Software Engineer - Fullstack (remote)

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Overview of the role:

Join us at PolicyMe! We're modernizing life insurance and we'd like your help. Life insurance is a $1T industry that has remained largely unchanged for decades and we want to change that. We're a Toronto-based startup with big ambitions. As a Software Engineer you will be working on building, architecting and scaling PolicyMe’s platform to accommodate a wide variety of different experiences for our users. You will be responsible for building key features and systems to help continue to propel PolicyMe’s growth into one of the biggest life insurance brands in Canada.

Our stack:

  • React, Redux, Python, Webpack, Gatsby, Node.js, PostgreSQL, AWS, ...

What you'll be doing:

  • Build new and exciting product features in our React-based web application
  • Contribute to our custom UI component library using shared npm packages
  • Design and create new APIs in Python
  • Integrating with various third-party systems (payments, id verification, contracting, etc..)
  • Contribute to group technical design discussions

What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science
  • Experience with web development (HTML5/CSS3/ESNext/React/Python/Node)
  • Experience working in UNIX/Linux environments
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving, debugging and analytical skills

Why join us:

  • Generous PTO - 20 vacation days
  • Access to stock options, and health benefits
  • A remote-first team with company paid, in-person socials and the option to work from our Toronto-based office
  • Resources to help your professional development, including an L&D budget, performance reviews twice a year and ongoing feedback to ensure you reach your highest potential
  • Work with an empathetic, high-performing team in a flexible, results-oriented environment

Reports To: VP Engineering or CTO

About PolicyMe:

PolicyMe is a Venture-Backed InsurTech startup on a mission to put families first, protecting them with the honest and uncomplicated life insurance they deserve. Through technology, PolicyMe is streamlining the traditional insurance process, removing barriers and inefficiencies to deliver a fully-underwritten life insurance policy that families deserve but with fewer steps and lower costs. PolicyMe makes it easy to get a quote and apply for term life insurance online in 20 minutes or less. Since our launch in 2018, we have grown exponentially, selling over $1 billion in life insurance coverage to Canadians.

PolicyMe was also most recently voted as one of Canada's 50 Most Impactful Companies of 2021, and has been mentioned in BetaKit, National Post, the Global & Mail, Global News and more. If you're interested in being considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume.

Commitment to Equal Opportunity:

PolicyMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.