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Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer


Jul 19

Guidewire Software is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer. The ideal candidate will have specific experience with designing, building and maintaining infrastructure technologies with security in mind. You would also be the Domain Expert when it comes to providing guidance around security standard methodologies in a predominantly AWS environment. This role will focus on making sure that Infrastructure (on-prem and cloud) technologies that support Guidewire’s products are up to industry standards of Information Security.


    • Partner with teams across the organization (infrastructure, application engineering, data analytics, etc.) to ensure the security, availability and resilience of our infrastructure!
    • Prior experience working closely with product and DevOps Engineers and/or SRE's on security requirements. Experience with DevOps environments and AWS security controls is a strong plus
    • Architecture, configuration, operations, and maintenance of infrastructure, network and supporting software related to the cloud & application infrastructure
    • Represent the Security Team in Firewall Change Review/ CAB meetings
    • As a hands-on technical specialist, handle complex and detailed technical work necessary to establish and maintain secure cloud security environments
    • Assist Incident Response Team with SIEM engineering tasks
    • Provide back-up on-call support to the Incident Response team
    • Effective interpersonal skills, out-of-the-box thinking and ability to work with all levels of staff
    • Qualifications:
    • Experience with building and operating secure infrastructures with 4 - 6 years in Information Security (DevSecOps is a plus).
    • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking (OSI stack, TCP, SDN, etc.).
    • Experience with CI/CD tools such as TeamCity, CodeBuild, Github Actions, Jenkins etc.
    • Experience using a programming language (would be a plus) such as Python or Go for automation
    • Experience with infrastructure as code languages such as Terraform or CloudFormation
    • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Salt, Puppet, or Chef
    • Experience with AWS security services such as IAM, CloudTrail, GuardDuty, Organizations and Service Control Policies, Shield Advanced
    • Excellent communications and collaboration skills
    • Previous experience and the ability to handle and manage change well within and outside the team
    • Experience in platform security in at least three of the following domains: secure cloud deployment, application whitelisting, security engineering, incident handling, vulnerability analysis, active adversary threat management, penetration testing, intrusion detection, firewalls, and encryption technologies, container and container orchestration (EKS, ECS) security
    • Familiarity with enterprise security controls and security standard methodologies for Windows, Linux, and Mac systems.
    • Proficiency in core security concepts, including cloud skills (preferred: AWS), networking and architecture
About Guidewire
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or [email protected]. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail [email protected] to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.