Software Engineer, Innovation Department at Casetext

October 10, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Casetext has led innovation in legal AI since 2013, applying cutting-edge AI to the law to create solutions that enable attorneys to provide higher-quality representation to more clients, enhance efficiency and accuracy, and gain a competitive advantage. Our leadership and contributions in legal AI have been recognized worldwide, including receipt of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer award for the development of AI-powered brief analysis tool CARA AI. Today, over 10,000 law firms from solos and small practices to more than 40 Am Law 200 firms rely on Casetext to elevate the quality of their law practice.

About the Role

Casetext is seeking an experienced back end software engineer to join our innovation department. In this role, you will work on some of our most complex technical challenges, exploring the frontiers of what is possible with large language models. The Innovation Department works with other groups within the company to identify their hardest-to-solve technical problems and pushes the cutting edge of technology to solve them. We also engage in some basic research. This role is entirely remote, but you must be based in the U.S. and authorized to work in the U.S.

As the Software Engineer, Innovation Department You Will:

  • Develop robust and scalable back end services and applications that use large language models
  • Work extensively with large language models, developing techniques to improve our capabilities in natural language processing and machine learning
  • Collaborate with other teams and other members of the innovation department to identify and pursue promising new approaches to solving technical problems


  • At least 3-5 years of production level experience as a backend or full-stack software engineer at a SAAS Startup or tech company
  • Very proficient in Python with recent experience
  • Demonstrable track record building features and products from ideation to release for products with strong product-market fit
  • Experience working with large language models
  • Full-stack engineering skills preferred
  • Prefer experience in a previous R&D role, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field

Salary and Perks

Salary Range: $150-$175k (total compensation)

Casetext Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Exciting and meaningful work with an ambitious and passionate team
  • You’ll be a leader at a fast-growing start-up, take on a lot of responsibility, and play a substantial role in the future of the company
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance is covered for you, and we cover 50% for spouses and dependents
  • Health FSA & Dependent Care FSA
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Annual Wellness Budget
  • One-time Technology Budget
  • Flexible, remote-first work culture
  • Generous parental leave
  • Unlimited PTO
  • We’re a close-knit team of smart, driven people who really enjoy working together