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Acrisure Technology Group (ATG) is a fast paced, AI-driven team building innovative software to disrupt the $6T+ insurance industry.  Our mission is to help the world share its risk more intelligently to power a more vibrant economy. To do this, we are transforming insurance distribution and underwriting into a science. 

At the core of our operating model is our technology: we’re building the premier AI Factory in the world for risk and applying it at the center of Acrisure, a privately held company recognized as one of the world's top 10 insurance brokerages and the fastest growing insurance brokerage globally. By using the latest technology and advances in AI to push the boundaries of understanding risk, we are systematically converting data into predictions, insights, and choices, and we believe we can remove the constraints associated with scale, scope, and learning that have existed in the insurance industry for centuries. 

We are a small team of extremely high caliber engineers with a diverse background across industries and technologies. Our engineers have worked at large companies like Google and Amazon, high frequency trading companies like 2Sigma and Jump Trading, and a variety of smaller startups, including successful startup founders.

As a Software Engineer focused on Data Engineering, you’ll be an essential part of the team building world-class software to transform the insurance industry. Working closely with engineers, researchers, product and design talent, and domain experts, you will design and implement new data processing systems that enable both cutting edge research, and high quality user experiences. As a successful candidate, you will take full advantage of state-of-the-art tools, conceiving of new ones when the right solution does not yet exist. You are driven by a passion for improving the world through technology and delighting users. Help us to turn vision into reality.

Here are some of the ways in which you’ll achieve impact:
  • Build beautiful, efficient, and reliable technology.
  • Collaborate with researchers and engineers to design and implement efficient data pipelines
  • Assist in designing and maintaining our tech stack, building when it makes sense, inventing when necessary, and continually upgrading as tools evolve.
  • Identify, adopt, and evangelize best practices.
  • Advocate for and identify creative implementations to optimize business impact.
  • Measure the effectiveness of new tools, find and address performance issues, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Utilize metrics and data to make the best possible decisions.
  • Build data expertise and own data quality metrics.
  • Work collegially and effectively as we grow a world-class, diverse engineering team.
You may be fit for this role if you:
  • Possess exceptional knowledge of computer science fundamentals and software engineering principles, as well as expertise with distributed data processing.
  • Have experience writing recurring data ingestion and validation pipelines across multiple data sources.
  • Have a strong knowledge of data architecture and modeling best practices.
  • Have proficiency in SQL
  • Are product- and customer-focused, with a passion for delighting the end user using data.
  • Are excited about the opportunity to use data and AI to transform the insurance industry.
  • Are entrepreneurial and action-biased; self-directed and excited to build something from scratch in a fast-paced, experimentation-driven environment.
  • Have strong communication skills that allow you to be effective in a cross-functional team, as well as deliver data driven insights.
  • Stamp out unnecessary complexity, harness necessary complexity, and make complex topics clear and accessible to others.
  • Possess empathy, kindness towards others, a positive attitude, and self-awareness.
  • Bring a unique, non-traditional perspective to enhance our team’s problem solving abilities.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Are willing and able to work from the headquarters in Austin, Texas (preferred), with remote roles considered for the right candidate.
  • 2+ years of experience in a Data Engineering or similar role using modern data processing techniques

Bonus

  • Have experience with Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery, BigTable, DataFlow), as well as other data processing tools such as Kafka
  • Have experience using or managing a data governance tool
  • Have strong experience with Python, Java or Kotlin.

It’s not expected that any single candidate would have expertise across all of these areas. If you are a solid engineer and eager to work on data- or insurance-related platforms/products, we are eager to talk to you.

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Location

Our Austin office is downtown and close to public transportation options and very walkable to restaurants and Town Lake.

An Insider's view of Acrisure Technology Group

What are some social events your company does?

Prior to COVID, we had monthly happy hours. We have stayed connected with virtual monthly lunch & learns, weekly hangouts with trivia games, and getting to know you activities, that go as far as trying to guess a teammate's freezer from a photo. Our holiday party was a virtual escape room complete with cocktail kits, snacks and gifts delivered!

Bonnie

Senior Executive Assistant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Every team here at ATG builds on the same platform and works on facets of the same product, so there is constant communication between teams. A few great examples of this are frequent design reviews, where engineers across teams talk through new services, and biweekly demos, where teams get to show off what they have been working on lately.

Claire

Software Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

My coworkers are a rare blend of experienced, intelligent, and kind. Whether I'm trying to understand how React works, what a transformer network architecture is, or why my Apache Beam job is failing, I can rely on my team to help me figure anything out.

Samuel

Senior AI Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our cross-functional teams engage in quarterly planning to brainstorm and roadmap ideas for how to make the most impact and commit to OKRs as a team. Engineers, Product, Researchers, and more all have a voice in where we’re going!

Julie

VP, Engineering

What are Acrisure Technology Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
ATG participates in local volunteer activities such as Coats for Kids Austin.
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We were a start-up sponsor at the Grace Hopper Celebration in 2020 and plan on continuing our support in future years.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
ATG's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
ATG's disability insurance benefit is 60% of an employee's annual salary up to a $5,000 maximum monthly payout. Employees also have the option to purchase extra coverage.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Calm App for all employees
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
ATG's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
ATG's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of an employee's contributions up to 3% of their annual salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Performance Bonus
ATG offers a competitive bonus plan to recognize employees for their hard work.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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