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A smarter choice for car insurance. Better coverage for less money,

Sr. Ruby Engineer (Backend)

$110k – $150k AngelList Est.
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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’s a Sr. Ruby Engineer at Clearcover?

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Sr. Ruby Engineer will work with the Product and Engineering team to develop and enhance services which support acquisition, third party integrations, new market launches, claims and insurance product. Additionally, the Sr. Ruby Engineer combines technical expertise with best practices to help the scrum team define technical direction while solving complex business problems. It is the Sr. Ruby Engineer’s job to drive continuous engineering improvement within the scrum team and across the entire SDLC.

What will you do as a Sr. Ruby Engineer?

  • Design, build and maintain our backend Ruby on Rails application
  • Own features end to end while working with your scrum team to ensure success
  • Collaborate with the scrum team to solve problems ranging from scalability and performance to architecture and feature development
  • Scale, extend, and maintain our cross-functional APIs

What do you have as a Sr. Ruby Engineer?

  • Fluency in Ruby/Ruby on Rails and RSpec or similar testing frameworks
  • Thorough understanding of RESTful API conventions and web fundamentals (HTTP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Databases)
  • High standards for quality and attention to detail
  • A holistic understanding of the full development lifecycle
  • The ability to handle ambiguity and transform it into robust software

What other skills will help besides Ruby?

  • Fluency in Typescript, Python, Scala and/or Kotlin
  • Experience with application performance monitoring
  • Experience with scrum fundamentals
  • Experience with and the desire to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team

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 90% of your premium and 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 have unlimited LaCroix, beer, snacks and the occasional ice cream social (for once we’re back in the office!)
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Clearcover at a glance

A smarter choice for car insurance. Better coverage for less money,

Clearcover focuses on Financial Services, Artificial Intelligence, Insurance, Software, and Insurtech. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Clearcover has raised $104.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2020.

You can view their website at http://www.clearcover.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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