Senior Software Development Engineer (API Focused)

Remote US
USD 120k - 160k
Spring R API GraphQL C# JavaScript Python
About Filevine:
Filevine is changing the way legal work gets done for law practitioners and their clients. As the leading legal operating system, Filevine is dedicated to empowering organizations with tools to simplify and elevate complex, high-stakes legal work. Powering everything from document and case management to timekeeping, billing and business analytics, over 3,400 law firms and legal teams use Filevine daily to deliver excellence.

2023 was a groundbreaking year for Filevine, as we launched a suite of AI-powered features that are transforming the legal industry.
- LeadsAI helps law firms evaluate cases faster, analyze client sentiment, identify potential problems, and predict case success.
- DemandsAI is an AI-driven demand letter generation solution that helps law firms prepare demand letters more quickly and accurately.
- ImmigrationAI streamlines the immigration process by automating tasks, reducing errors, and ensuring accuracy.
- AI Fields is a powerful tool that can enhance legal work by minimizing manual tasks, facilitating fact-checking, and quickly answering complex queries.

With these groundbreaking AI features, Filevine is empowering law firms and legal teams to deliver excellence to their clients with unprecedented speed and efficiency.

About the Team:
We are in need of a Senior Software Development Engineer to be part of our growing Engineering team. Filevine is at a perfect stage to join because you can be a major player driving the direction and strategy of our growth. You will apply your knowledge of software architecture and development with a team of engineers building large features and innovation according to provided design specifications. Work will include building enhancements within an existing software stack, creating new features, and implementing improvements to the architecture.

Filevine is pioneering a new way of managing complex requirements and tasks and driving a higher level of customer satisfaction by improving communications. Filevine is known for powerful analytics, innovative organizational science, and a world-class user experience. The company has an extraordinary team of passionate professionals who love working together to help organizations thrive.

This role reports directly to the Director of Engineering

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and test APIs that meet the needs of our internal and external customers
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that our APIs are well-documented and easy to use
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest API technologies and trends
  • Mentor junior engineers and help them to develop their API development skills
  • Troubleshoot and resolve API issues
  • Contribute to the development of our API governance program
  • Preserving and optimizing the quality of the softwareInnovating and improving on the software, features, processes, and technology
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting, and fixing issues and bugs as they arise
  • Performing detailed and helpful code reviews
  • Work closely with the Product team to regularly identify new opportunities to apply ML techniques to improve the Filevine customer experience.
  • Work within the assigned team to complete duties as assigned, while mentoring, training, and reviewing more junior engineers.
  • Communicate frequently, clearly, and effectively with various technical and management audiences
  • Analyze and improve the scalability and performance of high-volume, information rich web applications. 

Knowledge & Skills

  • 5+ years working as a software engineer with a proven track record of creating value for businesses
  • 3+ years of experience in API development
  • Experience with a variety of API technologies such as REST, SOAP, GraphQL
  • Proficient in efficiently coding with C#, JavaScript, T-SQL, Python, etc
  • Proficient in working with source control systems like GitHub
  • Ability in leading initiatives and working independently on assigned projects or with other team members, setting an example and promoting efficiency and productivity in others
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • In depth knowledge of the whole application development life cycle


  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science, information systems, a related field; comparable certifications; or equivalent direct work experience

Cool Company Benefits:
- A dynamic, rapidly growing company, focused on helping organizations thrive 
- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance (for full-time employees)
- Competitive & Fair Pay
- Maternity & paternity leave (for full-time employees)
- Short & long-term disability
- Ergonomic and height-adjustable workstations for onsite employees
- Opportunity to learn from a dedicated leadership team
- Weekly Taco Lunches in the summer/fall/spring for onsite employees
- Centrally located open office building in Sugar House
- Flexible hybrid work schedules depending on the department with some departments offering fully remote positions in the United States (R&D)
- Top-of-the-line company swag

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