Backend Software Engineer
Location: Kfar Saba, Israel (hybrid)
NEXT’s mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive. We’re doing that by building the only technology-led, full-stack provider of small business insurance in the industry, taking on the entire value chain and transforming the customer experience.
Simply put, wherever you find small businesses, you’ll find NEXT.
Since 2016, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of small business customers across the United States get fast, customized and affordable coverage. We’re backed by industry leaders in insurance and tech, and we still have room to grow — that’s where you come in.
Our Backend Software Engineer can expect to work with the latest backend technologies and programming languages. We’re big fans of server-side Kotlin and produce clean, testable code fast and push it into production several times a day via our CI / CD pipeline. You will work closely with other functional areas in the company – Product, Marketing and our Front-end engineers in order to rapidly iterate on our product and find the best solutions to the challenges we face. You will take ownership of features – from inception through design and coding, eventually for bringing your feature to production at a high level of quality and test coverage.
- 4+years of proven experience in Backend development. Java/Kotlin, or similar languages (Python, .NET, Golang).
- B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent - a must.
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of OOP concepts and best practices
- Hands-on development of highly distributed, cloud-based environments - an advantage. We work with AWS, but any cloud experience is a plus.
- Experience working with Relational Databases and good SQL skills.
- Adaptable, with passion to quickly learn new technologies and work effectively in a dynamic environment
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some underrepresented people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At NEXT, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
One of our core values is 'Play as a Team'; this means making sure everyone has an equal chance to participate and make a difference. We win by playing together. Next Insurance is an equal opportunity employer and prioritizes building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants of any type and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Next's policy is to comply with all applicable laws related to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.