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Full-stack Python Engineer New
San Francisco, California, United States

Job Title

Full-stack Python Engineer

Job Description

Legalist is using legal data to reinvent litigation finance. Backed by Y Combinator, our team applies machine learning to successfully invest in the $3 billion litigation finance industry. We're working at the intersection of finance, technology and law and are looking for software engineers to join our team.

As a full stack engineer, you’ll work closely with our other engineers to build and ship key features. We are detail oriented and value clean, modular, and high-performing code. As an early engineer, you’ll directly influence our entire tech stack, from standards to frameworks to architecture.


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


Key qualifications for this role include:

-A degree in computer Science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, or other analytical field

-2+ years experience working in Python or similar scripting language

-Experience working with modern data stores such as MySQL/Postgres, S3, Cassandra or similar.

-Full stack engineering experience in Javascript, Python/Django, or Ruby/Rails

-Ability to design clean APIs and understanding of performance issues

-Experienced with software engineering best practices – design patterns, code reviews, unit and integration testing, etc.

About the Company

Legalist is an algorithmic litigation finance startup based in San Francisco. Backed by Y Combinator, VY Capital, and other prominent venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, we use legal data to invest in lawsuits that win.

Our mission is to help plaintiffs in meritorious lawsuits see justice. We use machine learning on millions of past court records to invest in litigation. See our work featured in the New Yorker, Slate, TechCrunch, and other major news outlets.

Contact Info

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