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Backend Developers

Our backend developers are building abstract and configurable engines within our software so that they are easy to use and manage by our clients and partners.

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What you'll be doing

  • Developing an ecosystem
    Be a part of the team that develop our software products C2MS and AuthStack.

  • Scaling PoCs to Production
    You'll be actively involved in transforming code from PoCs to production-ready services in a continuous delivery process across our various platforms.

  • Building Tools and Engines
    Understanding business requirements and transforming them into abstract configurable engines without hard-coding to enable no-code & low-code configuration.

  • API Design and Implementation
    Building scalable and fault-tolerant APIs which are consumed by internal teams and third parties via OpenAPI and GraphQL.

  • Scalable Fault-Tolerant Platforms
    Building services that can support billions of transactions and messages while maintaining a low footprint.

  • Working with the FinTech and InsurTech Industries
    Working with bleeding-edge technology on exciting digital transformation projects with the FinTech/InsurTech space.

  • Learn more about our hiring process and career progression plan.

Who we are looking for

  • Communication
    An honest and direct communicator who is clear, concise and doesn't use unnecessary terminology.

  • Attitude
    An individual who wants to fix problems, rather than delegate them to others.

  • Organisation
    Someone organises and plans their time effectively. Can work asynchronously, reserving face to face communication for those events that require it.

  • Cooperation
    Understands that teams solve problems, with each individual member of the team being a contributor to the solution.

  • Productivity
    Values time as the most expensive and least available resource. Automates any process that soaks up our time.

  • Malleability
    Assumes that constant technical change is the norm, not the exception.

  • Punctuality
    Keeps to working hours and is effective during those hours.

  • Respect
    Knows that everyone in an organisation is there to support each other and achieve a common goal. Respects the boundaries of their role and that of others.

  • Learn more about our hiring process and career progression plan.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Laravel PHP
    Laravel PHP Framework experience (or equivalent). Go, C# and Python are also beneficial, but not a requirement.

  • Databases
    Relational databases, query optimisation, ORMs and data modelling.

  • Professional Experience
    Experience working within the area of insurance, finance or payment systems is a bonus.

  • Agile Experience
    An understanding and experience with working in Agile, preferably with JIRA, Confluence and Git.

  • Containerization
    Comfortable with applications based on mini and micro-service architecture (Docker, ContainerD, Kubernetes).

  • Serverless Processing
    An understanding of serverless frameworks, queueing and asynchronous processing is beneficial.

  • Building and maintaining an ecosystem
    Willing to work on long-term projects and help build and improve a core ecosystem, rather than short-term agency work.

  • Language Skills
    Comfortable working and programming in English.

  • Learning
    Willing to learn and improve on a daily basis and maintain intellectual curiosity.

  • Specific experience and qualifications will depend on the level you're applying for.


Our areas of focus

Most of what we do in this department resolves around these areas

  • Automated Transactional Accounting engine, configured through workflows.

  • Data pipelines and automated ETL services.

  • Scalable, auditable and immutable data storage engines.

  • Configurable mini and micro-services for a variety of automation use-cases.

  • Underwriting workbench and toolsets.

  • Banking integration services (credit card, direct debit, premium finance).

  • Quote and bind platforms for automated insurance policy management (B2B and B2C).

  • Smart-payment solutions, including configurable commission engines.

  • Dynamic Contracts generation, configured through workflows.

  • Scalable pricing engines, consumed by the UK's largest aggregators.

  • Configurable workflow and logic engines.

  • Integration services with third-parties (Lloyd's, Aggregators, Third-Party software vendors).

  • Identity and Access Management, including multi-factor tools (software and hardware).

  • Smart deployment systems, working in collaboration with DevOps.

This is our roadmap, building on the foundations we've already created:

  • GraphQL

    Transitioning remaining services and modules to headless surfaced via GraphQL

  • OpenWhisk Serverless

    Implementation of OpenWhisk serverless framework and migration of certain functions

  • Kafka Implementation

    Migration of existing queueing systems to a unified Kafka platform

  • Claims System

    Various upgrades within the claims and settlements system

  • Transactional Accounting

    Open Banking support and various upgrades planned

  • Underwriting Workbench

    Various upgrades planned, including further customisation per-product

  • ETL and Data Pipeline

    Further development of the ETL framework to support semi-automated migrations from existing systems

  • Microsoft Graph

    Integration with Microsoft Graph and Azure Kubernetes Support

  • Additional Smart-Security Layers

    Adding support for additional multi-factor biometric devices

  • APM Improvements

    Unification of APM across all modules and services

  • LTS Upgrades

    Respective framework upgrades to the latest LTS releases

  • And much more ... !

