Livedocs

No-code analytics tool for modern teams

Growth engineer

$60k - $100k / 0.25% - 1.50%
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Arsalan Bashir
Arsalan Bashir
Founder

About the role

Livedocs is looking for a growth engineer (employee #2 or #3) to join our team. In this role, you will work closely with the founder, product and engineering team to help take Livedocs to our users.

Our goal is to help teams be data-driven without writing code or SQL. We believe that we can give teams of any size more data visibility by giving them a no-code interface for instant analytics on top of their existing tools — with the flexibility of a note-taking app.

We are a small team and ship at a weekly cadence, so you will be surrounded by the best engineers cranking away at unique problems outside the instruction manual!

Currently, the entire team runs the growth tasks. This role is focused on growth but requires skills like coding, designing and running growth experiments, writing, and social media management.

This role is for somebody aligned with our product-led growth model that can use any tools (code or no-code) to help run experiments quickly and systematically.

This role comes with the impact and freedom of being the first or second full-time hire, with the option of growing into a management or architect role.

Responsibilities

  • Executing our content, social, and email strategies (experience with tools like WordPress, Buffer, Mailchimp, Apollo, etc. might be handy)
  • Creating any content or material required with tools like Canva or Figma.
  • Driving the weekly experiment process, from aligning the product/engineering team to preparing material or metrics that need to be measured.
  • Constantly evaluating and comiting to the best tactics by implementing growth experiments and driving results in KPIs

About You

  • You can write well. It is critical that you are a clear and effective communicator, but also that you enjoy writing (be it for social content, blog posts, or in corresponding with the team or our users) Our culture is based heavily upon writing and it is important that you enjoy it.
  • You have +3 years of experience in web development (React, Javascript, might be handy)
  • You are familiar with or can pick up no-code tools that make it possible to run growth experiments
  • You have an understanding of data and statistics when it comes to running a growth experiment

About the interview

We're looking for colleagues who enjoy talking to customers, iterating & shipping quickly, and show a strong sense of ownership and autonomy.

Our small teams broadly define and drive their roadmap and use their product sense to define and ship an MVP.

We are a sustained high-performance team. We are regularly pushed out of our comfort zones. A lot is asked of us: excellence in our work, solving hard challenges, 100% accountability for our actions, and an ownership mentality (often requiring long hours and the infrequent sync on weekends). We rest and recover when needed but make ourselves available if we are the blocker on a key task.

Our team is a low-ego environment, and we are all aligned that we are a humble group of hackers and tinkerers who have set out to build the Vercel for data stacks.

Below is what to expect in our interview process. If you have questions, email Arsalan at a@livedocs.com

Phone Screen (25 mins)

This stage is a more informal call to get to know more about the role, and for you to evaluate whether it's a good fit for you. We are looking for people with a strong interest in startups and motivation to help them; this is usually exhibited by past experience working at or starting one yourself.

Lastly, the conversation will cover some light technical discussion about your past projects. Mostly, we want to know that you can code and ship fairly involved systems and speak to them with clarity on the details.

Whiteboard interview (45-minute call)

Since this role requires constantly designing and executing growth experiments, we will go hands-on here. You will take a few days to draft a simple growth experiment (anything from a Twitter campaign to a template targeted toward a particular use case) and pitch it to the team.

This will demonstrate how well you are aligned with our product-led growth model and your creative skills. Feel free to use a few slides or a FigJam to pitch the experiment or channel to us.

The discussion will mainly revolve around the implementation, goals, metrics, and other details of the experiment. We will give you a few examples to work with, and you may need to ask some questions for more context to the team in the days leading up to this step of the interview.

Paid consultation (async, paid, 1-2 weeks)

If the previous step checks out, we can run the experiment. This will measure our ability to work together, and we will be compensating a fair market rate for the time you put in over a 1-2 week period.

You will drive the implementation of the growth experiment you designed in the previous whiteboard interview and report the results and learnings once the 1-2 week period is done.

Timing

The typical interview process takes a month from start to finish, but we tend to match your cadence and can move faster or slower based on your availability. We have moved more quickly and look to accommodate candidates who might have a short timeline or competing offers.

After the first two interviews, we sometimes short-circuit the process with a "no-hire." We have found that going through the entire process gives us enough to make a go/no-go decision.

Why you should join Livedocs

As a builder, you have many options. You want to work at Livedocs because you:

  • Align with our goal of helping teams be data-driven without writing code or SQL. We believe that we can give teams of any size more data visibility by giving them a no-code interface for instant analytics on top of their existing tools — with the flexibility of a note-taking app.

  • Want to work in a small team that ships frequently (we ship at a weekly cadence) and be surrounded by the best engineers cranking away at unique problems outside the instruction manual.

  • Desire the impact and freedom that come with being one of the first few people in the room, with the option of growing into a management or architect role

  • Know the data engineering space quite well, and know that the current state of the tooling is ripe for positive disruption!

Livedocs is backed by some of the best investors in Silicon Valley, like General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, PJC, Unshackled Ventures, YCombinator, Pioneer, and more.

Livedocs
Founded:2020
Team Size:3
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Arsalan Bashir
Arsalan Bashir
Founder