Development Lead - Integrations

Information Technology Seattle, Washington


Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.

Position Summary:

Trupanion, North America’s fastest-growing pet insurance provider is looking for development lead to drive company-wide engineering work for policy management and claims APIs and integrations! This position requires experience building REST APIs, implementing integrations with internal and external partners, and leading a team of high-performing developers.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, implement and test claims and policy-related integration and API features
  • Oversee day-to-day work of a growing team of 4+ developers
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and personnel management for the team
  • Develop strong relationships with leaders and SMEs in policy and claims to spec, design, and deliver features
  • Work with Dev/IT management to meet company goals, hire new team members, and ensure team members’ career growth


Education, Registration & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s level degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience


  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a development lead (technical leader and personnel manager) for a team of 3+
  • Minimum 8 years of experience developing software in C#/.NET for API/services scenarios

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Expert software engineering skills with C#/.NET and ASP.NET (v4 or newer)
  • Experienced in leading teams, both as a tech lead and personnel manager
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the business analysts, program managers, business leaders, and SMEs to ensure solutions meet business needs
  • Experience with source control systems, release management, and source code configuration control for web projects
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of using S.O.L.I.D. principles to design software
  • Proficient with the Agile methodology

Benefits and Perks:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Four weeks paid time off
  • Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
  • Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free on-site gym

About Trupanion:

We’re all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We’re focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.

Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:

Trupanion Team DNA:

At Trupanion, we achieve great things together when we are:

  • Caring: We are kind to each other and assume positive intent.
  • Collaborative: We work together to achieve company goals (we not me).
  • Courageous: We are determined, take risks, and make bold moves.
  • Curious: We seek new information to continually better ourselves and our work.
  • Honest: We believe candid communication leads to successful teamwork.
  • Inclusive: We welcome and value all people and perspectives.
  • Nimble: We readily adapt and evolve in pursuit of progress and innovation.

For more information about Trupanion, visit

Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.