Full Time: Sr. Software Engineer (PHP) at Apliant in Boston, MA

Boston, MA (Fort Point Channel)

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to help us continue building transformative sales enablement technology for the insurance industry.

We are right on the leading edge of the InsureTech wave of innovation that is affecting trillions of dollars of annual insurance premium, and we are having great success in improving the way consumers go through the insurance purchase process.

Our successful engineers are responsible for full cycle development (design, develop, implement and support enhancements) for a distributed collaboration application, and serve as development experts and a key contributors to our early stage business.

You will be playing a key role in planning, designing, developing, testing, and maintaining business applications through collaborating with company stakeholders and other software developers/architects.

This role is ideal for a highly motivated person that thrives in a fast-paced, informal, egoless environment that is constantly evolving.

Strong technical skills are a must as the bar of excellence is high.

You should well-rounded individual with a great sense of humor and a positive attitude, if you want to enjoy being on our team.

You write code in a text editor, you're comfortable in a terminal prompt, you have no problem configuring your computer for local development, and you've got good git etiquette.

We are designing, developing and supporting a global operating platform and mobile app taking them to the next generation of financial support - that makes us unique in the insurance industry that we serve.

Our information technology team members thrive in a fast-paced, informal, egoless environment setting the bar of excellence high.

Further, we’re passionate people, collectively sharing an affinity for intelligent minds, quality of work, taking care of customers and the success that comes with it.


You're an experienced LAMP expert who goes to bed reading tech blogs.
You fantasize about highly scalable software applications.
Introvert or extrovert, you've got a phenomenal personality and respect for others.
You don't take shortcuts, love a challenge, and learn surprisingly fast.
You're enthusiastic about coaching team members in best practice and techniques.
You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
You're a confident self-starter that can take a project through the development life cycle to completion.
You know how to achieve great code coverage.
You use Git in advanced ways.


PHP, MySQL & Javascript on an extensive level
How to scale a web application to users in the millions and beyond
How to use Laravel framework and Node.js
How to both build and use RESTful web services
How to work with MySQL relational databases.
Familiar with AWS computing services including EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, DynamoDB, S3 and Glacier.
You've worked with various UI technologies and frameworks.
You understand document oriented databases, such as Cassandra or MongoDB
You work well in test-driven development and/or behavior-driven development, and with continuous integration and continuous delivery.
You've done some of this before; 2+ years of hands on experience in design and development of SaaS service offering.
Bachelors/Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline is great, but not required.

Apliant is bringing together customers, carriers and agents in a way that is revolutionizing the personal insurance market.

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Apliant is an early stage company backed by Boston-based venture capital firms and insurance carriers.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

PHP: 2 years


Source: Clevertech