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Experienced Elixir Full-stack Engineer

Scoville Japan | Remote
EN: business
JP: none
9,000,000 - 12,000,000 JPY
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

We are hiring an experienced Elixir Full-stack Engineer to improve our cloud-based services. We are building out a desktop and mobile application currently in use by thousands of students around Japan, and we are looking to expand our team to help us continually grow the value of the service. The desktop application runs on Elixir with Phoenix LiveView, and the mobile app runs on React Native.

Scoville's activities are diversified, though our main focus is the field of Human Resources. We're always trying to find better solutions to help students find their dream job and help companies find the best candidate. We're looking for people who share our aptitude for work to help us develop smart and well designed applications for our clients.

Project Challenges

One of our current projects seeks to innovate the way that university students bond over their shared interests, and connect them to relevant clients. Some of the challenges that you would face involve using the latest technologies to solve problems and implement features for projects like these.


This is a hands-on technical role, day to day activities include:

  • Delivering web-based software using Elixir with Phoenix LiveView
  • Investigating solutions to problems
  • Working with the team to develop and deliver features in an Agile environment
  • Improve your knowledge independently, as well as together with the team
  • Mentoring junior members


  • English language proficiency (no Japanese required)
  • Hold a degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years recent commercial programming with a strong emphasis towards delivering solutions using the Elixir programming language
  • Expert understanding of a wide variety of web technologies, service design & delivery, data structures, and GraphQL APIs
  • Expert understanding of backend web technologies, particularly with Elixir & Phoenix
  • Significant experience with Phoenix LiveView
  • Ability to implement UI from designs and work comfortably with CSS
  • Demonstrable experience of software testing and quality assurance
  • Status of residence

For those in Japan: must have a working visa valid for more than six months

For those outside of Japan: remote contract work is available until a visa can be prepared

Bonus Points

  • Experience working in an Agile environment and or experience with Shape Up
  • Experience with database development, and particularly with Postgres
  • Experience with container orchestration and Docker
  • Experience with AWS Services
  • Experience with developing mobile applications
  • Japanese language proficiency

About the Company

Through our interdisciplinary and methodological approach, we’re innovating businesses and individuals alike to compete in the global economy.

We are developing web-based HR products, cross-industry AI, IoT, Robotics, Cloud & Big Data solutions to surpass Customer business objectives and exceed customer expectations. Today, we already work in a range of industries such as Human Resources, Hospitality, Education, Health Care, Warehousing & Inventory, and Health & Fitness.

We focus on developing new products in the field of Web/AI/Machine Learning/IoT/Cloud/Big Data both for existing & new customers, as well as R&D towards future product development. We are collating a diverse range of Intellectual Property (IP) - skills, experience, and proprietary technology artifacts that can be leveraged to build out best-in-class technical services & products.

Today, we are primarily focused on Business to Business (B2B) opportunities but are receptive to delivering Business to Customer (B2C) solutions based on Intellectual Property (IP) and market opportunities.

We are looking to expand our department to help us bring new products and services to market, and expand our portfolio of Customers as well as speed our pipeline of proprietary Intellectual Property (IP).

What You Can Expect from Us

  • ¥9-12 million/year (negotiable based on experience)
  • 10+ paid days off per year
  • Flexible work hours, opportunity to work remotely
  • Social and health insurance
  • Commuting subsidy and work equipment provided
  • An international team of talented and engaged creators who will value your input
  • Visa sponsorship (after 6-month trial period)