Software Engineer, Tech Lead

August 18, 2020

The Role

As a Software Engineer, Tech Lead at Lawyaw, you will be working alongside our founders to develop the next-generation technologies that change the way people draft documents. You have the opportunity to develop new products from the very early stages. We are looking for candidates who thrive in a demanding, fast-paced start-up environment and can quickly transition from an individual contributor into a leadership role where you can help build and manage your own team.

You will

  • Think about the overall, holistic architecture of the feature you are working on.
  • Own features and contribute to them across the stack.
  • Work for your team, contribute individually, and grow your impact.
  • Iterate on designs, develop products, test, and maintain excellent product.
  • Prioritize, manage deadlines and deliver excellent products.
  • Lead planning, executing and shipping while respecting timelines and high-quality development.
  • Working closely with the marketing, design and leadership teams.
  • Hire and onboard engineers to build a diverse and excellent team.
  • Lead by example!

We're looking for someone who has

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical fields.
  • 2+ year of professional software development experience.
  • Experience with Python and one or more web programming languages like AngularJs or React.
  • Experience working with AWS


  • Prior start-up experience.
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning.

About Lawyaw

Founded in 2016, Lawyaw provides the market-leading solution for cloud-based legal document automation, which helps law firms save time, increase profitability, and reduce errors. The company is an alumnus of Y-Combinator (W18), and is on the verge of a period of rapid growth thanks to increasing adoption of remote technologies since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as strong product market fit and excellent customer satisfaction (NPS>50).

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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