Senior Software Engineer

Root Insurance

Root Insurance

Software Engineering
Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Position Title: Senior Software Engineer

Position Location: 80 East Rich St., Suite 500, Columbus, OH 43215

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Salary Range: $136,500 - $204,700 per year

Summary of Duties:

Allowed to work from office or anywhere in US.

1. Design, test and develop the software to meet those needs.

2. Recommend upgrades for existing systems and programs.

3. Develop separate elements of a software that work well in the program as a whole.

4. Create various diagrams, flowcharts and models that illustrate the type of code needed for programmers.

5. Ensure continued functionality of a program during maintenance and testing of software.

6. Document each aspect of a system or application as a reference for future upgrades and maintenance.

7. Revisit the development process to fix bugs or address client or consumer concerns.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT or related field or foreign equivalent plus 3 months in same occupation of Software Engineer Intern.


Work experience must include:

1. Server-side software development of REST APIs

2. Build pipeline development for continuous development and integration

3. Database development using SQL

4. Cloud development

Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Root, Inc., we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway!

Join us

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. If you are passionate about what this role entails and solving real problems, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about you and what you can add to our team.

Who we are

We’re harnessing the power of technology to revolutionize insurance. Using machine learning and mobile telematic platforms, we’ve built one of the most innovative FinTech companies in the world. And we’re just getting started.

What draws people to Root

Our success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our products are only as good as the people building and promoting them. We want individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and an analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy—for assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact—by challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration—we encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People—we are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.