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Boston, MA, US

UI Developer


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role


Are you someone who believes that speed is extremely important to maintain market parity? Do you continuously look for ways to be better every day? Are you motivated by the passion to deliver innovative and groundbreaking solutions that will be the market differentiator for the business?

As UI frontend developer for iptiQ Americas, you will engage on several of the key technology initiatives leveraging cutting edge data, cloud and integration technologies. Working within Technology solution team, you will be involved in designing and developing end to end applications. You will be involved in Database, client side and server side components, UI and integration of the application. You will be working with some of the brightest and smartest people who are set to change the insurance industry.

The ideal person will be someone who can operate strategically and deliver tactical outcomes in complex projects. This person will have a broad understanding of multiple programming concepts, Agile methodology, and have proven him/herself leading development team in designing modern systems in multiple complex IT projects within the SDLC.



About the team


We are a fast-growing unit, established to deliver innovative protection solutions sold directly to consumers through a wide distribution channels. We work with partners and clients, and our team delivers coordination, infrastructure and competencies- key factors driving forward this business.

Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is to "provide protection solutions as they should be". This means delivering solutions consumers feel good about buying, and we feel good about selling.

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees and customer experience. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best in white label insurance products in the world.



About You


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in web industry with minimum 6 years in frontend web development
  • Translation of business and UX requirements into high fidelity pixel-perfect interactive responsive and mobile friendly prototypes and web pages.
  • Should have worked on building responsive web design and development (HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, Angular 5/6)
  • Excellent experience in Angular 5.0 /6.0 , jQuery, NodeJS, Grunt / GulP
  • Experience in creating JS widgets
  • Experience integrating code quality tools and testing tools like Karma, Jasmine etc.
  • Expertise in building and testing cross-browser web UIs.
  • Experience in using JavaScript widgets to build charts and graphs
  • Hand coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript based on web standards and best practices for scalability and accessibility
  • Optimizing client side performance, through CSS optimization techniques and lazy loading.
  • Provide knowledge of contemporary rapid prototyping technologies and methods, web development


Other Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / MIS or relevant work experience
  • Professional Certification in specific programming language or technology platform
  • Experience of working on Azure cloud services, and offerings viz, Web App, Mobile App etc. is a strong plus
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively across various partners in the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate skills in additional programming languages viz. Ruby, Python, PHP, Shell scripting is a strong plus
  • Ability to work tight deadlines and handle multiple priorities


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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Nearest Major Market: Boston

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