Senior Elixir Developer

Technology Development · Remote , Utah
Department Technology Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Senior Backend Elixir Developer


About Bitt

Founded in 2014, Bitt is a small, multinational fintech company which builds, supports and maintains blockchain-based digital currency solutions for Central Banks and other Financial Institutions. Our Mission is to promote financial empowerment, social inclusion and economic growth for nearly two billion unbanked people around the world. 

Bitt is an agile development shop. We 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 our clients. We are committed to the principles of continuous improvement, collaboration and the best idea wins. Primary languages include Kotlin, Swift, Go, Elixir, JavaScript and Python. 

With a workforce dispersed across several territories across the world, Bitt prides itself on cultivating a highly productive remote work environment and diverse work culture.


Job Summary

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 have a desire to learn and apply new skills and technology as part of your own personal growth and to help the growth of the team and the company. 


Job RequirementsMinimum Job Requirements 

  • 5+ years of professional backend 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


Preferred Job Requirements 

  • Prior Mentorship experience 
  • Deep understanding of Elixir
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Polyglot programmer, Erlang/Java/Kotlin is a plus



  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into smaller, easy to understand pieces 
  • Ability to work well independently and in an Agile team environment
  • Backend development with an 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

Proficient in

  • 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

Familiar with 

  • CI/CD Integration
  • GraphQL
  • Agile and Scrum principles and practices

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  • Location
    Remote , Utah
  • Department
    Technology Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience