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Hoofddorp, NL

Backend Developer


Backend 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

Glad you’re interested! We’re looking for a determined backend engineer to help shape our digital solutions and change the way insurance is bought online. No more insurance talk that only a lawyer understands, we’re here to make a difference.


You would be designing and implementing new features and/or components within our platform and develop prototypes quickly to allow an iterative approach. At the same time delivering high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability


You have end-to-end responsibility on the applications implemented, including monitoring, identifying issues or bottlenecks and delivering improvements of the platform. Last but not least optimize applications and components to improve speed and efficiency, ease of development of new features and the ability to scale business processes

This is what we will look for

  • 4+ years working as a backend developer
  • Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
  • Solid experience with applying domain driven design to high-traffic, service oriented and API-first architectures
  • Team mate, fast, self-learning individual with passion for code craftsmanship
  • Experience with Kotlin as well as aws is a plus
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently

What we offer

We're a scale-up embedded within an organization known for its high-caliber talent and excellent benefits. So, you get the best of both worlds - a fast paced, ambitious environment with a genuine work-life balance and more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Our recruiting process

For this position you can generally expect a hiring process similar to the following one (based on location and availability the process can be slightly modified):

  • Qualified candidates receive feedback concerning their application from our Recruiting team
  • Based on role and experience, solve a coding exercise reviewed by our engineering team
  • Phone technical interview: technical topics and usually a coding exercise
  • Onsite coding interview: a coding exercise to solve together pairing with our engineers in your favorite programming language
  • Onsite technical interview: conversation about technical topics, experiences and analyzing possible production scenarios



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