Lead Software Engineer
$100,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($50 USD/hour)

Trilogy
Remote, any timezone
full-time (40 hrs/week)
Long-term role

Lead Software Engineer $100,000USD/year ($50 USD/hour)

Trilogy
Remote, any timezone
full-time (40 hrs/week)
Long-term role

Description

Are you a software engineer that thrives on complex challenges and is eager to make a real impact? Join our team where you'll be contributing to our strategic product line, that’s looking to reshape industries and change the way people work and learn. 

Join us to work on our exciting product portfolio:

  • TeachTap: Bringing historical figures to life using AI, offering an engaging, TikTok-like learning experience to make learning more relevant and fun.
  • Educational Content Generation: Utilizing the latest in generative AI combined with comprehensive learning materials to create captivating content.
  • TeachTower: A game-based motivation system inspired by popular games like Roblox and Minecraft, designed to make learning irresistibly fun.
  • Coachbot: A learning copilot that integrates with existing apps, guiding learning paths, recommending next steps, and rewarding daily progress.


What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, including the latest in AWS serverless and no-code/low-code patterns.
  • The opportunity to learn and experiment with using generative AI to boost your productivity.
  • A team of exceptionally talented engineers from around the world as your peers.
  • The chance to work on products that are reshaping industries and making a difference in people's lives.

We're not just using AI as a buzzword. We're at the start of a thrilling journey with generative AI, experimenting and learning to fully leverage its potential and free our engineers from mundane tasks, allowing them to focus on what truly matters: design, decision-making, and understanding the far-reaching implications of different implementation strategies.

Showcase your skills, not just your resume. Take on our challenges: 15-min Cognitive, 90-min Coding, 120-min Technical Decision-Making. Excel and you'll face a decisive interview with our Hiring Manager. More than half walk away with an offer. Ready to unleash your potential? Apply today!

What you will be doing

  • Developing cloud-native backends and implementing data processing algorithms using the latest serverless cloud patterns, including AWS.
  • Review code to ensure adherence to best practices, team standards, and customer requirements.

What you will NOT be doing

  • Spending time on minor bug fixes or features in outdated codebases.
  • Dealing with tedious infrastructure to keep poorly written products running.
  • Getting stuck in endless meetings discussing roadmaps and priorities or chasing people around.

Candidate requirements

  • At least 4 years of experience writing production code for the server side of web applications.
  • At least 2 years of experience being the primary technical contributor for a development team OR software product.
  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience developing using cloud patterns (any cloud vendor).
  • An openness to learn to use generative AI in your day-to-day development work.

Nice to have

  • Experience in using generative AI in your day-to-day development work.

Meet the hiring manager

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Meet a successful candidate

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Kavya Harlalka
Kavya  |  Software Engineer
India  

Every developer knows that tunnel vision you get when the interruptions finally stop and the code can flow through you without distraction. ...

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How it works

Applying for a role? Here’s what to expect.

We’ve curated a series of steps that take the guesswork (and cognitive bias) out of recruiting the best person.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.
STEP 1

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.
STEP 2

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.
STEP 3

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.
STEP 4

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.
STEP 5

Accept Job Offer.

Celebrate!
STEP 6

Celebrate!

Frequently asked questions

About the role

About Crossover

What you will learn

  • Use generative AI to become a 10x developer - see this example of creating Flappy Bird from scratch using Generative AI.
  • The latest trends and patterns on AWS for developing powerful, scalable, and easily maintainable serverless backends

Work examples

The APIs, services, and algorithms that power the crossover.com website were developed by engineers in this role.

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Why Crossover

Recruitment sucks. So we’re fixing it.

The Olympics of work

The Olympics of work

It’s super hard to qualify—extreme quality standards ensure every single team member is at the top of their game.

Premium pay for premium talent

Premium pay for premium talent

Over 50% of new hires double or triple their previous pay. Why? Because that’s what the best person in the world is worth.

Shortlist by skills, not bias

Shortlist by skills, not bias

We don’t care where you went to school, what color your hair is, or whether we can pronounce your name. Just prove you’ve got the skills.