Senior Software Engineer

Software Bellevue, Washington

About RMS Bellevue


RMS is building a cutting-edge risk management platform for the global risk market, enabling RMS’ clients to share, discover, and consume Petabytes of risk modeling and insurance data to produce big insights. We enable teams at RMS to produce world-class risk models, and our customers to consume and integrate the resulting analytical data in their business processes.  On top of this platform, we are developing innovative products with state-of-the-art user experiences. We’re looking for top engineers to help us drive this vision forward and we are only beginning.  



About the Platform Services Team


The RMS Bellevue team is growing the Platform Services Team that is responsible for end-to-end management of tenant lifecycle that is the building block of RMS’ SaaS offering. Our team’s charter is to provide the best-in-class multitenant management SaaS platform called Service Management Layer (which supports authentication, subscription, quotas, resources, usage metrics and billing). We launched our initial version in summer of 2020, and we are busy lighting up new capabilities and delighting our customers. Our team is responsible for automating the entire stack of high performance, large scale, geographically dispersed resources throughout its lifecycle. This is a technology stack that will challenge you and diversify your skills. If you are someone who has an appetite to work on these areas and want to work with a great team in a fast paced yet fun filled environment that loves challenges, we would love to talk to you.  



About the Work – We are building a system from the ground-up that is:


  • is a highly scalable, cloud-based SaaS offering that performs low latency querying against detailed risk analysis data
  • leverages cloud-based PaaS offerings and open-source technologies as the foundation 
  • uses Linux, Java, C#, and leverages the latest advances in database tools, vector processing, hardware-based acceleration techniques, and geographic visualization tools
  • utilizes a unique Big Data approach scaling to a massive size over time, large-scale distributed data processing technology, and best-in-class virtualization technology



About the Role – Senior Software Development Engineer


  • As a Full Stack Senior Software Development Engineer, you will you be expected to be versatile across front end, platform components and backend components, understands the layers across the stack. You will present design, perform peer code reviews and works collaboratively with your team but also making impact beyond your team. You must have a proven aptitude to drive solutions across organizational boundaries. You will also have experience presenting your technical solutions to senior architects and senior leadership and be able to solve business challenges through technical prowess. Part of your role will help contribute directly to RMS core frameworks, tech stack and infrastructure. Partner with Product & Design teams to inform the UI/UX of our frontend web applications. This is a hands-on position where you will do everything from designing and building components and cutting-edge features to formulating strategy and direction within the Org. You need to not only be a top front end developer with excellent programming skills and a stellar record of delivery but also excel at backend stack as a leader with strong customer obsession. 




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related work experience
  • 5+ years of experience with a strong track record of building highly scalable web based front ends using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • 2 + years of professional experience with a Frontend Framework like React, React Native, Vue, Angular, Ember
  • Experience building web apps using React Native is a plus.
  • Experience with NodeJS and/or Java backend is a plus.
  • Experience building services that scale to millions of users and transactions.
  • Understand frontend architectures and build processes (npm, yarn, webpack, parcel)
  • Production programming experience object-oriented languages such as Java, C#, or software development with any strongly typed language.
  • Experience with relational data storage such as PostgreSQL and SQL Server
  • Working experience with Microservice and Architectures
  • Working experience with RESTful services
  • Working experience with cloud platforms (public or private) such as Azure, Google Cloud, AWS 
  • Demonstrable understanding of advanced programming concepts such as multi-threading, memory management, and query processing 
  • Passion for finding and solving problems across the stack
  • Excellent communication skills, proven ability to convey complex ideas to others in a concise and clear manner
  • Excellent communication skills, proven ability to convey complex ideas to others in a concise and clear manner



  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a quantitative field or with experience
  • 7+ years of professional programming experience with a proven track record of on-time delivery 
  • Experience with front end app performance tuning, bottleneck analysis, and resource usage monitoring 
  • Experience working on and/or with CDN, containerization technologies such as Docker, and Kubernetes. 
  • Experience building large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with data access and computing in highly distributed cloud systems
  • Prior history with agile development  



About RMS

There’s a 1% chance an earthquake will cause $50 billion of insured loss within the next 12 months and a 5% chance that a hurricane will cause $60 billion of insured losses next year. At RMS, we turn risks into real numbers. How? By building simulation models that allow insurers and investors to understand and manage their global risks--from hurricanes, quakes, and wildfires, to cyberattacks, terror attacks, and pandemics. Why? We want to build a more resilient world, and we’re on a mission to help make every risk known.

Insurers, reinsurers, investors, financial institutions, governments, and NGOs trust RMS solutions to better understand and manage catastrophe risks. RMS was founded in 1989 by Stanford scientists who created our first model for California Earthquake. Today, RMS has some 1,300 employees across 13 offices in the US, London, Bermuda, Zurich, India, China, Japan, Singapore, and Australia, and over 1,000 products and models now covering six continents.

RMS helped pioneer the natural catastrophe model market we now lead – and we continue to innovate. In May 2019, we announced RMS Risk Intelligence™ (RI), an open-standard platform for strategic risk management. Through this purpose-built platform, clients can tap into RMS HD models, rich data layers, intuitive applications and APIs that simply integrate into existing enterprise systems to support business decisions across underwriting, risk selection, mitigation, and portfolio management.

How we understand and manage risk affects everyone and our passion is nothing less than creating a more resilient world through a better understanding of catastrophic events. Join our team of leading scientists, developers, industry experts, and world-class professionals. Together, RMSers make a difference on a truly global scale.

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RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.

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