Software Engineer

Engineering /
Remote /
Who We Are:

KarmaCheck is a dynamic technology startup headquartered in San Francisco and is founded by Eric Ly, a trailblazer in the internet industry and former Co-founder and CTO of LinkedIn. Our mission is clear: to revolutionize digital identity verification. We're disrupting the antiquated healthcare credentialing sector within the Background Check industry using our cutting-edge proprietary technology powered by automation, machine learning, and data. Our cost-effective solutions are helping shape the future of digital identity and contributing to the authenticity of the evolving digital landscape.

About the opportunity:

We are looking for growth-minded software engineers to join our rapidly expanding team of highly skilled, dedicated, and efficient developers. You will work in a fast-paced environment that is moving together with a common goal to provide the best solutions for our customers in markets desperate for innovation.

As a member of a cross-functional product development team, you will collaborate closely with engineers of varying skill levels to improve and continuously enhance the KarmaCheck platform.  Day to day, you will be tasked with solving challenging problems that will require creative solutions, use of deep debugging skills, troubleshooting, and trial and error. You will participate in design and development sessions with other members of the development team on a regular basis to continuously improve your skill set and depth of technical knowledge.

This is a 100% remote position with the rare exception of (paid) travel for company/team meetings and/or customer engagement.

What You'll Do:

    • Write Code!
    • Work as part of a team to design and implement new features to the KarmaCheck system
    • Follow in-place processes to ensure consistent and predictable delivery of quality solutions
    • Participate in a philosophy of continuous improvement to processes, code, and culture.
    • Actively seek out ideas, patterns, and concepts from other engineers to then create solutions to your problem at hand
    • Participate in electronic communication channels on a constant basis as part of your daily work

What You'll Need:

    • 3+ years software development experience (Fullstack, frontend, or backend focused)
    • 3+ years Javascript experience (NodeJS preferred but not required) 
    • 1-3+ years experience with modern front-end frameworks (Vue, React, Angular, etc)
    • 1+ years experience with developing server side APIs
    • Familiarity building solutions in AWS (EC2, API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, SNS, EventBridge, Cloudwatch, RDS, S3, etc)
    • Experience with industry leading development tools: CI/CD, git, Jira, VSCode, JetBrains, etc
    • Ability to adjust to changing priorities as is common in a startup environment
    • Must have a passion for building GREAT software

Bonus Points If:

    • You have worked at a fast paced startup
    • You have knowledge of async data integration patterns and approaches (Webhooks, Pub/Sub, Batch, Asynchronous Messaging, etc).

Benefits & Perks:

    • Become a key team member on the ground floor of a startup set to disrupt the background check industry and innovate digital identity.
    • 100% remote work environment with only limited required travel
    • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, and EAP.
    • Take the time to Check Yourself - we have an unlimited time off policy.
    • The expected base compensation for this role is between $100,000 - $140,000 for work performed in the United States. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include seniority level, experience level, transferable skills, education, location, business needs, training, and market demands. This range may be modified in the future.
$100,000 - $140,000 a year

Interview Process:
1. Recruiter Screen (30 minutes via Zoom, video OFF)
2. Hiring Manager Screen (45-60 minutes via Zoom, video ON) 
3. Team Interview (60 minutes via Zoom, video ON); 25 minutes on technical aptitude, 25 minutes on culture & core values alignments, 10 minutes intros & Q&A
4. Final Project Presentation (60 minutes via Zoom, video ON); You’ll meet with a panel of 3-4 people and present on a technical project you’ve completed and are proud of.


KarmaCheck is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment for our employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status, or any other reason protected by law.