Senior Software Engineer, Front End at Rocket Lawyer | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco, California or Utah or Colorado

Employment Type: Full time

Team: Opportunities

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 25 million people create over 50 million legal documents , and get their legal questions answered.

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 Frontend 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, where we celebrate our accomplishments.

A Day in the Life

  • Work with Product Designers to implement the next generation of Rocket Lawyer products
  • Build responsive, efficient and reusable content assets that can be personalized and targeted to different audiences, channels, and devices
  • Ensure the scalability, reliability, and performance of our web pages
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Collaborate with other team members
  • Identify and communicate best practices for front-end engineering
  • Champion the adoption of new technologies


  • Expert knowledge of modern JavaScript technologies such as Angular, React, and Typescript.
  • Highly proficient with at least one frontend framework, such as React, Angular, Vuejs
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS/LESS/SASS.
  • Knowledge of web architecture and the HTTP protocol.
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Experience integrating with back-end web services via REST-based APIs.
  • Experience developing responsive interfaces for web and mobile.
  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • 5+ years of experience building web applications and SPA
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

Highly desired

  • Experience with MVC development.
  • Knowledge of caching strategies.
  • Knowledge of cloud development.
Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer, Front End
  • Company
    Rocket Lawyer
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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