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Back End Developer

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14 Jun 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Insurance is the single biggest industry in the world - there are more insurance policies than people. But seven in ten people feel their insurer is actively trying to cheat them, and only 13% say they actually trust their insurer - and that's according to the industry's own representative body, the ABI. It consistently ranks as one of the least trusted, least recommendable industries on the planet. How can such a massive, ubiquitous thing be so fundamentally broken?
We're Hiro, and we believe we can do better. We're building *smart insurance*- insurance that's exciting, intuitive, rewarding, and there for you every day; not just if you need a pay-out. Insurance that works with you to actively protect the things you care about, instead of just sitting back and waiting for bad things to happen. It's everything your old insurance isn't.

*About the role:*
You're a top-notch backend developer with a mix of experience. You work hard and smart and you're not afraid to graft. You are a star player, an exceptional individual who is looking to be a part of something truly amazing. You have got to be good, honest, passionate and not scared to go beyond the distance.
You also need to be able to learn new things quickly and will get a chance to work with the latest tech stack as a result. You need excellent communication skills (in English) and be able to work under pressure while still maintaining a positive attitude to everyone around you.
We're a remote-first organisation, so will accept applications from anywhere. However please note that we will favour applications that are +/- 3 hours from GMT. If you're in a different timezone and willing to work to these hours, that's also fine.


* Writing, testing, and deploying new features
* Maintaining the current applications
* Contributing to code reviews
* Attending standups
* Evaluating new back end technologies & keeping our stack up to date
* Unlimited holiday
* Remote and Flexi-working
* MacBook
* Group Life Insurance
* Mental Health Support

* Telephone call with Rosie, Head of TX
* Value fit and a competency-based video interview with Rosie and Dan, CTO and Co-Founder, Daniel Knight
* Call with our CEO and Co-Founder, Krystian Zajac
(Dependant on candidate volume, we may introduce a technical test)
Elixir, Ruby on Rails, Ruby, React, AWSElixir, Ruby on Rails, Git, REST, AWS
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