Software Architect - Distributed Messaging Systems w/ Erlang

Ockam · Oct 1st 2019

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We are seeking a Distributed Systems Architect with expertise in fault tolerant algorithms (BFT would be great), high-throughput real-time messaging and streaming systems. Experience using Erlang or Elixir or similar actor model based languages. Experience with the core design of streaming systems like Kafka, Spark Steaming etc.


  • Collaborate with the team with well communicated and documented processes

  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture

  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development lifecycle

  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code

  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

  • Review and debug code

  • Perform validation and verification testing

  • Document development phases and monitor systems

  • Ensure software is up-to-date with the latest technologies


  • Extensive engineering experience across multiple systems with 10+ years of experience.

  • Comfort in switching between multiple programming languages.

Remote candidates are encouraged to apply. Ockam is a distributed, remote-first structured team with a headquarters in San Francisco California.

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