11Sigma: Mid Backend Engineer (Nodejs/TypeScript)

Headquarters: Gdańsk, Poland

URL: https://11sigma.com

Join 11Sigma, and become part of a diverse, worldwide team of people connected by a shared goal: to achieve their full potential.
As a business, we help fast-growing tech companies develop game-changing products by building and supporting remote teams, globally. We achieve this by so-called Team Immersion where our engineers become an inherent part of our partner’s teams while keeping all added values of being part of 11Sigma.
We are a remote-first company driven by the vision of a world of fair opportunities and the freedom of choice enabled by remote work. A world where all talent can find their purpose. We think that remote work is a lifestyle, it’s in the culture, values, and mindset.
11Sigma is about exploring. Both literal, as in a journey, as well as an openness, growth mindset, and curiosity of life and at work.
At 11Sigma, we believe that being unique and different is what makes everyone exceptional. We are problem-solvers, travelers, digital nomads, caring parents, creators. To us, life is an adventure. We are hungry to learn new things, innovate, develop our potential, and find out what fulfillment means to us. Each one of us.
If you feel inspired to join an empowering community of exceptional people, and leave a mark on the world by building game-changing products – we are looking for you!

Job Description

Currently, we are looking for a new team member to join our 11Sigma crew at Briza (our partner). Briza is a series-A insurtech startup originating from Canada. They have recently raised $8M and are growing rapidly. You’ll be working with 11Sigma and Briza engineers on creating a one-stop-shop product integrating multiple insurance carriers into a hustle-free service.
The challenge is to find effective ways to integrate APIs from insurance carriers that often use slightly different language to describe similar things. You will need to quickly understand domain-specific language and apply your knowledge to integrate new carriers as well as suggest and lead ways to optimize the process. 
The product we are working on is like “Stripe for insurance”. It’s revolutionizing the market allowing brokers to get insurance offers from multiple carriers and purchase them directly through the Briza app. We deliver value to small business owners that can finally get insurance tailored to their needs in a matter of minutes, not weeks!
We are looking for an honest, team-oriented, and ambitious person, with a clear sense of ownership. An ideal candidate can communicate clearly in a remote-first environment and is capable of driving innovation at a fast-growth startup.

Skills & Experience

Required

TypeScript, JavaScript
3+ years of experience in professional software development
Fluent written and spoken English
Your primary location is in one of the following timezones: GMT-5, GMT-4, GMT-3, GMT-1, GMT, GMT+1, GMT+2

Nice To Have

Experience in writing automated tests (unit, integration) and strive to always do so
Experience in building widely-consumed REST-based API platforms using Node.js / Typescript / similar programming languages
The ability to research and communicate your ideas in software design and architecture discussions
Experience in writing unit tests (we use Jest)
Experience with functional programming
Prior C# or Go experience
Prior experience with insurance tech or fintech
Prior fast-growth startup experience

Key Responsibilities

Research, analyze and integrate third-party insurance carrier APIs.
Integrating some of the third-party APIs may require some reverse engineering and thorough investigation.
Build and maintain an API platform, services, and systems with fellow product designers and developers.
Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
Be a good team player. 


Our technology stack (for your information)

API: Node.js + TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Redis
UI: Vue.js
Cloud infrastructure: AWS (Fargate, RDS, ElasticCache) through Terraform.
CI:  Github Actions
CD:  AWS CodeBuild & Codepipeline

Salary & Perks

17000 – 22666 PLN + VAT (or 5000 – 6666 USD + VAT) – B2B, per month.

Perks

100% remote – we have always been and will be a remote-first company
Option to spend one day a month of your work for a growth-related agenda (contributing to 11Sigma blog, your personal brand, podcast, YT channel, etc)
Flexible working hours – the only requirement is 4 hours overlap with Toronto
Paid 15 days off plus paid public polish holidays
Unforgettable retreats around the world
Dedicated self-growth mentor
Conferences around Europe
Explorer budget (annual budget for travel and adventure, equipment, video games, co-working space) – 3000 PLN a year
10x-self budget (annual budget for home-office equipment, training, courses, books, conferences) – 3000 PLN a year
Fully reimbursed Clifton Strengths Assessment to learn about your strengths 

Feel free to read more about our company at https://11sigma.com

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/11sigma-mid-backend-engineer-nodejs-typescript

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