Senior Backend Developer – Ruby on @ Knok

Full Time 17 May - 2024 5:10 pm
Employment Information
17 May-2024
5 - 10 Years
Top Level
Backend Developer
Full Time
To be defined


As a Senior Backend Developer, you will:

  • Analyse requirements provided by the team’s Product Manager and implement them;
  • Implement APIs, using Ruby on Rails framework;
  • Write unit tests;
  • Create and maintain technical documentation;
  • Work on automated tools to improve the development process;
  • Look for problems and inefficiencies in code and find elegant solutions to them before they become major blockers.


To be considered for this role, here are the skills we’re looking for:

  • Experience with Ruby On Rails;
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, or other Database Systems;
  • Ability to build production-ready REST API’s;
  • Experience with RSpec (MiniTest would also be considered);
  • Experience working with backend teams;
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written;
  • Great team working skills, with the ability to share constant knowledge.
  • Ability to analyse the big picture and detect how it will affect other aspects of the product and how it will evolve in the future;
  • Good communication skills to interact with different stakeholders among internal teams.

Extra credit if you have:

  • Experience integrating with external systems;
  • Experience with Grape library;
  • Redis and Sidekiq Experience;
  • You maintain or contribute to an open-source library;
  • Experience working with microservices;
  • Experience with Sinatra;
  • DevOps knowledge;
  • Knowledge of possible performance improvements both on the application and database sides.

About the company:

Knok is the answer for a world where everyone has timely access to quality care. Through a Digital Front Door strategy, we connect patients, providers and healthcare professionals in one place.

ISO 27001 certified Recognised as #3 in Deloitte’s Technology. Fast 50 2023 Portugal list Proud supplier of the G-cloud 13 Framework. Top 10 Telemedicine Solution Providers in 2021 by Healthcare Tech Outlook.

At Knok, we dare to lead and humanize the digital transformation of healthcare. We envision a world where everyone has timely access to quality healthcare through digital technology, creating a more equal society. We genuinely believe in it and you can recognize it in every person who embraces this mission. We are rapidly growing, delivering augmented telemedicine on 4 continents, and we have barely begun!

Your Recruiter:

Flávia, Senior Talent Acquisition @ Effitalents is your recruiter.

Feel free to contact her for more information!




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