Fullstack Developer

Washington, DC

A World Changing Mission 

Polysentry’s cutting-edge data analytics and intelligence solutions empower teams to swiftly convert vast amounts of global data into actionable and contextual insights, enabling enterprises to make confident decisions.

Every day, we engage in close collaboration with clients in high-stakes industries, including financial services, healthcare, legal, and government. The vital insights we deliver play a pivotal role in preserving lives and safeguarding critical assets on a global scale.

Our Company

Polysentry is a technology company that provides industry leading data discovery, classification and analysis solutions. Since 2018, Polysentry has been building and deploying mission-ready AI-based platforms that meet rapidly evolving defense and security needs. The company’s software solutions are built for corporations, government, and intelligence organizations.

Our Team

Our small, tight-knit team is working with React, Elixir, Phoenix, PostgreSQL, and ElasticSearch. If you fancy yourself as an Elixir / Phoenix enthusiast please apply even if you aren’t already an expert.

The Role

We’re looking for a full stack developer to help us build our new real time intelligence platform to best in class. You will have the opportunity to work in a small, agile team developing features across the entire product journey, contributing to idea generation, design, prototyping, and the delivery of production-ready solutions. 

You'll contribute high-quality code to enable Polysentry to deploy products to major institutions in the public and private sector. The foundational capabilities that you build will power our products used by research scientists, aerospace engineers, intelligence analysts, and economic forecasters, and countless others. 


Architect, develop, and ship features that users love.

Collaborate with a small yet extraordinarily talented team of engineers and designers to define the short and long-term vision for the product.

Quickly distill fast-moving product requirements into tangible engineering tasks and feature designs.

Participate in code reviews, write automated tests, and optimize your code.


3+ years full stack development experience.

Strong proficiency in Elixir and functional programming concepts.

Experience with the Phoenix framework and building RESTful APIs.

Proficiency in Tailwind CSS for frontend development.

Solid understanding of database design principles, with hands-on experience in Postgres.

Experience deploying and managing applications on AWS.

You love to create fantastic user experiences.

Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance.

You thrive in small, agile teams.

Fluent English.

BSc degree in Computer Science or another relevant area.

U.S. Citizenship.

Nice to have

Interest in NLP (Natural Language Processing).