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Boston, MA, US

Software Engineering Manager - HYBRID

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role  


iptiQ has an opening for an energetic software engineering manager to join us in our Boston, MA office.  You will be taking ownership and leading a business function on our iptiQ SaaS platform. If you think you fit the bill, then apply now! 


Key Responsibilities 


    • You will be hiring, managing, and coaching multiple distributed and co-located (onshore/offshore) scrum team members
    • You will oversee and be accountable for the delivery quality of the teams commitments
    • You will become the subject matter expertise for the feature functions and how they impact the business
    • You will be collaborating with functional leaders in Product Management, Development, Architecture and Operations on defining feature roadmaps and priorities
    • You will be the liaison between Production Support and scrum team
    • You will coach your team
    • You will be assisting in production troubleshooting and triaging of issues to their respective teams
    • You will commit to continuous learning of development processes, technologies, and practices
    • You will be hands on with the software and work through technical challenges with developers


About You


  • You have BS in Computer Science / Engineering or related field or equivalent experience. 
  • 8 years of hands-on development as a professional developer. 1 years minimum managing a team
    • Expertise in one or more of the following languages / runtimes: Java, Node, .NET, Python, or similar language. 
    • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in Scrum and Agile based environment, SAFe is preferred
    • Experience with quality development practices, including: unit tests, build systems, peer reviews and automated functional tests 
    • Experience with SaaS or Enterprise Software development
    • Deep understanding of Data architectures and Frameworks


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.


Reference Code: 108733 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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