Guidewire Junior Developer

Insurance Solutions within Business Technology Solutions seeks a Junior Java Developer for a Guidewire based solution to support a global, business critical application.
Mýtna, Bratislava
Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Full-time permanent employment
Monthly salary
Minimal guaranteed bottom limit. Final salary offer depends on your experience and requirements.
from 2000 €

Job description

Insurance Solutions within Business Technology Solutions seeks a Junior Java Developer for a Guidewire based solution to support a global, business critical application.

In this role you will collaborate in a SCRUM team primarily with other developers, business analysts, testers and business stakeholders spread around the world to build, implement, operate, and maintain new underwriting pricing products across multiple Commercial Insurance lines of business.

In this busy working environment, the need to collaborate and communicate with peers and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation in an agile environment is of high importance.

As Guidewire Junior Developer your main responsibilities will involve: 

  • As part of a dynamic project team spread across multiple locations work as developer on a Guidewire platform, specifically utilising PolicyCentre 10.1, to deliver and maintain new business driven products.

  • Working within a fast-paced agile framework, participate in new product development based on business requirements (defined during ‘Inception’ working sessions with multiple stakeholders) ensuring, with support, coding meets Guidewire standards.

  • Work on integrated development tasks.

  • When not working on new product releases participate in Maintenance Releases developing smaller projects (such as integrations with other applications, on-going performance assessments, enhancements to current products, identifying and fixing bugs etc.) writing code in GOSU/Java for configuration work and/or integration development and ensure tickets are comprehensively updated for reference.

  • Within the project development team, align with other developers and document methods of coding for specific topics to ensure transparency.

  • Participate in on-going unit testing and subsequent UAT ensuring bugs are identified and correctly fixed within the project framework

Who are we looking for

As Guidewire Junior Developer, your skills and experience will ideally include: 

  • 1 year of experience with software engineering or software systems engineering in professional or academic environments

  • 1 year of experience with server-side programming in Java/JEE in professional or academic environments.

  • 1 year of experience working with XML, JSON, or YAML in professional or academic environments.

  • 1 year of experience with JEE Application Servers / Web Containers: Apache Tomcat, Weblogic, JBoss, IBM Websphere Application Server…

  • 1 year of experience in SQL language and RDBMS such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL…

  • 1 year of experience with software version control systems, including Git preferred in professional or academic environments

  • Knowledge of Web Services (SOAP/REST) is a plus

  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues to colleagues

  • Ability to work in a fast-changing, dynamic, and agile environment

  • English B2 / C1

Why should you choose us

Working time benefits
Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary benefits
Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus

Other benefits
Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events

Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)

Language proficiency

  • - - B2 - upper intermediate


  • A recent college graduate
  • Young professional (work experience up to 3 years from college graduation)


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About organization

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and ..