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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack - Document/AI



Software Engineering, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies. Every company, in every country, in every industry runs on contracts, but managing these contracts slows companies down and costs them millions of dollars. L’Oréal, Staples, Mastercard, and other leading innovators use Ironclad to collaborate and negotiate on contracts, accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance, and turn contracts into critical carriers of operational business intelligence. It’s the only platform flexible enough to handle every type of contract workflow, whether a sales agreement, an HR agreement or a complex NDA.

Ironclad is writing the narrative that shows how beautiful and functional contracting will change business. We’re a leader in the Forrester Wave for Contract Lifecycle Management. We have been recognized as a Fortune Great Place to Work for four consecutive years. Our innovation and work culture have been recognized by Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023, Forbes’ 50 Most Promising AI Companies, Wing Venture Capital's Enterprise Tech 30, and Gartner's Magic Quadrant. We work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture. We’re backed by leading investors like Accel, Y Combinator, Sequoia, and BOND. For more information, visit www.ironcladapp.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Engineering @ Ironclad

As a Staff Software Engineer at Ironclad, you'll work cross-functionally to identify business problems and architect, build, and verify solutions. You'll build a platform that lets lawyers scale themselves and their businesses 100x more effectively. At Ironclad, we’ve built a product that brings a two thousand year old profession into the digital age, and you’ll play a pivotal role in driving the foundation forward.

We seek experienced engineers with strong coding fundamentals and a track record of shipping high quality products. We work in a highly collaborative environment, and strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture and offer remote work flexibility. If you’d like to join us on our mission to build the product that legal teams love, let’s talk!

AI Applications Team

The AI Applications team’s mission is to build and expand the adoption of Ironclad AI-powered features to help Ironclad users increase efficiency and productivity across all stages of the contracting lifecycle - from create, review, negotiate, to sign, report and manage obligations. We are the team behind powerful features including AI Playbooks, AI Assist, Custom AI Clauses, Smart Import, Smart Detect, Smart Merge, and many more exciting things in the works.

We are looking for asenior software engineer who is excited to work on applications of AI in contract drafting, reviewing and redlining in the document editor.

What you'll do:

  • Work on AI-powered features for contract drafting, reviewing and redlining in the document editor and related editor and document processing features

  • Collaborate cross functionally with product managers, designers, and other engineers to spec, design, and build AI-powered features and systems

  • Partner with quality engineers to define, build and maintain testing strategy

  • Lead technical discussions, mentor and provide thoughtful feedback to other engineers on the team

  • Grow your teams by interviewing and recruiting talented engineers to Ironclad

  • Work on a modern stack built upon: TypeScript, ReactJS, Node.js, Java, and Docker containers in Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform (experience with these specific technologies not required)

What we look for:

  • At least 5+ years of software experience architecting, building, launching and maintaining complex systems (a formal degree is not required, we are prioritizing industry experience)

  • Passion for software engineering to build and ship great product

  • A high bar for quality

  • Passionate about learning and sharing knowledge, with a particular thirst for AI advancements; prior experience and knowledge of AI is preferred, but not required

  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills

  • Ironclad’s Values: drive, intent, integrity, and empathy


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness reimbursement

  • Take what you need vacation policy

  • Generous parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers

Base Salary Range: $160,000 - $175,000

The base salary range represents the minimum and maximum of the salary range for this position based at our San Francisco headquarters. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors, including individual proficiency, anticipated performance, and the location of the selected candidate. Our base salary is just one component of Ironclad’s competitive total rewards package, which also includes equity awards (a new hire grant, along with opportunities for additional awards throughout your tenure), competitive health and wellness benefits, and a commitment to career growth and development.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.