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GET TO KNOW US

Gympass is a corporate wellness platform that connects you to thousands of fitness & wellness partners, all with one simple monthly membership. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in NYC, we have a growing global team in 11 offices around the world. At Gympass, you not only have the opportunity to build a career in a fast-paced global environment - but you'll make wellbeing universal, so everyone can be happy and healthy. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are hiring a Principal Software Engineer to our BASE Focus Area in Portugal

At BASE (Business Architecture Services), we build the heart of the Gympass business model. Our mission is to help Gympass build a truly scalable platform to support dozens of millions of active users, clients, and partners around the world with high availability while being flexible and extensible to incorporate new business models.

We have many important challenges such as building a system that gives us the flexibility to have different commercial conditions for different users in different contexts. Also, we are responsible for some critical and important flows within our business model, such as clients', partners' and users' subscriptions as well as providing data to the ecosystem as the source of truth of these entities. BASE also aims to optimize the marketplace value for our users and partners while sustaining healthy margins for Gympass.

When it comes to technical challenges, our team works to provide highly scalable solutions, handling large volumes of data and focusing on high availability. Considering our services central role, you’re going to have the opportunity to help drive architecture decisions that impact our whole microservices ecosystem.

YOUR IMPACT

  • Developing a long term engineering strategy to keep the systems working with high availability and scalability;
  • Drive architecture and implementation that impact the BASE platform and company technology decisions;
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve services focusing on performance, scalability, and resilience;
  • Support existing systems looking to enhance functionality, increase scale, and transform in new ways to meet our product demands;
  • Work in a collaborative and agile environment that prioritizes people over process and is laser-focused on productivity;
  • Work with cutting-edge technologies and edge cases on a global scale;
  • Live the mission: inspire and empower others by genuinely caring for your own wellbeing and your colleagues. Bring wellbeing to the forefront of work, and create a supportive environment where everyone feels comfortable taking care of themselves, taking time off, and finding work-life balance.

WHO YOU ARE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience;
  • Strong experience building and designing high-scalable solutions;
  • Expertise with at least two programming languages such as Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, JavaScript or Golang;
  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB understanding common use cases and performance pitfalls;
  • Solid experience dealing with event-driven architectures and message brokers such as RabbitMQ, KAFKA, ActiveMQ, etc and an in depth understanding of their use cases and pitfalls;
  • Solid experience with cloud-based architectures, specifically AWS and GCP;
  • Experience applying computer science fundamentals, including data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis;
  • Exceptional communication skills that enable you to work effectively with diverse teams located across different countries;
  • Advanced English skills and can clearly articulate ideas when speaking to groups in English.

We recognize that individuals approach job applications differently. We strongly encourage all aspiring applicants to go for it, even if they don't match the job description 100%. We welcome your application and will be delighted to explore if you could be a great fit for our team. For this specific role, please note that prior experience in Backend software engineering and Java/ Kotlin/ Golang are mandatory requirements.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU 

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 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. 

+ Our offices are in Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, and the UK. You can work from any office or remotely based in any of these countries.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE: We understand that together, Gympassers and their leaders can make the best decisions for their own individual scopes. This includes flexibility to adjust their working hours based on their personal schedule, time zone, and business needs.

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

 

And to get a glimpse of Life at Gympass… Follow us on Instagram @gympasscareers and LinkedIn!

Diversity, Equity, and Belonging at Gympass

We aim to create a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive space where everyone knows they belong.

Gympass is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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