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Boston, MA, US

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.  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 are able to deliver quality functionality with minimal guidance. 

  • You will participate in group design sessions lead by 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 participate in quality processes including Code Reviews. 



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 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


  • BS in Computer Science/related field or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of hands-on professional software development experience
  • Strong proficiency with back-end skills using Java and Spring Boot
  • Familiarity with front-end skills using Javascript, Angular, HTML and CSS
  • Good understanding of microservices architecture
  • Good understanding of creating and consuming REST APIs including authentication mechanisms
  • Familiarity with modern tools including Git, Postman, Maven, Kubernetes, Rabbit, JUnit
  • Familiarity with SQL Server and well-versed in relational database concepts including SQL for data definition and manipulation
  • Experience with quality development processes, including Unit tests, Functional tests, Build Systems, and Peer reviews
  • Experience working in an Agile-Scrum environment
  • Nice to have some exposure to Azure and application telemetry tools
  • Nice to have some exposure to Dell Boomi or Salesforce platforms
  • Strong appetite to learn new technologies and willingness to troubleshoot issues outside your comfort zone


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: 101111 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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