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Sarus was founded in 2021 to Make Safety Easy for the construction industry. We are tackling this challenge by first streamlining the lift planning process for crane companies and construction companies.

We are looking for team members who share our values of empathy for each other and our customers, life outside of work, and constant growth.

Founding Software Engineer

Full Time | Lafayette, CO | Remote OK

Who you are


You are someone who is excited about solving technical software problems ranging from a buggy line of code to architecting a new product. You are able to find a balance between pace of development and accumulation of technical debt. You are excited about the future of construction technology and want to make the BEST software this industry has ever seen. Outside of engineering, you like to learn about people and have some leadership experience. You don’t need to be Megan Smith but as a founding engineer you’ll be expected to grow as a technical leader for the company.

What you will need to do:


  • Execute full software development life cycle for full-stack web app

  • Attend regular product meetings with CEO

  • Manage a regular sprint cadence and adapt the product roadmap to meet evolving customer needs

  • Write well-designed, scalable, testable code

  • Develop software documentation and testing

  • Manage a small team of remote, hybrid, and in-person software engineers

  • Learn, grow, and make tons of mistakes


You need to have this:


  • 2+ years of experience developing full-stack web applications

  • Experience leading a team (not necessarily in software development)

  • Strong test-driven development skills

  • Strong communication and documentation skills

  • Comfortability in an unstructured and fast paced environment

  • Located within three time zones of Denver, Colorado (Mountain Standard Time)

It would be awesome if you had this:

  • 2+ years of experience with the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js)

  • Experience growing and leading a software engineering team

  • Experience with construction or construction technology

  • 3D animation or game development skills

  • Past startup experience

Compensation & Logistics


Compensation will be salary and the option for equity-based compensation. Total salary compensation for this role will be between $80,000 and $120,000 depending on experience. This role can be in-person in Lafayette, Colorado or remote within North America. Target start date for this position is in May 2022.


Apply for this position by sending a resume to

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