Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.
Do you enjoy leading high-quality, high-velocity development teams? Do you want your lines of code to have a significant and measurable positive impact for users, the company's bottom line, and the industry? Our Software Development Lead will be responsible for overseeing a group of high-performing engineers in delivering highly available, scalable software products our partners will love, adopt, and use. This role encompasses architecture, design, implementation, and testing to ensure we build products right and release them with high quality.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Architect, design, implement, test, and deliver highly scalable products
Master our development process, culture, and code base, then improve upon it
Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and personnel management for the team
Partner with leadership to deliver solutions that meet engineering, business, and customer requirements
Meet company goals, hire and develop new team members, and ensure team members' career growth
Lead the team as if it is a small startup in a bigger ecosystem with broad cross-team collaboration
Qualifications ( Please include a cover letter with your application !)
Education, Registration & Certification:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 3 years of experience as a development lead (technical leader and personnel manager) for a team of 3+
Minimum 8 years of experience developing software in C#/.NET for web front-end scenarios
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Expert software engineering skills with C#/.NET and ASP.NET (v4 or newer)
Experience with Azure or other cloud technologies.
Ability to communicate effectively with the business analysts, program managers, business leaders, and SMEs to ensure solutions meet business needs
Ability to create intuitive, testable, maintainable, secure, and efficient code
Experience with software and infrastructure change management, release management, and source code configuration control for web projects
Deep knowledge and understanding of using S.O.L.I.D. principles to design software
Proficient with the Agile methodology and Service Oriented Architecture
High attention to detail and repeatable process
Passionate about solving business problems while collaborating closely across teams in a fast-paced environment
Results-oriented individual who can think strategically, adapt quickly and rapidly earn credibility and trust within all levels of the organization
Dedicated to being a role model, coach and mentor to others, with an eye on team productivity and helping others succeed
Ability to be low ego!
Benefits and Perks:
Full medical, dental and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
Four weeks paid time off
Five week sabbatical after five years of employment
Restricted Stock Units
Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
Free on-site gym
We're all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We're focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.
Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:
Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.