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Software Engineer (Elixir)



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, and more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, and responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

As a member of Jackpockets Fulfillment Tech Team, you will help the company scale its operations systems as it introduces new products and expands into new markets. Were looking for a collaborative engineer who can contribute on a strategic level to mission critical initiatives to improve and scale Jackpockets tech infrastructure as the business continues rapid growth.


  • Contribute clean and functional code to turn requirements and user stories into new features and product enhancements
  • Work alongside developers and SRE to ensure that the system is stable and scaling as designed
  • Work with the fulfillment operations team, retailers, and the product team to implement requirements
  • Document operations policies and instructions to aid in troubleshooting
  • Profile systems to determine bottlenecks and to forecast system capacity
  • Provide support to local lottery operations to ensure live systems are performing properly


  • 2+ years as a Software Engineer or a comparable position working with highly scalable systems
  • Experience with Elixir
  • Experience with full lifecycle design, development, testing through to deployment
  • Proficiency with SQL and knowledge of RDBMs such as Postgres
  • Proficiency with Liveview
  • Knowledge of multi-threading, concurrency, and building resilient systems
  • Knowledge of functional programming and architectural design principles
  • Ability to diagnose live systems and trace errors

The base compensation range for this role is $120,000 - $135,000

This is a full-time exempt position and is not eligible for overtime under FLSA requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackpocket is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact [email protected].