Principal Engineer

New Zealand

LawVu is transforming the legal industry by providing the world’s leading and most loved platform for in-house legal teams.

Our aim is to make the lives of in-house legal teams and their business partners more productive and fulfilling. We are well on the way with some of the world’s leading global brands and best in-house legal teams already operating on LawVu.

Growing super fast, LawVu is headquartered in sunny Tauranga, New Zealand with a new office opening in Wellington, New Zealand. We have teams in Australia, the USA and Ireland. Our culture is strongly values aligned where we look for people to bring their whole selves and join a team doing the best work of their lives.

LawVu’s Product & Engineering team is looking for a Principal Frontend Engineer, who takes pride in creating beautiful solutions that can move as fast as the startup that creates them. We are looking for a technical leader to take our team of highly skilled and experienced software developers to the next level in their careers.

As a Principal Frontend Engineer at LawVu you’ll be expected to think ahead, design for change and build robust solutions. You’ll be able to bring the engineering team along on the journey, leading by example and paving the way to an efficient, scalable platform that we love to work on.

In this role you will work closely with the rest of the Product & Engineering team to take our platform to the next level and enable the rapid scale up and change tolerance that is required for this high growth phase.

What you’ll do

  • Be awesome
  • Design, build and maintain our front end applications
  • Ensure our application is secure by design and by default
  • Ensure our application is stable, scalable and future proof
  • Work closely with the Product, Back End and Data & Analytics teams
  • Work in an Agile environment

 

What you’ll bring

  • A university qualification in a computer science disciplineA passion for software development with 10+ years of experience with a modern front end framework, preferably Angular
  • At least a working knowledge of back end technologies
  • Comfort working in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • A keen eye for design
  • Strong SCSS & HTML5 skills
  • Experience with unit test frameworks and best practices

 

What sets us apart:

  • Monthly wellness allowance to use on whatever enables you to bring your whole self to work – gym membership, massage, childcare.. the list goes on!
  • Health insurance cover
  • Extended paid parental leave
  • Extra paid day off on your birthday
  • Share options so you can have a piece of the pie
  • Home office allowance set up for remote employees

Location

We have offices in Tauranga and Wellington, but we have employees across New Zealand working remotely.

People Leadership

There are no direct reports

Why LawVu?

At LawVu we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer the opportunity to get onboard a growth company early and the opportunity to participate in LawVu’s success through our incentive scheme. LawVu has rapidly expanding offices and our work environment encourages continuous improvement and future career development.

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables us to better understand and serve customers and innovate successfully. From the moment you join, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

About LawVu & our culture

LawVu is a modern software platform that is revolutionizing the way corporate legal teams manage legal and engage with the wider business. LawVu is creating a true legal operating system. We’re helping in-house legal teams to reduce risk while providing massive productivity gains along with cloud technology to share and collaborate on files. We have both clients and staff around the world so if you enjoy working in a fast based entrepreneurial environment then you are the person we are looking for.

Our team is only as strong as the culture it is built upon. Our core values are listed below.

If our core values resonate with you and have the skills and desire to get your teeth stuck into a real challenge then we would love to welcome you to the team.

Inspire and delight
We take pride in what we do and go the extra mile to create experiences that inspire and delight our customers.
Bring your Woo.
Woo is what energises us, brings us joy and makes us unique. We seek to create a safe environment that fosters bringing your whole self so you can thrive.
Dig deeper
No challenge is too big. With courage we embrace the challenge, learn from our mistakes and share the knowledge.
Back yourself. Back others.
We strive to be supportive, honest people who respect and trust each other to work together as a winning team.
Move swiftly. Create simplicity.
We do what we say we will do with a bias for action, moving fast to get the right things done to make an impact.
Take ownership
With every decision and behaviour, however big or small, we take ownership of its impact on our business and the team.