Senior Software Engineer, Front End

Rocket Lawyer

San Francisco, CA




Senior Software Engineer, Front End


About Rocket Lawyer

We believe everyone deserves access to simple and affordable legal services.

Founded in 2008, Rocket Lawyer is the largest and most widely used online legal service platform in the world. With offices in North America and Europe, Rocket Lawyer has helped over 20 million people create over 3 million legal documents, and answer over 30,000 legal questions.

We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale never seen before in the company’s history, to capture audiences worldwide. We are expanding our team to take on this challenge!

About the Role

Are you interested in building products used by millions of people? Do you like shipping code at a rapid pace? Rocket Lawyer is seeking an experienced Senior Front End Engineer to help lead our UI team . This position is full-time and is based in our San Francisco office.

A Day in the LIfe

  1. Work with Product Designers to implement the next generation of Rocket Lawyer products
  2. Build efficient and reusable front-end abstractions and systemsIdentify and address performance bottlenecks
  3. Drive design and code reviews
  4. Coach and mentor junior engineers
  5. Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  6. Identify and communicate best practices for front-end engineering


  1. Expert knowledge of modern javascript technologies such as Angular, Typescript, React, and Node.js.
  2. Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS/LESS/SASS.
  3. Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components.
  4. Experience with technology such as Open Components or developing “micro frontends” is preferred.
  5. Experience integrating with back-end web services via REST-based APIs; experience working with API Management systems such as Apigee
  6. Experience developing responsive interfaces for web and mobile.
  7. Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  8. 5+ years of experience building web applications
  9. BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

Highly Desired

  1. Knowledge of web architecture and the HTTP protocol.
  2. Experience with MVC development.
  3. Knowledge of caching strategies.

Benefits & Perks

  1. Fully paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for full-time employees
  2. Unlimited PTO; take time when you need it and come back refreshed
  3. Competitive salary packages
  4. Commuter/Transit Program
  5. 401k program
  6. Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  7. Life insurance and disability benefits
  8. Your choice of a Mac or PC
  9. Monthly onsite masseuse sessions
  10. “Red Friday” catered lunches
  11. Company sponsored events, both on- and off-site