Hiring Founding Engineer (Senior) | Agave

Founding Engineer (Senior)


Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

tl;dr: back-end/full-stack software engineer (second hire) at Seed-stage API startup in construction.


  • Salary: $150k-$190k
  • Equity: 0.2%-0.7%

What we’re looking for:

  • Back-end/full-stack engineer w/ 6+ years experience building complex systems quickly.
  • Expertise with cloud infrastructure, multi-tenant systems, and building dev tools (e.g. APIs).
  • Self-motivated, high ownership, low ego; desire to work on a fast-paced, intense, fun team.
  • Excited to be our second hire; passion for building a world-class engineering culture.
  • Pumped to work in-person with us in SF 5-6 days/week


  • Backend: PHP Laravel
  • Frontend: TypeScript, React
  • Infra: Redis, Postgres, AWS - CDK, EC2

More about us:

  • We’re building dev tools (APIs + Analytics) for construction, an unsexy-but-huge industry with tons of fragmented systems. We're making it easier for SaaS Companies to build better software faster, and equipping construction companies (e.g. General Contractors) with world-class data infrastructure to better run their projects.
  • Our founding team has worked together for 8 years, first at Graphiq (acq. by Amazon) then at Amazon.
  • We raised $3M in 2022 from YC, Accel, founders of Plaid, and founders/execs at Procore, Autodesk, PlanGrid, Fieldwire, and others.
  • We’re growing like crazy (20% every month), and are hiring top engineers to help us satisfy the demand we're seeing.


  • Healthcare: excellent company-provided healthcare plan with several coverage options.
  • 401k: we match 100% of your contributions, up to 4% of compensation.
  • Workspace: up to $1,500 you can spend on items like chairs, desks, monitors, etc.
  • Mansion: work from our 5BR manor 15min. from downtown SF; every window has an ocean view
  • Gym: on-site gym with Peloton, squat rack, Tempo, and more.

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