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Software Developer - Ruby on Rails (employment; full-time) - Canadian / Resident of Canada

A Remote Software Developer - Ruby on Rails (employment; full-time) - Canadian / Resident of Canada at AltFee Solutions Inc.

Come join a small but talented team building innovative legaltech software as we accelerate product growth and grow our customer base!

Software Developer - Ruby on Rails (employment; full-time) - Canadian or Resident of Canada


  • Role: 2nd backend engineer, working remotely with very experienced engineering lead
  • Salary: $110K-$150K CAD
  • Stock Options: Employee Stock Options vesting over 4 years
  • Growth Opportunity: direct mentorship from veteran engineers, and opportunities to have significant impact on the product and development team
  • Product: Product is in the market with a growing customer base, and now it is time to scale
  • Team: Highly experienced business owners & thought leaders in the legal industry + very accomplished development team

Company Background:

AltFee Solutions is a startup based out of Vancouver, B.C., that is creating fundamental change in how legal services are priced. AltFee is helping law firms more effectively price their services without having to charge by the hour through the use of our pricing software. By moving from billing by the hour to alternative fee arrangements and using AltFee's software, law firms will improve client relationships, enhance firm systems, elevate the employee experience and increase profitability.

With our software recently being launched into the market and our customer base growing, we are looking for a developer to join our team to accelerate product growth.

In this role you can expect to:

  • have an immediate impact on the early stage version of the product, and help shape the future of the company and the legal industry as a whole.
  • have opportunities to expand your role; we encourage and support your entrepreneurial spirit to personally develop, follow your curiosity and learn new skills. We support this with ongoing mentorship and professional development opportunities.
  • take part in company-wide meetings and collaborate with experienced product, development and operations team members giving you exposure to all sides of the business.
  • develop high quality software using Ruby on Rails and use recent technologies such as View Components & Hotwire.
  • work with modern development processes such as continuous integration, pair programming, automated deployments, code review and browser automation.
  • collaborate with our small but talented team on planning, architecture and delivery tasks.
  • work remotely and have flexibility in your work schedule.

Tools and experience we expect you'll bring to the table in this role:

  • Product development experience using Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with automated testing practices
  • Enthusiasm for learning and continuous improvement
  • Strong communication
  • Exposure to working on a SaaS product in an agile startup environment a plus

Who we are/where we’re at:

  • We are a founding group of individuals with significant domain knowledge, 60+ years of experience in the industry as legal professionals and widespread industry networks.
  • Our founding group is comprised of seasoned business owners and leaders with a full toolkit of skills necessary to run the business side of this venture.
  • We are working with a number of advisors who professionally advise startups and have experience scaling SaaS businesses.
  • We have been fine-tuning the alternative fee arrangement system over the last two years, and now we have our software actively in the market and are preparing for scale.
  • We have started to build a global community of interested and passionate individuals in the space by focusing on one of our core strategic pillars: establishing ourselves as a thought leader in the area of alternative fee arrangement systems.

The values we share: Resiliency; Smart, Hard Work Wins; Continuous, Rapid Evolution; Respect Others; and Own It.

Package Offer:

  • Salary: $110K-$150K CAD
  • Stock Options: Employee Stock Options vesting over 4 years
  • Benefits: AltFee does not currently have any benefit plans at the time of this job posting, but this employee will be eligible to participate in medical, dental and other benefit plans as they become available to AltFee team members
  • Workplace: Remote, with flexibility in working hours
  • Vacation: 3 weeks

Of note, we are exclusively considering Canadians and residents of Canada in our job search.

If the above opportunity speaks to you, please email us at with a resume & brief note on why you are interested in this opportunity to get the conversation started!


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