Senior Software Engineer (Backend)


Budapest, HU
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/26/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 186 Lincoln Street, Boston, MA

About TrueMotion

TrueMotion offers auto insurers a mobile telematics platform that enables next-generation digital programs. Powered by mobile technology, machine learning, and data science, its patented smartphone data platform can accurately determine when a person is driving and reveal her behaviors behind the wheel, including distracted driving. This unique data powers usage-based insurance, distracted driving programs, claims services, and fleet management programs.

Job Description

At TrueMotion, we’re making driving safer and insurance smarter. We offer auto insurers a mobile telematics platform that enables next-generation digital programs. Powered by machine learning, our platform can tell when a person is driving, reveals their behaviors behind the wheel, and detects crashes. We’re a team of engineers, entrepreneurs, sales and customer success leaders, data scientists, and more. We take on complex problems, build innovative solutions and have fun while doing it!

TrueMotion is looking for an experienced, data-driven, and humble Senior Software Engineer who wants to make an impact at a growing startup, and help save lives on the road.


    Train and guide junior developers on proper software development procedures and methods
    Assist in solving complex problems and transform them into business solutions
    Participate in code and design reviews
    Full stack design and development with a focus on maintainability, usability, scalability and performance
    Analyze and translate business and functional specifications and change requests into technical specifications
    Provide required support and troubleshoot production. As needed, potentially subject to on call responsibilities
    Follow Companies development and operational standards and processes
    Complete any additional tasks as they arise


    Bachelors/Masters degree preferred, with 5+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent
    Experiences with development at scale -- high throughput, low latency
    Ability to do general development tasks on Linux and MacOS
    Investigation and issue analysis from logs: SumoLogic
    Instrumentation and correlation tracking/statistics with Datadog, Grafana
    Understanding of Agile development methodologies (specifically SCRUM)
    User level knowledge of issue tracking systems (specifically Jira, Mavenlink)
    For Backend Engineers:
        EC2, S3, Lambda, SNS, SQS, RDS (Postgres), NoSQL
        CI/CD pipelines: Jenkins
        AWS deployment descriptor: Cloudformation
        Development language is Python, (Javascript is optional)
        Comfortable to work with AWS services
        Creating, maintaining:
        Understanding of containerization technologies (specifically Docker)
        Developing web applications (HTTP REST backend, Angular frontend)


    Competitive salary
    Stock options

Additional Perks:

    Feel great working in an office with a fantastic view over the castle district's architectural highlights (like the Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church)
    Enjoy a midday break by joining the TMo lunch group daily at one of the restaurants down the street
    Get to really know your co-workers over team breakfasts or over drinks and snacks on Thursday
    Let the company's atmosphere and the smart Hungarian & Boston colleagues inspire you day-by-day

TrueMotion is backed by General Catalyst, Bain Capital Ventures and Lakestar. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment that enriches our employees’ lives in and outside of work. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability state.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.