At Kovi, we challenge the inertia of the market to allow people to get around as efficiently and cheaply as possible. To do this, we use state-of-the-art technologies to provide access to more straightforward, cost-effective and secure solutions. With this vision is how we provide the best solutions to our drivers for changing mobility in the world.

As we embark on the next chapter of realizing this vision, we are looking for seasoned developers to join our team. Our tight-knit team is committed to develop user-focused, product-minded technologists who are straightforward to solve problems and high on performance. We value accountability and meritocracy and fully own our successes and failures. Most importantly, we believe that people do their best work when empowered. If you are on a journey to find a team that crafts intelligent, cutting edge solutions while having fun together, we are your destination.

About this position

As an Engineer, you will be responsible for using creative thinking & raw innovation to drive the future evolution of the entire Kovi Core system stack, from our Rental System to our Mobile App. You’ll be working on software projects at different stages of maturity and mould them into compelling user-facing products with an high potential our user lives.

Our ideal candidate is someone who lives and breathes Web Applications, has a strong background in JavaScript, is familiar with PWA technologies and is exceptionally comfortable with React / React Native.

You’ll be directly responsible for

  • Designing and building best in class React applications, React Native or Flutter it's a huge plus :)
  • Maintaining and nurturing a cohesive architecture on rapidly expanding and evolving projects
  • Implementing simple, extensible integration strategies with 3rd party technologies and services

To excel in this role, you MUST be able to good at

  • Building incremental solutions that are backward compatible
  • Presenting complex ideas and approaches in simple communicable terms across engineering and management levels
  • Proposing solution alternatives, analyzing tradeoffs and making high impact product and engineering decisions
  • Balancing short-term execution with longer-term concerns such as extensibility
  • Rapidly Iterating on solutions and continuously delivering software with automated unit/integration tests
  • Collaborating to fellow engineers and embodying development best practices
  • Demonstrating flexibility and efficiency working with remote teams


  • Minimum 5 years experience in developing and supporting high-performance Web Applications (every bite counts!)
  • Mastery in coding custom Web Applications solution using React and modern ES2017
  • Experience in developing native Apps using React Native
  • Expertise with cloud architectures based on public cloud services
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting and continuous delivery practices
  • Strong programming fundamentals and ability to produce high-quality code
  • Comfort with dynamic startup environments where change is constant and there is a need to be largely self-guided on complex problems
  • Comfort working with multiple programming languages in a polyglot environment
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of individual ownership
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Language and Location

We are a Portuguese speaking company. This is written in English because 1) we value diversity and thus welcome foreign candidates, and 2) if you are Brazilian you need to be fluent in English in order to learn the most from the rest of the world.

This position is for our São Paulo office, near Chacara Santo Antonio.

Important Our recruitment process starts at the application form! If you really wish to be a part of our team, endeavor to do well at this stage of the process. We analyze all the candidates individually. Yes, we do read all applications and we’ll reply even to those who won't follow the process.


Working here is cool AND you get the following:

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Meal allowance ("ticket refeição and/or ticket alimentação").
  • Transportation vouchers or Parking lot for your car
  • Fuel or public transportation allowance.
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Free beer every Friday
  • A very fun, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment with a full of smart and ambitious people.

Ready for this challenge?

If you are excited by the aforementioned responsibilities and meet the above qualifications you should apply right now. We are committed to providing all applicants with a timely response.