About the company:

ISC, a growth-stage technology company, is disrupting the archaic Insurance industry by offering innovative, AI/ML-powered solutions such as Gig Economy liability coverage. We’re a cohesive, agile team of 25 employees, offering team members an unparalleled opportunity to both make impact and learn/grow in a startup-like environment. At the same time, we’re backed by the financial and operational resources of KKR, a leading technology investing firm with $349B in assets – removing the funding risk that often distracts startups from their ability to focus on creating great products.

ISC uses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology and data analytics to deliver customized insurance programs while focusing on a superior user experience. We offer an end-to-end insurance platform by connecting a broad network of insurance markets and distribution channels with proprietary data analytics capabilities, making it easy for insurance agents to help their clients apply for and get a policy in a matter of minutes.  


Carlsbad, California (remote ok)

About the role:

The Sr. PHP Developer will work with a team of engineers to develop and improve backend systems for our web platform.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in development life cycle activities including design, coding, testing and release for our proprietary platform
  • Develop full-featured web applications, scale back-end services, web services, restful APIs, and micro services etc.
  • Build reusable code and libraries, with scalability, performance, and security in mind
  • Work closely with team members and PMs to gather requirements, design, and implement features
  • Ensure solutions are smartly scalable and maintainable well beyond initial development and release
  • Produce detailed technical specifications and design documents
  • Engage in team code reviews, pull requests, and feedback sessions

Skills /Experience:

  • At least 10 years of professional programming experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience working in PHP and MySQL
  • Experience developing in object-oriented design and LAMP distributed systems
  • Experience with and understanding of AWS architecture and services, including EC2, S3, RDS, ElastiCache, and VPCs
  • Basic understanding of best practices for security while coding.
  • Experience using Git/branching in a team environment
  • Strong MySQL knowledge (table design, complex query creation, best practices)
  • Solid debugging, optimization, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged attitude
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner through all levels of the organization

Preferred qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent work experience

Current technology stack:

  • PHP (Zend Framework)
  • Node.js
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • Apache
  • CentOS
  • Git

EEO Statement

Integrated Specialty Coverages believes in creating long-term relationships by being responsive and relevant and by consistently delivering value to our community of customers. Specifically, with our employees, we focus on attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent for our business, challenging our people, demonstrating a “can-do” attitude, and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or Federal law.

1811 Aston Ave Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008


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