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Get the Inside Buzz on Guidewire Software Ireland

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"Flexible, cares for the employees, works hard to create a perfect working environment."
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...

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"Perks include the pension, health insurance, social events and refreshments."

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

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"It can be frustrating being managed by the customer schedule and project planning..."

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

"Professional, flexible, friendly."

"The interview process assured me that they only hire quality applicants, while the..."

"The company spends two months training all new employees before they are put onto..."

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