Staff Software Engineer

Rocket Lawyer, Utah or Arizona

Helping 20 million people. Just like you.

Duration: Full-Time

About Rocket Lawyer
We believe everyone deserves access to affordable and simple legal services.
Founded in 2008, Rocket Lawyer is the largest and most widely used online legal service platform in the world. With offices in North America and Europe, Rocket Lawyer has helped over 20 million people create over 3 million legal documents, and answer over 30,000 legal questions.
We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale, never seen before in the company’s history, to capture audiences worldwide. We are expanding our team to take on this challenge!
About the Role
Rocket Lawyer is seeking an experienced, passionate Staff Engineer who wants to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a talented agile team. As part of a cross-functional team consisting of a product manager, designer, and 4-6 software engineers and QA analysts, you will be an active partner in the design, coding, unit testing, and release of new features and enhancements for our growing customer base.
We value a fun, collaborative, team-oriented work environment, and we celebrate our accomplishments. 

A Day in the Life

  • Participate in defining our evolving global platform architecture
  • Design and build world-class software components, including: services, APIs, tooling, and technical documentation
  • Give feedback to and proactively seek it from your peers and stakeholders
  • Work with DevOps team to ensure smooth deployment
  • Demonstrate your work to internal and external audiences
  • Be active within the wider engineering community


  • Experiencing being a technical lead
  • Experiencing shipping an supporting commercial Saas products
  • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 9+ years experience in high-growth technology environments
  • Strong command of Java and OO design and principles
  • Strong understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience designing and developing web service APIs
  • Experience working with event streaming architectures
  • Experience working with Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Practiced test-driven development utilizing unit testing frameworks and automated testing tools
  • Experience working in an agile/iterative environment
  • Experience with Git
  • Must be proactive, thorough and organized
  • Demonstrated success working with small, collaborative cross-functional teams

  • Nice to have
  • Experience developing front-end web technologies such as HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms like GCP or AWS
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience developing internationalized software 
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Redis and HBase 
  • Familiarity with Jenkins and CI/CD environments

About Rocket Lawyer

Our laws were created to protect and empower us—as individuals, families and business owners—but many people don't get the help they need because of costly legal fees and complexity. At Rocket Lawyer, we want to change things by making legal services affordable, simple and available to more people than ever before. I'm proud to say that we've been able to build a service that millions of people rely upon. Every day we spend our time and resources making it easier for people to get the legal help they need, so they can focus on what's really important—taking care of their families and building strong businesses. We combine free legal documents and free legal information with access to affordable representation by licensed attorneys. With Rocket Lawyer On Call, you can create a Will for your family for free or incorporate a business free from legal fees. Then, because we know there's no replacement for qualified counsel, local attorneys are here to help when you need more guidance. With Rocket Lawyer you never have to go it alone. Our commitment to affordable and accessible legal services is at the heart of everything we do. Most attorneys and bar associations agree that much can and should be done to improve access to the law by reducing cost and complexity. We invite you to try our service and see why customers like Sean Reid say they're glad to have Rocket Lawyer On Call®. Together, we'll make the law work for you. Charley

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