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Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Monday, July 18, 2022
Root is an end-to-end digital insurance platform. That means we provide cloud-native infrastructure, exposed via APIs, that powers all back-end aspects of an insurance operation.
If you’re interested in joining the Root team, but don't see an opportunity that suits your skills, interests and experience, please send us your resume. Root has an inclusive culture and we encourage talented individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply and introduce their skill set to us. We'll keep your information on file and will reach out if an opportunities comes up that may be a match.

Who we are

Our mission is to enable innovation in insurance by building the infrastructure required to reach the future of insurance. We are striving to be the global API standard for insurance.
We show up for our mission by:
  • Taking ownership to the extreme.
  • Moving fast and shipping things.
  • Starting with Why
  • Assuming good intent.
  • Keeping things transparent - we are open with others and ourselves.
  • Keeping it simple.
  • Learning fast and deep
  • Not reinventing the wheel.

We pride ourselves on:

  • Having low ego - we are humble, self aware & respectful.
  • Being empathetic and showing compassion.
  • Staying adaptable - we are innately curious and constantly learning and changing.
  • Being remarkable - we are resourceful and effective.

The Root Team and how we enable success

Our team is made up of smart, passionate, and kind individuals working together to build a world-class company. We take the time to develop personal relationships with each other. Over and above daily team lunches, we do frequent team outings and ad-hoc adventures (when global pandemics permit).
We create and enable an environment for people to do their best work. To support this, we focus on a culture of autonomy, transparency and trust. As a startup, we care a lot about innovation, and believe in an iterative way of working to drive innovation forward. We encourage each other and foster a working culture of sharing early versions of your work and getting quick feedback.

Why join us?

We have ambitious goals. Our mission is to power innovators in insurance, globally, and we’re well on our way there. You’ll join at a very exciting part of the journey, and your contribution over the next few years will directly and visibly impact Root’s global success. Our team is incredibly friendly and collaborative. If you care about solving challenging problems with people you enjoy being around, this is the place for you.
Please note…
Root has an inclusive culture. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply and introduce their skill set to us. Open positions at Root are competitive and we often receive high volumes of applicants. Should a role matching your skills and experience open up within one of our teams, our Talent team will reach out to you to gauge your interest. To comply with data regulations, we will only store your resume for up to 12 months.