Senior Software Engineer - Felt, Remote USA

Hi there! :wave: Are you interested in maps? If so then come help us build the best online, collaborative, and real-time online mapping software :world_map:. We’re a venture-backed startup that uses Elixir on the backend, React (Typescript) on the frontend with some Python sprinkled in here and there.

About us

My name: Jason Axelson
My position: Engineering Manager
Company name: Felt
Company website:
Company headquarters (country): USA
Company info and history (how you’re using Elixir etc):

About the job

Job title: Senior Software Engineer
Job description: Help build our real-time collaboration engine, using Elixir and the OTP platform. An opportunity to scale a platform to millions of users.
Salary range: Benchmarked at 75th percentile of early stage companies
You might be a good fit if:

  • You are product driven and believe in doing the right thing by the user first
  • You know how to secure a web application, how to make it fast, and how different services interact
  • You have experience building a real-time collaborative platform
  • You’re experienced at creating content across multiple channels, and are incredibly organized

What the successful job applicant will be working on: Improving our Elixir backend that serves maps to our users

Position on remote work

Remote job: yes (although we do have an office in Oakland that you’re welcome to work out of, but the majority of employees are fully remote)
Remote restrictions: USA
Remote leeway: Possible leeway for the right candidate

About the interview process

  • Intro call (30 mins)
  • Take home assignment
  • Either an “on-site” interview (~4 hours over Zoom) or a paid 2-4 week contract where we can get a feel for what it is like to work with each other

Further info

Please apply by sending an email to with either your Resume, LinkedIn, or GitHub profile


FYI this position has now been filled!