Full-Time

Software Engineer

Elixir

Posted on 5/14/2024

Jackpocket

Jackpocket

51-200 employees

Mobile app for ordering state lottery tickets

Consumer Software

Mid

California, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
RabbitMQ
Elixir
SQL
Postgres
Requirements
  • 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 RabbitMQ
  • Proficiency with Protobufs
  • Experience with multi-threading, concurrency, and building resilient systems
  • Knowledge of functional programming and architectural design principles
  • Ability to diagnose live systems and trace errors
Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Participate in the architectural evolution of the Jackpocket system
  • Profile systems to determine bottlenecks and to forecast system capacity
  • Provide support to local lottery operations to ensure live systems are performing properly

Jackpocket, as the first licensed third-party platform in the U.S. for securely ordering official state lottery tickets, fosters a culture of regulatory compliance and cutting-edge service delivery. The company not only enhances convenience through its mobile app by offering features like result checking and automatic win alerts but also demonstrates leadership by managing over $300 million in lottery prizes, including record-setting mobile gaming wins. This pioneering approach in a regulated field makes it a standout workplace for those interested in technology and innovation within the gaming industry.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$199.2M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

45%

Benefits

Competitive salaries

401(k) Matching

Stock options

Health insurance coverage up to 100%

Career growth & promotion from within

Commuter benefits

Citi Bike membership

Discounted gym membership

Flexible work schedule

Stocked kitchen & catered lunches

Cold brew & more on tap