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Senior Software Engineer - China

  • Jerry
  • Full time
  • China
  • 13/02/2021

We’d love to hear from you if you like:

  • Start-up energy working with a brilliant and passionate team
  • Exponential growth (5 straight quarters of 50-100%+ quarter over quarter growth)
  • Flat structure and access to senior leadership for continuous mentorship
  • Meritocracy - we promote based on performance, not tenure
  • Rockstar teammates. You will be working with a strong team with prior work experience at Amazon, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Alibaba, Huawei, etc.

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who loves tackling convoluted problems and coming up with clean, stable solutions that scale. The ideal candidate would be someone who has a genuine passion for designing and implementing elegant software solutions. They would also be intimately familiar (and up to date) with their development ecosystem for making sound decisions when it comes to choosing the right tool or library for the job. We expect our engineers to be able to contribute across the entire product stack, as well as collectively oversee the integrity of the codebase.

Our technical stack:

  • Javascript (ES7 + Typescript) codebase: NodeJS (Express), React, React Native
  • GraphQL API (no REST)
  • PostgreSQL DB (transactional)
  • Redshift (warehouse)
  • Redis (session storage, task queue management)
  • Sequelize ORM
  • Jest test runner
  • Infrastructure: Kubernetes cluster hosted on AWS EC2 nodes. Some services deployed on Serverless (AWS Lambda)

A few examples of the projects that we are working on:

  • Create smart prediction engine for customer's insurance coverage needs
  • Build predictive models on customer purchase behavior based on large data set
  • Use telematics tracking to build customer driving risk profile

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design and development of projects, either independently or in a team.
  • Participate in product decision making, providing feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Be self sufficient and take responsibility of seeing projects through to successful conclusions.
  • Lead design and development of projects, either independently or in a team.
  • Provide mentorship to junior team members and participate in design decisions.
  • Be the gatekeeper of the codebase and ensure that it stays stable, readable, and free of technical debt.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of full time software development experience
  • Strong software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.).
  • Proficient with modern Javascript (ES6+: Classes, modules, arrow functions, async/await, destructuring, etc.).
  • Knowledge of JS ecosystem (tooling, libraries, etc.).
  • Familiarity with one or more frontend frameworks, preferably React.
  • Knowledge of good practices, preferred design patterns, and writing idiomatic Javascript code.
  • Solid understanding of performance implications and scalability of code.
  • Keenness for writing good, meaningful tests and maintaining thorough test coverage.
  • Experience with large, complex code bases and know how to maintain them.

Good to have:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Experience with React Native.
  • Experience with GraphQL and Apollo.

About jerry.ai:

Jerry.ai is an AI powered personal concierge for your car and home. Our mission is to make all aspects of car & home ownership hassle-free and effortless. We are starting with car insurance. Enabled by disruptive technologies, jerry.ai has built a one-click experience for saving money on car insurance. Since our product launch, we have been growing really fast for the past 15 months and our users love the product (rating 4.5 in the app store).

Jerry.ai is founded by serial entrepreneurs who previously built and scaled YourMechanic (“Uber for car repair,” the nation’s largest on-demand car repair company). We are backed by Y-combinator, SV Angel, Funders Club, and many other prominent Silicon Valley Investors.

Location:

  • Remote in China

About Jerry

Jerry is your personal financial advisor that has a simple mission: Find ways to put more money in your pocket automatically (without any hassle/work for you!). Jerry is starting with saving you money on your bills like insurance, mortgage, loans, etc. It takes 30 seconds to sign up, an...

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