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Software Engineering Manager (Fullstack)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024


If you're looking for the stability of a profitable, growing company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup, we’re hiring. SageSure, a leader in catastrophe-exposed property insurance, is seeking an Engineering Manager.

This role requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, an advanced level of either or both Frontend and Backend Engineering experience, the ability to be comfortable in areas of unfamiliarity, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. The Engineering Manager will work closely with product management, and design, along with other technical and business stakeholders to ensure successful product delivery and will be responsible for ensuring the team meets its objectives and deadlines.

Constantly at the forefront of innovation, we embrace modern tools and technologies, inviting fresh perspectives. The ideal candidate exhibits a passion for key technologies such as React and Java, and champions pragmatic industry practices concerning usability, performance, and automation. If you possess interests across these domains, we aim to nurture and enhance them while offering new opportunities and a chance to learn from you as well.

What you’d be doing:

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure alignment between engineering plans, scope, requirements, and business needs.
  • Guide and mentor engineers on your team to ensure the successful execution of engineering projects.
  • Manage engineering resources to ensure timely delivery of software features.
  • Monitor and review code quality, testing, and performance metrics.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.
  • Create technical documentation for engineering projects (e.g., React Component designs, API design).
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Research and assess new technologies and trends to determine the best solution for the business.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or relevant experience in software engineering.
  • Experience as an Engineering Manager or Team Lead, with the ability to build a team, develop people, and influence cross-functional teams.
  • Prior experience as a software engineer working in a collaborative environment.
  • Empathetic leadership and the ability to encourage a culture of safety, trust, and transparency.
  • The verbal skills to spark debate, solicit input, and share those ideas in verbal and written forms.
  • Experience developing a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Working knowledge of modern development practices.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software architecture.
  • Familiarity with scalability, security, and performance best practices.

Highly preferred candidates also have:

  • Experience leading consumer-facing product engineering teams that contain a mix of front-end and back-end engineers.
  • Recent experience leading engineering design sessions for Frontend software.
  • Knowledge of our core backend technologies such as Java, GraphQL, or Go.
  • Experience in software engineering in the insurance industry.

About SageSure:

As a Best Places to Work in Insurance Recipient for four years in a row (2020-2023), SageSure, one of the largest residential property insurance managing general underwriter (MGU) in the United States, is pioneering ways people protect their American Dream.

A leader in catastrophe-exposed property insurance, SageSure was founded in 2009 to deliver reliable products, exceptional customer experiences, and strong underwriting results in challenging insurance markets. SageSure currently operates in 14 states and provides home, flood, and commercial coverage on behalf of its highly rated carrier partners.

We have more than 600 employees working remotely or hybrid in one of our eight offices—Jersey City, NJ; Mountain View, CA; Chicago, IL; Tallahassee, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; Mt. Laurel, NJ; and Cheshire, CT—who are tackling the industry’s toughest challenges.

We provide generous health benefits and perks, including tuition reimbursement, wellness allowance, paid volunteer time off, a matching 401K plan, and more.

SageSure is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a workforce that reflects the spectrum of perspectives, experiences, and abilities of the world we live in. We recognize that our differences make us strong, and we actively seek out diverse candidates through partnerships with organizations, institutions and communities that represent various backgrounds. We champion belonging and inclusion for all identities, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, ability status, gender, and country of origin, striving to create a culture where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

Our nimble, highly responsive culture nurtures critical thinkers who run toward problems and engineer solutions. We relentlessly pursue better outcomes by investing in the technology, talent, and tools that position us to succeed in demanding markets. Come join our team! Visit to find a position for you.