Tech Lead (Frontend)

Technology – Web /
Full Time /
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:

    • Lead a team, ensuring that solutions are delivered with quality and on time while contributing to the technical vision.
    • Oversee day-to-day operations, delegating tasks and resolving technical disagreements when they take place.
    • Develop our professional web-based app with an emphasis on rich interaction and responsive design.
    • Creating interactions that delight the user.
    • 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.
    • Develop frontend components/services to communicate with our backend APIs.

What you need to have:

    • Previous experience as a Tech Lead / Team Lead or natural Leadership skills.
    • Extensive experience (+5y) with frontend development.
    • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, Javascript.
    • Experience +5y with Vue.JS (React or Angular also are acceptable).
    • Experience with CSS pre-processors (SASS, LESS).
    • Experience with build tools (Grunt, Webpack).
    • Familiarity with Data Visualization front-end tools.
    • Experience with responsive design.
    • Experience with the best programming practices and test-driven development.
    • Pixel-perfect attention to detail and proportions.
    • Passion for creating novel and unique systems that have a direct impact on people’s lives.
    • Good communication skills (Portuguese and English), natural leadership, winning personality and startup mentality.
    • Great time management and organizational skills.
    • Proactive attitude, flexible, problem solver and decision maker.
    • Quality oriented process ensuring good code practices.
    • People oriented mindset, able to build strong relationships and motivate the team.

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 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.
    • To get to know more about our Tech Stack, check here.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.

US Sword Benefits & Perks: *Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance*
Equity Shares*
Discretionary PTO Plan*
Parental leave*
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Internet Stipend for remote working
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
*Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week

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

Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
Unlimited access to Coursera Learning Platform

*US Applicants Only: Applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States, and immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided.*

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.