Metromile is hiring a

Back-End Engineer

San Francisco, United States

About us

Metromile is a start-up that is disrupting the $185 billion car insurance market by offering an entirely new model where the monthly bill is based on miles driven, paired with a smart driving app. Our product marries engineering and data science to deliver mobile technology, automotive telematics, and data-driven applications to make a car's data accessible and useful to modern drivers, including street sweeping alerts, trip stats, decoded check-engine lights, and car location. We aim to make car ownership as simple and affordable as it can be. 

You could think of us as the David to the auto insurance industry's Goliath.  Buckle up and get ready to drive with Metromile.

About the role

The Back-End team at Metromile lives and breathes Java, AWS and SQL. The tech stack is built on and uses several services offered by AWS. As part of a feature driven team comprising of members from the PM, Front-End, Mobile and Data Science teams you will work collaboratively to build new as well as supporting existing products. Additionally, you will collaborate with the program management team in both analyzing requirements and defining the end product.

You will

  • Help define the architecture for a platform that supports cars, web/mobile clients, and insurance operations
  • Build scalable service-based software to support large data processing

About you

  • 3-5+ years professional experience
  • 1-3+ years recent Java experience
  • Experience working on large-scale, consumer-facing or enterprise service
  • Experience working with AWS, MySQL, and Spring
  • Bachelor’s in CS (or STEM with professional programming experience)
  • Startup experience

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary plus equity
  • Benefits (health, dental, vision)
  • Transportation and gym benefits
  • Catered lunches and a fully stocked kitchen
  • In office happy hour every Friday
  • Monthly social events (Trivia nights, skeeball, ropes course, etc)
  • Mac equipment and ergonomic work station, customized to your specs