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Software Engineer - Underwriting


About the role

The underwriting team at Coalition is responsible for building and maintaining systems that integrate cutting-edge security data, insurance contract information, and additional proprietary data sources to assess cyber risk. You’ll be writing backend services and assisting in designing systems that apply a combination of business rules, statistical models, and machine learning to determine and monitor underwriting outcomes. Our platform comprises services written in Python and Go. We prioritize selecting the most suitable tools for each task and make pragmatic decisions to scale and decouple systems as we expand. You’ll work on an extremely cross-functional team that collaborates closely both internally and externally with the larger engineering organization.

This is a remote position that can be based anywhere in the United States or Canada.


  • Write scalable and clean code, writing unit and integration tests, shipping with high quality and confidence
  • Create alerts, monitors, and dashboards to ensure operational stability and observability
  • Lead small projects independently or working with a team of engineers for medium-large projects, collaborating with stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  • API and service development in Python and/or Go
  • Assess software errors with tools like Sentry, DataDog, Jaeger/Zipkin, GreyLog, or Appdynamics
  • Experience using multiple transports and formats (e.g., REST, gRPC, GraphQL)
  • Use of source control - git, svn, or perforce
  • Work experience in AWS or any public cloud
  • Work with an agile team using collaborative development tools - Atlassian Suite, GitHub, or GitLab
  • 0-2+ years of blended internship and/or professional development experience
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree - related technical discipline or equivalent work experience


Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The US base salary for this position ranges from $85,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $140,000/year in our highest geographic market. Consistent with applicable laws, an employee’s pay within this range is based on a number of factors, which include but are not limited to relevant education, skills, job-related knowledge, qualifications, work experience, credentials, and/or geographic location. Your recruiter can share more on target salary for your location during the interview process. Coalition, Inc. reserves the right to modify this range as needed.

Bonus Points

  • Insurance domain experience, in particular underwriting domain experience or actuarial experience


  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Annual home office stipend and WeWork access
  • Mental & physical health wellness programs (One Medical, Headspace, Gympass, and more)!
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement

Why Coalition? 

We’re a remote-first, mission-driven team committed to building a more inclusive culture with people of all different backgrounds. We trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership, and put in the work to help us in our pursuit to solve digital risk.

Coalition’s exceptional growth stems from its ability to address real-world problems for organizations of all sizes and remain true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, purpose, authenticity, and inclusion. We are proud to have been named among Inc.’s Best Workplaces in 2021 and 2023 and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.

We’re always looking for collaborative, inquisitive individuals to join


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Anti-Discrimination Notice

Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all individuals seeking employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. We also prohibit harassment or discrimination of applicants based on the above-protected categories. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination of employment.


Coalition complies with US federal and state disability laws. Our policy is to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, including applicants and employees unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship. Contact us by emailing [email protected] if you require reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview, pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process.

We consider qualified applicants, regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

To all recruitment agencies: Coalition does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our email alias, employees, or other physical or virtual organization locations. Coalition is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.