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Job responsibilities

  • Design, code, test and support software applications
  • Analyze project requirements to propose feasible designs and solutions
  • Design and implement unit tests to find and fix errors
  • Mentor junior developers about best development practices
  • Collaborate with team and product stakeholders to deliver scalable and concurrent systems with high availability

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of development experience using Erlang (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Working experience with Erlang for building complex real-time systems
  • Knowledge of distributed computing, concurrency, virtualization, and parallelism
  • Some experience working one or more programming languages such as C, Python, JavaScript, C++, or Java
  • Knowledge of communications protocols (HTTP, SMPP, XMPP, etc.)
  • Fluent in English to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of microservices architecture, Git, Jenkins, Linux, etc.
  • Understanding of VoIP and telecom protocols
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies, functional programming, and test-driven development
  • Proven experience in building chat apps, messaging applications, and other real-time systems
  • Previous experience in handling large-scale software projects
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and project management skills

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How to become an Erlang developer?

Erlang is a functional, concurrent language with a strong focus on building scalable, fault-tolerant systems that provide high availability guarantees. Erlang builds upon the Actor model, creating isolated processes that communicate through asynchronous message passing. This allows for concurrency and fault-tolerance not normally found in languages such as C/C++ or Java.

Erlang is a general-purpose, concurrent, functional programming language designed for scalability and fault tolerance. It is garbage-collected and statically typed. A normal Erlang application is built out of hundreds of concurrent small Erlang processes, each encapsulating a set of state variables whose value does not change or need to be updated as part of executing the process.

What is the scope of Erlang development?

Erlang's main distinguishing feature is its programming model. In Erlang, processes are isolated, lightweight entities that communicate with one another through messages.

The Erlang programming language is unusual among modern languages in its immutability, pattern matching, and functional programming. The sequential subset of the language supports eager evaluation, single assignment, and dynamic typing. For simplicity, most Erlang applications are built out of hundreds of small processes. From the looks of it, erlang will be the business world for a long time to come. This will prove beneficial to people who are applying for remorse erlang developer jobs.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an Erlang developer?

The Erlang language is a good choice for messaging between multiple agents across the network. This mapping well to the basic structure of the language. The language is well-suited for creating fast, scalable and reliable web applications. Thus when creating a mobile app merging existing information with new information, using a database with a separate API is one solution to consider. Also, consider collaboration tools that can be easily synchronized with any database.
An Erlang developer handles the following responsibilities:

  • Experience in real-time or embedded software and associated hardware
  • Responsible for the design and development of related operating software
  • Communicate with electronic design engineers to ensure that functionality meets specifications
  • In charge of other Software Engineers within the project team
  • Design, program, evaluate and support Erlang and related software, including some research.
  • Mentor and coach junior staff.

How to become an Erlang developer?

Let’s turn to the route one must take to pursue a career as an Erlang developer. In order to do this, it’s important to bear in mind that employers are often unconcerned about your formal qualifications if you can demonstrate requisite professional experience and knowledge. All that matters is that you have knowledge of both the technical and nontechnical skills required for the job.
However, you should be aware that it is also true that many firms require a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related area when hiring remote Erlang developer positions. This is due to the fact that having an academic background in computer science or a similar field allows you to have a stronger understanding of the programming languages and web development techniques used in Erlang development, which will make the learning process much easier for you. Furthermore, making it easier for firms who are looking for this specific degree requirement when hiring Erlang developers, thus providing more employment opportunities for you.

Now, let's look at the skills and methods you'll need to master in order to become a successful Erlang developer:

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Skills required to become an Erlang developer

The most essential step is to start learning the fundamental skills that can get you high-paying Erlang developers jobs. Let’s take a look at what you need to know!

1. Erlang

Erlang is a programming language that works well for building massively scalable soft real-time systems, the sort of programs used in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony, and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system, which has built-in support for concurrency, distribution, and fault tolerance, is used by developers to build massively scalable software systems with high requirements on availability.

2. C

C is one of the oldest programming languages in use today, and it remains the most widely used language for the development of software. C provides efficiency and portability. It has been used to implement many systems, and it is the language used for implementing operating systems such as Linux. The C language contains strong support for procedural programming, data abstraction, object-oriented programming, and generic programming.

3. Java

Java is widely used as the main programming language for developing mobile applications. It is compatible with Android Studio and Kotlin, and it also provides support for Graphical User Interface development via AWT, Swing, and JavaFX. Many web applications are also developed in Java, which allows the creation of any kind of web application through Servlets, Struts, or JSP.

4. Communication protocols

Communication protocols allow different types of network devices to communicate with each other. They are used for both analog and digital communications, and are often used for important processes, including file transfers and online access. There are several types of protocols available such as TCP, IP, UDP, HTTP and more.

5. Distributed Systems

Distributed computing is a method of harnessing the power of several computers over a network. When many computers are linked in this way, they form a cluster, which can offer significant performance and cost-effectiveness benefits over an individual computer. With the large volumes of data that many databases now handle and the increasing demands for faster application performance, a distributed infrastructure is essential. This allows applications to avoid a slowdown caused by additional data volume by simply adding more hardware.

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How to get remote Erlang developer jobs?

Erlang developers are a lot like athletes. To excel at their craft, they practice effectively and consistently. They also need to work hard enough that their skills grow gradually over time. In that regard, there are two major factors that Erlang developers must focus on in order for that progress to happen: the support of someone who is more experienced and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it's vital for you to know how much to practice - so make sure there is someone on hand who will help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best remote Erlang developer jobs that suit your career trajectories as an Erlang developer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote Erlang developer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become an Erlang developer at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Erlang developers?

At Turing, every Erlang developer is allowed to set their own pricing. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

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We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

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