AI-powered auditing platform

Founding Engineer

$175 - $190 / 0.50% - 1.50%
Palo Alto, CA, US
Job Type
3+ years
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Vidyasagar Ranganaboina
Vidyasagar Ranganaboina

About the role

We're on the lookout for a Founding Full Stack Software Engineer who is not just skilled but also passionate about driving innovation in a high-growth environment. You will:

  • Develop full stack solutions rapidly, encompassing everything from server-side logic to client-facing applications.
  • Build scalable infrastructure focusing on performance and security as we expand our product reach.
  • Write clean, efficient, and bug-free code that stands the test of time and use.
  • Collaborate directly with the founders, leading and working alongside other engineers to establish team processes and a strong engineering culture.
  • Spearhead the deployment of our codebase and lead rigorous testing efforts to ensure quality and reliability.
  • Embrace a high-velocity work ethic, including the willingness to work during weeknights and weekends when necessary.


  • Demonstrable experience as a driven, motivated full-stack engineer, with backend expertise. Building APIs is a must.
  • Proficiency in our current tech stack: NextJS, React, TypeScript, Python, FastAPI. (Experience with Go is a plus)
  • Experience in founding or being a key member of an engineering team in an early-stage startup is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional communication and project management skills, with an ability to lead and collaborate effectively.
  • Independent and proactive work ethic, capable of swift decision-making and self-management in a small team for maximum impact.
  • Passionate about driving innovation and operational efficiency.
  • A history of building projects from scratch, showcasing resourcefulness and a scrappy attitude.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to be a foundational member of a fast-paced, growing startup with enormous potential for impact.
  • A collaborative and open environment where your contributions shape the future of financial audit industry.
  • Competitive compensation, including equity, comprehensive health benefits, and flexible PTO.
  • A chance to work on exciting projects that directly influence the course of our company and reshape the industry.

Join us at Agentive, where your expertise, passion, and dedication will help us forge new paths in customer experience and product delivery. Your role will be crucial in building the foundation of a company poised for significant growth and success.

About the interview

At Agentive, we value a thorough yet efficient interview process, typically spanning 1-2 weeks from start to finish. Our goal is to understand your skills, motivations, and fit within our team, as well as to give you a clear insight into what it's like to work with us. Here's what you can expect:

  • Meet and Greet (30 mins)
  • Take-Home Assignment (1 hr)
  • Pair Programming Session (1 hr)
  • Architecture Interview (1 hr)
  • Culture Fit Interview (1 hr)

Throughout the interview process, we encourage you to ask questions and engage with us about our work, culture, and the impact you can make at Agentive. We look forward to getting to know you and exploring the potential fit!

About Agentive

Agentive is building the simplest auditing experience for public accounting firms. We leverage the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning models to automate the work auditors don't enjoy, and they're hungry for these improvements.

You'll work directly with our founders who have engineering, product, and audit experience at Google, Meta, Ernst & Young, and C3 AI.

We're backed by Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, Dell Technologies Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures, Ritual Capital, UpHonest Capital, and other fantastic investors from the public accounting profession.

Team Size:3
Daniel Alberson
Daniel Alberson
Vidyasagar Ranganaboina
Vidyasagar Ranganaboina