Senior Elixir Developer
Fully Remote Remote Worker - N/A, HOME Product
Job Type


Allovue believes every student deserves access to the resources they need to be successful in school. Our education resource planning software empowers K-12 administrators at every level to allocate resources to best support the needs of their students. We seek people who are creative, funny, humble, flexible, motivated, collaborative, and problem-solvers. We love and respect our team members. We also love silly GIFs.

We are only accepting applicants from the US.


As a Senior Software Developer at Allovue, you will have the important responsibility to build web applications that enable resources to be allocated equitably to K-12 students. You can contribute to our mission by:

- Prioritizing code readability over eloquence or performance

- Being passionate about learning

- Exercising discipline by writing tests, creating small Pull Requests, avoiding leaky abstractions, and cleaning up after yourself

- Making good choices on your own

- Helping our team improve in a kind, humble, flexible way

- Taking responsibility for delivering large changes in an efficient, effective way

- Collaborating with team members in all parts of the company to create the best solutions possible

- Making wise decisions about what existing tools to leverage, if any


- Generate tasks to implement approved product ideas

- Document your pull requests as a communication tool to the team, including providing QA steps for product managers and directing other engineers toward notable changes.

- Provide feedback to your team members on their pull requests, including code quality changes as well as comments and responses for the rest of the team to learn from.

- “Leave it better than you found it” – proactively refactor complex code, add documentation, and/or improve test coverage as you work in a part of our codebase.

- Contribute to our “Techy Talk Tuesdays” to spread best practices and technical knowledge



- Significant experience developing and maintaining web applications

- Relational Database/SQL expertise

- Maintained a production web application long enough to have suffered from your own bad decisions

- Experience teaching and helping other engineers

- Experience collaborating and planning with multiple types of product stakeholders

- Experience using multiple programming languages, libraries, frameworks, and tools

- Experience writing maintainable, automated tests

- Experience using Git version control system

- Experience having the primary responsibility to deliver large product features

- Experience modeling domain data to support current and anticipated functionality

- Experience investigating performance “hot spots” to determine root causes of slow performance, develop a plan for remediation, and execute on that plan.


- Elixir

- Phoenix Live View

- Tailwind CSS

- PostgreSQL

While professional experience with Elixir is not required, we are looking for someone with hands-on experience with the language. This might include a personal side project, working through Advent of Code, or some other exercises with Elixir to explore the language.


- Experience with accounting, HR, or ERP systems

- Experience with K-12 schools

- Teacher who has switched careers

Salary Range: $118-144K