About Parsyl:

Parsyl is an insurance technology company that delivers data-driven cargo insurance solutions for essential supply chains including vaccines and medicines, perishable foods and other sensitive goods. Our mission is to end the days of “ship and pray” and build a world where everyone, everywhere can trust the quality of the goods they rely on, from the foods they eat to the medicines they need. 


We are working to achieve this by combining smart sensors, data insights, and data-driven insurance to improve risk resiliency and safeguard goods in transit and storage. This unique combination of IoT and insurance means our customers can use data to make supply chains more transparent, safe and sustainable - better for people and the planet. 


In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Parsyl led the formation of the Global Health Risk Facility, the world’s dedicated insurance solution for distributing Covid-19 vaccines and other essential health products around the globe. 

Where you fit in:


You will work on the core backend API of our platform and related data pipelines, serving our mobile and web applications, internal applications, and external customer and partner integrations. These APIs support Parsyl’s data-driven mission across essential supply chains and global health. As a member of a growing software team, you will work with engineering, product, and other stakeholders to deliver efficient, easily consumable, and highly impactful API and backend solutions.


You are a good fit for this position if you are passionate about API design, highly collaborative and communicative with other engineers and product management, and motivated to deliver on our mission. You are also comfortable in a fast-paced environment, eager to continually learn, and willing to pitch in throughout the technology team.


Technologies Used by the Team

  • Go, AWS Lambda, S3, Athena, API Gateway, RDS (Postgres), Terraform

  • Javascript (Vue.js), Python


What you’ll get to work on:


  • Design and execute API endpoints for all parts of our platform, including device and fleet management, sensor data, administration, data insights, and other critical solutions

  • Collaborate with other engineers and contribute to new backend architecture

  • Work with mobile, web, hardware, and data engineering teams

  • Work with product management and design to build the best possible solution

  • Collaborate with hardware engineering and data teams

  • Design and manage API documentation




  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of backend engineering experience

  • Excellent Golang experience and abilities

  • Experience with backend and API architectural best practices

  • Experience developing within AWS or other cloud providers

  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment with Agile values

  • Excellent communication skills

{If Relevant} It’s a plus if you also have…


  • Experience working within the supply chain and logistics

  • Experience building customer or partner-facing API solutions

Qualities We Look For:

  • Mission -- You are highly motivated and inspired by our mission to improve health and save money for people across the globe.

  • Grit -- You bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities that come with being at an early stage.

  • High Standards -- You take pride in your work and are highly accountable. 

  • Curiosity -- You are energized by finding creative solutions to new situations. 

  • Self-Starter -- You are ambitious and take initiative, and thrive in environments with minimal supervision. 

  • Humility -- You approach your work with humility and a willingness to collaborate and learn from those around you in order to produce the best outcome.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Market competitive salary with an anticipated base compensation range of $120,000 - $150,000. Actual salaries will vary depending on a candidate’s experience, qualifications, skills and location.  

  • Early-stage stock options

  • 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for employees and 75% of premiums for dependents based on a solid, mid-tier plan

  • 401(k) including company match

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Company Breaks - quarterly mental health days, week-long summer break, two-week-long winter break

  • Paid sabbatical program

  • Flexible hybrid work environment

  • Monthly wellness and commuter benefit

  • Home office set-up benefit

  • Significant career growth opportunities

  • Continuing education stipend

  • Relocation assistance available (Denver, CO candidates or candidates willing to relocate strongly preferred, but remote candidates will be considered) 

*Parsyl requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless they qualify for a religious or medical accommodation.

This position has been filled.