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Senior Software Engineer - Python

Cover Genius

Cover Genius

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023
The Company
Cover Genius is a Series D insurtech that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and, Intuit, Hopper, Skyscanner, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Descartes ShipRush, Zip and SeatGeek. We’re also available at Amazon, Flipkart, eBay, Wayfair and SE Asia’s largest company, Shopee. Our partners integrate with XCover, our award-winning insurance distribution platform, to embed protection for millions of customers worldwide each year.
Our team and products have been recognised with dozens of awards including by the Financial Times who ranked Cover Genius as the #1 fastest growing company in APAC in 2020. Our diverse team across 20+ countries and many language groups commits itself to diverse cultural programs, in particular “CG Gives” which makes social entrepreneurs out of us all and funds development initiatives in global communities.
Our People are
Bold, Authentic, Purposeful and Inspired
Our People are not
Perfect, Traditional, Complacent or Cautious
About the role
This role is a great opportunity to join a world-class fast-growing engineering team here at Cover Genius, a global insurtech company that has a vision of providing embedded insurance to the world's largest e-commerce partners. As a part of the technology team, you will be able to contribute your technical skills, experience, and ideas to help the company to build high-quality customer-friendly software products that reflect modern-day customer demands and change the insurance landscape globally.

What your working week will involve

  • Building APIs and frameworks that help us reliably provide services to our partners all over the world;
  • Work in an Agile environment and develop new features, and bug fixes work closely with team leads and product managers, designing and developing technical proposals
  • Keep updated documentation of your solutions and collaborate with other team members
  • Develop tools to effectively help internal teams and achieve the best productivity
  • Mentor junior developers when necessary

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors or higher degree in related field is required

What the ideal profile looks like

  • Experience in building B2B web APIs using Django or any other Python web framework
  • Previous experience in test-driven development
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases such as Postgres, Redis, and ElasticSearch
  • Experience in maintaining production workloads in a Linux environment
  • Experience maintaining production workloads in Linux environment in your previous role
  • Knowledge of Docker and ideally Kubernetes
Why Cover Genius?
Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. We’re a business that understands life can be fluid and so we flex to ensure we provide the environment to suit that. What does that mean?
• Flexible Work Environment - we are outcome focussed and understand that for our people to perform at their best flexibility is critical. Soon after the declaration of the COVID-19 global pandemic the entire CG team was granted an extra 15 days of Wellness Leave to take throughout 2020.
• Employee Stock Options - we want our people to share in our success, we reward them with ownership for their contribution in creating a world-class company.
• Work with like-minded people who are passionate about both the work we're doing and giving back. Our CG Gives programs enables us to all become philanthropists through our peer recognition and rewards system.
• Social Initiatives - pictures speak a thousand words!
Sound interesting? If you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your resume and let's chat!
*Cover Genius promotes diversity and inclusivity. We don't tolerate discrimination, demeaning treatment of anyone, or harassment due to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.