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Backend Engineer - Elixir (m/f/x)



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

CLARK Group is one of the world's leading insurtechs. As the first unicorn company from Frankfurt, we are on the mission to become Europe's best insurance advisor. We develop technological solutions and mobile apps that enable our customers to manage, compare and optimize their insurance policies online in the most convenient way. The digital user experience is complemented by personal advice from trained experts. In total, CLARK Group includes around 30 brands offering the best possible insurance experience to more than 2 million customers in six European markets.

The advantages of our innovative technology and our customer-focused culture unite us as one group. We are supported by investors such as Allianz X, Portage, White Star Capital, Yabeo and Tencent. Every day, over 700 employees from more than 40 nations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK, France and the Netherlands shape the digital insurance world of tomorrow. Become a part of this international team and join us on our path to success.

As our Senior BackEnd Engineer (m/f/x), you will be...

  • Playing a central role in the design and development of our backend system and architecture.

  • Contributing actively to product management and influencing our features right from the start.

  • Lifting the intelligence of our robo advisor and the efficiency of our insurance operations team.

  • Interacting closely with colleagues who use your software to service our customers.

  • Conceptualising and delivering features on a platform that will soon serve > 500,000 customers.

What we look for

  • A problem solver: You love solving problems and approach obstacles in a logical and pragmatic manner.

  • An agile thinker: To put it more you have a positive attitude, willingness to fail, and thirst for knowledge.

  • A team player: You, even being an individual contributor, think about team goals and help achieve them.

What you ideally have

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience.

  • Solid understanding of the principles of backend engineering, domain modeling, and core web technologies.

  • Strong knowledge of Elixir programming language and its ecosystem.

  • Experience with Phoenix web framework.

  • Understanding of functional programming principles.

  • You have a sound knowledge of cloud infrastructure and provisioning, especially using AWS.

  • Strong understanding of software development best practices and design patterns.

  • Understanding and applied experience in Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment.

  • Solid grasp of SQL and relational Databases, specifically PostgreSQL.

  • Experience with Erlang/OTP is a great asset.

  • And finally, experience with Javascript Frontend Frameworks especially with React and React Native is nice to have.


  • You are part of a leading global insurtech and change the insurance industry
  • A multicultural environment with international colleagues from 43+ different backgrounds.
  • Hybrid working models and flexible working hours
  • 30 days holiday & 2 days impact days
  • Extensive range of exclusive discounts for employees
  • Training and personal development
  • Support for personal voluntary activities
  • Free drinks, fresh fruit and tasty snacks
  • Cultural initiatives and team events

At CLARK we embrace diversity.

We are creating the ideal work environment for dedicated and talented people, no matter their ethnicity, identity, religion and age - we aim at giving everybody the same chances and opportunities.

Sounds exciting? You have no idea! We’re looking forward to reading your application.