Front-End Developer – Technical Lead at SafeAuto Insurance

Front-End Developer – Technical Lead


We Are SafeAuto:

SafeAuto is a thriving action oriented $400m insurance company based in Columbus, Ohio focused on servicing all the insurance needs of underserved customers consistently delivering an underwriting profit. For over 25 years, we’ve continued to provide our customers competitively priced, segmented products with 24/7 direct customer service and technology that makes insurance easy to understand. At SafeAuto, we value a nimble and entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving and execution. Our decisions are data-driven to provide affordable car insurance to every customer so they can enjoy the road ahead. We are looking for life-long learners who continue to challenge themselves and others to find new ways to grow our business and service our customers.

We attract millions of prospective consumers from across the country every year in a nearly $200 Billion industry. Our nationally exposed brand is driven by our Retail Agency in 28 states while our own products are currently available in 20 states, continuously growing as we add more states each year. This unique business platform focuses on consumers often overlooked in the insurance industry and allows us to provide Insurance for the Rest of Us

The Road Ahead:

SafeAuto is seeking a talented individual to join our team as an eCommerce Web Developer/Architect. Reporting to the Frontend Run Leader, this person will work within a development team, enhancing the digital marketing capabilities of the Safe Auto websites.

The Nuts and Bolts:

  • Be a part of a collaborative development environment with both build and run responsibilities
  • Help the team quickly identify and solve challenges and blockers
  • Participate in the analysis and implementation of new solutions
  • Develop clean, standards based modern code
  • Work with team members to ensue tasks are completed on schedule, conduct code reviews, maintain code quality and troubleshoot defects
  • Enforce coding standards that support the organization’s architectural roadmap/strategy
  • Evaluate team processes and find ways to improve
  • Support all aspects of testing
  • Train, coach, and mentor team members and peers
  • Conduct Code Reviews for developers
  • Conduct technical reviews for system integrators
  • Participate and/or lead estimating sessions
  • Other, related duties, as assigned

The Specs:

  • Experience with the following technologies: C#; .Net framework (4.5 and above), AngularJS or Angular 4 and above, SQL Server or Oracle (DB2 experience preferred), Azure DevOps, VSTS, Xamarin, Entity Framework, Web API/Rest API
  • Experience with WCF Services
  • Solid understanding of and experience working in an Agile environment
  • Prior experience in a leadership position
  • This position requires the ability to function effectively with only minimal supervision.
  • Work closely with management to plan and prioritize team backlog items
  • The ability to work and thrive in a collaborative development environment
  • Proven critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with an onshore/offshore model
  • Experience working in a run team environment with build and production support responsibilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven working experience in web application development
  • Knowledge of browser constraints and providing solutions to the constraints of older browsers
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Experience implementing quality control software, such as SonarQube

The Perks:

Comes Standard:

  • Great comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision
  • Paid time off and eight (8) paid holidays so you can visit your family, take a trip, or enjoy a staycation
  • 401k with company match
  • Rewards for great work – yearly performance-based bonuses
  • Opportunity for advancement in a growing company and industry

Included Luxuries:

  • Work from home – spend less time in traffic, spend more time with family!
  • Wellness program
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