Head of Engineering

About Assurely

Assurely insures new and changing industries. We are a technology platform that creates and delivers new, adapted, and existing insurance products for innovative industries and emerging technologies. Assurely’s first product, CrowdProtector™, protects crowdfunding and online capital formation Issuers while simultaneously giving them the ability to communicate a symbol of trust, confidence, and safety as part of their capital raising efforts.

General Description

The Head of Engineering role will be the first technical management hire in a growing, funded startup in the insurance space. You will report directly to the CEO in a multidisciplinary role with Engineering, Product, and Management responsibilities. You will be working in a startup environment, with all the perks and challenges of said environment. You will continue to build-out the first product and material influence additional products in the queue.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with the CEO and Business to set the vision for Product and Architecture

  • Build and expand the functionality of an Enterprise B2B SaaS product

  • Work alongside existing Tech Team while you recruit and hire beginnings of an in-house Engineering team

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable working as a Tech Lead and Architect in a codebase along other engineers, actively contributing functionality to the full stack, while leading Engineering best practices

  • Comfortable working in early Product stage, working directly with stakeholders to determine roadmap and scope requirements for MVP

  • Comfortable proactively working with 3rd parties partners to facilitate business, and coordinating and building solutions for a variety of Operational challenges

  • Work in modern containerized API-first tech stack: React, Rails, SQL, Docker, CI/CD, Cloud

  • Work in and and refine modern best practices of Agile processes

  • Experience in AWS and/ or Heroku is a plus

  • Experience with Git for software deployments and repository is desirable

  • Experience with Insurance, Blockchain technology and/ or Compliance and Security is a plus

About the opportunity:

  • Work directly alongside two of the most respected entrepreneurs/innovators in the InsurTech industry who have collectively raised more than $180mm in capital over the course of their careers

  • Have a REAL, tangible impact into building the a new model for insurance

  • Opportunity to influence and direct product strategic direction

Assurely Culture

Assurely’s culture is one of value-creation.  We strive to create value for every single stakeholder in the communities where we participate and in the industries where we operate.  Our culture looks for fresh ideas, is not ok with the status quo, asks ‘why’, and relishes in helping others succeed. People that do not see life and business as a zero-sum game will fit our culture.

Location

New York City, TriBeCa neighborhood

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US as we are unable to sponsor.  Assurely is an equal opportunity organization.

Compensation

The compensation package includes: salary, equity, benefits stipend, and the ability to help create the future norm of the insurance industry. Target compensation is $125k – $175k annually and equity depending on experience.

 

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