Senior Elixir

14/09/22 8000 – 10000 USD/month Remote

Firework is the world’s leading immersive “shoppertainment” platform with shoppable video, live
streaming commerce, and monetization capabilities powering over 600 direct-to-consumer brands,
retailers and media publishers worldwide. Firework enables its customers to create and host native,
shoppable video content for engaging product discovery, seamless shopping experiences and ultimately,
a deeper emotional connection with consumers. Pandemic-accelerated, Firework has experienced 10x
year-over-year growth, bringing TikTok-like interactive video experiences, all by adding just one line of
HTML code to customers’ own websites. Our team more than doubled in size in the last 18 months to
about 300 people strong in several countries including the US, Japan, India, Poland, Brazil, and Canada
with backgrounds in technology, media, and entertainment. At heart, we’re an inspirational and diverse
team of creators, entrepreneurs, storytellers, and data geeks driven by the future of video transforming
eCommerce. The company has raised over $235M to date, with its latest Series B round led by SoftBank
Vision Fund 2

What you will do:
  • Design, develop and maintain new services and application programming interfaces (APIs) and
    cloud infrastructure
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Product Management, Design, other engineers/teams, and
    leadership and lead the end-to-end development of assigned product initiatives that directly
    impact our business customers. You’ll figure out how infrastructure should be architected, write
    the code, write the unit tests, and own execution; you must be comfortable coding up to 60% of
    the time at this stage
  • Ensure coherence of all aspects of projects as an integrated system and uphold overall technical
  • Strategize and develop ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry
developments and trends
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Master’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field requests per day.
  • Advanced production with Elixir and Phoenix experience a big plus
  • Experience working with Elixir and Scalability
  • Able to define architecture, infrastructure, general layout of the system, technologies and
    frameworks and take complete responsibility
  • Superior communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and influence various
    technical and non-technical audiences of all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable with change: ability to demonstrate comfort with ambiguity, adapt quickly and be
    effective in new situations in a highly dynamic setting
  • Excellent business acumen and demonstrated ability to balance data-driven decision-making with
    intuitive and creative solutions
  • Must possess a start-up team mindset; able to operate with both urgency and performance in
    5+ years of experience designing high-performance RESTful web services serving billions of
    5+ years of experience with Cloud applications and System Architecture

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