Milan - Italy Engineering Manager (Pricing & Underwriting)

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Is it a thrilling opportunity in a dynamic environment which is constantly evolving what you are currently looking for?

Are you curious to see how a company that operates in the Insurance sector provides a great experience at a great price to its customers using cutting-edge technologies to create and sell its products? Then, we are happy to inform you that you have just got a ticket to the fast lane!

IT technology lies at the very core of everything we do and our Engineering and Product departments are composed of passionate and innovative people who never stop learning and developing their skills employing the latest stacks and methodologies.

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… ‘That sounds pretty good’. We agree. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can.

You will lead one or more teams inside the Engineering department specifically within Prima's Pricing & Underwriting domain. You will be in charge of the delivery of all the features that have been planned for the software applications managed by the teams you will be part of. You will be ultimately responsible for the overall technical quality and furthermore you will take care of the professional growth of all the teams' Software Developers.

You will be responsible for:
  • Guiding the definition of the technical roadmap
  • Making sure that the technical solutions chosen together with the team meet business demands and are aligned with the technical vision of the company as a whole
  • Ensuring the system complies with the maintainability, reliability, scalability and security requirements set by the company
  • Defining and monitoring the most appropriate Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) metrics
  • Supporting the development team so that the most important initiatives are delivered on time, in order to obtain incremental, shared releases
  • Ensuring a team composition suitable for achieving set goals
  • Promoting the training, growth and satisfaction of every tech member of the team
  • Creating and maintaining an exciting work environment
  • Requirements:
  • Develop a deep understanding of the domain and use it to build long term strategies and technical vision across teams
  • Navigate high levels of technical uncertainty and reduce it for others
  • Be recognized as one of the subject matter experts and go-to persons for the whole domain, helping teams to deliver high quality outcomes through revolutionary ideas 
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships within the domain and can positively influence others’ perspectives, especially on architectural direction and engineering culture
  • Effectively mentor many engineers and provide them opportunities to grow (on technical topics, on decision making, etc)
  • Develop good understanding of our business landscape and use it to make technical decisions that yield a significant business impact
  • Be a multiplier by designing  and providing solutions that accelerate teams, and delegate effectively.
  • Effectively communicate with non-technical stakeholders and engage in communications with external business partners
  • Manage talent acquisition pipelines by collaborating effectively with other departments

  • In addition to the basic requirements, we will carefully evaluate these characteristics:
  • Experience of Domain Driven Design and event based architecture
  • Ability to lead initiatives from inception to delivery
  • Experience in designing and implementing microservices in a large ecosystem



  • Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.

    If it sounds like we’d be a good fit for each other, join us in the fast lane!

     

    Job info

    Full-remote available
    Location
    Milan -Italy
    Department
    Engineering
    Job function
    Engineering
    Employment
    permanent employment