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Principal Frontend Engineer

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 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 discipline
  • A 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

Location

HQ is Tauranga, 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.

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