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Legal Intelligence

Lead Backend Engineer

$100k – $160k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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About Trellis:

Trellis is a fully funded startup innovating in legal tech! We are taking over the legal research space (trial court research and analytics) tapping a $10 billion market and in the coming year, we are poised for tremendous growth.

Job Description:

Trellis handles over 10 million documents and millions more data points to deliver fast, high quality results. The lead backend engineer is someone comfortable in python and can build systems that can handle large scale data with clean and simple architecture.

The person we're looking for can:

- Build scalable architecture that can keep up with our fast paced growth of data and user base.
- Build and maintain backend systems.
- Lead and mentor a top notch engineering team.


- Own the backend tech stack (AWS, Python 3, Django, Celery, Rabbit, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis)
- Work with VPE to architect and expand backend systems.
- Support engineering needs through clean, fast and scalable services.
- Improve tech stack, tools and processes


- Working knowledge of Python and Python best practices is a must.
- Understanding a Python based framework is also a must, familiarity with Django is a plus.
- 7+ years of backend engineering experience.
- Experience in dealing with large data sets


- Competitive compensation and equity
- Health, Vision and Dental
- Weekly catered lunch
Los Angeles
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
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Trellis at a glance

Legal Intelligence

Trellis focuses on Legal Tech. Their company has offices in Los Angeles and Newport Beach. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://trellis.law/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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