI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    industry leader, who is laser-focused on P&C significant investment in R&D substance over buzz words

    Cons

    hyper-growth comes with its pitfalls departments and processes are having to scale up at much higher rates than what would've been considered "organic growth rates" in the past

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    2 people found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great Place to Work

    Feb 11, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good Salary, Workplace Environment and Culture, Technology, Coworkers

    Cons

    Career Progression Slow to adapt to Cloud

    1 person found this review helpful
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Guidewire Reviews FAQs

Guidewire has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5, based on over 1,038 reviews left anonymously by employees. 91% of employees would recommend working at Guidewire to a friend and 88% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Guidewire employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Guidewire. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

91% of Guidewire employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Guidewire 4.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.6 for culture and values and 4.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Guidewire to be management, career development, benefits and the cons to be workplace, compensation.

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