What we do
We're building the digital future of the insurance industry. Not just an administration platform but an end-to-end capability with everything you need to run a next-generation digital life insurance business. Built from the ground up using modern software development techniques for maximum agility. Digital self-service for both sales and servicing as a core design philosophy not an afterthought. Tested and refined over nine years in a real-world environment. Simple enough to run a basic funeral product but intelligent enough to handle a comprehensive suite of fully underwritten products on the same policy.
Why Work For Us
Different was set up as a technology startup nine years ago to disrupt the traditional financial services industry. We believe that companies should be about more than just making a profit and our unique Life Insurance offering allows us to partner with our customers to make a difference in South Africa. We believe the best way to compete with the established players is to follow a Lean Startup approach of building minimum viable products and then iterating based on customer feedback. We run two major platforms:
Life insurance (https://differentlife.co.za)
We are a small high performing team. The company is built around the development team and developers have the opportunity to have a significant and direct impact on the success of the business.
Our Engineering Processes
We use Angular, PHP and JAVA as our primary languages and open source tools that include SuiteCRM and Asterisk. All our infrastructure is AWS based and we are committed to Automated Testing and Continuous Deployment. We do weekly sprints following an agile methodology combining aspects of XP, Scrum and Kanban.
Our Hiring Process
1) 20min Culture fit Interview (video call)
2) 60min Technical assessment
3) 60min Technical Interview