Senior Backend Software Engineer
Posted on 9/11/2023
Ledger Investing

11-50 employees

Casualty insurance-linked securities marketplace
Company Overview
Ledger’s mission is to transform the insurance industry with real-time data and transparency. The company is building an open insurance system to connect risk to capital. Ledger has developed a data infrastructure and analytics that is providing access to trillions in ILS-investor capital which is revolutionizing the reinsurance industry by changing the ways investors and insurance carriers interact.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals
  • Experience with a few of the following: Python, Django/DRF, Typescript, Node, Postgres, Docker, Git, Redis, memcached
  • Note: Must have either Python OR Typescript proficiency
  • Passionate about the process and craft of designing and writing quality code
  • Demonstrated experience building web applications with great user experience and attention to detail
  • Take pride and responsibility in delivering features or applications from end to end
  • Give and receive meaningful and constructive feedback from your team
  • Think holistically about systems and services and how they play a role in the bigger picture
  • Operate with a sense of urgency which includes being highly responsive to cross-functional team members
  • Thrive in a virtual collaborative environment involving varied stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Are nimble and open-minded when it comes to rapidly evolving processes and requirements
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills with a strong track record of cross-functional collaboration
  • Are a proactive self-starter capable of working with minimal help from your teammates while also knowing when to reach out for help to keep moving forward
  • DevOps (Terraform, k8s), CI/CD (GitHub Actions)
  • AWS or Google Cloud
  • Data warehousing and ETL
  • Experience designing and developing RESTful APIs
  • Experience developing and maintaining databases as scale
  • Argo Workflows, Apache Airflow
  • Collaboration tools such as Figma and/or Linear
  • Experience working in a scrappy, fast-moving tech environment
  • Join a team that embraces a strong teamwork approach where engineers work closely together, share best practices, and help each other grow
  • Architect and implement scalable APIs and services that are critical to the functionality of our enterprise customer portals and internal teams
  • Collaborate closely with frontend engineers to ensure data is delivered efficiently and supports their highly interactive and dynamic user interfaces
  • Research and implement effective caching strategies to optimize the performance and responsiveness of our APIs
  • Work in close partnership with data engineers and data scientists to architect efficient data storage and delivery solutions, ensuring data ends up where it needs to
  • Continue to drive adoption of strong engineering standards, tooling, and processes that help the entire team scale
  • Engage with the product team to gain a deep understanding of Ledger's roadmap and translate it into actionable plans for execution and successful delivery