Head of Engineering
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.
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.
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
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’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.
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.
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.