About us: PlainLegal is an early stage legal teach startup in NYC that is focused on making legal services accessible to everyone. We’re building a marketplace/platform that makes it easy and affordable for small businesses to get legal help. We do this by simplifying the process of finding and working with lawyers through our unique and efficient platform.
PlainLegal is looking for a full-time lead python/django developer to join the team and drive improvements to our prototype and future product development. As one of the core team members, you’ll have an opportunity to shape the technical direction of the company and its product and help transform the legal industry. We offer a market salary and a meaningful amount of equity.
Back-end development using Django/Python/PostgreSQL and other tools
Taking ownership of projects to drive product development and improvements
Building a high-quality product that helps small business owners and lawyers work together
Strong knowledge of Django, best practices, and methodologies
Passion for solving challenging problems
Ability to learn quickly
Attention to detail (we deal with lawyers)
Appreciation for design and concern for the end user experience
Excitement and comfort in being an early employee with significant input on the direction of the product