FutureProof Seeks Back-End Developer

  • FutureProof Technologies, Inc.
  • Remote (United States)
  • May 11, 2022
Full time role Engineering: Software

Job Description

About FutureProof

We are a fast-moving, venture-backed insurtech startup on a mission to create the climate-smart insurer of the future. 

We believe that the world will only have the incentive to make needed investments in climate adaptation once insurance properly prices climate risk. We have developed analytics to price climate risk from floods and hurricane winds with unprecedented granularity. On the basis of these analytics, we are building transformative new insurance products that will increase financial and physical resilience to climate change. 


About You

You will to be a foundational member of the team building our API for delivering our solutions to our partners in the insurance ecosystem. You will work directly with our CTO and your work will be pivotal to shaping FutureProof's product. 

You are an experienced developer and have worked extensively on building scalable applications. You thrive on the ownership of delivering on time and on spec, while influencing the overall software design. You demonstrate tenacity, resilience, and leadership, enabling you to organize and lead projects, overcome challenges, and propose solutions.

You want to be part of a company that is changing how insurance and the broader financial sector manages climate risk. You are inspired to bring new climate solutions to the market. You thrive in dynamic environments.



The back-end developer role is a full-time position. You will be responsible for: 

  • Developing and maintaining customer-facing API endpoints
  • Building flexible and scalable components for future use
  • Translating designs and business requirements into high quality code
  • Working with our team of analytics and insurance specialists to rapidly iterate on new features and improve the FutureProof customer experience 

FutureProof is based primarily in San Diego and the Bay Area, but the job can be done fully remotely.



  • 4+ years of experience in development
  • Strong proficiency in Python
  • Thorough understanding of RESTful APIs 
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture
  • Solid understanding of OOP and software design principles
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Experience working with AWS (or similar) environment and code versioning tools (git)
  • Knowledge of database systems



To apply, please send your resume/CV and a coding sample to info@futureproof.am.

FutureProof celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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Climate Adaptation