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Staff Software Engineer (Backend)



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 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 a Backend Staff Engineer.

The Claims Experience team is enhancing a platform that modernizes the end-to-end claims process for our stakeholders, and by joining our team of engineers, you will have the opportunity to tackle demanding challenges in a collaborative and fulfilling atmosphere. With the guidance and support of our talented architects and backend engineers, you will contribute to the enhancement of existing products and the development of new features. Join our expanding engineering team, which operates entirely remotely, and become part of our shared passion for building, shipping, learning, and continuous improvement.

What you’d be doing:

  • Design, implement, and test services and APIs with the support of your squad including product managers and quality engineers.
  • Deliver new functionality through our continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Make data based decisions to continuously improve the availability, performance, and maintainability of our services.
  • Communicate our plans, architectural decisions, features, and processes through documentation and demonstrations.
  • Mentor and coach other engineers through pairing, design & code reviews.
  • Provide cross-squad direction and consistently influence decision-making in the API implementation.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Significant professional Java experience.
  • Experience building or integrating with REST APIs.
  • Experience with SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining microservices.
  • Experience in technical leadership in cross-functional teams and guiding the technical direction of projects.

Highly preferred candidates also have:

  • Experience with Temporal.
  • Experience with Spring Boot.
  • Experience using cloud platforms and/or containerized application deployments, especially AWS and Kubernetes.
  • Experience in Insurtech or Fintech environments.

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.