Bestow is the leading digital platform for life insurance. As both a direct-to-consumer destination and an infrastructure provider, Bestow is on a mission to make life insurance accessible to millions of underserved families.

We strive for work-life balance and believe happy employees make for better experiences and happier customers. It’s a model that helped us land on Forbes’ Best Startup Employers 2021 and 2022 lists!


We want to provide the best experience for our customers who need life insurance. Since most of our customers interact with us via our UI’s, providing a first-class experience is paramount. We are looking for a highly technical, seasoned engineering leader who will help us build the life insurance platform of the future.


VP of Engineering


  • 6+ years in a senior engineering leadership role with a modern software organization
  • Senior-level people leadership including indirect management, developing leaders, and organizational design
  • Expertise in established, modern, and emergent UI technologies from server-rendered to polymorphic rendered, statically generated, and Jamstack with a point of view on the proper application of each technology
  • Proven track record of building / retaining/motivating high performing UI teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Expertise with effectively building and utilizing design librariesExpert in React & Typescript & JestPassionate about PROD Alerting and Monitoring
  • Expertise in A/B testing, conversion optimization, web analytics, and web performance testing and optimization
  • Proficient in agile methodologies
  • Expertise in modern continuous and super fast SDLC strategies using CI/CD, feature flagging, progressive rollout, and robust automated testing


  • Competitive salary, bonus & stock options
  • Open PTO plan
  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Annual bonus based on individual and company performance
  • Generous equity grant based on level
  • Flexible work-from-home policy and open to remote
We value diversity at Bestow. We hire, recruit, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. We understand the importance of creating a safe and comfortable work environment and encourage individualism and authenticity in every member of our team.