- Research Experience
- Software Development
- Computer Science
- Data Structures
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
Are you a zealot for engineering, velocity, and software in an organization?
Are you fanatical about great customer experiences? Do you love digging into a customer's pains, industry trends, market conditions, and more, all to evaluate the information, chew it up, and find within it the exact right answer about what a fast-growing and fast-developing engineering team should do next to step up software engineering and development processes?
Join us as a Software Development Engineer in the New Orleans office, and be instrumental in helping achieve our vision to change behavior and revolutionize payment in the gigantic and increasingly tech-savvy construction industry.
If you have the right stuff to join us, you'll join passionate professionals who are disrupting a $1 Trillion industry, in a dynamic, rapidly growing, and professionally challenging environment. The role demands passion and zeal for the Engineering craft, great technical depth, empathy for users who may be nothing like you, and a stubborn ability to look at how everyone else is approaching a problem and not conforming.
Why It's Exciting
This is an exciting opportunity to:
Build and shape highly impactful software that makes a real difference in good people's lives;
Work in the globally massive construction technology sector that is red-hot with investor interest;
Build a category around the impactful problem of construction payment;
Work with a thoughtful and inspiring team who are working together on the meaningful cause of empowering people in the construction industry to always get what they earn.
You will be responsible for developing new features, and redesigning existing modules of our application to be more scalable and efficient. You will help us improve our application's architecture, and will work on engineering solutions to different challenging opportunities. You will get a chance to contribute to a fast growing successful web application that is adopted and used daily by several enterprise companies.
Our software engineers have a strong background in software development and computer science, good problem solving skills, are knowledgeable about algorithms and data structures, and are well versed in coding using different technologies. Many of our legacy backend services are written primarily in PHP, so having previous PHP experience is a plus, but not required.
Plan, design, develop, debug, implement and support web-based software applications and services
Modify existing software to add new features, correct errors, allow it to function in new operating environments, or improve performance
Comply with project coding standards and industry best practices
Work on a shared code base, in a team environment, cooperating with co-located and remote team members
Improve software quality by conducting systems analysis, and recommending changes in policies and procedures
Produce detailed software design and specifications
Participate in planning for software development projects, and ensure projects are concluded according to the planned delivery dates
Represent the team in collaborations with partners and clients as needed
Work with testing team to write unit tests
0-7 years of software development experience
Excellent understanding of software engineering concepts
Good problem solving and research skills
Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures
High accuracy in work and keen attention to details
Excellent development skills using PHP, Python, or other open source technologies
Familiarity with PHP and Python MVC frameworks are a plus
What We Offer
We are passionate about software engineering, and building beautiful software products using advanced technologies and efficient development workflows. Our goal is to become the most attractive software employer in the area, through investing in our team's skills and wellbeing and challenging everyone to build awesome software. Below are highlights of standard company benefits:
Full paid Health insurance. Dental / Vision group plan available.
Flexible sick & personal leave policy
Open vacation policy without a cap on the number of days-off. We do require employees to take a minimum of 7 days off in a row each year.
Subsidized International Travel: We subsidize international travel airfare. Qualify for one subsidy every 14 months, with the amount of subsidy determined by tenure (i.e. $450 in 1st year, $650 in second year, $750 in third year, $850 in fourth year, and so on).
Cocktail Friday events every Friday, and other fun team events
Equity, per company's general stock grant plan
However, what we really offer is not all that, it's the chance to be on a rocket-ship! To build software with the highest standards of agility, efficiency, and usability, and work with a team of outstanding players in an awesome working environment to make a real difference in good people's lives!
Read more about why being on a rocket ship is the best of your career options from Levelset's CEO here.
About Levelset (formerly zlien)
Levelset helps contractors and suppliers get payment under control, and envisions a world where no one loses a night's sleep over payment.
Over 500,000 contractors and suppliers connect on Levelset's cloud-based platform to make payment processes stress-free. Users easily exchange payment documents like lien waivers, pay applications, and preliminary notices, they see a complete picture of who is on their job, and are empowered with the resources and knowledge they need to be confident in payment. The results are faster payments and fewer surprises.
Levelset is venture-backed by S3 Ventures, Altos Ventures, and Brick & Mortar Ventures. Headquartered in New Orleans with offices in Austin and Cairo, Egypt, Levelset employs more than 150 people. We're a rapidly growing team working on interesting and worthwhile problems, with a mountain of opportunity for you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Are you ready?