Experienced Back End (Elixir) Developer

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Experienced Back End (Elixir) Developer

Instinct Science is an early stage Philadelphia-based animal health company working on a unique technology solution for state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals. We are gaining rapid early traction and seeking a developer who is looking for a new career opportunity.

The Instinct team consists of veterinary and technology professionals who offer years of experience developing and commercializing point-of-care software for the veterinary industry. We encourage a diverse, inclusive, supportive, fun work environment. As a distributed team, we value teammates with strong communication and organizational skills.

The ideal candidate is efficient, thoughtful, detail-oriented, and motivated by working on challenging yet meaningful work that has the potential to shape the entire profession.

Technology used at Instinct:

React, Apollo, Electron

Elixir, Phoenix, Absinthe, Docker


PostgreSQL, Redis


Papertrail, Sentry, Prometheus, Grafana

Github, Jira, Slack

Key Responsibilities:

Develop new and improve existing features

Build and maintain our API

Integrate with partner APIs

Increase our unit and integration testing coverage

Review PRs

Help with database maintenance

Help with integration and deployment DevOps

Participate in architecture and roadmap sessions

Required experience:

At least 3 years of professional experience in back end development

Elixir or Erlang




Preferred experience (will earn bonus points):

Absinthe GraphQL





JS / Node, React, Apollo




Previous remote engineer position, preferably as part of a small team

Previous work on medical or medical records, veterinary, financial software


Instinct Science is a greater Philadelphia-based animal health company that helps the world’s state-of-the-art veterinary practices streamline their care through medically-driven invoicing and thoughtful automation. Find out more at www.instinct.vet.

Our project is supported by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA, an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.

Instinct is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work environment free from harassment or discrimination in any form. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, ancestry, veteran, or disability status.

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