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Boston, MA, US

Senior Software Engineer


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 openings for energetic expert software engineering professionals to join us in our Boston, MA office.  We aren’t looking for a 'code monkey' who just follows orders and writes code, instead, we want a 'code ninja' who will participate in refining requirements and then follow those requirements to craft solutions of his/her own design.  Ultimately, your code will be part of systems within iptiQ's platform, which is why we are searching for only the best and brightest software engineers to join our ranks.  If you think you fit the bill, then apply now!


Key Responsibilities


  • You are self-starter, enjoy challenging problems, and continuously improving yourself and others around you by constantly challenging the status-quo
  • You will be part of a Scrum team doing full-stack development to deliver high quality SaaS solutions
  • You will be grooming and planning user stories, writing test cases, developing functionality and automation, fixing defects, and updating documentation
  • You will be able to deliver quality functionality with minimal guidance
  • You will lead group technical design sessions along with other Sr. Engineers
  • You will engage and work with peer groups (Operations, Product, Support) to ensure that product implementation and delivered quality are high.
  • You will be an advocate for improvement in quality processes including Code Reviews.
  • You will lead complex technical projects that interact between multiple system components. (Performance Tuning, Security Analysis, Integrations)




  • BS in Computer Science / related field or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of hands-on development as a professional.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following languages / runtimes: Java (Preferred), Node, React, Python, or similar language.
  • Expertise with one or more of the following data storage technologies: Relational or NOSQL technology.
  • Experience with a Scrum and Agile based environment
  • Experience with quality development processes, including: Unit tests, Build Systems, Peer reviews.
  • Experience with deployment and virtualization of delivered software assets.
  • Experience with centralized logging and metrics collection systems.
  • Experience developing software with minimal guidance and understand when to escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Experience with containerization technologies, including: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies, including: Azure, AWS


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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