Software Engineer, Growth (Backend)



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

About us

Scribe is where exceptional people come to do the best work of their careers. We are a Series B, product-led growth startup based in SF. Scribe automatically creates step-by-step guides for any process, putting an end to hours spent taking screenshots and running training sessions. We’ve helped over 2 million users in 100+ countries document and share what they know.We have raised $55M in funding from top investors and are growing our revenue, user base, and product very quickly.

Come join us in our mission to unleash and uplevel the world’s know-how!

How we work

We are builders aspiring to master our crafts. We care deeply about our teammates and want to win, together. We embrace the following values:

  • A strong sense of ownership
  • Defaulting to action
  • Humans over everything else
  • A continuous learning and growth mindset
  • High performance, high-velocity output
  • A supportive, respectful and transparent work environment

About this role

Scribe and the Growth team are expanding, bringing new challenges and opportunities as we scale, including increased specialization. This is a thrilling opportunity to be the pioneering backend engineer on the Growth team at Scribe! This is an area for outsized impact, on both the company and our user base of 700,000 organizations (and growing fast!).

The Growth team owns many of our key company metrics, drives our company culture of rapid experimentation. A significant number of our experiments center on the billing component of Scribe. As the lead backend engineer you will have the opportunity to shape the architecture of this system.

The right backend engineer will be passionate about solving problems for the end user, building efficient systems that help Scribe support scale both in terms of user base and product features. Together with your growth teammates you will build the future of our product.

You will contribute to the design of our systems, help build our engineering culture and work with our fullstack/frontend engineers and PMs to increase the velocity of the BML (Build-Measure-Learn) cycle.

If you love rapid experimentation, building for end users, and immediate impact - we’d love to hear from you!

You could be a great fit if

  • You have 5+ years of engineering experience
  • You have a deep understanding of Django
  • You are a strong advocate for automated testing
  • You have seen and are able to implement engineering best practices
  • You are user-centric, empathetic, and passionate about your work


  • Experience building the financial component of a system
  • Experience with AWS + Terraform
  • Startup experience (not required, but we build and move fast!)

What we can offer you

  • Some of the nicest and smartest teammates you’ll ever work with.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Exciting and motivating equity
  • Unlimited PTO, we mean this, too. Take time to go do all of the other things you love
  • 401k
  • Parental Leave
  • Commuter/Remote benefits
  • WFH Stipend
  • A truly hybrid work environment. We have a lively Slack workspace where we chat with colleagues who are onsite and remote. You’ll be feeling super connected to the team no matter where you are.
  • Team Bonding opportunities - as a distributed team, being able to build meaningful bonds both virtually and in person is incredibly important to us! We love to have fun as often as we can. You’ll get to enjoy our annual Scribe Day party on Scribe’s birthday, our monthly social events, holiday events and more.


$160k-$200k USD salary + Equity + Benefits

We consider several factors when determining compensation, including location, experience, and other job-related factors.

At Scribe, we celebrate our differences and are committed to creating a workplace where all employees feel supported and empowered to do their best work. We believe this benefits not only our employees but our product, customers, and community as well. Scribe is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.