Lead Engineer (Manager, Software Engineering) - Remote @ Guardian Life Insurance Company - New York, NY

Job Overview

20 days ago

Lead Engineer (Manager, Software Engineering) - Remote

Guardian Life Insurance Company - New York, NY

Lead Engineer (Manager, Software Engineering) - Remote - ( 22001245 )
Description

Guardian Direct is insurance, gone digital! We’re the insuretech arm of the Guardian Life Insurance Company, which means that we focus on bringing digital insurance products direct-to-consumer (think e-comm, but for insurance.) We stand by our “Insurance for the people” mission, working hard to democratize insurance, making it accessible to everyone — regardless of whether they’re employed, working for themselves, or between jobs. We’re obsessed with making our customers’ lives better and easier, measuring results, and we see every project as an opportunity to make something cool and learn something new.

About the Role
We are looking for an Engineering Lead to join our Incubation Team to help take an early stage venture from incubation to commercial launch. If you love working on stuff that moves the needle and have a passion for tech that empowers consumers, we might have the role for you. Ready to join a team of bold, innovative builders to do your best work yet?

What you’ll do
  • Be a player/coach leading a small team of front-end engineers responsible for ideation, design, delivery and maintenance of engineering solutions
  • Represent engineering, working side by side with designers and product owners, to collaboratively define and refine our digital products
  • Champion a focus on software quality, shipping production-level code focused on long-term maintainability
  • Manage team performance, including coaching for career growth, creating a healthy team environment
  • Effectively communicate team goals, seek out information needed for the team to be impactful and provide resources required to achieve goals while removing roadblocks along the way
  • Set clear expectations for all team members, holding them accountable to agreed upon goals
  • Conduct code reviews and provide thoughtful, meaningful and constructive feedback
Qualifications

What you bring to the table
  • 5+ years of work experience in software engineering, including 2+ years of hands-on technical management experience of software engineers
  • Experience with the technologies we use including React, Redux, NextJs, Typescript, REST
  • Experience managing remote teams in a startup or venture-like operating model; experience in a Zero to One launch desired
  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving and consensus building
  • Excitement, energy, strong collaborative people skills and the ability to communicate cross-functionally across all levels in formal and informal settings
  • Ability to clearly articulate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences, and thoughtfully defend one’s stance against disagreement or skepticism
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment where change is the only constant
  • An effective multi-tasker comfortable working on multiple products and projects

Location
  • This is a Hybrid position with a few days a month in our Hudson Yards, NYC location.

Location & Vaccination Requirements
  • The primary location for this position hybrid.
  • Covid – 19 vaccinations required for this position.
  • Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the candidate’s affirmation of being Full Vaccinated prior to commencing employment in the new role. New hires will have five business days from their start date to provide proof of vaccination through our Vaccination Status Confirmation Form. “Fully Vaccinated” means that at least two weeks have elapsed since you received the recommended number of doses of any COVID-19 vaccine that is currently fully approved, or authorized for emergency use, by the Food and Drug Administration or that have been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.
  • If an applicant is unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance, Guardian may provide reasonable accommodations. This policy may not apply to any Guardian colleagues working in a local jurisdiction (state, county, or city) that implements a law prohibiting a private employer from requiring vaccination, unless there is an applicable vaccine mandate from the federal government that would supersede the vaccination laws of the local jurisdiction. Guardian, in its sole discretion, may modify or terminate this requirement at any time.

Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

© Copyright 2019 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY.
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Primary Location : United States-New York-Midtown - NY
Job : Information Technology
Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Day Job
Job Type : Standard
Travel : No
Job Posting : Apr 27, 2022, 12:04:30 PM

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