Senior Software Developer (Romania - Remote)



Software Engineering
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Saturday, August 20, 2022
Socotra is transforming core technology operations for the trillion-dollar insurance industry. Our born-in-the-cloud platform streamlines the end-to-end insurance policy lifecycle, including underwriting, policy administration, claims, billing, and reporting. Socotra is built on modern architecture, allowing carriers to increase their speed to market, lower product and production costs, experience cloud-based reliability, and easily integrate with new technologies.
We are looking for a talented, self-motivated Senior Software Developer to join our expanding engineering team in Europe. As a key member of the engineering team, you will help build, evolve, and scale our core technology platform to drive product innovation and success. This is your opportunity to make a big impact at a high-growth startup with an expanding client list of Fortune 500 insurers and backed by prominent investors.

Experience we are looking for:

  • 6+ years of software development experience with excellent understanding of core Java concepts and clean code principles; very good experience in Java server-side technologies (preferably Spring based) and good testing skills & working knowledge of JUnit, Mockito
  • Proven experience with a relational database such as MySQL, Oracle, Postgres.
  • Solid understanding of common data structures and algorithms, and OO design.
  • Docker - building images, debugging Git: git-flow / PR reviews

Nice to have:

  • Cloud services - experience with any of the main cloud providers
  • Microservices architecture, gRPC
  • Kubernetes / minikube

What you will do:

  • Work as a key member of an agile team to design, develop, and test end-to-end projects that meet our clients' requirements.
  • Design and implement scalable REST API's, backend processes for a configurable insurance cloud platform.
  • Provides technical guidance and assumes responsibility in all development activities.
  • Bring an awareness of industry trends and potential new technologies which can offer a positive impact to our customer base.
  • Mentor team members in design collaboration, code reviews, development tools and processes


  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Health benefits
  • Geo Blue / Supplemental International Travel Insurance for Business or Leisure Travel
  • Fitness Benefit
  • Work from home stipend
This position is fully remote. The team is based in Romania.