Full-stack Python Software Engineer

  • 50 Rue d'Hauteville, 75010 Paris, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

Based in Paris, Legalstart is a leader in the French legal-tech space that aims at revolutionising legal services. We help business creators manage legal documents and paperwork in an automated fashion.

Since the launch of the site at the beginning of 2014, Legalstart has experienced a very strong growth. In this context, we are looking for highly motivated developers to help us consolidate our leading position in the French online legal services market.

We are still a relatively small team of 7 developers, looking to double in 2019.


To find the latest articles about Legalstart, please check our press page (Le Figaro, Le Monde, Les Echos, etc): legalstart.fr/corp/presse

Job Description

We are looking for a software engineer passionate about technology and willing to contribute to the ambitious project of revolutionising law through technology.

Your main activities will be:

  • Write tech specs, implement and maintain features of our roadmap, including: our engine for generating flexible web forms, document automation, web scraping and automation, APIs...

  • Improving infrastructure (CI/CD, scaling, ...) and contributing to devops tools.

  • Collaborating on definition of your product team objectives.

  • Using and implementing of development best practices on the whole stack.

Our stack today:

  • Backend: Python/Django Rest Framework, Celery.

  • Front-end: React/Redux, Gulp, Webpack.

  • Data: PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis.

  • Infrastructure: Docker, Heroku, AWS.

  • Other: Git, CI/CD (CircleCI),…

We offer a relocation package for foreign applicants. No remote.

Salary: 38k€ - 60k€.

All technical/product work is happening in English.


What we expect from you:

  • Strong experiences in programming and some contributions to existing projects (open-source or during studies or work).

  • Good knowledge or strong willingness to learn Python, Javascript, relational databases, REST architectures and modern front-end apps.

  • Proficiency with code best practices (tests, versioning…).

  • You love team work.

  • English proficiency.

We are interested in both entry level engineers (out of BA/MS, or even without a diploma), and experienced developers.

Additional Information


  • Are an international team (India, Brazil, Togo, Tunisia, Netherlands).

  • Provide good health insurance.

  • Give developers a piece of time during each sprint for learning, sharing and small projects.

  • Organize regular internal hackathons for new projects.

  • Commit to personal growth.

  • Involve engineers in defining priorities with product people.

  • Actively learn and try technologies that we are passionate about. These days: blockchain technologies (in production!) and functional programming (Haskell, used for prototyping).

  • Host tech meetups in our office (Django Paris), and attend conferences (DjangoUnderTheHood in Amsterdam in 2016 for example).

  • Enjoy having drinks and doing activities together!

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