SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGER

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. The ISC Engineering group is 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.  

About the role:

Due to significant projected growth, we’re looking to add a Software Engineering Manager to our team. In this critical role, you will provide technical and managerial leadership for our engineering teams, ensuring timely delivery of software that provides a delightful end-to-end experience for our customers. This position reports to the CTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with senior management to own and drive core business initiatives. 
  • Evaluate technical solutions that contribute to the growth of the company. 
  • Manage and coach engineers to become proficient developers using best software development practices and processes. 
  • Analyze, design, and manage the delivery of maintainable code within a large, complex, and established code base. 
  • Participating in the design and review of features, technology choices, architecture, designs, time and budget estimates, and test strategies 
  • Partner closely with a variety of Stakeholders and Engineering to collaboratively plan, implement, and incrementally launch solutions for an Insurtech Platform
  • Ensure cross-training and a healthy balance between features and technical debt.
  • Pair with, unblock, and technically mentor engineers and leaders on your team.
  • Act as a role model to others on the team by exhibiting a strong work ethic and fostering a positive and inclusive environment.
  • Be an advocate for your team across the organization, proactively looking for opportunities to leverage this team’s expertise.
  • Influence and engage with a highly skilled and experienced audience including C-level executives.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years as a software engineer working on commercial web services.
  • 3+ years as a software engineering manager in an Agile environment (SCRUM preferred).
  • Experience developing large-scale, high traffic web applications, ideally using technologies like Node, PHP, React, Redux, or similar web technologies.
  • Experience with design and integration of APIs and web services such as REST and GraphQL.
  • Deep knowledge of object-oriented programming (OOP) and MVC frameworks.
  • Experience maintaining highly available, fault-tolerant, and distributed services, including familiarity with technologies and architectures like microservices, managed services, AWS, Docker, New Relic, and Splunk.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience.



Our current technology stack:

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

ISC is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse team is better at tackling complex problems and coming up with innovative solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Address:
1811 Aston Ave Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

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