Guidewire

Get the Inside Buzz on Guidewire Software Ireland

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"Open, rational, and smart company with a good vision for the future."
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...

"When it comes to the interview don't just wing it; have a look over common coding..."

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

"I work in a clean and open office space. The dress code is casual; casual trousers,..."

"The company is very flexible when it comes to work hours. The standard hours are..."

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

"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..."

"There are three face to face interviews: the first focuses on your education, experience..."

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

"In my experience, managers are incredibly approachable, they act like just another..."

"The company are very respectful and we work in an environment where there are people..."

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

"The company gets involved in many community events. I've participated in the hour..."

"My role involves working on customer implementation projects as a software developer...."

"It is a dynamic and open environment with good learning opportunities as well as..."

"I feel there can be a lack of a clear vision in the company as a whole."

"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..."

"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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