Senior Backend Engineer (Django) at PolicyFly (allows remote)

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Job Description

Do you love Django, RESTful APIs, test driven development and kubernetes? Do you want to work on a growing, ambitious and new product? Ok, sweet, keep reading…


PolicyFly is modernizing the ancient world of property/casualty insurance in both the US + London markets. We are a stable, growing company with a small, talented & ambitious team.


We run an VueJS SPA frontend with a Django REST API backend with a host of services (e.g. Celery, ElasticSearch, etc), all running on kubernetes in the Google Cloud.


We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with a proven track record in building modern and maintainable backends. To learn more, please visit: http://www.policyfly.com/.


Key Requirements: 


Must have 5+ years of professional engineering experience and be a proven expert in the following areas:



  1. Django / Django Rest Framework

  2. Docker (and ideally Kubernetes)

  3. Celery

  4. Postgres

  5. ElasticSearch / Lucene 


Nice to have:



  • VueJS

  • Google Cloud Platform


Key Responsibilities:


We’d envision that your focus would be split across the following 3 areas, roughly equally:



  1. Product: Planning & Development of new features (e.g. Reporting & BI, Public API, Enhanced Configuration Layer, etc)

  2. Improve + Maintain: Refactor and improve the current core platform

  3. Mentor + Jump in: Lend a hand to the team to onboard new customers (and their configurations), mentor towards best practices

Posted: 23 June, 2020