Grain - Backend Engineer - San Mateo CA

About us

My name: Ryan Johnson
My position: Head of Architecture
Company name: Grain
Country: USA
Company info and history: Very early stage startup, still pre-launch. I’ve been doing Elixir development since 2014 and we feel Elixir is a good fit for our real-time backend needs.

About the job

Job title: Backend Engineer
Job description: We need a software engineer who feels confident in their ability to architect and build a complex, scaleable Elixir backend from the ground up. See the link at the bottom for more info.
Salary range: $100k – $125k, 0.2% – 1.0% Equity
Position on remote work: On-site / local only currently
Qualifications or experience required: Strong Elixir and software engineering experience.
What the successful job applicant will be working on: Real-time backend and API to support our front-end client, including calendar integrations, video conferencing, and real-time collaborative text editing.

About the interview process

We don’t have a formal process yet, but we’ll bring you in to the office to get to know the team and discuss your technical experience and ability.

Further info

Feel free to email me for more info at
Please apply here: