Nikola Corporation

Nikola Corporation

Phoenix, AZ

Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

$100,000-$130,000 / YEAR

Are you an inspired Ruby on Rails Software Developer?  Can you bring your unique skills and value to create the telematics/fleet management software of the future?  If you’re passionate about solving large and complex problems and want to see your work, make a major difference. Then…this is the right opportunity and the right time for you.

Come join the Nikola Motor’s Vehicle Software Team as a (Ruby on Rails) Software Engineer. Our team culture emphasizes collaboration, ownership, communication, and commitment to help us reach our goals in a dynamic startup environment.

We work in a field where the technology is changing daily, but that technology will forever change the world as we know it. Get to know a team and a culture who are learning and discovering daily, and who are developing the technology that everyone will know by name in 5-7 years from now.

What you’ll be creating:

Collaborate with our software leadership to design and implement internal and external facing telematics/fleet management and process management software.

Produce clean, efficient, reusable code that is unit tested, code reviewed, and adheres to internal code standards.

Own the development and maintenance of critical pieces of our core software stacks.

Leverage open-source tools to solve complex problems with efficiency, stability, and portability.

Full Stack Vanilla Rails

Server-side Rendering

What you “must” already bring to the table:

  • BS, MS preferred, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent (and proven) work experience in a software-related field.
  • 4-6+ years of software development experience.
  • 2-4+ years of Ruby development mastery.
  • 2-4+ years of solid Rails framework know-how.
  • Experience working on large and diverse projects
  • Expertise with Testing, Minitest, Slim, Sass, etc.
  • Vanilla JavaScript skills (ES6)

Additional Profile Characteristic Preferred:

  • Model–view–controller (MVC) framework.
  • Python, HTML, SQL
  • Automotive or a related industry a plus

**Mid-level positions are not remote and would require relocation to the Phoenix, AZ area** 

** Senior-level positions are either at our Phoenix, AZ HQ or remote (remote position based on a AZ salary)**

**For remote role, candidates must already reside in the US.**

**Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada** 

**No contractors, agencies or staffing firms please**

 This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.


About Nikola Corporation

Nikola (plain and simple) is a technology disruptor and integrator, working to develop innovative energy and transportation solutions. We are globally transforming the transportation industry with a pioneering business model that will enable corporate customers to integrate next-generation truck technology, hydrogen fueling infrastructure and maintenance.  As a designer and manufacturer of zero-emission battery-electric and hydrogen-electric vehicles, electric vehicle drivetrains, vehicle components, energy storage systems, and hydrogen station infrastructure, Nikola is driven to revolutionize the economic and environmental impact of commerce as we know it today. Founded in 2015, Nikola Corporation is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.