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June

Lead Backend Engineer

Flip Cover - Sydney, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We’re BCG Digital Ventures. Adventure awaits you. 

We are an ever-growing global team of the world’s most remarkable entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, product experts and investors. Our ventures create a strategic advantage for the most important global companies.


Alongside our corporate partner, BCG Digital Ventures is launching a first-of-its-kind InsurTech business, targeted at young, healthy, adventurous Australians. Think a cross between Red Bull, Patagonia and Lemonade! We are fundamentally flipping the way people protect themselves and we have a mission to help Australians get out there and do more of the things they love to do.


Our early stage company is backed by a large insurer in Australia, who provides both secure funding and significant strategic advantage for us in the market. Although corporate backed, our company is also an independent business, we are a small team of highly talented entrepreneurs, using new technologies and experiences to take on the industry with a new, exciting and fun approach.


We believe in delivering accessible and delightful customer experiences. Our platform stands for:


  • Simplicity- We believe in making protection as transparent and uncomplicated as possible. No complexity. No jargon.
  • Adventurousness - We strive for our customers to be adventurous while also pushing ourselves to explore the new.
  • Trust - We are a trustworthy, reliable and understanding company. We champion for our customers.
  • Accessibility - We believe that everyone should have access to quality protection. We are affordable and approachable.
  • Positivity - We are fun, relatable and optimistic. We aim to revolutionise the perception of insurance.


We are looking for an experienced and motivated backend lead who is passionate about our mission, to help shape the founding team of the venture. If you are looking to make a massive impact, in an exciting business, alongside a highly experienced team who have built and sold businesses before, we would love to hear from you!


In this role you will:

  • Grow a groundbreaking InsurTech product from scratch to hyperscale
  • Lead the technical development for large areas of the product, provide guidance in software design and development activities such as planning and code reviews
  • Build quality software that conforms to engineering best practices -- writing well-documented and easily readable code with automated tests
  • Create custom UI and interactive experiences aligning to design and product requirements
  • Champion a focus on software qualities such as testability, security, scalability, operability etc
  • Support and mentor junior engineers
  • Evaluate tools, technologies to continue to improve, enrich the delivery process and product experience
  • Continually improve the delivery process to build and release products more effectively
  • Work closely with product managers, venture architects and designers to deliver outcomes


You should have:

  • 5+ years of hands-on development and delivery experience with a broad mix of languages and technologies
  • Proficient in designing and developing back-end services,, defining and creating REST API’s supporting front-end clients
  • Strong experience of Terraform AWS, SQL + NoSQL data storages, Docker
  • Demonstrated architecture skills at a multi-system level and writing scalable, efficient, and clean code.
  • Preferred experience working on teams with heavy emphasis on DevOps, Automation, CI/CD, and Quality (Docker, Kubernetes, etc).
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (Git, Github)
  • Passion for solving customer frictions through simple and effective software
  • Strong people skills that contribute to an open and collaborative environment
  • Experience working with Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery approaches, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, Infrastructure as Code etc


Our tech stack:

  • React, React Hooks, Redux, Typescript and SCSS
  • Golang, microservice architecture
  • AWS for infrastructure, 
  • Kubernetes and Terraform for the backend


To learn more, visit us at bcgdv.com

Interested applicants may apply through the careers section of the website at https://www.bcgdv.com/. Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.

BCG Digital Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law

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