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Software Development Director

We're a tech startup on a mission to reinvent the insurance industry combining data, design and technology. CoverWallet is growing rapidly and expanding across the USA. We're just more than a year old, and have raised $30 million in funding from top tier VCs (Foundation Capital, Union Square Ventures, Two Sigma, Index Ventures, and Founder Collective), and have built an incredible team of ~150 people (70% in New York and 30% between Madrid and Valencia). We are growing our team in Spain with some of the best engineers in Europe. You can read more about our approach in recent press:

CoverWallet: Reinventing business insurance with new investors and executives About CoverWallet

About the role

We are currently seeking a Software Development Manager, who will oversee our technical platform architecture as well as manage projects and clients communications

Our services are coded using Ruby on Rails and NodeJS tech stacks, and we use React for our frontend.

We do offer competitive salary and stock options

You'll definitely enjoy at work, plus travel to visit our New York office.

What you will do here

  • Provide vision and leadership for the technical group.
  • Establish policies and guidelines regarding the creation, implementation, delivery, monitoring and maintenance of code.
  • Recommend and implement new technologies, processes, and systems to increase efficiencies, productivity and customer engagement.
  • Ensure company technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitor website performance and traffic metrics in order to identify potential problems and then plan and implement solutions.
  • Own architecture and design of Coverwallet's core technology and software
  • Work with the leadership team to define the platform roadmap, identify technologies to utilize and integrate, and ultimately deliver on the technical solution.
  • Specify, evaluate and approve design and implementation.

Who we are looking for

  • Software engineer, hands-on programmer
  • +5 years of experience leading and implementing software development projects
  • +5 years managing clients or external partners communication
  • Team leader
  • Proficiency on service-oriented architectures running in any cloud platform
  • Experience on scaling and web performance
  • Agile management practitioner
  • Proficiency English speaking and writing skills are a must
  • Team player, really motivated with technical challenges
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