Backend Software Engineer
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Next Insurance

501-1,000 employees

Tailored, affordable insurance for self-employed businesses.
Company Overview
Next Insurance is a company that is highly dedicated to the self-employed, offering tailored, affordable, and simple insurance solutions that cater to the evolving needs of business owners. Their competitive advantage lies in their comprehensive range of seven different insurance policies, allowing businesses to design coverage that fits their unique needs, from general liability to commercial auto insurance. With a culture that encourages smart risk-taking and growth, Next Insurance not only provides essential protection for businesses but also supports them in their journey to success.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Palo Alto, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Software Testing
Software Engineering
  • 3-5 years of server-side development experience in Java/Kotlin, or similar languages (Python, .NET, Golang)
  • Experience designing, building and documenting REST APIs with JAX-RS
  • Experience working with and building with microservices architecture
  • Experience with ORM frameworks (JPA, Hibernate, OpenJPA)
  • Automated build platforms/continuous integration experience and knowledge (Bamboo, Jenkins, Hudson, Maven, Gradle)
  • Knowledge of high-availability, high-performance, high-scalability web application development
  • Able to jump into new or existing code bases & learn new technologies and skills quickly
  • Experience refactoring existing code to improve readability, code reuse, performance, and maintainability
  • Ability to communicate with business users to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Experience working on high-performing teams and are accustomed to shipping code that is widely used and you can iterate to incorporate user feedback
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • You are passionate about coding
  • You care equally about what should be done and how it should be done
  • You know how to build an enterprise web application from scratch
  • Focus on quality and simplicity
  • Team player, strong communication skills, and empathetic
  • You make things as simple as possible but not simpler
  • You never stop improving
  • Experience in complex business domains including financial services or insurance a plus
  • Design and build enterprise REST API's and services that perform various insurance operations
  • Work with the product team to groom requirements and present scalable design's to architects for approval and implement end to end solutions
  • Provide product support, triage and resolve issues of high priority
  • Support FE engineering by providing API's they can interact with
  • Take ownership of backend-end components and drive continual expansion, reuse, and improvement across the board
  • Integrate with other back-end infrastructure, mostly cloud-based
  • Analyze and solve problems across all levels of the stack
  • Produce clean, secure, testable, maintainable, reusable, well-documented code, and participate in and drive regular code reviews
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Desired Qualifications
  • This position will be the lead back end API developer for a new platform to serve our ever increasing customer base. Architecture, design, and coding from idea to deployment will be required. This position will also provide technical support to our internal business units and customers as needed. The programming duties are primarily server side but full-stack web application experience is a plus