Software Engineer at Beam Benefits | Powderkeg

Location: Columbus, OH (or Remote)

Team: Engineering

About Beam

Beam was founded in 2012 by three engineers who saw the opportunity to modernize the dental benefits industry using technology. The first product was the Beam Brush, which was one of the earliest examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare.

Today, Beam Benefits is a digitally-led employee benefits company that offers dental, vision, life, disability, and supplemental health coverage. The company simplifies and modernizes the $100+ billion ancillary benefits industry through its intuitive online platform, self-service tools, AI-powered underwriting, and thoughtful coverage for improved overall wellness. Its Beam Perks™ program offers incentives to members and rewards them for healthy behaviors. Beam is available in 44 states across the U.S.

Joining Beam Benefits Means

• Working in a complex and dynamic business, simultaneously operating across insurance, CPG manufacturing, IoT, and dental services

• Being supported and encouraged to improve every day by working collaboratively with a diversely skilled team

• Engaging in an energizing, committed, and fun work environment

• Being empowered as an ‘owner’ of your subject matter and work

• Joining in our mission to forever change the way people access benefit

• Being a person of high character, high EQ, and amazing talent

The Role

Beam is looking for a Software Engineer with a passion for building user- focused projects in an agile environment. Our engineers get the opportunity to work throughout our broad product giving them an opportunity to work with a diverse set of technologies, shipping code at a regular cadence.

What You Will Bring

You’re a Software Engineer with a passion for people and products. You're excited to work closely with partners in Product and Design to fully own and rapidly iterate on your projects. You are always striving to improve yourself, your team, the product, and the company. You love learning by digging into code alongside your team and strive to ensure your team delivers quality products.

What You Will Do

  • Regularly ship high-quality features.
  • Engage in our agile process, contributing feedback for continual refinement.
  • Work closely with Product and Design to fully own your projects.
  • Improve quality by leaving areas of the code better than you found them.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback.

What Technical Skills Will Help You Be Successful

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience building web applications with Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience with React, React Testing Library, NextJS, and Typescript.
  • Experience with Tailwind or other modern CSS frameworks.
  • Write clean, maintainable code that prioritizes User Experience.
  • Working knowledge of source control (Git).
  • Relational DB or Elastic search familiarity.

Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this position.


Beam believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company and a great product. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds, and encourage everyone to apply. Beam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer
  • Company
    Beam Benefits
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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