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Boston, MA, US

Head Integration Engineering


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  


iptiQ has an opening for energetic software engineering manager to join us in our Boston, MA office.  You will be taking ownership and lead 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 accountable the delivery quality of the team's commitments
    • You will become the subject matter expertise for the feature functions and how it impacts 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, and
    • 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 works through technical challenges with developers



About the Team 


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

 Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance through digital capabilities 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. 


About You


    • You have a BS in Computer Science/ Engineering or related field 
    • 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 rationale 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 web application architectures (e.g. SPA, SSO, JWT, etc.)


Reference Code: 101110 


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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