Hiring Senior Backend Engineer, Connect | Ledger Investing

Senior Backend Engineer, Connect

Ledger Investing

Date listed

1 week ago

Employment Type

Full time




About the Team:

  • The engineering platform team is a remote-first team building the web platforms, data infrastructure, and developer APIs that shape how people understand and handle billions of dollars of insurance risk
  • Engineers at Ledger have the opportunity to touch every part of the tech stack
  • We collaborate frequently with product thinkers, designers, sales, and domain experts to carefully craft valuable customer experiences
  • We believe in collaboration, communicating often, and treating others with kindness and respect
  • We believe everyone should have significant ownership and measurable impact
  • We believe in continuously improvement and constantly evaluate what works and what doesn’t


On the engineering team, you will:

  • Design, implement and maintain APIs, services, and systems that power our main data infrastructure, Ledger Connect
  • Work with our customers to understand their data capabilities and onboard their data onto our platform
  • Democratize access to data within Ledger so that teams are able to collaborate efficiently and combine data in new and creative ways
  • Write and maintain data schema and API documentation that is concise, easy to understand, and redefines the way developers think about insurance data
  • Directly influence and introduce new engineering standards, tooling, and processes that help the team scale


About you:

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Experience with the following Python, Django, Django Rest Framework, Postgres, memcached, Redis, Git
  • Enjoy and have experience building APIs that developers enjoy using
  • Take pride and responsibility in delivering features or applications from end to end
  • Give and receive meaningful and constructive feedback with your team
  • Think holistically about systems and services and how the play a role in the bigger picture
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Are flexible and open minded when it comes to evolving processes and requirements
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with a track record of cross-functional collaboration
  • Are a self-starter and able to work with minimal help from your teammates


Beneficial experiences:

  • DevOps, CI/CD
  • AWS or Google Cloud
  • Collaboration tool (e.g. JIRA)
  • Various database admin experience



  • Generous salary and equity compensation
  • Work from anywhere. Our headquarters are in New York, but this position can be full-time remote.
  • Unlimited paid vacation time
  • 401k
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Gym membership
  • $5,000 paid by Ledger towards your dream desk setup!



Ledger Investing is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, predisposing genetic characteristic, domestic violence victim status, arrest records, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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