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Staff Software Engineer

Steno

Steno

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Staff Software Engineer (Full-stack)

Full-Time, Remote / Salary, Exempt / Includes Benefits, PTO, Flexible Schedule, Equity

Steno is growing! We’re looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our winning team, which is revolutionizing the court reporting industry every single day. We’re a diverse team from all over the country (and beyond) and we’re crazy about redefining the boundaries of an outdated industry.

If you are enthusiastic about joining an engineering culture that has a spirit of continuous improvement in all aspects of building products - come join us!

Who are you?

We’re looking for a self-starter who is effective in managing their time in remote working environments. If you love solving problems and collaborating with others to solve those problems then this role is for you!

This is a fast-paced environment, but an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to join a growing tech team at a mid-stage start-up and have a direct impact on building and enhancing our products!

On a regular basis, you’ll be doing:

  • Hands-on software development, where you can apply your skills, knowledge and previous experiences

  • Architect, design and implement technical solutions

  • Build and refine engineering team processes and best practices based on project experiences.

  • Establish and maintain sound software architecture.

  • Mentors and coaches Steno’s non staff engineers.

You’re gonna crush it if:

  • You love solving problems and collaborating with others to solve those problems

  • You've become familiar with the downsides of both under-engineering and over-engineering, and developed an appreciation for working pragmatically

  • You seek clarity, and as much simplicity as the underlying problem domain will allow

  • You are well organized, able to manage time effectively, and comfortable working through sometimes incomplete designs and product specs

  • You're enthusiastic about defining and cultivating a product-oriented engineering culture that instills a spirit of continuous improvement in all aspects of building products

  • You are keen to grow our community of developers and represent Steno externally

  • You are humble and recognize no one or system is perfect and you see mistakes being made as an opportunity for improvement

  • You are not easily flustered if someone takes a different approach to solving the same problem

Some requirements:

  • You have extensive experience with git, multiple high-level programming languages (both statically-typed and dynamic), software patterns and best practices, extensive relational database knowledge and expertise writing SQL. You are also familiar with different software architectures (n-tier, monolithic, distributed, etc) and have experience with cloud infrastructure as well as cloud based CI/CD pipelines.

  • You are familiar with unit and integration testing and have put them into practice

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering well-engineered products with modern technologies for a variety of domains

  • You've worked with modern front-end and back-end frameworks in multiple languages

  • You have a deep understanding of web app fundamentals up and down the stack, from pixels to queries and everything in between

  • At least 6 years of development experience

  • Bachelors in computer science or equivalent experience

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary - $190-$235k

  • Generous company-sponsored health benefits for both employees and dependents

  • Comprehensive vision & dental plans for both employee and dependents

  • Wellness and mental health benefits that can be shared between you and your family

  • Flexible Paid Time Off to allow you to find the balance you need between work and life

  • Options of company equity, because we know our success isn't anything without our team

  • A home office setup to help your feel comfortable and capable in our remote environment

Our Team.

The Engineering team is a highly reliable, constantly innovative team. We work hand-in-hand with Product and Design teams for execution of new ideas and solutions. Our team is also humble and each individual recognizes that no one or one system is perfect; we see mistakes being made as an opportunity for improvement!

About Steno

  • Founded in 2018; grown from 9 to a fully remote team of over 175 in 4 years

  • Values: be highly reliable, constantly innovate, operate with a hospitality mindset

  • Diverse backgrounds welcome! Steno employees have a unique blend of legal, technology, operations and finance experience

  • We are revolutionizing the litigation and court reporting industry

    • Flexible litigation financing (e.g., DelayPay)

    • Cutting-edge technology - unique products and integrations to maximize the output of legal professionals

    • White glove, concierge customer service that our clients rave about

Steno is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental ability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Applicants needing special assistance or accommodation for interviews or website access may contact us by sending an email to hr@steno.com.

Note: Steno personnel will always have either a steno.com email address or will contact you via Rippling Applicant Tracking. Act with caution if asked for personal information. Background checks, for example, are only conducted after an offer has been extended.