Python Job: Tech Lead | Connected Health

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Lisbon - Portugal

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Python Job Details


Must have:


Team Leadership

Other Required:



Design Patterns

Solution Architecture



Nice to have:



Apache Kafka


We simplify wellness so you can find everything in one place. 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.
We are passionate about our mission! Whatever your job title is, here you can make a global impact and change people’s lives. At Gympass, we collaborate, set high achievable goal expectations, and focus on the end result. It's a challenging, evolving environment that allows you to learn and grow. You will face a disruptive and emerging business model that will push you in several areas, with no boundaries for creation and collaboration.
Our mission is to accelerate the pace of innovation with a digital health data platform that connects to every health data source including EHR networks, wearable devices, and fitness apps. Giving a simple way to access and share health data across the Gympass ecosystem building new digital services and products
  • Developing a vision for Connected Health platform
  • Drive architecture decisions that impact our whole Data privacy product development interactions
  • 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.


  • You are not afraid of getting your hands dirty. You are a very technical professional with a passion for software and product development;
  • You are accountable for your decisions and possess a high level of ownership over the products you are delivering. You feel frustrated when things go wrong and take proactive actions to prevent the next failure to happen;
  • You are a data driven person, who asks for data to support product decisions before blindly implementing things, you try to simplify the scope of what you are developing constantly.
  • You are bold and innovative;
  • Several years of experience with at least two programming languages such as Java, Kotlin, Scala, Python, Ruby, JavaScript or Golang;
  • Solid experience with SQL/NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB understanding common use cases and performance pitfalls;
  • Solid experience in managing or technically leading a software engineering team;
  • Experience dealing with event-driven architectures and message brokers such as RabbitMQ, KAFKA , ActiveMQ, etc and a in depth understanding of their use cases and pitfall;
  • Versed in concepts such as DDD, SOLID, Design Patterns distributed systems and architecture. Capable of understanding pitfalls and anticipating common failure modes of a microservice environment;
  • Experienced in implementing prototypes and in practices and concepts such as MVP, A/B testing and feature toggles for rolling-out features to production;
  • Strong communication skills: able to communicate effectively with technical and non technical stakeholders;
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience;
  • Passion for new technologies and proven capability in analysis and problem-solving;
  • You need to be able to articulate ideas clearly when speaking to groups in English;

  • Experience in Health or Wellbeing segments;
  • Experience in integration with connected devices.


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

WELLNESS: Health and dental insurance.

GYMPASS DISCOUNT: We believe in our mission and encourage our employees and their families to find their passion too.

PAID TIME OFF: We know how important it is that our employees take time away from work to recharge.

PAID PARENTAL LEAVE: Welcoming a new child is one of the most special moments in your life and we want our employees to take the time to be present and enjoy their growing family.

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 atmosphere with ambitious people from around the world!

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.

To apply for this job you must be willing to work in the time zone UTC +01:00.