Senior Software Engineer
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Posted on 3/5/2024
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Newfront Insurance

201-500 employees

Newfront is the modern commercial insurance brokerage.
Company Overview
Newfront's mission is to supercharge insurance professionals with technology. The company is building a technology-enabled insurance brokerage.
Data & Analytics
Consulting
Financial Services

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$310.1M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-4%

2 year growth

11%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MySQL
Data Science
Tensorflow
Node.js
Ruby
Nest.js
Java
Postgres
Docker
TypeScript
Web Development
Development Operations (DevOps)
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Web Development
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • BS, MS or PhD in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of experience leading web application development at scale
  • Experience building leading, and architecting large systems at enterprise
  • Strong programming and data engineering in one or more backend server languages (Java/Python/Ruby/Go/TypeScript/etc.)
  • Experience with web development best practices such as container, docker, continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Proficiency with RDBMS such as MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to take a thoughtful, pragmatic, and efficient approach to problem-solving
  • A track record of leading engineering project teams and working with cross-functional partners to deliver technical solutions
  • Experience using TypeScript on the backend is preferred
  • Experience with JavaScrip backend frameworks such as Express/Node.js/Nest.js is preferred
  • Experience with data pipeline and data driven analytics
  • Experience with any of these DevOps, Cloud Infrastructure, Authorization, Authentication, Search Infrastructure (Elastic Search)
  • Experience with deploying or leveraging ML model and LLM to power business
  • Having decent understanding of ML essentials and having a background to work and speak the same language with data scientists
  • Experience with state-of-the-art LLMs techniques, models and vendors
  • Strong experience with popular AI/ML libraries and frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn)
Responsibilities
  • Be a technical leader and owner of Newfront’s working through ambiguity, concept validation and implementing a best-in-class solution
  • Identify areas of improvement and drive foundation opportunities on the web and backend
  • Collaborate with cross-functional design, product, and data science teams to design and deliver high-quality products and influence outcomes
  • Follow data-driven approaches to iterate product features
  • Help build out the team and cultivate innovation and growth by driving cross-collaboration and execution of projects across multiple teams
  • Mentor junior engineers with best practices and be a player/coach of our high-performance team to ensure code quality, commitment to craft and operational excellence