Staff Full Stack Software Engineer - 137 at Rocket Lawyer | Powderkeg

Location: 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

  • Help analyze and improve front end code during normal sprint work
  • Work with Product Designers to implement the next generation of Rocket Lawyer products
  • Build efficient and reusable front-end components and systems
  • 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


  • 5+ years experience in high-growth technology environments
  • Strong command of Java and OO design and principles
  • Working knowledge of modern JavaScript technologies
  • Experience with web components and tooling such as Stencil
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jest and JUnit
  • Understanding of microservices architecture
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Experience designing, developing and integrating with back-end web services via REST-based API's
  • Experience developing responsive interfaces for mobile and web
  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • Experience working in an agile/iterative environment
  • Must be proactive, thorough and organized
  • Demonstrated success working with small, collaborative cross-functional teams
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

Nice To Haves

  • Practiced test-driven development utilizing unit testing frameworks and automated testing tools
  • Experience working with event streaming architecture
  • Knowledge of caching strategies
  • Experience developing internationalized software
  • Knowledge of web architecture and the HTTP protocol
  • Knowledge of cloud development
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Redis and HBase
  • Familiarity with Jenkins and CI/CD environments

Benefits & Perks

  • Comprehensive health plans (including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for full-time employees)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive salary packages
  • 401k program
  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter/Transit Program
Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Staff Full Stack Software Engineer - 137
  • Company
    Rocket Lawyer
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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