Staff Software Engineer at PermitFlow (W22)
$175K - $250K  •  
TurboTax for Construction Permitting
New York, NY, US / Remote (US)
Full-time
6+ years
About PermitFlow

PermitFlow is TurboTax for construction permitting. We are on a mission to streamline and simplify construction permitting in the United States, unlocking more value in the $1.6 trillion construction market. Our software reduces time to permit, supporting permitting end-to-end including permit research, application preparation, submission, and monitoring.

We’ve raised a $31m Series A led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, Felicis Ventures, Altos Ventures, and the founders and executives from Zillow, PlanGrid, Thumbtack, Bluebeam, Uber, Procore, and more. Our team consists of architects, structural engineers, permitting experts, and workflow software specialists, all of whom have personally experienced the pain of permitting.

We are building a hybrid work culture with team members in office 2-3 days per week in NYC, and we are offering highly competitive market rate salaries.

About the role

🚀 About PermitFlow

PermitFlow’s mission is to streamline and simplify construction permitting in the $1.6 trillion United States construction market. Our software reduces time to permit, supporting permitting end-to-end including permit research, application preparation, submission, and monitoring.

We’ve raised a $31m Series A led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, Felicis Ventures, Altos Ventures, and the founders and executives from Zillow, PlanGrid, Thumbtack, Bluebeam, Uber, Procore, and more.

Our team is remote first and consists of architects, structural engineers, permitting experts, and workflow software specialists, all who have personally experienced the pain of permitting.

📌About the Team

We have a lean but mighty engineering team. We’ve done a lot with a little, but there’s much more work to be done to continue our fast-paced growth and we want you to be a part of that growth. You’ll help us get there by owning end-to-end projects, talking with customers, and ultimately supporting the growth of PermitFlow.

What You’ll Do:

  • Full Stack Development: Architect, design, and implement robust and scalable full-stack solutions. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, understand user needs, and translate them into technical solutions.

  • Front End Development: Develop responsive and intuitive user interfaces using React and Typescript. Ensure a seamless and visually appealing user experience across various devices and platforms.

  • Back End Development: Build and optimize server-side components using Node.js. Work with databases, particularly Postgres, to design and implement efficient data storage and retrieval solutions.

  • System Architecture: Contribute to the overall architecture and design of the construction management platform. Make high-level decisions regarding technology choices, scalability, and system integrations.

  • Leadership and Mentorship: Conduct code reviews, enforce best practices, and contribute to the professional growth of the development team.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment between technical solutions and business objectives. Participate in agile development processes, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives.

  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in full-stack development. Evaluate and recommend new tools and frameworks to enhance the platform's capabilities.

🙌 Qualifications & Fit:

  • Extensive experience in professional fullstack development, ideally most of which you’ve spent in startups

  • Extensive experience working within our tech stack, which is listed above

  • You sweat the important details and strive for excellence in your work

  • Experience owning technically challenging and demanding cross-functional projects

  • A record of identifying valuable projects, communicating the strategy for them, and executing on them autonomously

  • A customer-first mindset and an interest in talking with customers to make sure what we’re building is a polished product meets their needs

  • Habit of introspection and understanding what’s helped you be successful in the past

💙 Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity packages

  • Home office & equipment stipend

  • Flexible working hours & unlimited PTO

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

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