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Senior Software Engineer (Java - Backend)



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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 skilled Senior Software Engineer to design and build backend solutions as a part of our Core Services team. The Core Services team manages services that address cross-cutting concerns, such as authentication, document storage and signatures, and email delivery. You will be making architectural decisions that impact both your and other squads. You'll join a team of backend engineers to solve challenging problems in a collaborative and rewarding environment. Come join our growing and fully remote engineering team where we're passionate about building, shipping, learning, and improving.

What you’d be doing:

  • Design, implement, and test services and APIs with the support of your squad.
  • Develop client libraries and API documentation for squads that need to integrate with Core Services.
  • 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 demos.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Significant professional experience in either Java or Go, with a willingness to work in both languages.
  • Experience building or integrating with REST APIs.
  • Experience building API specs, client libraries, and documentation for other development teams.
  • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining distributed systems.

Highly preferred candidates also have:

  • Experience with Authentication and Identity Management technologies: OAuth, OIDC, SAML.
  • Experience with Spring Boot, Spring, JDBC/JPA, Postgresql.
  • Experience monitoring and supporting services in production using observability tools: Grafana, Prometheus, OpenTelemetry, and/or Dynatrace.
  • Experience using cloud platforms and/or containerized application deployments, especially AWS and Kubernetes.

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.