Elixir Software Engineer

Job description

What is Taxfix?

Taxfix is a well-funded tech startup in the heart of Berlin. It is our mission to make tax declarations easy!

We believe that everybody, regardless of their income, deserves to get the maximum out of their tax returns. This is why we want to provide everyone with a personalised tax accountant at their fingertips. Today, Taxfix allows you to file taxes in 25 minutes, no tax knowledge required, no stress, and no forms. Our App offers a chat-like interface to guide you through the process and gives you the maximum return.

Our team has a proven record of creating products that help people improve their lives. We share a passion for product development and creating an outstanding user experience. We are a small international team of smart, passionate and hardworking people who value non-bureaucratic processes and open communication.

Read about our financial background here.

You will

  • Apply innovative AI technologies to build a Tax Expert System that can model tax logic across multiple countries.
  • Develop out a Tax Engine with Elixir and ReactJS.
  • Be involved in important product decisions and work closely with the whole team to deliver top-notch Apps.


Our team is looking for someone who is pragmatic, applies the best software engineering principles to build simple abstractions for complex problems, and who enjoys working in an agile environment.

You have

  • Passion for crafting high quality and elegant code.
  • At least 3 years of work experience as software engineer
  • Strong functional programming skills and with at least +1 year of experience developing with Elixir, Haskell, Scala or other FP language.
  • Previous experience building maintainable and scalable systems based on reliable and fault-tolerant services.
  • Good understanding of distributed system and requirements for high availability.
  • Experience in taking ownership.

Nice to haves

  • Full-stack development, experience with ReactJS.
  • Knowledge of ELSTER or any Government electronic tax system.
  • Contributions to open source projects.