Thimble is hiring a
Staff/Senior Backend Software Engineer in United States

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Staff/Senior Backend Software Engineer
🏢 Thimble
💵 ~$115k-$230k
📍United States
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


The job is for a Node.js Backend Engineer at Thimble, an insurtech platform. The role involves designing, developing, and maintaining APIs for various platforms, working closely with product managers, designers, and third-party API providers, and contributing to the improvement of engineering processes.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • More than 7 years of proven experience writing secure backend services in node.js
  • Proven experience with AWS services, including but not limited to AWS Lambda, API Gateway, S3, EC2 and ECS
  • Good understanding of ElasticSearch
  • Experience working with SQS messaging systems
  • Familiarity with serverless architecture and microservices with AWS
  • Solid understanding of backend application and data security
  • Demonstrated expertise in configuring monitoring and alerting systems
  • Experience with version control systems, particularly Git, and collaborative development workflows
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to debug complex issues and propose effective solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and prioritizing work effectively


  • Design, develop, and maintain APIs for direct-to-consumer insurance products, Broker and Compliance Platforms, and mobile apps
  • Work closely with product managers and designers to understand project requirements, user needs, and technical constraints


  • Fully remote company
  • Thimble Fridays! (out of office at 12:00pm local time)
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage
  • PTO: 20 days vacation, 8 floating days, 10 company-wide holidays, 1 VTO (Volunteer Time Off), and unlimited sick time
  • Parental Leave: 100% paid 12 weeks + 2 weeks gradual return
  • Company computer hardware of your choice
  • Work from home setup reimbursement
  • Monthly co-working space and/or child care reimbursement
  • Monthly ClassPass credit
  • Quarterly wellness reimbursement
  • Other health & wellness perks including: One Medical, Teladoc, Talkspace, Kindbody, and Health Advocate
  • Virtual events, happy hours, trivia, and fun!
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