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Senior Software 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 teams in Australia, Europe, 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.

We have offices in both Tauranga or Wellington but are open to fully remote within New Zealand as well.


LawVu’s Product & Engineering team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer, who takes pride in crafting clean, robust, readable code and is interested in working with a team of highly skilled and experienced software engineers working on cutting-edge legal technology.

As a Senior Backend Engineer at LawVu you’ll be expected to tackle change head on. Exciting software problems will keep you up at night and finding solutions for the seemingly impossible will be the ultimate reward. You’ll have a drive to expand your knowledge, the humility to laugh at mistakes made (after the appropriate amount of time has passed) and the desire to share learnings with others for the betterment of the whole team.

In this role you will work with the Workspace Intelligence team to build out our AI Platform, using the latest technologies available, which brings value to our customers and ensure we are geared for rapid expansion. 


What you’ll do…

  • Be awesome
  • Design and build simple, scalable solution
  • Contribute to system architecture design and implementation
  • Maintain and improve strict security requirements for a multi-tenant environment
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers
  • Expand and improve automated testing frameworks
  • Innovate / Explore AI as the industry matures and technologies are rolled out

What you’ll need…

    • A passion for software development with 5+ years experience using C# .NET Framework / .Net Core
    • Strong experience in REST API design
  • Experience with Retrieval augmented generation (RAG) and Vector Databases. 
  • OOD + SOLID design principles
  • Good understanding of Azure PaaS
  • Knowledge and experience using Azure Web App services + Azure SQL
  • Comfort working in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral
  • Billiard skills are beneficial

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

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.

We are constantly working towards making LawVu one of the best places to work, for everyone. LawVu is committed to providing equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and promoting a culture of inclusion. We will ensure this by fostering a workplace where people feel safe to be themselves, are able to do the best work of their lives and fulfil their potential. We believe by bringing together our diversity of thoughts and backgrounds, we will develop a world class product for the equally diverse customers we serve.

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. If you would like to apply and need reasonable adjustments or would like to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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.
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