Software Engineering Manager

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
  • Lead an agile programming environment
  • Report directly to the CTO
  • Establish and drive adoption of design and coding best practices within your team
  • Manage and grow a team of engineers to deliver high business impact projects on schedule with high-quality
  • Perform regular one-on-one meetings with your direct reports
  • Partners with our recruiting team to attract, hire, and retain top talents
  • Write code primarily in Go & JavaScript
  • Build out new features & service offerings
  • Refactor existing systems as we move towards a service-oriented architecture
  • Deliver value through strong collaborative approach with multiple customers and stakeholders across Proof
  • Independently own and drive multiple work streams, this includes all planning and execution as well as managing the partnerships with other teams

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

  • 5+ years experience writing production-grade code in a modern programming language
  • 2+ years experience managing and leading software development teams
  • Extensive experience with at least one backend programming language. (e.g. Go, PHP, Ruby, Node.js, Java). Specific experience with Go is a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new languages and technologies
  • Experience with or desire to work with service-oriented architecture
  • Extensive experience with 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, Terraform, 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:

  • 100% remote, work from anywhere in the US
  • Flexible working hours
  • Clear path to grow your career into engineering leadership/management role
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Competitive salary ($140,000 - $175,000)
  • Health care, vision, and dental
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