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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"Fast-paced, progressive, strategic, competent."
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...

"Most importantly, know the company, know our products, know our mission, and know..."

"There are lots of activities to get involved with besides work, including sports,..."

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

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

"Salaries seem fair in relation to your importance to the company, experience and..."

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

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

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

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

"Managers are very approachable though when you first start it can initially be hard..."

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

"People get promoted based on achievements, time served and merit. It gets gradually..."

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

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

"Really good working environment, the company is willing to help the employees as..."

"There is a very long training process necessary to work here."

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

"Fast-paced, progressive, strategic, competent."

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

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

"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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