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Get the Inside Buzz on Guidewire Software Ireland

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"A progressive company that encourages innovation and supports work/life balance."
Pros: 
  • The atmosphere within the company is pleasant, collaborative and social
  • There are a wide range of learning opportunities to aid graduates' development
  • Work is interesting and varied as each new project presents its own unique challenges
  • Hours are flexible and maintaining a decent work/life balance is encouraged
Cons: 
  • Working to a customer schedule can result in a frustrating number of delays to each project
  • Guidewire's rapid expansion may put a strain on its close-knit culture
  • Though necessary, the training process at Guidewire is long and difficult
  • Working with external companies can lead to some bureaucracy
Culture
9.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.2 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
CSR
7.6 / 10
 
Training
7.6 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Be yourself and relax. Don't put too much pressure on yourself - try to enjoy the..."

"The culture is the best part about Guidewire. There are lots of clubs/societies,..."

"The office space is great with kitchen and an area where you can play games (Xbox,..."

"The company is flexible though I am also willing to work longer hours as I enjoy..."

"Pay is standard for the industry; the bonuses are up to 10% of your base salary per..."

"Free food every day, free drinks on Thursday night once a month, subsidized activities..."

"The process consists of an initial recruiter phone screen, followed by a code test..."

"Questions in my interview were mainly coding-related, though there were also questions..."

"There are recycling bins in the kitchen and a bike to work programme."

"I have an excellent working relationship with my manager. She is supportive and always..."

"The company is quite multinational, with people from all over the world working here...."

"There are a number of teams and career paths at the company; data management, training,..."

"We have run coding competitions for college students/school children."

"I collaborate with developers and product managers to create software solutions...."

"The social environment, the office, the tools provided by the company."

"Dealing with external companies has, in my experience, meant work can be slow due..."

"In 2012 only 12 people worked in the Irish office. In January 2015 over 150 worked..."

"Professional, flexible, friendly."

"I applied here because I had read nice reviews from people. Also the overall salary..."

"The training is a bit hard but is important to learn how to use and configure the..."

"There's a free bus service and when I first joined I had financial aid mentioned..."

"I think there should be dedicated training on conducting yourself with customers..."

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