Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes!
As a full stack engineer, you'll work across the stack and be responsible for the entire customer journey from where we store data to our server application logic, to our front end UI. You’ll work closely with our other engineers to build and ship key features. We are detail oriented and value clean, modular, and high-performing code. You'll help architect and build our internal standards and frameworks. We love engineering-wide consistency in code and have huge ambitions on both client and server side.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate with other engineers and designers to develop and ship features
Design, build, and maintain our API’s
Write efficient, modular, and reusable libraries and abstractions
Design and build internal tooling to improve development efficiency
Find and solve performance issues
Participate in code reviews
Communicate best practices to the team
Mentor junior engineers
Qualifications and Skills:
5+ years of full time engineering experience
Expert in SQL, database design, and familiarity with PostgreSQL
Experience with front and back end architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications
Ability to design clean APIs and understanding of performance issues
Experienced with software engineering best practices – design patterns, code reviews, unit and integration testing, etc.
Ability to communicate technical specifications both verbal and written
Command over front-end web technologies such as HTML, CSS, React
Solid CS fundamentals – including data structures and algorithms
Understanding of security, common attacks and defenses
Knowledge of build systems configurations and setup - such as Webpack
Experience with infrastructure, distributed systems, and deploying apps into a high-scale environment
Everyone is welcome at Ethos. We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.