    Many more exciting upgrades and improvements planned.

  • EAV Storage Engine

    Developed an EAV storage engine that supports billions of records in a performant manner while running on commodity hardware

  • Transactional Accounting System

    Developed a double-entry transactional accounting system that supports millions of transactions on commodity hardware

  • Underwriting and Pricing Engine

    Developed an abstract underwriting and pricing engine that so far, has been able to automate the calculation of premiums for any type of insurance product, regardless of complexity

  • First to Market with Real-Time Pricing

    First to market with real-time pricing for certain lines of insurance products

  • A world first with Lloyd's Lineage

    First software vendor to integrate fully with Lloyd's Lineage in Canada, enabling real-time transaction processing for the full policy lifecycle

  • Open Source First

    Achieved all of the above and more using open-source frameworks, database technologies and operating systems

What can you expect from us?

We offer several benefits alongside a commitment to pushing the boundaries, focusing on work-life balance.
A friendly and supportive team

A friendly and supportive team

We encourage building healthy relationships in our teams, where knowledge-sharing is essential, everyone's voice is heard, and all ideas are considered.

A Healthy work-life balance

A Healthy work-life balance

We believe it's essential to have a clear distinction between work and private life and that people are far more productive when working predictable hours. Overtime is an exception to the rule.

In-house R&D

Remote working options

We offer remote and on-site work arrangements, but you can combine both if that suits you better.

Working schedule flexibility

Working schedule flexibility

Depending on team needs, you can choose your desired starting hours between 8 and 10 AM (CET)

Permanent full-time contract

Permanent full-time contract

We don't hire for the short term, nor use zero-hours or fixed-term contracts. You shall receive a full time, complete benefits employment offer from day one.

In-house R&D

Sponsored professional learning

We subsidise tuition fees, certification, exams and books to help you further your career.

Multi-role options

Multi-role options

Once you've established yourself, you can branch out and take on more responsibilities and commitments, and the choice is up to you. We'll make sure that it happens.

Career switch opportunities

Career switch opportunities

If you find that a different role within the company suits you better, let's talk. We want to work with people who fit the role and are not shoehorned into areas that don't suit.

In-house R&D

Child and family support

We are aware that being a working parent can be challenging. So, new parents get financial support from the company to make the transition easier, along with annual financial support.

Leadership opportunities

Leadership opportunities

We encourage our people to explore their leadership and management potential. If you're interested, let's talk.

Fully covered sick leave

Fully covered sick leave

Don't worry if you get sick and need some time off to recover. We've got you covered!

Paid bike and car parking

Paid bike and car parking

No matter what kind of vehicle you use to get to work, we ensure that you will have a place to park them.

 

Ready to apply?

Join our team!

Laravel PHP Developer (m/f) - Levels 3 to 5 (3 Open Positions)

Locations:

  • European Union (Remote), Zagreb (Hybrid)
  • United Kingdom, Tunisia, Serbia - (Remote)
  • Relocation to, or working part-time from Croatia is a possibility!

Employment Type:
Permanent

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Additional Information

  • Learn more about our hiring process and career progression plan.
  • We are accepting multiple candidates for this position.
  • We're happy to consider applications outside of the specified locations if located +/- 3 hours (CET).
  • If you think you'll be a great fit, but can't find your specific role then send us an open application.

The What

We build and operate core insurance software platforms that process more than 100 million dollars of transactions each year.
We automate everything we can.
For things that don't suit automation, we add augmentation.
There's no black box, everything is transparent.

The Who

Intellectually curious. Determined. Precise. Focused.
Sometimes we have many failed attempts before we achieve a successful outcome and we don't reinvent the wheel. If "boring tech" works, we use it.
We have a great back-office team supporting our engineers.
And everything we do resonates with our core values.

The Why

No two days are the same—every day we learn something new.
Our motivation comes from seeing our work make a real difference,
that reinforces our determination and commitment to creating great things.

The Whom

Insurance, specifically Digital Transformation within this sector.
Lloyd's Syndicates, InsurTechs, Mutual Insurers, P&C Insurers, MGAs.
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