POSITION SUMMARY:

Are you inspired to solve complex problems and disrupt legacy industries? We’re looking for a curious and passionate UI/UX software engineer who can help design and implement features and capabilities in our user facing components. We’re seeking engineers with a “can-do” approach capable of helping grow and shape a high-performing team. Covered Insurance is a fast-growing insurance technology company. Our goal? To make insurance easy to understand and easy to purchase. We’re taking a strategic approach to insurance - by selling home and auto insurance via a comparative rating platform when consumers buy homes and autos.

Responsibilities:

  • Embrace and participate in lean-agile development methodologies & best practices
  • Help architect and develop best-in-class user experience and technology platform
  • Write, update, and use documentation
  • Deliver highly functional, quality software solutions to meet a variety of business needs
  • Work closely with internal partners and teams to ensure that we ship software that meets security, reliability, and performance requirements
  • Engage closely with executive and product teams to determine how to best serve end-users needs
  • Continuously improve engineering capabilities, approach, and processes
  • Help grow the engineering team by participating in the interview process
  • Participate in 24/7 On-call rotation (and help build systems that never wake anyone up!)

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 3 or more years as a technical hands-on contributing member of a software development team
  • Strong communication skills, and can clearly articulate and explain technical concepts and design decisions to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience developing user-facing features w/ React
  • Experience building and publishing reusable components to a component library
  • Experience developing highly responsive UI Components w/ cross browser support
  • Experience benchmarking and optimizing web application performance
  • Experience using state management tools such as Redux & Flux to develop a well organized front-end
  • Experience leveraging REST APIs to build dynamic, interactive pages
  • Experience working with Marketing & Design to implement a user experience from a design/mock-up
  • Experience using modern CSS frameworks such as Tailwind, Bulma, Bootstrap, and Styled Components
  • Experience with web tooling such as Webpack, npm, Yarn, Gulp and PostCSS
  • Strong problem solving & critical thinking ability
  • Experience with: ○ React ○ Javascript ○ CSS ○ HTML ○ Jest ○ AWS (a plus) ○ Docker (a plus)

You might be a great fit for the Covered Team if you:

  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment with a high degree of trust and autonomy Are passionate about adding value to a growing company
  • Are self-motivated and curious
  • Take pride and ownership of the work you do, and love sharing your experience with others
  • Care about quality and love solving tough problems with your teammates
  • Appreciate diversity of opinion and backgrounds and believe that it helps you and others improve
  • Value helping others in their pursuit of excellence
  • Enjoy working in agile methodologies and iterating through solutions -- constantly improving them

More about Covered:

Covered is innovating the way people shop for insurance. Gone are the days of insurance agents selling you confusing products. It is Covered’s goal to make insurance easy to understand and easy to purchase. We’re an independent agency - meaning we work with the largest carriers, like Progressive, Travelers, Safeco, Farmers, etc, and can directly sell their policies. We don’t sell leads. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and strive to provide a best-in-class user experience. If someone wants to talk to a real human, our highly trained licensed insurance agents help consumers make the best choice for their specific needs.