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Legal AI Tech Start-up

Principal Software Engineer / Technical Co-Founder

$150,000 - $200,000 per annum + Significant Equity
Tech Start-ups

A Principal Engineer / Tech Co-Founder is required for a legal AI startup.

  • Experience with JavaScript, React, Python, AWS desired
  • Remote role – must be based in the US
  • US Citizen/Green Card Holders invited to apply

The company

Are you passionate about leveraging technology to revolutionize the legal industry? Join this innovative Legal AI startup, currently in beta with paying customers, as a Principal Software Engineer/Technical Co-Founder.

They are a strong team dedicated to bringing much-needed innovation to a traditionally stagnant field. The platform, designed by lawyers for lawyers, is poised to disrupt the status quo.

The role

As one of the founding engineers, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the platform's future. We're seeking an individual contributor comfortable with writing code and contributing to strategic decisions and architectural designs. Your ability to thrive in a startup environment, where agility and speed are paramount, is essential.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain robust backend and frontend solutions using Python, React, JavaScript, and AWS.
  • Collaborate closely with our small, dynamic team of engineers
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of our product and platform architecture.
  • Ensure high code quality, scalability, and performance of our applications.
  • Participate in code reviews, sprint planning, and other Agile development practices.


  • 6+ years of experience as a Full Stack or Backend Engineer.
  • Experience of managing a small team.
  • Proficiency in Python, React, JavaScript, and AWS services.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a startup environment, delivering results efficiently.
  • Passion for tackling challenging problems and driving innovation in the legal industry.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred, but open to candidates with equivalent experience.

Bonus points

  • Previous experience with legal tech or AI-driven platforms.
  • Familiarity working in Big Tech companies and interest in transitioning to an early-stage startup environment.

What's in it for you?

As a Principal Software Engineer/Tech Co-Founder you will be rewarded a competitive salary, equity, benefits including health/medical/dental, 401k, generous PTO etc.


Remote – anywhere in the US.

If you're smart, adaptable, and excited to make an impact in a fast-paced startup environment, we want to hear from you. Join us in revolutionizing the legal industry and shaping the future of Legal AI. Apply now!

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Helen Tankard
Manager - US - Software & Product

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