Socotra is focused on building the most modern cloud-based platform for technology-driven insurers. We are re-imagining and re-inventing technology for one of the world’s largest and most technologically neglected industries. Our vision is to become the technology platform that powers insurance businesses everywhere.
Well funded by well-known investors. 8VC, Founders Fund, SV Angel, Vulcan Capital, Crunch Fund, Nationwide
Building needed infrastructure in a very big industry with no significant competitors
Git Flow /Kubernetes, 2-week sprints with retro Flat Engineering Org/ VP of Engineering, one scrum team, majority of backend specialists, + specialist in FE, QA and DeVOps Mostly monolith / Mostly JVM AWS EKS
Modernizing legacy industry software with modern cloud infrastructure Transitioning monolith to microservices Delivering productized software for insuretech as a platform
Data management (MySQL @scale) API Ergonomics (REST semantics) via JSON Leveraging best practices & RFC's Transforming delivery expectations from yearly to daily
Lucene based search of structured policy/claim data
Analytical treatment of events sourced from insurance transactions
Elastic Search, Kafka, NoSQL data migration in production
Game night, movie night, meetups
Meaningful equity at an early stage company Daily catered lunch and countless snacks Great location in San Francisco's SOMA district (close to public transport) Top-tier health benefits Fitness stipend Commuter benefits Fun team offsites (past examples: skiing in Tahoe, Yosemite summer trip, cocktail class, baseball games, and more)
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