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Hybrid work from Kochi, Kerala, India:

  • 🇮🇳 India

Staff Software Engineer - Remote but preferred in (Kochi, India)

Please submit your resume in English.

This individual in this role is responsible for developing new and exciting products for KnowBe4’s customers, alongside other engineers in a fast-paced, agile development environment.


  • Develop Knowbe4’s API platform which involves building out extensible and scalable services on which customers/vendors can consume our APIs.

  • Talk to partners and internal engineering teams to understand requirements, develop functional specifications, build and deploy to production.

  • Code reviews other team members code.

  • Work on complex engineering problems and propose solutions.

  • Self starter in identifying gaps and providing solutions.


  • 7+ Years’ experience as backend API developer for enterprise grade cloud platform.

  • Should have extensive experience with building and integrating REST based APIs with best practices of authentication & authorization in enterprise grade production environments.

  • Understanding and experience in building software systems following software design principles such as DRY/KISS/YAGNI.

  • Experience with building apps and microservices on AWS platform using any one of Python.

  • Should be open to learn new technologies & programming languages as and when needed.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of fundamental cloud concepts around multi-tenancy, scaling out, serverless.

  • Working experience on writing clean, unit tested and secure code.

  • Expert knowledge in at least one of the web framework technologies like Python  Django/Flask/Rails/Express.

  • Working knowledge in relational databases such as MYSQL/POSTGRES and expertise in SQL.

  • Knowledge of no-SQL databases such as Mongo, Elasticsearch is preferred.

  • Experience with continuous delivery and integration pipelines: Docker/Gitlab/Terraform and other Automated deployment and testing tools.

  • Experience in working with APIs in the cybersecurity industry, understanding basics of current security landscape (attack frameworks, security log processing, basic knowledge of AV/EDR/DLP/CASB etc.) is a huge plus.

  • Experience with microservices based architecture is a plus

  • Experience building scalable data processing pipelines is a plus