Senior Software Engineer

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Toronto - Canada
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"At Cowbell, our mission is to protect small to medium-sized enterprises by making cyber insurance accessible to all. Join our fast-growing team of diverse and passionate individuals on this mission to reinvent how businesses manage cyber risk and buy cyber insurance.

Cowbell is a fast-growing, next-generation cyber insurance provider, built on cutting-edge technology by a team of seasoned professionals united in their mission to achieve our ambitious goals. We believe in a people-first culture and know that great work isn't done without a phenomenal team, so we make sure to reflect that in our core values, benefits & wellness program.

In support of increasing demand, we are actively looking for ambitious people, who are not afraid of hard-work, ambiguity and a dash of chaos, to join our team and be part of a growing institution where they can hone their skills and develop new ones in a fun, challenging and dynamic environment.

If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Cowbell Cyber is hiring a Senior Software Engineer (Python) to join our Data Science team.

What you will do:

  • Partner with data scientists and business stakeholders to understand data needs and help build data products that scale across the company
  • Drive the collection of new data from first-party and third party data sources and the refinement of existing data sources.
  • Interface with other engineering groups in order to integrate with third-party APIs and service layers

What Cowbell needs from you:

  • Proficient in developing RESTful APIs using Python Web Framework like Django, Flask
  • Write modular, scalable, testable server side code in Python
  • Develop libraries and frameworks to be used across multiple projects
  • Address software quality issues as they arise and identify areas for improvement proactively
  • Experience in data modeling, relational databases like MySQL, Postgres

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field
  • 2-5 years experience Python programming
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python.
  • Experience working with AWS/GCP/Azure big data technologies
  • Experience working with Apache Spark/PySpark
  • Strong communication skills and experienced in gathering requirements
  • Knowledge of database and software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle.

What Cowbell brings to the table:

  • We are certified as a Great Place to Work.
  • Nationwide medical, dental and vision coverage plus life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts.
  • 401K matching.
  • Employee equity plan for all and wealth enablement plan for select customer facing roles.
  • Comprehensive wellness program including unlimited PTO, monthly wellness day off, subscription to meditation app, lunch and learns, book club, weekly lunch stipends, happy hours and much more.
  • Professional development and the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of cyber insurance, cyber security as well as continuing to build your professional skills in a team environment.