Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

Staff Engineer (7+ years experience)



Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

Who We Are

Priori is ranked a Chambers Tier 1 Global LawTech company and a Financial Times Intelligent Business, Priori is the game-changing legal technology platform for in-house legal teams to find and engage external counsel.

Priori raised a $15 million Series A1 in July 2022, from Eagle Proprietary Investments, Thomson Reuters Ventures, The LegalTech Fund, Thirty Five Ventures, PEAK6 and Soma Capital in addition to existing investors Bridge Investments, Great Oaks Venture Capital, HearstLab, Mindset Ventures and Jambhala who participated in the funding round.

Our team is passionate about making the $400BN legal industry more transparent and efficient.
About the Role

Priori Legal is looking to add a Staff Developer to our engineering organization. In this role, you will be involved in all aspects of the software development process. You will guide and contribute to the design and development of new features, help optimize and scale our application, and work within an agile development environment. You will be responsible for building both server-side logic (using Ruby on Rails) and front-end components (JavaScript using Vue.js). As a leader in the organization, you will be responsible for mentoring other Engineers through pair programming and code review.

You will

  • Plan and contribute to all phases of the agile development lifecycle
  • Perform code review, mentor and support the work of junior developers
  • Ensure use of best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, and code standards)
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure optimized functionality
  • Recommend and lead continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with the CTO, Engineering Manager, Engineering Team, Product Team, and external stakeholders
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Develop robust, scalable, and secure features

Our Stack

  • Vue.js
  • Bootstrap/Sass
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Heroku
  • AWS
  • Github
  • Sentry

About You

  • 7+ years professional software development experience
  • Extensive knowledge of one or more modern front-end JavaScript frameworks (Vue, React, Angular)
  • Extensive knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with responsive front-end frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc)
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git
  • Understanding of Agile software development principles
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively