BackEnd Engineer

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Founded by a group of industry visionaries and startup disruptors, DAIS is reimagining insurance by empowering agencies and carriers with a cutting edge software platform designed to handle the complex challenges of the industry.

At DAIS, we’re looking for people who are curious, driven, and hungry for a challenge. DAIS will give you the room to take complete ownership of your work within an exciting startup culture that is designed to foster personal development. This is a place where you can collaborate freely and level up your skills.

BackEnd Engineer


Develop and maintain robust platform components which will interact with a series of user-facing operational tools and applications. Interface with product teams to ensure customer satisfaction and implement new platform components.

A few cool things about this role:

  • You will work with microservices and the most sophisticated PaaS infrastructure between the coasts.

  • You will work with and learn from a world-class devops team in a continuous delivery environment.

  • You will build brand new technology that you will learn about such as behavioral science and two-sided marketplaces.

  • We are cultivating an ownership culture, so you will own your work all the way from DEV to PROD.


  • As part of an Agile team, be a key hands-on contributor to the design and development of new platform components

  • Develop and maintain new high-quality functionality for existing platform components

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including: Product Managers, UX designers, and Front End Architects

  • Delivered code will be fully tested and plug into the test automation in our continuous delivery pipeline

  • Contribute code and ideas to improve developer workflow and team performance


  • Experience with Java/Spring Framework in a Microservices architecture

  • Experience integrating with APIs and services from cloud providers preferred

  • Experience with Docker preferred

  • Great communication skills, especially written

  • At least 4 years relevant experience

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RustLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AbstractDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • JIRAManagement


Our main office is located in the Triangle Plaza by Cumberland Blue Line. We also have locations in downtown Chicago and Port Washington.

An Insider's view of DAIS Technology

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There is a lot of positivity radiating around the office. People are energized about the many improvements and low hanging fruit to remedy the situation that small to mid-sized insurance companies face. This a problem we are absolutely going to solve, and we’re going to have fun doing it.


Senior Automation Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

A lot of tech improvements are incremental; it's about small changes to existing tech. It is different at DAIS, we have the opportunity to true transform the insurance industry, and it’s pretty fun. Seeing the adoption and delight of our users when we solve problems is amazing, and solving these complicated challenges is truly rewarding.


Head of UX

What projects are you most excited about?

Creating products that transform our users' concept of what's possible is the passion that drives me as a product manager. Developing the Internet of Insurance at DAIS is fulfilling this passion, allowing me to see first hand how this product is revolutionizing insurance by finding new solutions to old-aged problems.


Director of Customer Success

What are DAIS Technology Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
10 Standard Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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