Staff Backend Software Engineer | Data Platform

Staff Backend Software Engineer | Data Platform

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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 hiring a Staff Software Engineer to our Data Platform team in Brazil

We are looking for a team member to help us grow our Data Engineering team, improve our pipelines, adopt new technologies, and find new ways to democratize data by evolving our platform. You will be able to lead large scale data projects while interacting with different teams inside and outside the organization, mentoring engineers and driving architecture decisions.

We are responsible to empower all teams by providing a scalable and reliable infrastructure to collect, organize and process the deluge of data generated daily on Gympass with proper Data Governance in place. Our infrastructure is completely in the cloud, running Kubernetes, Presto, Spark, Kafka, Airflow, Flink and more cutting edge projects. 

We use software engineering principles to solve large scale production challenges. We build and maintain a data platform, aiming on helping everyone at Gympass to make data-informed decisions.


  • Build production systems that personalize our user’s experience on the platform;
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve quality;
  • Prototype new approaches and productionize solutions at scale;
  • Perform data analysis to establish baselines and inform product decisions;
  • Collaborate with a cross functional agile team spanning design, data science, product management, and engineering to build new technologies and features;
  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience;
  • Proficient in Python, Java, Go or a similar language;
  • Strong experience designing and execution of data architectures and pipelines;
  • Experience with microservices and high volume distributed systems;
  • Strong experience in scheduling tools and workflow management (e.g. Airflow, Dataflow);
  • Strong experience on building interfaces for data products (e.g. APIs);
  • Strong experienced with data integration;
  • Deep knowledge on Datalakes architecture, file formats and modeling;
  • Experience with Data storages, relational and NoSQL databases;
  • Experience with Hadoop and Spark ecosystem;
  • Experience with Data streams ingestion and processing;
  • Experience with Data infrastructure and Machine Learning Operations is a plus;
  • Understanding how people interact with data tools to drive the platform evolution;
  • You are able to articulate ideas clearly 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 Java/ Python/ Go or similar and Data architecture and pipelines are mandatory requirements.


We're a wellness company that is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Our flexible program allows you to customize your benefits, according to your needs! Our benefits include:

WELLNESS: Health, dental, and life insurance.

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 help cover the costs of working from home.

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.

GYMPASS: We believe in our mission and encourage our employees and their families to find their passion too. Access onsite gyms and fitness studios, 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.

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

BR: Vacations after 6 months and 3 days off per year + 1 day off for each year of tenure (up to 5 additional days) + extra day off for your birthday.

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.

BR: 100% paid parental leave of 6 weeks to all new parents, of both biological and adopted children, regardless of gender and parent's relationship with the co-parent, Also extended maternity leave under local legislation 

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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