Senior Backend Engineer


Sao Paulo, BR
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/19/2021
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  • Company Address: Pinheiros, São Paulo

About Gympass

Gympass partners with companies to offer employees unlimited access to the world's largest fitness network at 70% off market prices.

Job Description

We are on a mission to defeat inactivity! Gympass is a discovery platform that empowers companies to engage their workforce in physical activity by providing access to the largest global network of workout facilities. With a single monthly membership, companies can help employees find their perfect fit among 800 different activities at over 50,000 fitness facilities across the US, Europe, and Latin America. We increase the number of people exercising every day, helping them to become active and reach their goals. Let's help people get there together!


We are passionate about our mission! Whatever your job title is, here you can make a global impact and change people’s lives. At Gympass, we collaborate, set high achievable goal expectations and focus on the end result.  It's a challenging, evolving environment that allows you to learn and grow. You will face a disruptive and emerging business model that will push you in several areas, with no boundaries for creation and collaboration.


We are hiring a Senior Backend Engineer for our End Users team in São Paulo!

    Ensure successful delivery of projects, and promote the long-term technical health of our services.
    Design,develop,test,deploy, maintain and improve services focusing on performance, scalability and stability.
    Build Integration with 3rd party API and tools.
    Manage project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
    Bring expertise in architecture and design process.
    Support existing systems looking to enhance functionality, increase scale, and transform in new ways to meet our product demands.
    Create new services and capabilities to meet emerging needs as our business grows.


Your role as a Backend Engineer will be to:

    Drive the development of applications that deliver a best-in-class user experience.
    Partner with product and design to build highly responsive, intuitive, and sleek experiences that will delight customers and set a high bar for all web applications.
    Know about the nuances, pitfalls, strengths, and associated best practices of the various web and backend application paradigms (single-page apps, MVC apps, microservices, etc.).
    Work in agile development and quick prototypes, and you strive to see your work in action.
    Build scalable, maintainable architectures, and to write clean and readable code.


    4+ years of experience designing and developing complex modern services applications.
    Experience applying object-oriented or functional design and RESTful web services.
    Experience applying computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis.
    Experience with at least one programming language such as Java, Scala, Python, Ruby or Go.
    Experience with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS/SASS, and modern web technologies.
    Strong communication skills.
    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience.


    Experience with SQL/NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB.
    Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns.
    Can articulate the risks and benefits of depending on front-end libraries, frameworks, and tool-sets.
    Willingness to mentor junior engineers.
    Experience architecting large-scale multi-tier web applications.


We're a wellness company that is committed to the health and wellbeing of our employees. Our benefits include:

1) WELLNESS: health, dental, and life insurance health.

2) GYMPASS DISCOUNT: We believe in our mission and encourage our employees and their families to find their passion too.

3) PAID TIME OFF: We know how important it is that our employees take time away from work to recharge.

LATAM: 30 Working days as a personal day off.
4) PAID PARENTAL LEAVE: Welcoming a new child is one of the most special moments in your life and we want our employees to take the time to be present and enjoy their growing family.
5) CAREER GROWTH: Outstanding opportunities for personal and career growth. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development.
6) CULTURE: An exciting and supportive atmosphere with ambitious people from around the world!
7) FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE: We give our employees some flexibility to adjust their working hours, letting them adjust their starting time within a range of 3 hours.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.