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Junior Software Engineer (Java Full Stack) Job in France
Akur8 , France

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Master's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 17, 2021
Last Date
Jul 17, 2021

Job Description

Akur8 is a young, dynamic, fast growing Insurtech startup that is revolutionizing insurance pricing with transparent AI.

Since 2016 our skilled Ramp;D team of Data Scientists, Software Engineers and Actuaries has developed unique AI algorithms that automate the insurance pricing process in an unprecedented way.

Our solution is a SaaS platform which allows insurance companies to model their risks 10 times faster, with a higher predictive power than traditional methods. constituting a major game changer for the insurance industry.

Being international by design, targeting all insurance carriers globally, and focusing on more mature markets for faster expansion, in 2020 we were selected:

  • as France's Best Insurtech 2020
  • in CBInsights World's Top 100 Private AI Companies for 2021
  • in the Top 25 emerging technologies in Oxbow Partners insurtech impact report
  • as 9th place overall in the last CodinGame Fall Challenge

To learn more about Akur8, and what we do, click on this video link.

Akur8 is, in all senses of the term, an equal opportunities employer.

We are looking for a junior software engineer that has a strong interest in cloud-computing and AI to help build our complex data-processing solution.

You’ll join a motivated team, willing to share their knowledge and passion for advanced computer science and web development, where your typical missions will be:

  • Building new features for our world-leading software,
  • Maintaining existing web APIs and build new ones,
  • Working on technical design with our internal Data Science amp; UX teams,
  • Optimizing the run-time of our algorithms and machine-learning models,
  • To refactor and improve complex data-processing mechanisms,
  • Provide technical support to sales teams during customer's pilot projects.

You will be fully involved in the heart of our platform, learning every day and seeing the impact of your work in production.

Your work will involve:

  • Designing, building, integrating and maintaining efficient, reusable and reliable code,
  • Participating in the agile process,
  • Participating in design workshops for new features and refactoring.

Technical stack: Java 11 / Spring, Angular / Typescript, NgRx, PostGreSQL, Redis, AWS, Python 3, Terraform.


We're looking for innovative and rigorous minds that wish to be core contributors to our platform, possessing the following attributes:

  • Required / Mandatory: Must possess an employment status (French or Schengen area nationality or a ‘carte de séjour’) that will enable the successful applicant to work from our Paris office
  • Required / Mandatory: A good knowledge of object-oriented programming (Java, C#, C++)
  • A first experience in developing web applications,
  • A will to produce good quality code and follow best practices,
  • A fluent level of spoken English.

In addition, the following skills would be a definite advantage:

  • A good knowledge of Java and/or Angular 2+,
  • A good vision on both backend and infrastructure challenges,
  • Any experience with AWS or Terraform can be a plus.


You'll join a highly skilled and motivated team that is willing to share their knowledge and passion for advanced data science, computer science and actuarial sciences. In addition to this we provide:

  • Competitive salary amp; annual bonus
  • RTT
  • Gym membership
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Great premises situated in the heart of the 17th arrondissement of Paris

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Paris, France