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How to secure an Erlang developer job

Here's some expert guidance that will help you in your search for an Erlang developer job.

What are the skills required for an Erlang developer?

  • Proficient in Erlang and its functional programming concepts
  • Experience building distributed and fault-tolerant systems using Erlang
  • Ability to write scalable and fault-tolerant code in Erlang
  • Knowledge of concurrency and parallelism in Erlang
  • Understanding of telecommunication protocols and messaging systems
  • Familiarity with Open Telecom Platform (OTP) and its design patterns
  • Experience working with tools and frameworks such as Rebar3 and Elixir
  • Proficient working with databases such as Riak or Mnesia
  • Understanding of distributed computing and clustering in Erlang
  • Knowledge of fault diagnosis and debugging techniques in Erlang
  • Collaborating with different developer teams to ensure technical feasibility
  • Experience writing well-documented, clean code
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to confidently communicate in English

Other nice to have skills

  • Good soft skills: teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience working with web frameworks such as ChicagoBoss or Nitrogen
  • Knowledge of Native Implemented Functions (NIF) for integrating Erlang with low-level languages such as C or C++
  • Enjoys keeping up to date with emerging technologies and trends in Erlang development

Erlang developer years of experience

  • Entry-level Erlang developer: 0 years
  • Junior Erlang developer: 1-2 years
  • Mid level Erlang developer: 2-6 years
  • Senior Erlang developer: 6-15+ years

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