Senior Backend Engineer

Remote, US

Posted on 5/9/2024



201-500 employees

Premium home insurance with fast quotes

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$169,150 - $179,100Annually

+ Equity + Work-from-home stipend + Professional development fund + Well-being program + Paid volunteer service hours + Referral program


Remote in USA

  • A minimum of 4 years of professional/production experience developing backend web-stack applications.
  • Professional experience leveraging Go in prior roles.
  • Sustained track record of creating improvements in business-critical systems around stability, performance, and scalability.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver complete systems from start to finish in a reasonable time frame with little or no supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as an ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to develop core systems and create APIs.
  • Build out internal tooling and APIs to make business and engineering processes easier, faster, and safer.
  • Implement systemic changes to align existing systems with current architectural goals.
  • Integrate with external services to manage payments, documents, and claims.
  • Integrate with data providers to source real-time information on property characteristics and risk profiles.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, mentorship, and support to team members.
  • Collaborate on architectural discussions with the team.
  • Contribute to important architectural and operational decisions like microservices vs. monoliths, deployment techniques, technologies, policies, etc.
  • Participate in daily stand-ups, weekly 1:1's, and biweekly retros.

Openly provides premium home insurance through independent agents, utilizing technology to generate personalized insurance quotes in under 15 seconds. Their focus on comprehensive coverage and simplified insurance processes allows for easy policy activation and customization to protect homeowners' needs.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Boston, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth