Staff Software Engineer, Partnerships

Technology San Mateo, California Glendale, California Austin, Texas Chicago, Illinois Seattle, Washington


About LegalZoom:

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions.


SMBs look to LegalZoom to help them take when taking the next steps on their journey of running a business, such as getting the right business licenses, opening a business checking account, or creating a new company website – this is where our secure, trusted partner ecosystem intersects with the LZ customer experience, enabling LZ to deliver those customer needs via Strategic Partners.  

Engineers on the Partnerships team will build out our world-class platform to support seamless partner onboarding and integrations, ensuring customers and partners have a great experience. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to reduce friction in the user experience and unlock powerful new platform capabilities, all while building exceptional applications in multiple languages. 

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in software design, developing and managing the delivery of highly scalable, micro-services driven cloud-based systems, leveraging a combination of Java, Kotlin, .NET, Angular, and AWS platforms.

You will:

  • Research, design, and build key new parts of the platform. You will scrutinize and reason clearly about the technology and architecture choices, identify tradeoffs and challenges, and communicate these to the rest of the team 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization such as product, design, infrastructure, and security to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our developments 
  • Design, build, and maintain beautiful, robust, and powerful APIs or services so that complex business logic can be gracefully handled by multiple internal and external customers 
  • Help debug and solve critical production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack 
  • Develop prototypes for new workflows and systems, deliver work early and often to real customers, and iterate your development based on feedback 
  • Develop, test and maintain work to meet security, scalability and performance requirements so that our work runs reliably and efficiently at large-scale 
  • Coordinate and collaborate with engineers and product managers from other teams across LegalZoom to ensure good relationships, technical alignment, and fluent communication with other LegalZoom products and systems 
  • Measure the effectiveness of our engineering work, and use data to drive decisions to help our users and their customers 
  • Advise the leadership team on key technical considerations related to the future of Revenue & Reporting products from the platform perspective 
You have:
  • Have 8+ years of experience in a hands-on software engineering role
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • Strong coding skills in Java/Kotlin/C# or equivalent for high performant production quality code.
  • Work experience in the following technologies: Java, SQL DB, No-SQL DB, Kafka, Hive, Spark, Airflow or equivalent.
  • Experienced in architectural patterns of a high-scale distributed products/services, such as well-designed APIs, data pipelines and efficient algorithms
  • Experience or desire to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams with design, product and data science partners 

Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.