The SEC Compliance Autopilot

Founding Engineer

$140K - $165K / 1.00% - 2.00%
New York, NY, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
6+ years
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Allen Calderwood
Allen Calderwood

About the role

As the first full-time engineering hire on the team, there’s no shortage of opportunities to own large projects and deliver value to customers immediately. As such, we’re seeking an entrepreneurial engineer who finds joy in making product decisions and owning the solutions.

This is a unique opportunity to be a high-impact, early member of the Hadrius team. As our first eng hire, you'll immediately play a critical role in building up the features that our customers and prospects are asking for. Longer term, you'll be managing your own team and building up the infrastructure that will scale Hadrius from its first handful of customers to its first thousand. You won’t be micromanaged or in constant meetings - we’re focused first and foremost on empowering each other to do our best work, and are flexible in the process to get there.


First month:

  • Become familiar with the core problems Hadrius solves, our ICP, our value proposition, the Hadrius platform, pricing structure, and roadmap.
  • Becoming familiar with the tech stack (React/NextJS frontend, Django backend, AWS hosting and infra, OpenAI/LLM usage).
  • Begin improving existing features, adding new features and improving the user experience.
  • Implement a big feature that directly leads to new revenue for the business.

First 3 months:

  • Build for more new revenue streams, respond to existing customer feedback and requests, become a master of your domain.
  • Keep a pulse on the sales org - know what they’re doing and hearing so that you can influence their pitches, potential deals, ACV size and build your own roadmap.
  • Evaluating new engineering candidates that may be added to the team.

First 6 months:

  • Continuing to develop the above skillset, paying special attention to scaling challenges as we bring on more and more clients.
  • Mentoring new team members and supporting them towards a successful trajectory.


  • 5+ years of professional experience as a software engineer
  • Experience building and maintaining cloud systems
  • You’ve previously worked in a startup software engineering role, frequently as a key influencer / core contributor.
  • You are intrinsically motivated and willing to create your own opportunities by proactively seeking opportunities to drive growth (and will be rewarded accordingly).


  • Previous experience working in a sales-led business
  • Experience with React, Django and/or AWS
  • Deep experience with LLMs for classification tasks


  • 401k (100% match up to 6%)
  • Destination Airbnb company work retreats 3-5 times a year
  • Healthcare, dental, vision, etc.
  • Open PTO
  • Flexible hybrid work

Meet the team

We have a strong "revenue-first" culture across our sales and engineering functions. Up until now, the engineering team has been founders only and we’re looking forward to hiring our first extension to the engineering team. As a growing team, we push each other to do our best work. In execution, this means you might be reviewing customer calls together with the sales team, and collaborating with the rest of the team to set product priorities. As a fast-growing company, we find joy in dealing with new problems and ambiguity everyday.

We’re a tight knit and easy going group with big ambitions. We take our work seriously but always find time to share a laugh and get to know each other on a personal level. The team is largely remote, but our main office is in New York City on Wall Street. We will frequently get together - either in NYC, or SF, or at a week long Airbnb in some cool location, to work together in-person every 4-6 weeks. Outside of those times, you’re welcome to use the office any time or work from home.

To date, we've raised $2.5M from Y Combinator, Lynett Capital, and Singularity Capital among others.

About Hadrius

Hadrius automates the entire SEC ongoing compliance program with AI for financial firms.

30,000+ SEC-regulated financial firms spend a combined total of $2b+ a year on ongoing SEC compliance, and with regulations tightening every year, these costs are continuing to rise. At the same time, the existing solutions can hardly keep up, with most firms paying for third-party consultants, law firms, and 2-decade-old software - while still relying on endless manual work to make up the gap.

Hadrius is a comprehensive, all-in-one platform running everything from reviewing marketing for compliance in under a minute, to filtering and flagging 100k+ emails each week - covering this critical function for these firms with the first modern solution in decades. As a result, we’re already running the compliance program of some of the most well-known financial firms in the world and are looking for exceptional candidates to join us on this mission.

Team Size:5
Allen Calderwood
Allen Calderwood
Som Mohapatra
Som Mohapatra
Thomas Stewart
Thomas Stewart