Staff Backend Engineer

  • Contract
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 1 week ago



About Distant

Distant is fixing world distant organizations’ greatest problem: using anybody anyplace compliantly. We make it potential for companies huge and small to make use of a worldwide crew by dealing with world payroll, advantages, taxes, and compliance. Take a look at to be taught extra or when you’re inquisitive about including to the mission, scroll down to use now.

Please check out to be taught extra about our tradition and what it’s prefer to work right here. Not solely can we encourage people from all ethnic teams, genders, sexuality, age and skills to use, however we prioritize a way of belonging. You possibly can try unbiased opinions by different candidates on Glassdoor or lookup the results of our candidate surveys to see how others really feel about working and interviewing right here.

All of our positions are absolutely distant. You do not need to relocate to hitch us!

What this job can give you

  • Advanced and significant challenges — fixing them will allow individuals and companies to dwell and function in any nation of the world.
  • Alternative to have a big impression on the enterprise — we’re nonetheless very early in our journey as an organization, and every change you make right now is amplified by the corporate’s development.
  • Pragmatic and product-focused Engineering tradition – learn extra about our practices and work ethic here.
  • A whole lot of freedom to prepare your work and life — you aren’t certain to each day standups, recurring conferences or different ceremonies.
  • Aggressive wage, inventory choices, limitless PTO and a set of perks and advantages.
  • A supportive and type work setting the place you possibly can develop and problem your self to do your greatest work.

What you convey

  • Important expertise as a Employees Backend Engineer, which incorporates constructing and sustaining advanced software program, scaling giant codebases, software program methods and engineering groups
  • Strong information and expertise in Elixir and Postgres (or comparable database)
  • Expertise in scaling a software program system to a lot of contributors and groups
  • Expertise of mentoring and serving to individuals develop of their careers


  • You may report back to: Engineering Supervisor or Engineering Director
  • Location: Wherever within the World
  • Begin date: As quickly as potential

Distant Compensation Philosophy

Distant’s Total Rewards philosophy is to make sure honest, unbiased compensation and honest fairness pay together with aggressive advantages in all places during which we function. We don’t conform to or encourage cheap-labor practices and subsequently we guarantee to pay above in-location charges. We hope to encourage different corporations to help world talent-hiring and convey native wealth to creating international locations.

Utility course of

Roughly 6 hours throughout 6 weeks

  1. Screening name with a Recruiter
  2. Interview with an Engineering Supervisor
  3. (async) Code train
  4. Interview with the crew (you may get a way of who you would be working with)
  5. Interview with Engineering Director
  6. Prior employment verification check



Our full advantages & perks are defined in our handbook at As a worldwide firm, every nation works in a different way, however some advantages/perks are for all Remoters:
  • work from anyplace
  • limitless private break day (minimal 4 weeks)
  • quarterly company-wide day without work for self care
  • versatile working hours (we’re async)
  • 16 weeks paid parental depart
  • psychological well being help companies
  • inventory choices
  • studying price range
  • residence workplace price range & IT tools
  • price range for native in-person social occasions or co-working areas

The way you’ll plan your day (and life)

We work async at Distant which implies you possibly can plan your schedule round your life (and never round conferences). Learn extra at

You may be empowered to take possession and be proactive. When doubtful you’ll default to motion as a substitute of ready. Your life-work steadiness is necessary and you can be inspired to place your self and your loved ones first, and match work round your wants.

If that appears like one thing you need, apply now!

The right way to apply

  1. Please fill out the shape under and add your CV with a PDF format.
  2. We kindly ask you to submit your software and CV in English, as that is the standardised language we use right here at Distant.
  3. In case you don’t have an updated CV however you might be nonetheless inquisitive about speaking to us, please be at liberty so as to add a duplicate of your LinkedIn profile as a substitute.

We are going to ask you to voluntarily inform us your pronouns at interview stage, and you’ll have the choice to reply our nameless demographic questionnaire while you apply under. As an equal employment alternative employer it’s necessary to us that our workforce displays individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences and this information will assist us to remain accountable. We thanks for offering this information, when you selected to.

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