Senior Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails (Remote) (Position located in Brazil)

1 month agoSão Paulo, Brazil
KnowBe4, Inc. is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform.  KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide use KnowBe4’s platform to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions, every day.
We have ranked a best place to work for women, millennials, and in technology nationwide by Fortune Magazine as well as #1 or #2 in The Tampa Bay Top Workplaces Survey for the last six years.

Please submit your resume in English.

To learn more about our team and office culture in São Paulo, Brazil, visit the following links. 
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  • Design and develop applications in an agile development environment
  • Design and develop back or front-end end solutions and APIs
  • Develop, document, and test software to ensure that the software meets the needs of end-users and achieves high-level business goals
  • Rapidly prototype and refine applications based on user experience feedback
  • Collaborate with product managers and fellow engineers to establish and refine technical requirements
  • Develop, implement and maintain quality standards for developing products 
  • Contribute inventions, new designs and techniques regarded as exceptional advances in the internal community
  • Apply advanced principles, theories and concepts to a wide variety of technical issues and projects. 
  • Act as an advisor to management and/or customers on advanced technical, research and/or development programs
  • Assume the role of Architect for the projects assigned
  • Frequently collaborate with senior management and/or major customers


  • BS or equivalent plus 8+ years’ experience.
  • MS or equivalent plus 3+ years’ experience.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent plus 2+years’ experience.
  • Architectural-level understanding of Ruby on Rails framework (RoR)
  • Strong experience building commercial applications using RoR
  • Able to leverage structured formats like JSON, YAML, XML and related technologies to build scalable, testable RESTful applications.
  • Experience with common SQL data layers such as MySQL
  • Built applications with current and forward-facing web standards like CSS3 and HTML5
  • Use automated unit testing tools
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus

Note: An applicant assessment and background check may be part of your hiring procedure.

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Client-provided location(s): São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Job ID: 4688937002

Perks and Benefits

  • Professional Development
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Sabbatical
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Snacks
    • Casual Dress
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
  • Health and Wellness
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • FSA
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching