SDE II(Auto)

Acko

Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
  • Website: www.acko.com
  • Company Address: 3rd Floor, F wing, Lotus Corporate Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, IN

About Acko

Acko is India’s first and fastest-growing InsurTech company which makes buying and using insurance effortlessly. It was founded in 2016 by Mr. Varun Dua- a serial fintech entrepreneur who set simplicity, affordability and innovation as its cornerstones. In a short span since its inception, Acko has partnered with major tech companies like Amazon, OYO and Ola, and is renowned for its innovative insurance products.

Job Description

About the company

Acko is India's first and only all-digital insure tech product company. It was founded in 2016 by Mr. Varun Dua- a serial fintech entrepreneur who set simplicity, affordability and innovation as its cornerstones. Through innovative digital products, customized pricing, and use of data and technology, we are changing how insurance works, and is perceived by users in India.
 
Although we are solving for the Indian market and are based out of Bangalore, we are part of a global wave of insurtech startups that are creating success through technology and business model disruption.

We are a well-funded series-D company backed by a slate of marquee investors including Binny Bansal, Amazon, Ascent capital, Accel, SAIF and Catamaran. 

Through partnerships with large internet players such as Amazon, Ola, RedBus, Oyo, Lendingkart, ZestMoney, GOMMT group etc, our micro-insurance product has reached ~50M unique users.

About the role

Engineering

Description

About Company:

Acko is a new age technology-based general insurance company. It is India’s first digital-only general insurance company with an aim to overhaul insurance, via innovative digital products, customized prices, and offerings. 

 

Founded by Mr. Varun Dua (Ex-CEO and founder of Coverfox) and backed by reputed investors Acko offers customers a transparent, stress-free process of buying insurance and a seamless servicing platform. Using data, analytics, and technology, the company’s platform enables customers to access low prices in one click based on their risk profile. The company believes that it can reach a point where a customer would get his claim without him even lodging it. 

 

Globally, insurtech companies are leading the path of disruption. In India, Acko is at the forefront, leading and defining this insurance revolution. Acko has raised USD 200 Mn to date and is poised to grow rapidly. The company has been backed by a marquee set of investors like Accel, SAIF, Amazon, Catamaran, etc. and raised a record seed funding round of USD 30 Mn last year. Recently, Acko General Insurance was ranked No. 2 in Insurance Post’s Top 100 Global Insurtech firms 2018, only after ZhongAn of China.

 

About Role:

The Software Development Engineer’s core responsibilities include working on highly-maintainable and unit tested software components/systems that address real world problems. You will be working in a fast paced and agile work environment delivering quality solutions that have immediate business impact.

 

Here’s what we are looking for:

• Experience level of 3 to 6 years of experience in very large-scale applications.

• Strong problem-solving skills, computer science fundamentals, data structures and

algorithms.

• Good understanding of data structures & algorithms and their space & time complexities.

• Strong hands-on and practical working experience with Java

• Excellent coding skills - should be able to convert design into code fluently.

• Hands-on experience working with Databases and Linux platforms.

• B.E./B. Tech in Computer Science or equivalent from a reputed college.

 

Responsibilities:

Write maintainable/scalable/efficient code.

• Follow coding standards, unit-testing, code reviews etc.

• Design & architect business problems.

• Follow release cycles and commitment to deadlines.

• Work in a cross-functional team, collaborating with peers during the entire SDLC.

• Mentor Junior Developers.

• Helping Acko in team building.

• Design (LLD & HLD) and architect technical solutions for the business problems of a very

large-scale portal.

 

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