Software Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
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Why join Hi Marley?

Hi Marley is the only digital communications platform built for insurance. With our innovative SaaS application, we are on a mission to transform the insurance industry one conversation at a time - and we are having fun and learning along the way! We celebrate each other's victories in and outside of work, respect each other as individuals and professionals and value ideas over hierarchy. Hi Marley promotes a culture of continuous learning, by always seeking ways to be better for ourselves, our team and our customers.

We are looking for a Mid-Level Software Engineer who has a passion for developing thoughtful, elegant UI solutions in React/Redux and is willing and able to build tests using Jest/Enzyme. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and be able to prioritize work and ask the right questions within a lean-agile team. They will be a key member of a small team creating intuitive, user-friendly interfaces of a next-generation communication platform for the insurance industry. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with Node.js in high-volume, production environments, using libraries such as Serverless, and manipulating both SQL and Document Databases (Mongo/DynamoDB).


What You'll Do: 

  • Design and develop intuitive User Interfaces within the Hi Marley architecture
  • Assist in solving complex problems and transform them into business solutions
  • Mentor and participate in reviews of other projects, offering valuable feedback.
  • Work with Product Owners to develop stories and acceptance criteria
  • Contribute to a highly motivated, positive, high energy work environment
  • Help drive Marley’s user and developer experience towards the future


What We’re Looking For:

  • BS/MS in Engineering, Computer Science or Math
  • 3-6 years of software development experience
  • Must have a proven track record of delivering quality software at scale
  • Strong understanding of REST Design Philosophy and API development
  • Experience in Node.JS, AWS, HTML5, and CSS (Less) preferred
  • Experience with relational and document-oriented databases, test frameworks (e.g. Jest/Enzyme) and Code Management tools (git, JIRA, etc.)

Who We Are:
Hi Marley has six permission to play values (Integrity, Inclusive, Compassion, Respect, Gratitude, Coachable) and three core values that are the foundation of our company culture, which every employee embodies:

  • Max Courage - we encourage our team, our customers, and their customers to dream big, try new ideas and maximize impact by measuring risk.
  • Be Humble – we lead with appreciation and promote a culture of humility, compassion and openness to learn from anyone, anywhere.
  • Ubuntu “I am because we are” - we believe true success is much bigger than any single individual or company.  By aligning our individual aims behind a shared purpose we can achieve our fullest potential, together.

What We Offer:
Our employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills. We want to be able to attract the best of the best and make sure they keep getting better. On top of an exciting, supportive and intellectually challenging workplace, we are offering

  • A fun, lively startup culture
  • Core values-based leadership
  • A culture of employee engagement, diversity and inclusion
  • Full benefits package including parental leave, a matching 401k program, and medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • Open vacation policy - we all work hard and take time for ourselves when we need it
  • Competitive salary and generous stock options - we all get to own a piece of what we’re building
  • Ample opportunities to learn and take on new responsibilities in a fast-paced, growth-mode startup

Hi Marley is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to building an inclusive work environment representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, where all employees are encouraged to be their authentic selves.

Hi Marley participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please review the documents under "E-Verify Poster" here:

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77 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110

An Insider's view of Hi Marley

What's something quirky about your company?

I dare you to find another company that will send you homemade chicken noodle soup when an illness has swept through your family! Hi Marley has been bright spot in an otherwise difficult year.


Team Lead, Customer Success

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

What brings us together is this shared drive to create change throughout the insurance industry or local community. Whether it's developing a feature or leading a community service initiative, you will find a team who wants to be the change they see in the world.


Product Manager Associate

What are some things you learned at the company?

Hi Marley has taught me to take risks and trust my decision-making and has enabled me to work collaboratively to create efficiencies across the back office. By celebrating our wins, aligning on our corporate goals and living by our core values every day, Hi Marley has also taught me the value of truly working as a team.


Vice President of Finance

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

An initiative we established early on & have fully embraced is our quarterly Marley IO – a 24-hour competition where cross-functional teams compete to create the most innovative initiative they can that will add value to our users, business & industry. It fosters fun, creativity, collaboration & innovation & is something we all look forward to!


Head of People

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I’m constantly thinking of how inclusivity intersects with people's experiences here. Here are some ways I’ve extended myself as a resource company-wide: 1) Proactive checking ins 2) Setting up time to brainstorm & problem-solve together on specific topics 3) Having drop-in office hours as a low-stake way to invite people into my virtual “office.”


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Partner

What are Hi Marley Perks + Benefits

Hi Marley Benefits Overview

We offer medical and dental insurance, generous 401k match, open vacation policy, a flexible schedule, casual work environment, wellness initiatives, learning & development benefits, and fun events throughout the year!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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