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Software Engineer (frontend)

Engineering

San Francisco


Our mission is to make construction safe and sustainable through innovative insurance products.

Shepherd is a tech-enabled MGU writing casualty insurance for middle-market construction. Our mission is to incentivize a safe and sustainable construction industry through innovative insurance products. Shepherd is creating a digital end-to-end insurance procurement experience, leveraging new sources of underwriting data and providing the construction industry with valuable benchmarking metrics. We're backed by Y-Combinator and have raised a Seed Round led by Spark Capital.

About you

We're looking for a talented frontend engineer who's passionate about what we're building and ready to do the best work of their career.

You would be our dream candidate if...

  • You aren't afraid of ambiguity, and it may even excite you
  • You enjoy shipping product every day (maybe multiple times a day)
  • You enjoy wearing multiple hats while solving problems; as an engineer, product manager, and designer
  • You care about the built-world and how to improve construction safety and productivity
  • You have some experience with insurance – either from a prior InsurTech role or actuarial role
  • You have experience working with Javascript (backend and/or frontend)
  • You have at least 3-4+ years of working experience (preferably as a full-stack engineer)

About the role

Shepherd's platform consists of three primary elements: data collection, automated underwriting, and policy administration.

  • You will own a large area of Shepherd's product experience, in each vertical
  • You will work across the stack, even across different disciplines (e.g. underwriting, design, product management)
  • You will play an integral role in building our culture as the company grows
  • You will collaborate closely with us (Justin, Mo, and Steve) on shaping future roadmaps and making company decisions.

Our tech stack

Frontend

  • React & Next.js
  • Typescript
  • GraphQL w/ Apollo
  • Cypress.js & Jest

Backend

  • Node.js
  • Postgres & Redis
  • Typescript
  • GraphQL APIs

Benefits

Paid lunch, snacks, and craft coffee in the office every day

100% employer contribution to top-tier health, dental, and vision insurance

401K Retirement Planning

Unlimited PTO

Fidi Office with a beautiful patio and dog-friendly

We workout, ski, hike and do many activities together

The team

Meet the team

Interested?

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