Jackpocket gives lottery fans an easy, secure way to order lottery tickets from their phone.

Software Engineer (Elixir)

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Employer Provided Salary: 150,000-170,000 Annually
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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 Jackpocket’s Fulfillment Tech Team, you will help the company scale its operations systems as it introduces new products and expands into new markets. We’re looking for an experienced and collaborative engineer who can contribute on a strategic level to mission critical initiatives to improve and scale Jackpocket’s 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
  • 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


  • 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

The base compensation range for this role is $150,000 - $170,000

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].



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What are Jackpocket Perks + Benefits

Jackpocket Benefits Overview

Competitive salaries; health benefits up to 100% coverage; stock options; generous PTO; sick days, and holidays; 401K matching; flex work schedule & remote work options; commuter benefits; career growth and promotion from within; snack & meal perks; wellness benefits: Citi Bike, Headspace & Teladoc memberships to name a few!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Jackpocket partners with nonprofits like Broadway Cares and Foster Dogs NYC!
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Every other friday we provide catered lunch as part of our "Friday Wins" meeting.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Jackpocketeers can take advantage of professional development opportunities like attending job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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