Sr. Java Software Engineer - Core Java, Multi-threaded Apps

for Guidewire Software in San Mateo, CA

Java, Agile, TDD, webservices, web applications 
San Mateo, CA
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Senior Java Software Engineer - Core Java
San Mateo, CA 94404

Do you want to work at a place where Agile is the "religion" and your team is passionate about advancing the craft of quality software design and development?

Is poorly written Java code one of your pet peeves?

Do you enjoy solving complex technical problems?

Due to our continued growth in our customer base, Guidewire is hiring several Senior Java Software Engineers (w/ strong architecture / design skills) tojoin our software product development team. You*ll work side by side with
other talented engineers in an Agile development environment. Few companies have pushed agile techniques as far as we have. We value clear, logical thinking, good communication skills, a focus on quality, and the ability to
work well in a team.

Our development process is sustainable, work/life balance friendly, and we pride ourselves on a calm, systematic, and rational approach to our business.

If this sounds interesting, we'd like to talk with you. Check out why we were recently recognized as one of SF Bay Area's Best Companies to Work for 2010 as well as our unique approach to development via a few videos from
our Team


What we are looking for:

5-8 years designing, implementing, and maintaining functionality for enterprise web applications
Proven track record of building fast, reliable, scalable, service-oriented web applications
Expert in object-oriented design and development
Excellent Java programming and debugging skills
Proficiency in web technologies, such as JSP, JavaScript, Ajax and Flex
Proficiency in relational databases and SQL
Experience handling big data in all tiers of application architecture, including database, business layer and user interfaces
Strong analytical and problem solving skills (Must be able to analyze and suggest improvements to existing code and designs)
Familiarity with test driven development and JUnit

Other skills:

We care most about your critical thinking skills and technical talent, however experience in the following tools/technologies is preferred.
*Web-based applications
*Test-driven development (TDD)
*Web services (e.g., WSDL, SOAP, XML, REST, Axis, XFire, Glassfish)
*J2EE technologies (e.g., EJB, servlets, JSP, JSF, JDBC, JMS, JMX)
*ORM technologies (e.g., Hibernate, JPA, JDO, HQL, XQuery, XPath)

About Guidewire

Guidewire Software is a privately held and venture capital backed enterprise software product development company, focused on servicing the $1.5 trillion property and insurance industry. Our products enable companies such
as GEICO, Mercury Insurance, Zurich and AXA to efficiently run their high volume, complex and mission-critical insurance operations, including underwriting, policy administration, claims, and billing.

As the #1 provider of enterprise software applications to the property and casualty insurance industry, we beat out our competitors such as Accenture and SAP 9 times out of 10.

Guidewire is an award winning company and is proud to have been recently listed as one of the Bay Area's "Best Places to Work For in 2010"

Our success can be directly attributed to our bright and talented employees who make it all happen. So if you are looking for an opportunity where your talents will not only be recognized and leveraged but also challenged, at a
company that has its sights set on grabbing significant market share in a $1.5 trillion industry, then Guidewire is the place for you. Guidewire Software, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a
comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan, 401K plan, stock options, bonus incentive plan and company paid vacation and holidays.

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Guidewire Software
1001 Hillside Blvd Suite 800
Foster City, CA 94404
Phone: (650) (650) 357-9100