Job Description

Open position:

Summer Internship as Back-End Developer at Blockchain Indemnity Co. (“BICO”)

Opportunity in Insurtech

The multi-trillion dollar insurance industry is unable to understand the need for insurance for blockchain businesses. Emerging cyber risks and cryptocurrencies transcend boarders – Since big insurers limit their thinking to geographic regions & rigid business units, they can’t bundle claims beyond their desk and lack adaptability to offer fairly priced solutions to small & medium sized businesses. Insurance is a promise that a business can recoup its losses from an adverse event. Failing to provide adequate protection, introduces avoidable risk to blockchain pioneers. We want to cover innovators with tailored solutions that let them focus on what truly counts – their business.

Funded earlier this year, BICO is managed by two Columbia Business School graduates.

We at BICO market commercial insurance to SME business with focus on the blockchain industry. Initially funded through friends & family, we are currently raising seed funding. Your core responsibility will be the coding & development of a marketplace for insurance.

Additional responsibilities

  • Code and Develop and promote new applications and/or capabilities for systems
  • Provide data for client support and marketing efforts
  • Enhance the firm’s quantitative efforts regarding data analysis, risk analysis and reporting

Put your skills to work and get first hands experience at an uprising start up.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree, ideally from a top tier school
  • Professional experience as developer
  • Team player with exceptional people skills that contribute to the ability to work well with others toward common goals
  • Must be well organized, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to prioritize effectively
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Experienced in working with APIs, Web Scraping and Ruby on rails a plus
  • Interest in blockchain, ICOs & cryptocurrencies a plus

Location: New York / Home office

Salary: Unpaid, possibility to be hired full-time afterwards

Proposed start date: Mid May/June

Duration: 3 months, potentially can be expanded to school-year internship in the fall.

To be considered, please send your CV and work samples, if available, to Felix.

Job Type: Internship

Required work authorization:

  • United States

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