Lead Software Engineer, Laravel/React (Remote)

$140-180k base pay, plus up to 20% monthly bonus for development tasks completed. We're serious about rewarding excellent productivity.

We're building our dream jobs as partners in a software development shop. We've set up the work schedule, employee benefits, and project management style we always wanted at larger companies.

  • We're 100% remote flexible (HQ in St. Paul, MN)
  • Unlimited vacation. 2 weeks vacation minimum.
  • Up to 20% monthly development bonuses
  • Employee ownership, via profit sharing
  • 401k with company match up to 6%
  • Annual company onsite event
  • Flexible work schedule
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Co-working/home office stipend

About Us

Craft Codery is a Minnesota-based startup taking digital experience design to the next level with our array of software development solutions. You'll be joining a distributed USA-based team working on cutting-edge development with the goal of making humans more efficient and more effective.

What You'll Do

As a senior software engineer at Craft Codery, you'll help lead our teams to create exceptional digital user experiences for our clients. As a team leader you will own projects and client relationships. You'll work with product owners and technical leads while leading a team of engineers and developers to continuously create and evolve products and services without sacrificing quality.


  • Transform client ideas and requests into technical requirements for current and future web and mobile applications.
  • Lead a team of engineers and developers to drive products and services to completion without sacrificing quality.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders while leading a team and deploying code releases frequently without downtime.
  • Write clean, tested, peer-reviewed code.

Some Of Our Frequent Tools

  • Laravel
  • React
  • React Native
  • Expo
  • MySQL
  • Docker
  • GitHub & GitHub Actions
  • AWS services

Must-Have Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience leading development teams.
  • 5+ years of development experience.
  • Expert-level experience using Laravel and React.
  • Significant experience maintaining and creating web and mobile applications.
  • Ability to lead development projects from inception to completion at non-trivial scale.
  • Knowledge of modern web application infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) and deployment techniques.
  • Strong leadership skills, problem-solving skills, project management skills, and client-facing communication skills.

Bonus Points

  • 4+ years of experience with Laravel and React frameworks.
  • Familiarity with TypeScript, Swift, Java, Vue, or ASP.NET.
  • Experience building mobile applications using Expo.
  • Great interpersonal skills and intercultural communication abilities.
  • Past experience working in a fully remote environment.
  • Ability to function in and lead a test-driven Agile environment with frequent code releases.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive base salary: $140,000 – $180,000.
  • 20% monthly bonus potential, based on development tasks completed.
  • Unlimited vacation. 2 weeks vacation minimum.
  • Paid parental leave (both primary and secondary provider).
  • Profit sharing plan and 100% 401k match up to 6%.
  • Coworking space/home office stipend.
  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance. Gym membership benefit and self-development courses.

Get In Touch!

We're a great team with a wholesome company culture emphasizing work-life balance, talking our issues out, and helping each other proactively and enthusiastically! If you want to take your engineering career to the next level while working on a team and for a company that cares about its employees and the world around them, we'd love to meet you. Reach out to us today!

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