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Technical Lead

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, the USA, UK 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 Tech Lead, 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 who strives in engineering excellence, and has a great passion to help support the team to reach their full potential. As a Tech Lead at LawVu you’ll be expected to be on the tools, design for change and build robust solutions. You’ll be expected to lead the engineering team along on the journey, leading by example and paving the way to an efficient, scalable product & platform that we love to work on.  


In this role, you will work closely with the Engineering Manager and take the product team to the next level, ensuring we deliver solutions of the highest quality with tolerance for scale and growth. 


What you’ll do 


  • Be awesome 
  • Lead the design and build of simple, scalable, beautiful solutions 
  • Instil a culture of engineering excellence in everything you do and in those around you   
  • Be the leader of our technical architecture and system design  
  • Maintain and improve strict security requirements for a multi-tenant environment  
  • Guide and mentor the product engineering team 
  • Work closely with the wider product and engineering leadership team to develop product and engineering roadmaps and initiatives 
  • Work with the product team and customers on product discovery 


What you’ll bring 


  • 10+ years of experience designing, building and supporting large scale systems in production 
  • Hands on coding ability and a desire to be elbows deep in the minutia  
  • Expert level knowledge of the Microsoft .NET stack  
  • Deep understanding of different solution and system architecture paradigms and pragmatism on their application 
  • Experience in building financial platforms and payment integrations. 
  • Deep understanding of APIs, developer products and platform patterns 
  • At least a working knowledge of front end technologies, both desktop and mobile  
  • Comfort working in an Agile development environment 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 




Preferred location is Tauranga or Wellington, but other New Zealand locations will be considered for the right person. 


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. 


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

Inspire and Delight 

We take pride in what we do and go the extra mile to create experiences that inspire and delight our customers.

Move Swiftly 

We do what we say we will do, moving fast to get the right things done to make an impact. 

Dig Deeper 

No challenge is too big. With courage we embrace the challenge, learn from our mistakes and share the knowledge.

Take Ownership 

With every decision and behaviour, however big or small, we take ownership of it’s impact on our business. 

Back yourself. Back others 

We strive to be supportive, honest people who respect each other and build a high level of trust to perform as a winning team. 

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.  

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.
Our values

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