Software Engineer- Rails, Python (w/high growth company) at Nikola Corporation (Phoenix, AZ)

Nikola Corporation

Full Time

This role is based at our Phoenix, AZ HQ, and would require relocation to the Phoenix area.

Are you an inspired Software Developer? How would you rate your Python or Rails development skills set? Can you bring value in creating the telematics/fleet management software of 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 Software Team as a 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.


Assist in architecting smart solutions to complex problems.


What you “must” already bring to the table:



  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent (and proven) work experience in a software-related field.

  • 2+ years of software development experience.

  • 2+ years of Python or Ruby development experience

  • 1+ years of solid Rails framework know-how.

  • Expertise with Testing, Minitest, Slim, Sass, etc.

  • Vanilla JavaScript skills (ES6)


Additional Profile Characteristic Preferred:



  • HTML, SQL

  • Automotive or a related industry a plus


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


This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.