Senior Application Developer

Simplecast is seeking a senior level Application Developer to join our team; someone with a passion for shaping the future of podcasting.

As an Application Developer for Simplecast you will dedicate yourself to creating and improving our services’ core technology, codebase, infrastructure, and more.

About Us
My name: Stephen Hallgren
My position: Partner & CTO
Company name: Simplecast

What We’re Looking For

  • Minimum 3 years full-time development experience
  • Highly proficient (at least 1 full year) in Elixir/Phoenix (and possibly Erlang as well)
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or equivalent
  • Experience with Node for AWS Lambda, or other serverless architecture
  • Familiarity with Rails is necessary as we migrate our platform from Rails to Elixir
  • Familiarity with front-end development requirements to effectively communicate with front-end developers
  • Basic knowledge in distributed systems, serverless concepts, version control, CLI, etc.
  • Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Bonus: We have several utilities written in Python & PHP. Experience with either of these languages is a plus
  • Double Bonus: If you’ve got data-crunching skills, we’ll put ‘em to use
  • Mega Bonus: Loves podcasts, and has the drive to innovate the industry

While this is a remote position for the right candidate in the USA, bonus points if you’re located near our CTO in Troy, NY, or in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Medical, dental, and vision benefits coverage. Generous benefit stipend. Generous PTO. Opportunity to work remotely. 401K. A shiny, new Mac. Tiered budget for continued learning.

If interested, please email us your GitHub link and/or résumé to


If you haven’t applied for this yet, we’re still looking and would love for you to apply!