Director of Engineering

PolicyFly · Remote
19 days ago

About the role

PolicyFly empowers insurers to sell and manage specialty insurance in minutes instead of months. Every year, $200B of specialty insurance like Cyber, Flood, or Trucking is processed over email between agents and insurers. It’s a slow, inefficient world where 55% of agents' time is spent on paperwork and it can take 30-90 days to get coverage.

Our mission is to create a modern exchange for hard-to-insure things – connecting all parties to automate workflows and consolidate data. We are modernizing specialty insurance with software. We’re already managing $70M in premium with leading insurers in both the US and UK markets.

We’re looking for a Director of Engineering to lead our high performing team of 7 (and growing) engineers. You'll help build our engineering culture & team, guide product development and define team processes. You'll also collaborate with the founders to iterate and prioritize features and initiatives that continue to make PolicyFly a mission critical platform for our users.

Our stack: Python, Go, Kubernetes, VueJS, Protobuf, Postgres and Google Cloud.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage and scale a world class distributed engineering team by hiring, leading and retaining exceptional people
  • Collaborate in roadmap planning and product strategy
  • Lead the engineering team to deliver on our goals and roadmap
  • Locate bottlenecks in our processes and work to streamline them

You have:

  • 4+ years of experience managing and leading teams
  • 4+ years of experience as an Senior or Staff Eng
  • Led and scaled multiple engineering teams
  • The ability to run a scrum cycle with your eyes closed
  • Experience working with Product (our CEO) to provide feedback, iteration on plans and feasibility checks
  • Experience with our tech stack

Generally, you are:

  • Comfortable working remotely, overlapping ET by ~5-6 hours a day
  • A commutable distance to NYC for occasional meetings (a plus; not required)

Benefits include:

  • Base Comp & Equity highly competitive with market
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Unlimited Sick Days, 20 Days PTO
  • 401k with up to 4% matching
  • Remote-first team

Why you should join PolicyFly

PolicyFly enables insurers to create a digital storefront to sell and manage specialty insurance.

Every year, $200B of specialty insurance like Cyber, Flood or Trucking is processed over email between agents and insurers – it's painfully slow and inefficient.

PolicyFly connects both parties to automate these workflows and to consolidate all data.

We bring growth, efficiency and transparency to an otherwise hard to insure market.

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