About this role:

We are building a modern, digital-first insurance and services company and are looking for a foundational backend developer, who shares our passion for using technology to make the world a better place.

Our Mission:
We are an Insurtech start-up committed to bringing innovative, customer-centric and transparent products & services to the market.

You should apply if you:

  • Have more than 5 years Python development experience building large applications
  • Love building and consuming REST APIs
  • Live on the command line
  • Postgres/Elasticsearch/Redis are tried and tested tools you reach for
  • Use infrastructure as code with AWS, Google or a similar cloud provider
  • Enjoy working in a team and helping those around you to succeed
  • Want to learn and grow
  • Have the right to work in the UK

You will be the icing on the cake if you:

  • Have already worked in InsurTech / Insurance
  • Have experience in modern JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Have experience with web, hybrid or native mobile development

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the CTO to define architecture and technology stack
  • Work closely with the CPO and Lead designer in defining end-to-end experience for customers and internal-facing products
  • Make major contributions to our MVP and product as it evolves
  • Build APIs to support the frontend, mobile and other third-party consumers
  • Bootstrap the dev team practices e.g. continuous integration, coding standards, workflow
  • Help hire other team members and mentor the less experienced

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary plus a generous stock options package
  • The necessary equipment for you to do your best work (Macbook Pro, secondary screen, etc.)
  • Some budget for personal growth and training
  • An annual company retreat
  • Some of our benefits:
    • BUPA health insurance
    • Pension scheme
    • Unlimited GP video consultation (free Babylon Health membership)
    • A lot more great stuff (feel free to ask)!

Our values:

  • Be candid and authentic
    • We bring our true self to work - who we wholly are!
    • We are transparent and are not afraid to share information with each other - good and bad news!
  • Trust and care for each other
    • We trust each other to do the right thing
    • We are not afraid to make mistakes, and we ask for help when we need it
    • We encourage each other, when people struggle, we help them
  • Do the right thing
    • We are fair and care about our customers
    • When facing difficult decisions we put ethics above profits
    • We always act in the best interest of the company
  • We are all owners and optimise for impact
    • We are always looking for the most impactful thing to work on
    • We take responsibility and we’re problem solvers - hold yourself and others accountable
    • Nothing is somebody else’s problem, we always jump in to help where needed

Salary range £55,000 — 75,000

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