Senior Backend Engineer (Django)

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💼 Permanent💰 Up to $160,000.00📍 United States⏰ Deadline 24th July 2020Apply for job

Job Description

Do you love Django, RESTful APIs, test-driven development, and Kubernetes? Do you want to work on a growing, ambitious, and new product? Ok, sweet, keep reading…

PolicyFly is modernizing the ancient world of property/casualty insurance in both the US + London markets. We are a stable, growing company with a small, talented & ambitious team.

We run a VueJS SPA frontend with a Django REST API backend with a host of services (e.g. Celery, ElasticSearch, etc), all running on Kubernetes in the Google Cloud.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with a proven track record in building modern and maintainable backends. To learn more, please visit http://www.policyfly.com/.

Key Requirements: 

  • Must have 5+ years of professional engineering experience and be a proven expert in the following areas:
  • Django / Django Rest Framework
  • Docker (and ideally Kubernetes)
  • Celery
  • Postgres
  • ElasticSearch / Lucene 

Nice to have:

  • VueJs
  • Google Cloud Platform

Key Responsibilities:

  • We’d envision that your focus would be split across the following 3 areas, roughly equally:
  • Product: Planning & Development of new features (e.g. Reporting & BI, Public API, Enhanced Configuration Layer, etc)
    Improve + Maintain: Refactor and improve the current core platform
  • Mentor + Jump in: Lend a hand to the team to onboard new customers (and their configurations), mentor towards best practices


We are modernizing and automating the ancient world of specialized commercial insurance

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