favourite this post Senior Software Engineer for Legalist, a fast-growing SV company (London) hide this posting unhide

compensation: £60,000-90,000 + equity
employment type: full-time
telecommuting okay

Welcome to the first AI litigation finance firm. Legalist is a small, fast-growing fintech startup disrupting a booming new asset class. We invest in lawsuits using cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology, and have been funded by top VC's in Silicon Valley.

Our mission is to help plaintiffs in meritorious lawsuits see justice.

Join a team of engineers, lawyers, and data scientists to make real-time investment decisions in a fast-paced environment. We're looking for smart, cross-disciplinary thinkers and doers. As featured in the international press, including WSJ, The New Yorker, Above the Law and Wired amongst others.

Technology is the core of our business and powers everything that we do. You will be helping to design and implement internal infrastructure to scale our investment platform and modernize the legal industry.


Our philosophy is to keep an incredibly lean team, made up of the smartest individuals out there. We move fast, and all of us have significant autonomy over our individual responsibilities.

Our team is incredibly detail oriented and values clean, modular, and high-performing code. We're looking for people who will naturally take ownership of products and who can bring a project all the way from fast prototype to production. A drive to learn and expand your own knowledge is absolutely vital to achieve success in this role.


Autonomy over a core product and data pipeline
Collaborate with other engineers and designers to develop and ship features
Write efficient, modular, and reusable libraries and abstractions
Design and build internal tooling to improve development efficiency
Find and solve performance issues
Participate in code reviews


Applicants are not expected to show advanced understanding of all of the below, but must show willingness, ability, and interest in keeping up with cutting edge technologies and frameworks.

4+ years of experience in software development
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
Ability to implement best practices across a broad spectrum of different backend technologies
Comfort with highly scalable infrastructure, automated deployment and and containerized applications
Experience working with modern data stores such as NoSQL/Postgres, S3, Cassandra or similar
Experience working with Cloud Computing technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
Backend engineering experience in Python/Django
Experienced with software engineering best practices - design patterns, code reviews, unit and integration testing, blue-green deployment etc.
Ability to communicate technical specifications both verbal and written
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post id: 6719151350


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