Senior Elixir Engineer - Firework, Remote, USA

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.

About us

My name: Judy Ruiz
My position: Talent Operations Lead
Company name: Firework
Company website:
Company headquarters (country): San Mateo, California - USA
Company info and history (how you’re using Elixir etc):

About the job

Job title: Sr. Backend Architect
Job description: Job Application for Sr. Backend Architect at Firework
Salary range: Open to discuss
Position on remote work: Yes
Qualifications or experience required:

  • Master’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience designing high-performance RESTful web services serving billions of requests per day.
  • 8+ years of experience with Cloud applications and System Architecture
  • Experience working with Elixir and Scalability
    What the successful job applicant will be working on:
  • Design, develop and maintain new services and application programming interfaces (APIs) and cloud infrastructure

About the interview process
Recruiter Screen > Technical screen > Hiring Manager screen >VP call > Offer

Don’t hold back

We understand some candidates may see the above and not apply because they don’t meet all the qualifications. We encourage you to apply anyway; we often find talented candidates that fit many other opportunities we have and look for potential too, not just what you did in the past. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are a diverse team that strives for an inclusive environment for all. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.