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Senior Backend Engineer



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Marshmallow as a Senior Backend Engineer and Revolutionize the Insurance Industry


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No salary declared 😔

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Budapest, Hungary

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98% Remote- Europe

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Marshmallow is on a mission to transform the insurance industry by focusing on fairness and inclusion, particularly for those new to the UK. By leveraging innovative technology and a customer-centric approach, Marshmallow creates affordable, instant, and inclusive insurance solutions for the underserved, making it an exciting place to contribute to meaningful change.

Role Summary

  • Work within a product team to automate insurance policies efficiently.
  • Handle ambiguous technical solutions and deliver impact with urgency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements and build solutions.
  • Develop and maintain automation tests, continuous delivery pipelines, and support systems in production.

Role Requirements

  • 6+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Expertise in Java and Spring with a willingness to learn more.
  • Proven experience with developing and scaling complex microservices systems.
  • Ability to resolve system availability, reliability, and performance issues.
  • Mentoring experience is a plus.

Application Process Details

  • Initial call with Tech Talent Acquisition team.
  • Tech interview with two engineers.
  • Past experience & culture interview with an engineering manager.

About Marshmallow We started Marshmallow when we found out how unfair insurance prices are for people who move to the UK. We saw an opportunity to do things differently, so we made it our mission to back the ones who step outside the norm. We serve people that are often overlooked by financial services companies, solving important problems for people who need it most.

The Role As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be working in a product team enabling efficient automation for tens of thousands of policies, ensuring that we provide customers with affordable, instant, and inclusive insurance. You will manage and execute ambiguous technical solutions with appropriate sense of urgency to deliver impact within the team. You will also partner with stakeholders to understand requirements, build solutions, deliver functionality, write automation tests and build continuous delivery pipelines all the way through to deployment, monitoring and supporting these systems in production.

Job Requirements We are looking for someone with 6+ years of software engineering experience, expertise in Java and Spring and the eagerness to learn more. Experience with developing and scaling complex microservices systems is required. Previous experience with identifying, analysing, and resolving system availability, reliability, and performance issues is also necessary. Experience mentoring and guiding more junior members of the team is a plus.

Benefits We offer flexi-office working, competitive bonus scheme, 4-week fully paid sabbatical after being with us for 4 years, personal budgets for books and training courses to help you grow in your role, mental wellbeing support, SZÉP card, Medicover Blue Package, All You Can Move membership OR Monthly BKK pass, company-wide Marshmallow Engineering Hackathon twice a year, monthly team social budget, bi-weekly office lunches and Office tea, coffee and snacks!

Application Details Our process is broken up into 3 stages: Initial call with Tech Talent Acquisition team, Tech interview with two engineers, and a past experience & culture interview with one of our engineering managers. We encourage everyone to apply for our open roles regardless of gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or background.


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