The US software business, Guidewire has announced its plans to create 150 hybrid roles in Ireland after they open their new EMEA headquarters in Blanchardstown. Ireland has already played a huge part in the company’s international growth over the past decade. They now have product development and cloud teams in Dublin.
The business is hiring for various roles including cloud operations, consulting managers, HR and recruitment, engineering, specialist cloud transition roles, technology consultants, business analysts, entry-level graduate positions, and more.
Guidewire already has a workforce of around 450 individuals around Ireland and plans to increase this number to 600 over the next two or three years. Although their office is situated in Blanchardstown, the positions will be entirely flexible and open to people all over Ireland.
The business offers cloud-based software to over 450 property and casualty insurers currently including Aviva UK, Alliance Insurance, MetLife, Zurich Insurance, and American National. Their Dublin base has experienced huge growth since they first opened 10 years ago and now is the biggest employee community in Europe and outside the US. Guidewire also has offices in Sydney, Madrid, London, California, Kraków, Exton, Mississauga, and Exton.
The brand new 85,000 square foot office building in Dublin has an executive briefing centre for partners and customers across the EMEA region. The company’s CEO, Mike Rosenbaum has said Ireland has been central to their international growth for the last 10 years and that they look forward to expanding further here. Those interested in roles at Guidewire should keep an eye on the company’s career page.