Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • USA

Website Modern Life

Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8), AKST (UTC -9), HST (UTC -10)

Join our team and accelerate your career.

Life insurance is a complex and consequential purchase that impacts hundreds of millions of people. With our powerful and integrated digital tools, expert support, and leading insurance products, we empower advisors to better serve their clients, grow their businesses, and bring the future of the industry to life.

We are a well-funded, early-stage technology company backed by Thrive Capital (investors in Oscar, Lemonade, Compass, Instagram, Spotify, Stripe, Slack, and Github), Box Group, and Abstract Ventures.

Join a passionate team of technologists and insurance professionals who are at the leading edge of a massive industry. Make a tangible difference in people’s lives and help deliver our mission to help everyone protect what matters most through advanced technology and tailored advice.

What you’ll do

Write high-quality, well-tested code that runs smoothly in production
Contribute to and lead complex projects, and make business vs technology trade-offs during all phases of the project lifecycle
Weigh trade-offs and focus on value delivery. A fast-paced startup demands making trade-offs that balance the near term and long term value add of solutions. At Modern Life, we aim to design robust systems, but try not to let the perfect be the enemy of the good.
Help create and uphold our engineering standards and bring consistency to the codebases and processes you build and encounter
Your impact

Shape the tech stack, product, and more broadly the culture of the company from an early stage. Your DNA will be deep into what and how we build
Create contemporary and tech-forward solutions to help insurance agents across the full stack of insurance advice and distribution
Set the standard for modern quality and design in an industry that is ripe for innovation
About you

3+ years of experience as an engineer building product features and systems
Excellent self-management, sense of ownership, and organization
Effective technical leadership. This is a high-growth role that can enable someone to grow into leadership through active mentorship as the company scales
Thrives in a dynamic and fast growing environment
Genuinely excited about tackling hard problems
Bonus points

Worked as (and loved being) a founding or early engineer
Experience at an insuretech or broader fintech company; love innovating in a highly data-driven, regulated, and large market environment
Experience in a successful, fast-growing, product-focused startup
Side projects developing products

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