Underwriter, Health Insurance

Who we are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

The Job

As a Health Insurance Underwriter you are someone from a health insurance carrier or broker that has experience with underwriting small group health insurance.  As an underwriter, you will analyze and evaluate data, ensure compliance with published guidelines, and make pricing determinations to retain and grow a profitable book of business. In addition, you are someone that can quickly hit the ground running and enjoys being in a fast moving iterative environment with a strong culture. 

What you'll do

  • Apply sound, creative underwriting, and business judgment in the timely analysis and evaluation of group health applications
  • Assist with the development and training of the underwriting staff, sales teams, and other departments in the principles and practices of health insurance underwriting and rating
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with Justworks' designated health insurance carrier(s)
  • Evaluate carrier business rules to ensure compliance
  • Audit underwriting files periodically for accuracy and appropriate documentation
  • Participate in department projects and special assignments

Who you are

  • 3-6 years experience with health insurance underwriting
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Experience with group actuarial pricing, rating, and underwriting methodologies
  • Must be very detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills
  • Experience working with PEOs a plus
  • Experience with individual medical underwriting a plus
  • You like working with people and helping others solve problems
  • You enjoy entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful


Visa sponsorship for this role is currently not available. 

Diversity at Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

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