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Get the Inside Buzz on Guidewire Software Ireland

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"Professional, flexible, friendly."
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...

"Having good practices in code are really important, as is being sincere in the interviews...."

"The people who work here are great. We organise regular events and have a monthly..."

"Good office space, with very good equipment. Dress code is business casual so there..."

"In my experience the company is highly flexible and staff with children are supported..."

"Pay scheme is good but progression at the higher levels is less clear. Emphasis is..."

"The company provides breakfast food and snacks as well as a games/play area."

"I went through a total of six interviews: one telephone interview with the Director..."

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

"When you start at Guidewire you'll be assigned a mentor (who will not long ago have..."

"The GSC has a wide range of ethnic groups and is a great example of a multi-cultural..."

"Your career progression depends a little bit on your project assignments. If you..."

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

"My role requires me to do implementation work when configuring our products to our..."

"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..."

"Guidewire was in Business Insider's "Top 25 Companies to Work For" for four years..."

"Honest, Trustworthy and Customer-focused."

"I applied here because I completed an internship with Guidewire and I really enjoyed..."

"Introduction training is quite in-depth, and long. The examinations throughout this..."

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

"I would like the company to be better at getting its name out there and advertising..."

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