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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Sofia, Bulgaria
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Do you want to join the newly open Bulgarian research & development center of Boston's hottest startup? Insurify is one of the fastest-growing MIT FinTech businesses and has been recognized as a global Top 100 InsurTech company. We're changing the way millions of people compare and buy insurance with artificial intelligence, technology, and superior product design.

Founded in 2013 by Snejina Zacharia (CEO), Todor Kiryazov (CPO) and Giorgos Zacharia, Co-founder and Board Member, Insurify has raised $128 million in venture capital funding from top investors including Viola Group, MTech Capital, Hearst Ventures, Nationwide Ventures and MassMutual Ventures.

Our team is highly analytical, fast-moving, and focused on one thing: getting more people to compare insurance quotes using Insurify.

How you will make an impact

  • Work with our product team to architect and develop new features
  • Optimize existing features using modern development techniques to improve speed and reliability
  • Write comprehensive test suites that fortify our codebase
  • Deploy to production often

What you need to succeed

  • 4+ years of experience building back ends applications using a modern web framework (we use Python + Django, Node.js)
  • Experience analyzing code performance to identify optimization opportunities
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL DBs (we use MySQL, Redis, DynamoDB, Redshift)
  • Fluent spoken and written use of English language

It would be considered a plus:

  • Experience with Apache Airflow or other task workflow systems
  • Experience with data pipelines
  • Infrastructure as Code and familiarity with AWS
  • Frontend experience (we use React)


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Enhanced private medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Yearly wellbeing budget or Multisport card
  • Personal budget for learning and books
  • Employee Assistance Program and other wellbeing perks
  • Office kitchen and fun area with snacks and beverages
  • Regular social events
  • Friendly office culture
  • Hybrid office/home work

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.