Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.

We are currently seeking a new Senior Back End Engineer to join our Lawyaw development team. This role is also available to candidates across Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United States (some exceptions may apply). 

What your team does:

Acquired by Clio in 2021, Lawyaw is a SaaS platform focused on enabling the digitization of legal services. Our platform solves a foundational gap in the market by making it easy to incorporate programmable documents into digital workflows. Lawyaw currently powers over 1,000 law firms and are growing quickly, but we have so much more to build! 

As a senior level backend engineer you will be in charge of designing and maintaining the core services and architecture that enables Lawyaw. While most of your time will be spent designing and building out core software systems at scale. You’ll also be taking time lead and mentor a team of engineers to maintain and build out these core software systems.

We’re looking for people with a strong background and passion for building successful backend systems, services and APIs that deliver impactful product values to our customers. You are comfortable in dealing with changes. You love to take initiatives, and have a bias towards action.

What you’ll work on: 

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable, reliable and performant services and systems
  • Work with a wide range of systems, processes and technologies to own and solve technical and product problems
  • Uphold our high engineering and product standards, and elevate quality and engineering efficiency to the shared codebases and processes
  • Lead a team of engineers and collaborate with stakeholders across the organization.

What you may have:

  • 5+ years of industry experience shipping production backend code.
  • Proven ability to lead project initiatives from ideation to completion including rollout, documentation, monitoring and analytics.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, high growth environment.
  • A strong foundation in software and systems architecture.

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility 

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Learn more about our culture at clio.com/careers

About Clio

At Clio, we are on a mission to transform the legal experience for all. As the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal software, we provide lawyers with low-barrier, affordable solutions to manage and grow their firms more effectively, more profitably, and with better client experiences. Through the cloud, we believe that we can help create a more inclusive legal community and a more equitable legal system. 

We are an award-winning team that has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and has topped Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies.  In line with our mission, we’ve been up to some big things, including becoming a multi-product company, launching a $1 million COVID-19 Legal Relief Initiative, and most recently, securing a  US$110M Series E funding round and a USD $1.6B valuation.

This is a historic moment in the growth of legal technology! As the first legal practice management unicorn globally, and one of only a handful of Canadian unicorns, this is only the beginning. If you’ve ever wanted to do the best work of your career, while having a meaningful impact in the lives of others, then Clio is the place for you.

About Lawyaw

Founded in 2016, Lawyaw provides the market-leading solution for cloud-based legal document automation, which helps law firms save time, increase profitability, and reduce errors. The company is an alumnus of Y-Combinator (W18) and was acquired by Clio in 2021. It continues on a period of rapid growth thanks to increasing adoption of remote technologies since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as strong product market fit and excellent customer satisfaction (NPS>50).  www.lawyaw.com

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