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Senior Software Engineer (Frontend)

Everlaw

Everlaw

Software Engineering
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Everlaw is looking for a senior frontend software engineer who brings experience building with React+Typescript, a detail-oriented mindset, and humility in their approach. Tackling litigation with technology is a deep challenge that requires search, databases, data visualization, distributed systems, machine learning, real-time collaboration, and more. We strive to provide our users with access to all of our platform’s powerful enterprise-level functionality wrapped in a best-in-class, consumer-grade interface that is intuitive and easy to use.

You’ll work with autonomy across the frontend stack as a permanent member of our “Frontend Squad”, but we will also encourage you to learn about our entire system and allow you to grow in areas of interest. We care about finding self-driven engineers who love their craft, write clean code, use the right tools for the job, and avoid dogma. As a result, we’ve been able to build sophisticated technology with a talented but relatively small team, and though our team has grown we have maintained a culture where you’ll own serious features, write great software, learn a huge amount, and have a lot of fun setting your own bar. There are no sprints and no hard deadlines (!); code quality and maintainability is paramount.

Engineering is the backbone of the Everlaw Platform. We build features and functionality into the product and ensure its smooth functioning with automation and monitoring tools. We also provide data and insights to the rest of Everlaw. At our core, we like to build, and we enjoy the creative process of building software that works well, scales well, and is reliable and secure. We do this by supporting and empowering our team members to do their best work, by tackling challenging and complex engineering problems, and by nurturing and supporting each team member through mentoring, coaching, and comprehensive feedback.

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.

This is a full-time exempt position based in our Oakland, California office with a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr.

Getting started

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals.
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day 1.

In your role, you'll...

  • Build, maintain, and optimize reusable design system components, representing the building blocks of our eDiscovery platform’s UI.
  • Rearchitect and rewrite existing platform functionality in React using our new design system.
  • Develop custom hooks and other features that improve our frontend infrastructure such as drag & drop, animation, and state management.
  • Develop features that improve our frontend tooling such as JS bundling, design system token generation, CI strategies, and dependency management.
  • Be a Code Reviewer by reviewing code developed by others using your knowledge of programming languages, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with the others on the Frontend Squad to help develop our roadmap and prioritize what we work on, as well as to define processes and best practices for both the squad and the larger engineering team.
  • Collaborate closely with the design team on how to build reusable UI components that are both powerful and flexible.
  • Champion frontend best practices like accessibility to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide technical mentorship to our full-stack engineers who are using React to build new platform functionality.
  • Contribute to documentation for internal engineering consumption. Do technical interviews to help us recruit engineers and grow the team.

About you

  • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent coursework.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience building, releasing, and maintaining frontend software.
  • You have experience and proficiency using React, Typescript, and CSS to build reusable UI components and/or large-scale applications.
  • You have familiarity with popular Javascript and React frameworks and libraries such as Node.js and Next.js.
  • You have solid knowledge of fundamental computer science concepts.
  • You have at least 1 year of experience leading multi-developer efforts, including planning, technical breakdown, and coordination. You enjoy working with others to solve technical problems.

Benefits

  • The expected salary range for this role is between $150,000 and $205,000. The final offered salary will be dependent upon many factors including the candidate’s experience and skills. The base pay range is subject to change in the future.
  • Equity program
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and approximately 10 days (80 hours) per year of sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Find out more about our Benefits and Perks

Perks

  • Work in Uptown Oakland, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants and walking distance to Lake Merritt
  • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
  • Enjoy a wide variety of snacks and beverages in the office
  • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
  • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities
  • Ranked #9 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023 for US small and medium companies
  • One of Wealthfront’s 2021 Career Launching Companies, and ranked #2 on the “2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work” list by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • One of Fast Company’s World's Most Innovative Companies for 2022 and proud contributor of free ediscovery resources to benefit the greater good through “Everlaw for Good”
  • #LI-KV1
  • #LI-Hybrid
Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you!
We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today.
Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies. If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.
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