Software Development Manager - 340 at Rocket Lawyer | Powderkeg

Location: Brazil

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!

The Role

  • Leads 1-3 teams of software engineers
  • Manages the recruitment and on-boarding new starters
  • Leads the team to continuously ship products and enhancements to Rocket Lawyer quality standards, and diligently measures the results
  • Facilitates well thought-out technical decisions
  • Promotes best practices to the wider engineering community
  • Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis to identify and resolve production issues
  • Advocates for and advances modern software development practices (CI/CD, test automation etc.)Is passionate about constantly improving the way the team is working
  • Supports the engineering team to help them perform at their highest level
  • Always looking to bring out the best in others
  • Pragmatic in balancing between short- and long-term deliveries


  • 5+ years experience building and managing high performing engineering teams
  • 5+ years experience hands-on software development
  • Experience within an Agile Software delivery environment
  • Proficient in leading engineers to deliver good quality and clean code
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices, including coding standards, source control management, build processes, and testing
  • Experience in recruiting and hiring Software Engineers
  • Passionate about coaching engineers
  • Passionate about software security, performance and scaling
  • Experience in building and working with CICD

Nice to have

  • Understanding and experience in building apps/integration with SFDC
  • Experience with building microservices
  • Knowledge of Java, design patterns and good OOD principles
  • Knowledge of Javascript and latest web technologies (HTML5/CSS3/Sass)
  • Experience integrating with back-end services via REST APIs
Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Development Manager - 340
  • Company
    Rocket Lawyer
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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