Senior Devops Engineer

San Mateo, CA

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you ready for a new challenge? Join Guidewire as a Senior DevOps Engineer, we would love to see your background! Cyence Risk Analytics, within Guidewire’s Analytics and Data Services business unit, uses internet-scale data collection, adaptive machine learning and insurance risk modeling capabilities to help insurers and other financial institutions model evolving risks, develop new products and make better business decisions.Learn more at

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, build and operate Cloud-based infrastructure, focusing on IaC (Infrastructure as Code) and CI/CD standard methodologies
  • Exert technical influence to improve the reliability of our products and systems
  • Operate development and high-available production environments in AWS
  • Ability to rapidly absorb new technologies and have the desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Coach and mentor other specialists technically

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
  • 8+ years of work experience in a SaaS production environment for large-scale enterprise
  • Experienced in building scalable platform software using Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud native technologies
  • Strong experience in using public cloud providers, preferably AWS
  • Good understanding of networking and security, hands-on knowledge securing networks and systems
  • Comfortable with Linux system administration, with the ability to program/script using Python, Go, Java, shell or equivalent
  • Have Agile, systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
  • Solid experience in designing and implementing automated provisioning infrastructure, following IaC patterns, and using tools such as Terraform, Puppet, Chef, etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with build engineering tools such as Jenkins
  • Proficiency with databases and SQL, experience with database administration, performance tuning and schema design
  • Familiarity with open source distributed data processing frameworks such as Hadoop, Apache Spark, AWS RedShift, etc.
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL and processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with NodeJS
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. 380 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 700+ 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 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 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 tags: Apache AWS C CD Chef CI Docker Go Hadoop Java Kubernetes Linux Puppet Python Redshift Spark SQL Terraform
Job region(s): North America
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