Fair Square

Bringing delight, health, and financial security to people over 65

Product Engineer @ Fair Square Medicare

$100K - $200K
New York, NY, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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Daniel Petkevich
Daniel Petkevich

About the role

What you’ll do

You’ll lead development for www.fairsquaremedicare.com, which takes a senior from knowing nothing about Medicare to feeling confident they have the best health insurance their budget allows. You’ll work on our:

  • Intake flow to make it dead simple for a user to give us the info we need to recommend a set of insurance plans.
  • Decision making support tools that explain when someone should enroll in Medicare and under what circumstances they shouldn’t.
  • Plan ingestion backend to collect plan details from multiple sources
  • Recommendation experience, so that when we show our three recommendations out of the 50 plans available to the average senior, they understand why we chose them.
  • Recommendation engine, which uses insurance plan information, provider quality information, and prescription drug pricing to make personalized recommendations.

Who you are

You're a product-minded engineer. You've built dazzling consumer web experiences and maybe even conceived of them yourself. You're not a designer but if you weren't working with one, you could put together a nice UX/UI on your own. You want to talk to customers. You have side projects. And you're good with React, graphql, and node.

About Fair Square

The Company

In 1935 the Social Security Act set the retirement age to 65. At the time, the average life expectancy of an American was 62.

A lot has changed in the last 83 years. The average American now lives until 79. The people turning 65 today were 45 during the first dot-com boom. The fastest growing segment on Tik-Tok is seniors. It took 20 years, but the internet has finally arrived for seniors.

But most of the products that seniors use are distinctly “pre-web” - they’re cumbersome and exploitative.

When seniors buy healthcare, they have to talk to an insurance agent over the phone. These agents are exactly what you’d expect - they don’t know much about health insurance and they push Mom and Dad into the plan they get the highest commission on.

When seniors look to for liquidity, reverse mortgage brokers take advantage of their financial illiteracy.

When seniors look for companionship, they find themselves isolated in the suburbs they originally moved to to raise a family.

We are acutely aware of these problems because we see our own parents experience them.

Fair Square is fixing them.

Fair Square’s goal is to build the platform that enables the best possible outcomes for American seniors post-retirement.

We started by building a customer obsessed Medicare brokerage. We’ve worked with 15,000 people across the United States. Our NPS score is 96, compared to an industry average of 13.

Join us and build the rest.

Fair Square
Team Size:20
Location:New York
Daniel Petkevich
Daniel Petkevich