Software Engineer

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Join a growing, venture-funded startup! You'll be developing core components of our litigation infrastructure, an online platform for lawyers to review, analyze, and collaborate on millions of documents. 

Tackling litigation with technology is a surprisingly deep challenge, and it requires in-depth computer science, including machine learning, data visualization, search, distributed systems, databases, real-time collaboration, nifty user interfaces, and more. 

We're looking for full-stack generalists. We value great CS fundamentals, native ability, and humility, over experience with any particular platform, technology, or specialization. If you happen to have a specialty, we'll put that to use -- but we won't restrict you to that area. 

We care a lot about finding the best engineers, writing correct software, using the right tools for the job, and avoiding dogma. As a result we've been able to build quite a bit of sophisticated technology with a small, talented team. It's the kind of culture where you'll own serious features, write great code, learn a huge amount, and have a lot of fun.

We code primarily in Java, TypeScript and Python.


  • Experience with a compiled language, such as C, C++, or Java 
  • Good knowledge of algorithms and fundamental computer science concepts 
  • A love of building systems 
  • An eye for aesthetics and user experience 
  • An eagerness to learn new technologies 
  • Authorization to work in the United States; please note that at this time, Everlaw is not sponsoring visas for any positions.  


  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent coursework 
  • Scripting language experience (Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.) 
  • UNIX-itude 
  • Good writing and communication skills 


  • Competitive salary 
  • Substantial equity 
  • Retirement plan with company matching 
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Maternity, paternity, and sick leave 
  • Fifteen paid vacation days, plus ten bankable federal holidays 


  • Work in downtown Berkeley, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants
  • Select your own hardware and customize your desk setup 
  • Bond over team lunches and out-of-the-box events 
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities 
  • Voted one of "San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies" to work for

About Everlaw: 
We're a growing startup with a real business model, rapid growth, and venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz. We provide document analysis, review, and discovery tools to law firms who need to wade through millions of pages of evidence to find that one needle in the haystack (or sometimes the smoking gun!). 

Our office is located in downtown Berkeley, just blocks away from the BART line and dozens of restaurants. Our CEO has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley. We compete with better technology combined with a deeper understanding of our users' needs. 

Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

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