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Sr. Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023


As a foundational member of our engineering team, you'll be involved in end-to-end development on features across our web product.

We have a frequent cadence of shipping new features and a close connection to our market. With 650k monthly active users spending hundreds of thousands of hours on the platform, each contribution and feature you ship will have a meaningful impact for the users.

Since we're a startup, you'll have to be willing to get your hands dirty with (and learn) everything across the stack: API design, devops, frontend, data engineering, algorithms, AI, startup engineering, analytics, etc. You'll also mentor junior software engineers.


  • 5+ years of experience building web apps

  • Clean simple code, even when solving complex problems

  • Good systems design and architecture knowledge

  • Good knowledge of the software life cycle, including code reviews, testing, team organization

  • Ability to balance business concerns with engineering considerations

  • Ability to learn new tech quickly

  • Experience mentoring junior engineers

  • Experience interacting with multiple stakeholders

  • Enjoyable to work with


  • Python, PostgreSQL, FastAPI, Redis, TypeScript, React, Next.js, Tailwind, AWS, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Pinecone, GPT-4


  • Craft plan to measure and improve our search engine

  • Improve and migrate our data model for the content we host

  • Migrate our NLP algorithms over to use LLMs

  • Do thorough, prompt code reviews

  • Implement developer tools to help with code quality

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: 100% remote

US-based comp range*: $140k-$185k

Latin America-based comp range*: $105k-$140k (USD)

Canada-based comp range*: $125k-$165k (USD)

* Plus equity (cost of living agnostic)