Briza.io is a Canadian-American insurance technology startup, creating the infrastructure for insurance underwriters and brokers to deliver quotes, and customers to pay for small business insurance policies, in real time, on your phone or browser.
We have ambitious plans to move commercial insurance into the future, and we’re looking for full time backend engineers specializing in API integrations to join us here in our downtown Toronto office. In this role you’ll be integrating our partners APIs into the Briza platform allowing us to launch new products into new markets.
We’re looking for team members with a strong background or interest in building successful products and systems; you’re comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; you have exquisite attention to detail; and you’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems. This position will challenge and reward your creativity and dedication!
Synthesize API documentation from third party sources
Writing integrations with third party APIs
Validating and testing the API integrations
Ability to create scripts and tooling to facilitate the onboarding of other third party APIs
Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
Work with engineers across the company to build new features
Improve our engineering standards, tooling, and processes
You may be fit for this role if you:
Have worked with other APIs and third-party integrations
Have worked with JSON, JSON-API, XML message formats
Have experience in object-oriented programming and can think in interfaces
Can research, design and communicate your ideas in technical design and architecture discussions
Have an understanding of the OpenAPI specification
Desire to work on systems to securely store sensitive data
See the value in writing automated tests (unit, integration) and strive to always do so.
Would enjoy working with our product team to build new tools
Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems, and take pride in working on projects to successful completion
Thrive in small collaborative teams and environments involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
Have startup, or scaleup experience
Our Primary Stack:
Node.js + TypeScript
PostgreSQL (Amazon RDS)
AWS (Fargate, S3, Cloudfront)
Read more about our stack: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/brizas-technology-stack-rishi-sharma/
At Briza, we are committed to building a diverse team and fostering an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.
We want to work in a company of warm, inclusive people who treat their colleagues exceptionally well. The kind of people who are committed to going out of their way to help others in the short-term and pushing them to improve over the long-term (by helping them to get better at what they do).