Senior Software Developer -Elixir (Messaging Platform) Remote/Romania

Remote, Romania

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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8x8 helps businesses of all sizes empower employees and delight customers with a unified platform for contact center, business phone, video, and chat.
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As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8x8, Inc. [NYSE: EGHT] is to transform the future of business communications. The 8x8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
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We are looking for a backend developer to join our growing technology team. This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of the 8x8 engineering team that is involved in the entire life cycle of development, from the various clients to the storage services. 
You will be part of the team that owns software platform that allows collaboration through instant messaging and powers a customized publish and subscribe ability for 8x8 products. 
If you enjoy working on highly performant server side technologies, in a cloud environment, building APIs, testing, deploying to multiple clusters globally, troubleshooting, fine tuning with keen focus on production stability and uptime this opportunity is perfect for you.


  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components
  • Support Continuous Improvement by investigating alternatives and new technologies and presenting these for architectural review


  • Prior exposure or a strong interest in functional programming
  • Proven experience building server side technologies using Elixir, Erlang, C++ or Java
  • Strong technical skills on designing and building n-tier web services
  • Very good understanding of database technologies such as Postgres or MySQL
  • Writing automated tests and knowledge of secure coding practices
  • Solid understanding and hands on experience in cloud computing
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills; ability to work independently and with others

Would be a plus:

  • Programming with Elixir/Erlang
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Programming with JavaScript using node.js
  • Agile methodologies

Working at 8x8:

  • Industry leading, award winning technology and recognized on two Gartner Magic Quadrants
  • Inclusive, supportive and collaborative culture yet with a winning mentality
  • Encouragement and environment to make a difference
  • Fun – check out our Instagram posts in the UK, Romania and the US, the smiles are real
  • Deep passion for doing the best for our customers, giving them the best service and the best technology


  • 25 annual leave days. Additional vacation of 1 leave day for every 2 complete years of employment (max. up to 5 days)
  • Participation in the company’s bonus scheme – based on company 
  • Private Pension
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Meal Tickets
  • Phone allowance
  • Christmas and Easter allowance
  • Bank Holidays (Public Holidays) during the weekend, are observed on weekdays
  • Gym membership
  • Employee engagement activities and events
  • Learning and training initiatives
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Restricted stock unit: generous grant of stocks that you receive when singing with us, enabling you to own a part of the company
For a closer look into what life at 8x8 International and the Cluj office look like check out our Instagram page.
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