Algorithms Engineer Trainee

AI & Algorithms – Algorithms /
Fixed Term 1 year /
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain. 

Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures. 

Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest  talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020,  but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact. 

Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.

This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.

What you'll be doing:

    • Design and implement algorithms for real-time analysis of human movement;
    • Perform data analysis to retrieve insights regarding how to improve the motion analysis algorithms and user experience;
    • Troubleshoot, debug and maintain documentation;
    • Contribute to the quality of the team’s output by developing and executing test plans and creating internal tools and scripts for automation and testing;
    • Communicate with product and clinical team to refine requirements and scope of work.

What you need to have:

    • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics;
    • Ability to solve complex problems with software;
    • Solid knowledge of Python;
    • Good technical foundation (digital signal processing, kinematics, control, algebra) but above all ability to learn about new technical topics;
    • Ability to visualize and interpret data of different types;
    • Critical thinking, self-direction, results-oriented mindset;
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders and within the team.

*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.

SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.