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Sr. Software Engineer - Backend

Soho, New York | Engineering | Full-time

We’re seeking experienced backend engineers to join us as we expand Lemonade Engineering to the United States. Right now, the engineering team sits out of Tel Aviv. As a member of our first NYC-based R&D squad, you’ll be a technical leader and key contributor to projects, collaborating with various stakeholders across the organization. 

As Senior Backend Engineer, you will play a key role in shaping how engineering impacts the organization. 

At Lemonade, we build our products using microservices mostly written in Typescript (using NestJS) and run over Kubernetes. We love infrastructure-as-code and use Pulumi to define it. We’re also obsessed with automation—Cooper, our internal chat bot, manages all our development flow, from setting up our development environment to creating git branches and deploying services to production.  

Do you care about coding craftsmanship and want to build incredible software at record speeds? Do innovative processes inspire you? If so, we want to hear from you.


  • 5+ years working as a backend engineer
  • BSc in Computer Science or Mathematics (or equivalent experience)
  • Broad knowledge of modern backend frameworks, tools, and architecture
  • Experience working on high scale, production-grade projects
  • Past contributions to open source projects are a plus


  • 5+ years working as a backend developer
  • BSc Computer Science, Mathematics, or any related degree
  • All around player, fast, self-learning individual
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Passion for code craftsmanship
  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
  • Smart, problem solver
  • Loves getting shit done!
  • Experience working on high scale, production-grade projects
About Lemonade

Lemonade is a licensed insurance carrier offering renters, homeowners, car, pet, and life insurance insurance in the United States, contents and liability insurance in Germany and the Netherlands, and renters insurance in France. We’re powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, and driven by social good.

A Certified B-Corp, Lemonade donates unused premiums to nonprofits selected by its community as part of our annual Giveback program. We incorporate our values into everything we do—from our business model to our office culture.