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Backend Engineer (Elixir)
Bleacher Report
Publication date: Nov 16th
Job type: Full Time
Category: Software Dev
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Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of WarnerMedia, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. Our Engineering team is composed of cross-functional teams of Android, IOS, Backend, and Frontend Engineers, working closely with Operations and QA specialists. We work together to create, maintain, and operate features across the entire stack. Our Engineering organization is mostly remote, with headquarters in San Francisco. We use a combination of text and video chat to communicate within our teams and across the organization.

What You’ll Be Building...
  • Build and maintain back-end services for the Bleacher Report platform, primarily using Elixir
  • Work closely with product managers to understand requirements and come up with solutions
  • Coordinate with other backend engineers to introduce new services into the architecture
  • Approve code for deployment, ensure monitoring is in place, and participate in on-call rotation
  • Propose continuous improvements to the agile software delivery process
  • Advertise your work, within your team and with other backend engineers
  • Work closely with a world-class engineering team


Required Skills...
  • 3+ years of experience building Internet-facing backend web applications
  • Proficiency with Git or willingness to learn (able to squash or rebase changes in a branch)
  • Ability to work on features both independently and in a small team
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly to technical and non-technical audiences


Bonus Points
  • Experience developing web services using Elixir, Ruby, or other technologies
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices
  • Experience working remotely (if applicable)
  • Contributions to open-source software or relevant technology communities
  • Previous experience working on a high-traffic website or platform (e.g. SQL-tuning, optimizations)
  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field


Benefits And Perks Include…

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.
  • Competitive salary
  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance
  • $5,000 annual conference budget
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(K) plan with matching
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD
  • Transit stipends
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • The latest technology and equipment you need
  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages
  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office.

Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia. WarnerMedia and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. WarnerMedia and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

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