Software Architect (Remote) at Vertafore

| Remote
Sorry, this job was removed at 4:16 a.m. (MST) on Friday, February 25, 2022
Find out who’s hiring remotely
See all Remote jobs
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

$105,00 - $115,000 + VIP Bonus and $1,000 Signing Bonus

Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solutions are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.



As an Architect on the Vertafore Distribution and Compliance Management architecture team, you will provide technical direction, development, and support for the organization's objectives. Our team fosters collaboration, innovation, integrity, mentorship, and commitment to success.

The position offers the opportunity to interact with and influence all levels of the organization; communicating in a voice each understands is critical. In this role, you will work with Development, Product Management, and stakeholders both internal and external to the organization to formulate, guide, and disseminate our technical vision.

As a hands-on architect, you will work with development teams to implement and design the next generation Platform for our products. You will provide technical leadership, active mentoring, technical decision-making, and development.

Core requirements and responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide support for existing products and developing new products
  • Coordinate with software development teams in designing and implementing pragmatic and best-fit solutions
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Assist managers in analyzing project requirements and project design
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and processes ensuring highest quality product platform
  • Troubleshoot code problems quickly and efficiently
  • Assist in development, training, and creating architectural documents

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Curious and avid learner
  • Able to interact with stakeholders to gather insights and translate technical concepts
  • Communicates clearly to explain and defend design decisions
  • Self-motivated and an excellent problem-solver
  • Driven to improve, personally and professionally
  • Understanding of micro-service-based architectures and building performant, scalable, and durable solutions in cloud environments
  • Expert-level Java required, JavaScript a plus
  • Proficient in NoSQL (e.g., Cassandra) and Relational Databases.
  • Demonstrable interest in emerging / nascent technologies
  • Highly proficient in communicating technical issues with developers, product owners, executives, and other stakeholders
  • Able to express complex concepts in plain language for greater understanding across teams / departments
  • Knowledge and interest in DevOps-oriented processes and toolsets
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks
  • Experience with event-driven architectures and messaging systems (e.g., Kafka)
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-code models (e.g., Chef or equivalent)

Additional Requirements and Details:

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to work remotely with a stable internet connection
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.)
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Frameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases


Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Vertafore's mentorship framework is an independently led experience between a mentee and a mentor. Resources are ongoingly provided to start this relationship and keep it successful & valuable.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We felt like the stretch of no three day weekends from Feb - May was too long, so we added our own holiday! We celebrate Vertafore Rest and Recharge day in April, and the whole company has a long weekend.

More Jobs at Vertafore

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Vertafore's full profileSee more Vertafore jobs