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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...

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

"My colleagues here are great, you can ask whoever you want and will always get help...."

"We have a very large, modern office space. Each desk is equipped with all hardware..."

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

"Base pay is good but it's not the best out there. However, the company provides good..."

"Perks include: a well-stocked kitchen; a free bus service to the office; public event..."

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

"I was asked questions of a technical nature, as well as ones about my experience..."

"Most correspondence is by e-mail (as opposed to printing messages out) and the company..."

"The company is transparent to all employees, so even the most junior level employee..."

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

"There is a well structured career progression in Guidewire, and if an employee performs..."

"I have been involved in projects such as programming competitions and delivering..."

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

"Friendly, helpful people good working environment with free coffee/snacks."

"The company is rapidly growing in size which means we are losing some of the culture...."

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

"Focused on employee and customer success, and developing high quality products."

"The interview process, while tough at points, gave me great insight into how the..."

"Formal training really sets you up for client interaction but it is a difficult and..."

"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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