Sr. Backend Engineer - Java

· Sacramento, California
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced

It’s truly an exciting time to be a part of GetInsured. Our vision has always been to make finding and enrolling in health insurance simple. GetInsured currently has the largest state-based marketplace footprint, and our consumer-friendly interface and decision support tools empower millions of consumers across the country to make better health plan decisions. GetInsured builds and operates award-winning cloud-based enrollment tools that serve state-based exchanges, brokers, insurers, and consumers. In addition to eligibility determination, plan selection, and enrollment technology for state agencies, the company delivers innovative agent marketing and call center tools and services. 

We are bringing modern technologies such as microservices-based architecture, chatbots and machine learning to this field. Towards this, we are looking for a multifaceted, multi-skilled developers who can help build out and enhance our platform while adopting many of these technologies. We expect that the engineers who join will be working on a variety of tools and technologies that will change over time. So, ability and willingness to learn and adapt is far more important than knowledge of a specific set of technologies. The foundation has to be strong Java based web technologies.

We currently have an opening for the following position:

Sr. Backend Engineer - Java


  • Collaborate with product, design and other engineers to design and develop new features on GetInsured's Health Insurance Exchange Platform.
  • Design, code, test and enhance microservices, and extend the architecture as GetInsured solutions scale and evolve.
  • Use Agile methodology to develop and iterate on features.
  • Create clean, testable code. Participate in code & design reviews.
  • Analyze and improve performance as needed.
  • Contribute to building out MVP solutions for new GetInsured product features.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in building high quality, complex web applications in a Java/J2EE Development environment.
  • Knowledge of Spring/Hibernate (strong experience will be a big plus).
  • Full Stack Experience will be a big plus (React, Angular)
  • Solid foundations in RDBMS concepts, SQL, design patterns, optimization for scale and performance.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and troubleshooting skills; enjoy owning and solving problems end-to-end.
  • Excellent communication skills. Comfortable interacting with remote teams in multiple offices that practice agile methodologies
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies including Bot platforms and Machine Learning platforms.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related engineering fields, with 6+ years of experience.


  • Experience with NoSQL
  • Experience with Machine Learning techniques in data science.
  • Experience with cloud based development and deployment.
  • Experience with Bot platforms

What We Offer
A challenging, consumer-facing problem space, where you can make an immediate impact. You’ll be wearing multiple hats and working on various projects and teams. You will get your hands dirty with the latest technologies, learn to use new tools and get the opportunity have your say in the final product. You’ll work alongside a great team that assumes the best intentions, and makes every effort to show empathy and care in all interactions. We’re a well-funded, stable startup with excellent salaries, medical/dental/vision coverage, and perks. GetInsured is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability
  • 401k match
  • Stock options
  • Catered lunch twice a week. Kitchen stocked with snacks, fruits, drinks.
  • Onsite Yoga
  • Yearly Education allowance

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  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience