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Elixir Developer / Senior

Employment Type: Remote job
Location: Colombia

What we’re looking for

At Ideaware, we are looking for a backend engineer with a background in Elixir Development to work with one of our international clients who is a small, multinational fintech company that builds, supports, and maintains blockchain-based digital currency solutions for Central Banks and other Financial Institutions.

They leverage a variety of languages and a complete CI/CD pipeline to deliver a broad suite of mobile applications and cloud-deployed containerized software for their clients. Primary languages include Kotlin, Swift, Go, Elixir, JavaScript, and Python.


  • As a Sr. Backend Elixir Developer, you will work on globally diverse, cross-functional, Agile teams that experiment often and iterate quickly to deliver experiences that our customers will love.
  • You will play an active role in identifying and resolving our coding standards and architectural direction.
  • You will assist other developers through pair programming and mentoring opportunities to help individuals and the team grow.
  • You will desire to learn and apply new skills and technology as part of your personal growth and to help the development of the team and the company.


  • 5+ years of professional back-end development experience.
  • 1+ years of experience with Elixir + Phoenix.
  • Experience with modular software design and functional programming.
  • Experience working with message queues like Kafka, RabbitMQ, SNS, PubSub.
  • Experience with Relational Database Design and Enterprise Data Architecture.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Ability to break down complex problems into smaller, easy-to-understand pieces.
  • Ability to work well independently and in an Agile team environment.
  • Backend development with a strong understanding of creating usable APIs.
  • Basic coding concepts (readable, clean, concise, reusable).
  • Unit Test creation and implementation.
  • Debugging and bug fixes.
  • Version Control (git) and participation in a productive code review process.
  • Functional programming.
  • Architecture and design principles.
  • Refactoring / re-architecture of legacy code.
  • Cross-team and department collaboration.
  • Translating user stories and UX designs to workable solutions.
  • Informal leadership, training, and mentoring.
  • Understanding of OTP, concurrency, BEAM nodes, and clustering.


  • Polyglot programmer, Erlang/Java/Kotlin is a plus.
  • CI/CD Integration.
  • GraphQL.
  • Agile and Scrum principles and practices.

Perks & Benefits

🏠  Home office.
🩺  Private medical insurance.
🖥  Work from home setup.
🌎  Internet bonus.
🇺🇸  English classes.
👬  Employee referral bonus.
🕹  Virtual team building activities & challenges.
🎉  Afternoon off on your and your child’s birthdays.
🏦  Competitive salaries.
👩🏼‍🎓  Professional development.
👨🏽‍💻  Constant career growth opportunities.
😉  Seniority perks.
💥  Above all, a calm work environment with amazing culture!

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