DraftWise

Draft and negotiate contracts wisely

Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
Connect directly with founders of the best YC-funded startups.
Apply to role ›
Emre Ozen
Emre Ozen
Founder

About the role

Senior Full-Stack Founding Engineer

About DraftWise

DraftWise is industry-disrupting software for law firms. Our core product is an IDE for lawyers, built on a foundation of data management and analytics. The legal world is ripe for technology, and we intend to bring stepchange improvements to legal workflows.

Our founding team composes of ex-Google, ex-Palantir engineers and seasoned lawyers from top law firms. Our small team of 9 today is focused primarily on engineering and design. We're all currently working remotely but plan to open offices in the US and Europe as we are eagerly but consciously adding new members to our team from all over the world. We value quality over quantity, support each other through each major milestone and are respectful toward each other with a healthy dose of open discussion.

We’re very early stage and backed Y-Combinator, well known VC funds, and influential people in the legal space, technology and business.

Our company is growing extremely fast. We already have some of the biggest law firms in US, UK, EU on multi-year contracts. We have more demand than we can handle, and we are looking for talented engineers who care about producing great products they can be proud of, self-growth and our company mission and values.

About the Role

We're looking for a Frontend/Fullstack software engineers to join our growing yet still core team as a founding engineer. As an early team member, you will have a broad ownership, impact over the technology, the product, and our culture. You’ll have the opportunity to evolve within our fast-growing company.

We have plenty of challenges at all levels of the stack, from the nuts and bolts of Docker and VM infrastructure and NLP all the way up to building beautiful web technology. We would love to have you to take ownership of features, make architectural and product decisions as well as writing code.

What we value

  • Strong communication skills in an open environment.
  • Skills to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Interest in working in a dynamic environment with dynamic objectives.
  • Individual autonomy and ownership, building quality products.
  • Being open to giving and receiving feedback.

About You

We're looking for engineers who have:

  • A passion for shipping high-quality product that delights users
  • Interest in the data products space, and a love of building tools that empower lawyers to do more
  • Interest and curiosity about the bigger picture of building a company, including go-to-market, customer development, people, and marketing
  • Interest in helping us build an engineering organization
  • Interest in ownership and autonomy
  • 3+ years as a professional software engineer
  • Time Zones: GMT-05:00 to GMT+03:00, but flexible

It's also great if you have:

  • Strong software engineering fundamentals
  • Worked with elements in our tech stack:
    • Product: React, Typescript, NextJS, Java
    • Infrastructure: Fargate on AWS, Docker on-prem
    • Data: Postgres, Elasticsearch
    • DevOps: AWS VPCs
  • Experience in building, deploying, maintaining deployment infrastructure
  • Full-stack or Frontend experience, from web frontend to web server backend and databases
  • Experience building data-intensive applications, such as NLP, search and indexing, and data processing
  • Interest in learning NLP
  • Interest in being involved in engineering design decisions

What we offer

  • All-remote work style, work anywhere. Ideally within UTC+4 to UTC-7
  • Equity plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical care
  • New laptop and a work-from-home stipend for necessary accessories
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Opportunity to lead our company as we disrupt the legal world

Why you should join DraftWise

DraftWise is building an innovative knowledge platform for the legal industry. Our core product unlocks for the first time the years of historic legal contracts that firms have negotiated for their clients. We use the latest in data management, machine learning and language analytics to help lawyers and legal professionals write better, safer contracts.

Our founding team is composed of former Palantir and Google engineers and an experienced lawyer from a top global law firm. Our highly talented team is designed to focus on building and delivering the best product in the industry, with the engineering, product and customer expertise to fulfill this promise. We are a fully remote company, though offer the option to cowork in our major cities in the US and Europe. Our global culture means we hire only the best from around the world and value people who are respectful of their colleagues, who support each other to achieve our shared goals and who pride themselves on delivering high-quality work.

While an early stage company, we are backed by Y-Combinator and well-known VC funds and are generating revenue from some of the biggest names in the industry, members of the important Vault 10, Magic Circle, AMLAW 100 and other rankings of law firms. Our company is growing extremely fast, with customers across multiple countries and more to come.

DraftWise
Founded:2020
Team Size:12
Location:New York
Founders
James Ding
James Ding
Founder
Emre Ozen
Emre Ozen
Founder
Ozan Yalti
Ozan Yalti
Founder