Senior Software Engineer at Jerry (S17)
Jerry makes it really easy to save time and money on car expenses.
3+ years
About Jerry

Jerry is building a super app to save customers time and money on car expenses. We started in 2019 with our AI- and machine-learning-based car insurance comparison service and today serve more than 2 million customers across the United States.

Jerry generated tremendous revenue and customer growth since its 2019 launch. The company experienced 10x revenue growth in 2020 and is on track to continue robust growth in 2021. Jerry is the #1 rated and most downloaded app in its category.

Jerry is founded by serial entrepreneurs who built and scaled YourMechanic, the largest nationwide on-demand car repair and maintenance service serving more than 2,000 U.S. cities. The experienced leadership team is supported by board members and investors Chi-Hua Chien, co-founder of Goodwater Capital, and Rafi Syed, general partner at Bow Capital.

We are based in Silicon Valley and have offices in Palo Alto, Toronto, and Buffalo. We are backed by Y-combinator, SV Angel, Funders Club, and many other prominent Silicon Valley Investors.

We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for:

-Start-up energy working with a brilliant and passionate team -$2T market size -Exponential growth -Open communication environment based on high integrity values

About the role

We'd love to hear from you if you are looking for a tech company with the following:

  • Huge market ($2T billion market size), we are building the first AI-powered super app to help people owning a car
  • Innovative product with the combination of cutting edge mobile, AI, and big data technologies
  • Start-up energy - come join one of LinkedIn's Top 50 Tech Start-ups
  • Hypergrowth - 17x revenue growth in the past two years
  • Best user experience: #1 ranked app in the insurance comparison category
  • Strong leadership: from Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Nvidia, Alibaba, etc. and rockstar colleagues

About YOU:

  • You love tackling convoluted problems and coming up with clean, stable solutions that scale.
  • You have a genuine passion for designing and implementing elegant software solutions.
  • You are intimately familiar (and up to date) with the development ecosystem and make sound decisions when choosing the right tool or library for the job.
  • You will contribute across the entire product stack, as well as collectively oversee the integrity of the codebase.

A few more specifics about YOU:

  • At least 3 + years of full-time software development experience.
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Strong software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.).
  • Proficient with modern web application development with knowledge of JS ecosystems and open source web frameworks (e.g. NodeJS / React / GraphQL / PostgreSQL / Redshift / Redis / Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of good practices, preferred design patterns, and writing idiomatic Javascript code.
  • Solid understanding of performance implications and scalability of code.
  • Keenness for writing good, meaningful tests and maintaining thorough test coverage.
  • Experience with large, complex codebases and know how to maintain them.

About Jerry:

Jerry is building the first Super App to save car owners time and money on all their car expenses. Drivers deserve better. That's why we're committed to making shopping for insurance, financing, maintenance, repairs, parking and more just a few clicks, texts, or swipes away.

Jerry is taking processes that haven't substantively changed in decades and reimagining and redesigning them. Using artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots, Jerry eliminates the need for long forms and phone calls while providing personalized services for all car-owners' needs.

Today, Jerry is the #1 rated and most downloaded app in its category and the fastest way to compare and buy car insurance. We have more than 1M customers and we are just getting started. Join our team of curious and passionate people who love tackling real-world problems and be a part of building a revolutionary product that's disrupting a massive market.

Jerry was founded in 2017 by serial entrepreneurs and has raised more than $130 million in financing.


Technology stack: Typescript, NodeJS, React, React Native, GraphQL, Serverless.

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