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Compiler LA

Software Engineer

Employment type
6 days ago
Los Angeles

We are looking for a Software Engineer to support a range of new and ongoing client projects. You’ll report directly to Kegan Maher and collaborate with a small team of designers and engineers. You’ll have access to additional external support for data privacy, data security, accessibility, and internationalization as well as modern tools to help you get your work done in a remote environment.


  • Design and build open source software that streamlines the delivery of public services with a focus on equity and active harm reduction
  • Interact with clients to iteratively gather requirements, refine scope, and demo progress
  • Document your work, including asynchronous communications, to inform internal and client teams
  • Coordinate with product, design, and engineering to deliver delightful products and services
  • Pair program, code review, contribute to architecture decisions, help create standard patterns and practices for development and DevOps
  • Self-direct and time-manage across multiple client projects with varying levels of complexity, demand, and constraint


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with or in proximity to government
  • Experience using modern, high-level programming languages such as Python and JavaScript to build web applications, API services, or similar
  • Experience using Docker and containers to manage reproducible environments
  • Experience deploying production applications and services to cloud environments such as AWS and GCP
  • Experience collaborating with product managers and remote teams
  • Knowledge of Git / GitHub based development workflows and open source project management
  • A love of public transportation
  • A personal and professional commitment to bring anti-racist principals into development practices
To apply

To apply, send resume, brief intro and preferences for working (days and hours, time zone, etc.) to [email protected] Or, apply at