JavaScript Back-end Engineer

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

For forever, companies have been overcharged for standard, repetitive legal challenges. Our goal is to empower companies worldwide to succeed by providing a smart, affordable solution for all things legal. To succeed with this, we need the best people, who are passionate and eager to challenge the status quo and push for change.

PocketLaw was founded in 2018. We are headquartered in Stockholm (Sweden) and we have an office in London (United Kingdom).

About the job

As a Backend Engineer at PocketLaw, you will play a key role in our success. You will join a small and fast-moving team with experienced software engineers passionate about creating a solution that can handle current challenges but also scale to upcoming demands.

The size of the team and the flat organizational structure will ensure that you will have a great opportunity to impact both your everyday work and decisions about technologies used. 

The core team made a decision early to not be limited by old ways of working but to instead embrace new technologies to work more efficiently. A modern stack of NodeJS, GraphQL, Postgres, and React was chosen to accomplish these goals. Currently, the backend team is working on making this stack more robust by introducing Typescript and the NestJS framework and focusing more on testing.

What you will have the opportunity to do:

  • Implement new features as microservices in a NodeJS/Typescript/GraphQ stack

  • Be a part of designing and maintaining our PostgreSQL databases

  • Take part in the CI process using Github Actions, Kubernetes, and Docker

  • Work with a modern stack NodeJS, Typescript, PostgreSQL, React, Docker, Redis, and Kubernetes

Who you are:

  • Backend Engineer with at least 3 years of experience (preferably using NodeJS)

  • Experienced in working with micro services

  • Someone who enjoys working independently on your own projects as well as being a team player and collaborates with other engineers on the team.

  • Fluent in English (both verbally and in writing) since the team is international and all internal communication is in English

What would make you stand out:

  • Experience of work in a startup environment

  • Experience in a relational database especially PostgreSQL

  • Experience using CQRS pattern for inter micro services communication

  • An interest in working with GraphQL in general and Apollo GraphQL in particular (experience is even better).

  • An interest in using Typescript (experience is even better)

  • Experience with writing and publishing NPM modules

  • Experience working with CI using Github Actions and AWS

What benefits you'll enjoy:

  • A competitive salary and the option to participate in our incentive program 

  • 6 weeks of paid vacation

  • A cool, international team, with mixed experiences and backgrounds

  • A remote-first company

  • A nice office space, at a prime location in the center of Stockholm for those who want to work onsite

Why you should join our team:

  • We have a lot of fun!

  • The tech team has a big influence on all product decisions

  • We are providing a groundbreaking solution that has a significant impact on how our customers run their businesses.

  • We are backed by some of the best investors in the world

  • The legal tech industry is still in an early phase and PocketLaw is one of the leading companies in Europe!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

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Working at

PocketLaw's mission is to build the next generation, all in one platform for B2B legal services to empower every company to future-proof its business and achieve more. PocketLaw's all-in-one platform for legal provides automated, yet tailored, contracts and guidance by answering questions digitally, smart contract management as well as access to legal experts. Available whenever and wherever needed. Our team is based in Stockholm and consists of experienced lawyers, developers and business strategists. We are driven by the ambition to change the game in the legal industry and simplify how companies use legal services to find smarter solutions.

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