Golang Job: Senior Backend Software Engineer | Apps

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Lisbon - Portugal

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Lisbon, Portugal - Remote
Any timezone
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Gross annual salary: €55.000 - €64.000
Back-end Developer
At least 4 years of experience - Senior
Requires work permit
Language(s): Required English
| Nice to have Portuguese

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Amazon Web Services

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We are hiring a Senior Backend Software Engineer to our Apps team (Partners Focus Area) in Portugal!

The Partners Area is accountable for the offer side of our marketplace (we work to provide a “shop window” for the partners, bringing customers and helping Gympass to have more corporate clients), addressing many challenges such as providing autonomy, a self-service setup, business insights, support partners attracting more clients, support new types of partners, build new systems and improve the current ones.

At the Apps team, when it comes to technical challenges, our team works to provide highly scalable solutions, handling large volumes of data and focusing on high availability. You’re going to have the opportunity to help drive architecture decisions that impact our microservices ecosystem and you will have opportunities to develop both leadership and technical skills, depending on your career aspirations and abilities.

Build scalable, maintainable architectures, and write clean and readable code;
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 resilience;
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;
Exert technically influence over other engineers, by sharing his experience and knowledge.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience;
Strong experience in designing and developing complex modern web applications;
Experienced in architecting large-scale multi-tier web applications;
Proficient in one or more programming languages (Java, Kotlin, Ruby, or Go). Golang will be considered a plus;
Experienced in Cloud-based architectures (AWS / GCP);
Experienced in developing RESTful web services collaborating with front-end teams to create mocks, define payloads and follow the HTTP best practices;
Experienced in applying computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis;
Experienced in working with SQL/ NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB understanding common use cases and performance pitfalls;
You're expected to perform management tasks such as mentoring, facilitating and conducting regular one-on-ones with the members of your team, making sure that they are constantly challenged, engaged, and improving their skills;
Communication skills to work with multidisciplinary teams located in several countries with different cultures;
Be able to articulate ideas clearly when speaking to groups in English.

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

GYMPASS: We believe in our mission and encourage our employees and their families to find their passion too. Access digital fitness programs and online wellness resource, digital fitness programs, and online wellness resources for meditation, nutrition, mental health support, and more. You will receive the Gold plan at no cost, and other premium plans will be significantly discounted.

FITNESS: Additional fitness subsidy to access onsite gyms and fitness studios.

FLEXIBLE WORK: Choose when and where you work. For most, this will be a hybrid office/remote structure, but can vary depending on the needs of the role and employee preferences. We offer all employees a home office stipend and a monthly flexible work allowance to cover the costs of working from home.

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.

PAID TIME OFF: We know how important it is to take time away from work to recharge. Employees receive a minimum of 25 days paid holiday per year with an additional day for each year of tenure (up to 5) in addition to annual holidays (including an extra holiday on your birthday!).

PARENTAL LEAVE: 100% paid parental leave of 12 weeks to all new parents (of both biological and adopted children, regardless of gender and parent's relationship with the co-parent) + 100% paid birth leave of 14 weeks.

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.

CULTURE: An exciting and supportive environment filled with passionate individuals from all over the world! You’ll partner with global colleagues and share in the success of a high-growth technology company disrupting the health and wellness space. Our value-based culture of trust, flexibility, and integrity makes this possible every day. Find more info on our careers page!

To apply for this job you must be willing to work in the time zone UTC +01:00. To apply for this job you must be willing to work in time zones with a maximum of 5 hour difference from Lisbon, Portugal time zone.