Milan - Italy Senior Frontend Engineer


Job description

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.

The role:
We seek an experienced Senior Frontend Engineer to join the Claims Domain, a collection of small sized teams within Prima.

Software Engineers of the Claims Domain are currently tasked with maintenance of the established claim management platform we have in Italy, while working on an exciting new platform that will enable Prima to rapidly bring internal claim management to further markets.

This involves:
-Providing our Claim Handlers with a low friction, highly automated claim handling experience
-Providing secure and legally compliant integrations with regulatory entities and all other third parties involved in claim handling

The guiding principles of the Claims domain are:
-Enabling fast scaling of our internal claim management platform to new countries
-Reducing our Loss Adjustment Expenses
-Rendering the claim management experience as serene as possible for Prima's customers
-Feeding high quality claim data back into our pricing engine, ensuring that Prima stays highly competitive

Prima is a tech company first and foremost. We all know that providing the best possible experience for our users cannot be achieved without also providing the best possible experience for our software engineers, which is why we’re searching for highly proactive individuals, who can steer their environment towards the best software engineering principles.Highlights of our engineering culture:
-Lightweight Scrum: as informal as possible so that we stay human, as formal as needed to keep advancing in a coherent direction
-Continuous learning: you can freely allocate 10% of your working hours to coding experiments of your choosing
-You're always just a Slack message away from your real users - Gemba walks are frequent and your sense of purpose is never lost
-Honest, continuous negotiation of scope and deadlines with product managers: you won't be stringed along and proactivity is rewarded - we want you to ask the smart questions.
-A rapidly maturing DDD environment ensures peaceful and productive collaboration between teams

Cornerstones of our Stack:
Strategic and tactical
Event Sourcing and CQRS
A mature design system
What you can expect in your day-to-day::
  • Good old honest software development. You won’t have to balance it with too many meetings.
  • Collaboration with the design system team to evolve our design system.
  • Close collaboration with UI/UX designers
  • Participation in our internal frontend community of practice (one of many), which can help you stay up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in frontend technologies, tools, and frameworks, and will allow you to drive their adoption when appropriate.
  • Conducting code reviews, providing constructive feedback.
  • Pair programming.
  • Collaboration with product managers and engineering managers to negotiate scope and ensure reliable, continuous delivery.
  • Learning from your colleagues and, likewise, teaching - we take continuous learning seriously.
  • Requirements:
  • Proven experience as a Senior Frontend Engineer or analogous role, with a strong track record of delivering high-quality frontend solutions.
  • Experience with React and experience or willingness to learn and master Elm.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of functional programming paradigms.
  • Knowledge of modern CSS.
  • Mature approach to testing (bonus points for TDD experience).
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles, design systems and a keen eye for detail in design implementation.
  • Strong English communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary teams (negotiation, pairing, mentorship, technical writing...)
  • Experience with the following skills is also greatly appreciated::
  • Knowledge of micro frontends
  • DDD.
  • Continuous delivery.
  • Security.

  • Contributions to open-source projects, blog posts, and overall participation in the development community are valued.
    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
    Milan -Italy
    Job function
    permanent employment