Hey there! We're AKKO - a venture funded & fast-growing insurtech company with a passionate, solution-forward, and collaborative team focused on disrupting the device protection space.

Our mission is simple – Leveraging technology to make protecting people’s tech easier and more affordable. Most people’s lives have become tech-centric and AKKO provides customers with peace of mind that their tech is safe guarded in a transparent and seamless way. When something breaks, no problem - our automated platform routes customers to local repair partners for the simplest and quickest resolution experience.

AKKO’s game-changing “Spotify of Device Protection” product and customer-obsessed focus has earned us the best reviews in the industry and top-ratings by Gadget Review, Investopedia, and more. We grew 11X in 2021, achieved industry-leading retention, and are just getting started!

THE DAY-TO-DAY

  • Roll up your sleeves to get goals accomplished in a multi-functional, fast-paced team
  • Lead engineers, scope business-impacting initiatives, and help manage projects
  • Build user and partner-facing applications with a focus on scale and efficiency
  • Facilitate partner integrations by participating in requirements gathering and development working sessions
  • Help architect data pipelines for tracking user and attribution data
  • Contribute to systems that identify and analyze risks related to fraud
  • Bonus: architect data-driven AI/ML strategies to generate insights and value for our users and insurance partners

WHAT MAKES YOU QUALIFIED: 

  • Minimum three to five years development experience 
  • Demonstrable Python and JavaScript skills, and/or a solid familiarity with of some of the following technologies:
    • TypeScript
    • Vue.js
    • React
    • React Native
    • Flask
    • PostgreSQL
    • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
    • Google Cloud Functions, Cloud Run
    • Google BigQuery
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Amazon DynamoDB
    • AWS Lambda
  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Follow best practices and design patterns: RESTful API design, Microservice architecture, relational and non-relational database design
  • Cross-functional team experience with the ability to work independently and lead outsourced developers
  • Excited about being part of a hyper-growth startup with a fun, scrappy mentality
  • High intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Highly analytical with strong ability to work with data
  • Can implement efficient processes and drive fast execution

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE

  • Unlimited vacation and sick time 
  • Competitive health benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Robust 401k program – to invest in your future
  • Monthly wellness stipend (e.g., gym yoga, meditation, etc..) – we value your well-being
  • Monthly food stipend – treat yourself!
  • Remote workspace stipend – Work from home or from a shared workspace — you decide.
  • Paid volunteer time – giving back to our community is important to us!
  • Annual learning credit –explore personal interests that excite you
  • …and so much more!

WHAT ELSE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

A team player with integrity. Our team is fostered around our core values: 

  • Respect: We build trust around our words and actions. We treat employees, customers, and the community with respect.  
  • Ingenuity: We focus on being proactive, solution-forward, and having a bias towards action.  
  • Collaboration: We prioritize communication, working together as a team, and collaborating with our customers and partners. 
  • Accountability: We accept responsibility and understand how to improve. 

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