Backend Developer / Elixir - Amsterdam (M/F/X)

Job description

The Company: Working at Codaisseur

Some call it work. We call it doing what we love — and loving what we do. Technology is everywhere in the world and we believe any motivated person should be able to create it.

We see a gap between what traditional educational institutions teach and what businesses need. We think education should be ever-changing and evolving in order to help bridge that gap, as this is the only way to make sure economies will be ready for the increasing demand in the tech industry.

We dream big, embrace new opportunities, and challenge ourselves every day. We have built a workplace where everyone gets to shine and celebrate their individuality. We do this by accepting and encouraging curiosity, grace, sincerity, excitement, togetherness, and drive.

The project you will be working on:

Codaisseur is growing and becoming ready to scale. We have big plans, backed by years of experience and highly skilled teachers, to expand codaisseur in all kind of ways. One way is to dramatically improve our internal administration system, to create our new student platform and collect all our data in oder to support business decisions. Step 1 is to migrate our stack from Ruby to Elixir, so we can utilise its great capabilities and create a robust platform we can keep on building on top of in the future.

We’re looking for an experienced Elixir developer to help us and bring in the knowledge and skills to help make this a success for the backend side. You will be joining our Product team, which exists of an experienced CTO, a product owner, front-end & full-stack developers, a designer and a lot of passionate skilled people.

The Benefits: You Get:

  • An inspiring environment where we prioritise diversity and continuous learning
  • Flexible schedules and work from home options
  • Full coverage of travel expenses, no matter where you live in The Netherlands
  • €1K annual budget for coaching and personal & professional development
  • An increasingly diverse team of 20 passionate and skilled colleagues who are dedicated to filling the talent gap in tech
  • A workplace 5 minutes’ walking distance from Sloterdijk station in Amsterdam with sitting/standing desks, 4K monitors, and a new MacBook Pro
  • Free lunch, tea, and coffee
  • A good salary (€50-75k) depending on your experience.
  • 25 Vacation days per year
  • Permanent contract plus stock options within 2 years
  • Anything else we may agree to: feel free to discuss your needs and preferences


You have:

  • Experienced with Elixir, preferably in production
  • Experienced with the Phoenix & Absinthe framework
  • Experienced with Elastic search / Postgres / GraphQL
  • Enthusiastic, creative, and a good problem-solver
  • A good communicator in both spoken and written English
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new situations quickly
  • Professional and eager to work with the whole team to push our ideas forward
  • Able to build high-quality, scalable, and test-driven codebases

The Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Google Cloud / AWS
  • Experience with Kubernetes / Docker
  • Experience with Event Sourcing & CQRS
  • Experience with React / Typescript