Backend Engineer (Remote - PT)

Portugal /
Sword Move – Sword Move /
Full Time
/ Remote
About Sword Move

Sword Move is a first of its kind movement health solution that will empower members to start moving, stay moving, and live pain-free. Today, 80% of Americans do not meet the recommended level of exercise; and physical inactivity is the cause of both MSK issues and numerous chronic diseases. Sword Move combines the clinical focus of physical therapy and the holistic approach of fitness to create a solution that connects each member with a certified personal trainer and wearable technology, delivering personalized programs that help our members move more and move right.

To do what:

    • Stay up to speed with all web technologies, software architecture principles and design patterns;
    • Understanding the current lifestyle and development of new lifecycles with emphasis on software quality processes;
    • Actively participate in the training and building skills of other web developers;
    • Continuous monitoring of performance on production environments;
    • Create and run load tests, and analyze applications’ performance;
    • Develop our professional web-based app with an emphasis on rich interaction and responsive design;
    • Develop analytics dashboards and web data visualization tools;
    • Work closely with our clinical team to determine the ideal workflow of the system from the user’s perspective.

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

    • Experience with web development (experience with Golang are mandatory);
    • Knowledge of SQL language and managing SQL databases (experience in NoSQL databases a plus);
    • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code;
    • Knowledge of Software Engineering patterns with a special focus on Web Services development;
    • Knowledge of caching software like Memcached or Redis is a plus;
    • Knowledge of continuous integration/deployment process and tools;
    • Excellent communication skills, problem-solving and proactive attitude;
    • Good level of written and technical English.

To ensure you feel good solving a big Human problem, we offer:

    • A stimulating, fast-paced environment with lots of room for creativity;
    • A bright future at a promising high-tech startup company;
    • Career development and growth, with a competitive salary;
    • The opportunity to work with a talented team and to add real value to an innovative solution with the potential to change the future of healthcare;
    • A stimulating environment with room for creativity - fast-paced, fun, and energetic startup;
    • A flexible environment where you can control your hours (remotely) with unlimited vacation; 
    • Access to our health and well-being program (digital therapist sessions);
    • Remote or Hybrid work policy (Portugal only);
    • To get to know more about our Tech Stack, check here
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We champion diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.  At SWORD, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and teammates is critical to our success as a global company.  The more inclusive we are the better our work will be. 

Sword Benefits - Portugal
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares

Sword Perks - Portugal
Phone Stipend
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Free Digital Therapist for your family
Snacks and Beverages
English Class