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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...

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"Health insurance. Company events."

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"Questions related to programming and design patterns, etc. Questions about college..."

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"Plans change frequently as customers set project dates."

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

"Flexible, cares for the employees, works hard to create a perfect working enviro..."

"I chose to apply based on a word of mouth recommendation. I knew a guy working here..."

"The initial training is very important and well done, giving you a good understanding..."

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"I think there should be dedicated training on conducting yourself with customers..."

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