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Python Engineer at Cover Genius

Sydney, NSW

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Cover Genius is an Australian insurtech with global reach. We distribute insurance products via well-known ecommerce brands using our bespoke policy creation platform, XCover.

XCover is a hyper-flexible platform that enables global ecommerce partners to sell relevant and targeted insurance policies to their customers in any vertical. We’re disrupting the hugely complex global insurance industry, and following significant series B investment we’re growing extremely quickly.

The role

You'll work as part of a gun team of software engineers developing features for the XCover platform, which powers online product distribution for some of the world’s largest ecommerce websites.

The stack consists of Python/Django, React front-end, PostgreSQL and globally hosted on AWS. We're well into our microservices journey and building our products with globally scalability in mind; the complexity and challenges you'll tackle whilst on our team will be hard to find anywhere else.

As a key member of our engineering team, you'll

  • Work alongside some of the best Python developers in Sydney
  • Develop features quickly and see them used by millions
  • Touch code at every level of the stack
  • Be responsible for code quality, cleanliness and scalability
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment

We would love to see most of the following on your resume

  • Commercial Python application or API development experience, across multiple projects
  • Thorough knowledge of Django or Flask
  • Modern JavaScript front-end development (React or Angular preferred)
  • Experience with Linux, Git, CI/CD, AWS and SQL
  • API and microservices design and development
  • Experience working in a high-growth tech or payments business

Why Cover Genius?

Cover Genius not only cares about being the best in our industry, we care about our team. Some of the many benefits we have are:

  • Regular 'Genius Hack' hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Stock option plans for all employees, so you can share in the success of the business
  • More snacks than you'll ever be able to eat
  • Casual sports and fitness sessions every day of the week
  • Flexible working in a relaxed, inclusive and fun environment - yes there is table tennis and PS4!
  • Premium CBD office space with epic views of Sydney
  • Career opportunities that only a hyper-growth product company can offer

We know that excellence comes in many different forms, and we support everyone equally on their individual career journeys. You'll love working here, and will learn something new every day. Please feel free to share your resume and our TA team will be in touch!

About Cover Genius

Office address

  • 9 Barrack Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Company size

51-200 people

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