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Lead Software Engineer

Chicago ,IL




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Lead Software Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL Type: Full-time

Who’s Clearcover? 
Clearcover is the smarter car insurance company. We use powerful technology to offer everyday drivers better coverage for less money. We’re proud to be one of the fastest growing startups in Chicago, and we’re currently looking to add a few more extraordinary people to our team.

What will you do as a Lead Software Engineer?

  • Design, build and maintain our backend Ruby on Rails and Kotlin applications

  • Define and refine technical best practices for scrum teams

  • Work with leadership stakeholders on company-wide initiatives

  • Influence the work of multiple teams to align with broader engineering team objectives

  • Build technical expertise and collateral to strengthen our position as a leader in technology

What do you have as a Lead Software Engineer?

  • Fluency in Ruby/Ruby on Rails and RSpec or similar testing frameworks

  • Experience with Kotlin and/or Java

  • Expertise with RESTful API conventions

  • High standards for quality and attention to detail

  • A desire to collaborate with and elevate your team to produce outstanding, high quality products

  • Demonstrated success leading technical implementations

  • Past success mentoring developers and helping your entire team perform better

What other skills will help?

  • Fluency in Typescript or Python

  • Ability to strike a balance between the needs of today with building towards a greater future

  • Experience with data driven development to build, scope and define features that have a measurable impact

  • Experience with domain driven design to help explain and simplify complex problems

  • Experience with scrum fundamentals 

What's in it for you?

  • Unlimited PTO, we hire adults

  • Equity for all employees, so you own a piece of the pie too

  • Dental and Vision, we've got you covered 100%

  • Medical, we cover the vast majority of your premiums to make the cost of you and your family's coverage affordable. Plus, we contribute to your HSA and HRA (cha-ching)

  • We invest in your future by contributing 3% of your salary to a 401(K), even if you don't

  • Come to work pre-taxed through our FSA commuter benefits

  • and yes, we send monthly snack boxes to your home with items of your choice

Clearcover is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.

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