Software Engineer

We're Proof, a startup in the legal tech industry. We’ve built a best-in-class legal services platform that is used by thousands of law firms, and growing over 10% month-over-month. We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team as we continue to scale and grow as a company.

What you’ll do:

  • Play an integral role in the development of the Proof platform, working with a small but powerful team of engineers. You will not be a cog in a machine, and the work you do will directly impact the lives of tens of thousands of law firms, lawyers, paralegals, and individuals throughout the US, and eventually the world.
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure scalability, performance and alignment with standards and best practices
  • Help the team define and maintain development practices
  • Work in an agile programming environment
  • Interface directly with the CTO
  • Write code primarily in Go, PHP, and JavaScript (PHP being phased out in favor of Go)
  • Build out new features & service offerings
  • Refactor existing systems as we move towards a service-oriented architecture

What we’ll expect you to know on day one:

  • 2+ years experience writing production-grade code in a modern programming language
  • Experience with at least one backend programming language. (e.g. Go, PHP, Ruby, Node.js, Java). Specific experience with Go and/or PHP is a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new languages and technologies
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn at least one modern frontend framework (e.g. React, Vue, Angular)
  • Are a self-starter, take initiative, self-manage and require little day-to-day direction to be successful
  • Proven understanding of REST APIs
  • Knowledge to evaluate trade-offs between correctness, robustness, performance, space and time
  • Experience in taking ownership of features, while working with a team on short and long-running projects
  • Experience writing software tests (e.g. integration tests, end-to-end tests, unit tests)
  • You're excited to learn new technologies, languages, tools and best practices
  • You're a proactive communicator; you communicate concerns and blockers early

Great to have, but not required:

  • Knowledge and experience of event-driven architecture and message brokers (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience with DevOps / Kubernetes
  • Experience with Laravel / Lumen
  • Experience with React / React Native
  • Practical experience with AWS, Docker, DataDog
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems and event-driven architectures
  • Practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code

Benefits:

  • Remote work (you can work from anywhere since our company is fully remote)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Clear path to grow your career into engineering leadership/management role
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Generous salary
  • Health care, vision, and dental
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