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Lead Full Stack Engineer at CardinalHire

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Values of the Engineering A-Team:

  • Product-minded - We work closely with our users (lawyers & clients) to understand their needs, so we can develop tools to make their jobs and lives easier.

  • Ownership & Delivery - We work in small cross-functional teams, making a large impact on the products we create from idea to launch.

  • Iterate quickly - We have a bias to build MVPs and collect direct feedback from the users of our software for faster iteration.

Job Description:

As a Senior Engineer / Tech Lead, you will have a unique opportunity to understand the problems of and build tools that our lawyers and their clients will use on a daily basis. To do this, you will work with product managers, lawyers, other engineers, and our CTO and CEO.

Your work will be highly impactful in helping our start-up clients make actionable decisions to be more successful. Tools and new features may be implemented in a matter of a day, and fast iteration is ideal to make the tools more useful and efficient. We are a fast-growing company with leadership opportunities available to you as the team continues to expand.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Develop web applications and (in the future, mobile apps) in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript or TypeScript using Vue, React and Node

  • Write clean and scalable APIs and the backend that our products depend on

  • Collaborate with our cross-functional team including lawyers to define features and build powerful and easy-to-use products and customer-facing workflow tools

  • Integrate with existing legal technology products that we and others have developed

  • Help develop effective processes for ensuring our products have quality code and minimal defects

  • Provide technical leadership and mentor other engineering team members

What you need to be successful:

  • 6+ years developing and launching web apps into a production environment with deep proficiency in Ruby, JavaScript, or similar language like python

  • 6+ years of experience with SQL databases (we use Postgres) and other data stores like Redis

  • Strong proficiency building services on Heroku or AWS; Docker knowledge a plus

  • Experience with JavaScript or TypeScript (we use Vue and React on the frontend and Express on the backend)

  • Prior experience designing and building APIs

  • Excellent English communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team

  • Strong ability to effectively identify and solve challenging problems

  • Technical leadership, ability to manage a project end-to-end, and mentor junior devs

  • Other key attributes: resourceful, results-driven, and committed to quality

What you’ll get:

  • The unique opportunity to join one of the hottest SF startups to watch in 2018. We're not just another legal tech company disrupting a traditional industry, we're transforming how legal services are provided!

  • Top-tier mentorship from experienced founders, including Justin Kan

  • Competitive compensation and sweet perks like catered lunch daily, Bevi machine, endless coffee, and snacks

  • San Francisco office