Senior Backend Software Engineer (Elixir) at Gartner Digital Markets

Introductory paragraph

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three leading brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

About us

My name: Benjamin Osler
My position: Lead Technical Recruiter
Company name: Gartner Digital Markets
Country: Spain
Company info and history (how you’re using Elixir etc):

About the job

Job title: Senior Backend Software Engineer (Elixir)
Job description:

What we are looking for:
Gartner Digital Markets International expansion program is looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer to work with our small and highly skilled technology team located in Barcelona. Some experience with Elixir programming language is required, but we are specifically looking for an experienced all round developer that will help us shape the future of the platform.

This position will make an impact on the design of the backend architecture of our applications, whilst working closely with our designers and engineers to build a compelling product and implement exciting new features - all with the goal of ensuring a great experience for website users.

Why you will want to come to the office everyday:

  • Your primary responsibility will be the development and maintenance of the international marketplace web platform architecture ensuring the highest quality experience for our users.
  • Responsible for the timely development of well-defined, larger product features/changes, expected to use judgement & apply functional knowledge of methodology/best practices; Develop code documentation as a reference.
  • Become an active participant in the technical design process, expected to contribute own ideas for changes/new features; Capable of owning independent medium-to-big features all the way through from technical design to launch.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Challenging projects: Elixir/Phoenix infrastructure, denormalized data model to support multiple catalogs and translations in the same platform, one LiveView page and willing to expand its usage, Elasticsearch based search engine, business analytics, front end applications and many other projects.
  • Modern technologies: Elixir is our language of choice, but we love exploring and using the best tools for the job. We actively use Docker and Kubernetes to power our infrastructure.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Knowledge of: Elixir or Erlang.
  • 5+ years’ experience.
  • A passion for technology and development, a hunger to learn, a desire to meet challenges, a commitment to applying engineering best practice to produce top quality solutions.
  • Knowledge of some of the following: JavaScript, Postgresql, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Apache Solr.
  • Knowledge of software development methodology, techniques & standards.
  • Understanding of software design concepts, patterns, tools, best practices.
  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!).

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

What we offer:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.
  • A collaborative and positive culture — join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.
  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.
  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!
  • Modern approach to work - Flexible hours, Friday afternoons free, remote work, and more.
  • New offices (to be inaugurated soon) close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons.
  • Relocation Assistance - A specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 23 days annual holiday, and additional days off for your birthday, 24th & 31st of December.
  • Private Medical and Dental Care.
  • Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Public Transport Subsidy.
  • Ticket Restaurant Card.
  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

Who we are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.
  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.
  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.

Salary range: 60-75k +bonus +benefits
Position on remote work: currently 100% remote/but onsite (with flexible hours, Friday afternoons free, remote work :house: and more)
Qualifications or experience required: Knowledge of Elixir or Erlang.
What the successful job applicant will be working on: design of the backend architecture of our applications

About the interview process

Introduction call with Hiring Manager
Final interview

Further info

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