DockYard is hiring an Elixir Engineer (Contract) to work independently or with other engineers to develop user experience-focused web applications, or provide support for existing systems.

Who We Are

DockYard is a remote first, digital product consultancy. Forward-thinking teams come to us to build digital products that scale as their users, features, and complexity grow.

Using a candid approach to partnerships, we help to upskill teams along the way. The result? More flexibility in how our clients take products from idea to impact.

We don’t just use innovative approaches to product development – we lead them. That’s why visionary companies like Netflix and Apple have trusted us to overcome complex product challenges.

We’re honored to have been included on guides ranging from The Startup Weekly’s Exceptional Workplace Award (2021), The BBJ’s Fast 50 (2021, 2020), Inc 5000 (2020, 2019) and Fast Company’s Best Places to Work for Innovators (2020) amongst others.

The Role

DockYard is hiring an Elixir Engineer (Contract) to work independently or with other engineers to develop user experience-focused web applications, or provide support for existing systems.

The ideal candidate will have worked as a contractor or consultant previously and have a strong understanding of how to interface with clients.

Responsibilities

  • Work independently or with other engineers to develop user experience-focused web applications, or provide support for existing systems
  • Collaborate with designers, frontend developers, stakeholders, and clients to understand business goals, analyze requirements, formulate solutions, and ensure the successful execution and delivery of the end product
  • Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning of projects
  • Participate in code review, pairing, and other forms of knowledge sharing

Must Haves

  • At least 1-2 years of production experience with Elixir & Phoenix
  • 5+ years of overall software engineering experience
  • Experience designing APIs
  • Experience working with relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL)
  • Experience working with a cross-functional team in an Agile environment
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Nice To Haves

  • Solid understanding of OTP patterns
  • Experience building web apps with Phoenix LiveView
  • Experience working in a remote environment
  • Prior client services, consulting, or freelancing experience

Employment Type

Contractor (32 hours per week)

Level

Mid - Senior Level

Location

Remote

DockYard is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, pregnancy, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.