Instinct Science is hiring an Experienced Elixir Developer - Remote / Full-Time

Instinct Science is an early stage Philadelphia-based animal health company working on a unique technology solution for state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals. We are gaining rapid early traction and seeking a developer who is looking for a new career opportunity.

The Instinct team consists of veterinary and technology professionals who offer years of experience developing and commercializing point-of-care software for the veterinary industry. We encourage a diverse, inclusive, supportive, fun work environment. As a distributed team, we value teammates with strong communication and organizational skills.

The ideal candidate is efficient, thoughtful, detail-oriented, and motivated by working on challenging yet meaningful work that has the potential to shape the entire profession. Your geographic location isn’t important as long as you can overlap with our regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8-5 ET - ie. favoring North and South America).

About us

My name: Mickael Lucchini
My position: Technical co-founder
Company name: Instinct Science
Country: USA (PA)

About the job

Job title: Software Developer / Engineer
Job description / What the successful job applicant will be working on::

  • Develop new and improve existing features
  • Build and maintain our API
  • Integrate with partner APIs
  • Increase our unit and integration testing coverage
  • Review PRs
  • Help with database maintenance
  • Help with integration and deployment DevOps
  • Participate in architecture and roadmap sessions

Qualifications or experience required:

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in back end development
  • Elixir or Erlang
  • GraphQL
  • SQL
  • Git

Preferred experience (will earn bonus points):

  • Absinthe GraphQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • ElasticSearch
  • TDD
  • JS / Node, React, Apollo
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • Prometheus
  • Previous remote engineer position, preferably as part of a small team
  • Previous work on medical or medical records, veterinary, or financial software

Salary range: commensurate with experience, employee benefits for US based team members
Position on remote work: Fully remote - no office

About the interview process

Flexible but generally composed of 3 rounds and a test:

  • Round 1: 30 min - introductions and general Q&A
  • Round 2: 1.5h - detailed technical interview
  • Test: 1h - no whiteboard, no tricks, you’ll pair and work on real code as used at Instinct
  • Round 3: test debrief, and hopefully an offer

Further info

Technology Used at Instinct:

  • React, Apollo, Electron
  • Elixir, Phoenix, Absinthe, Docker
  • Node
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • AWS
  • Papertrail, Sentry, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Github, Jira, Slack

Happy to answer any questions!

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