Valor Capital Group
Valor Capital Group

Mid-level Backend Software Engineer | Search & Discovery



Software Engineering
Brazil · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Apply now for a career that puts wellbeing first!


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 Mid-level Backend Software Engineer for our Search & Discovery team in Brazil!

The Discovery Team is responsible for providing exploration and discovery services for Gympass’ end-users, allowing them to easily find the wellbeing partners more suited to their preferences and needs. Our work mixes software engineering and data science to provide search capabilities, personalized recommendations, and other intelligent services in the Gympass App.


  • Build scalable, maintainable architectures, and write clean and readable code;
  • Be responsible for the development, delivery and support of software services for search, recommendation and other end-user-focused exploration and discovery technologies;
  • Work with other engineers within the team and across teams to implement our technical roadmap;
  • Ensure successful delivery of projects, and promote the long-term technical health of our services;
  • Develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve services focusing on both performance and accuracy;
  • Analyze and interpret data to infer user preferences and needs, and evolving trends and topics;
  • Build integrations with 3rd party API and tools;
  • Contribute to the entire product development process and brainstorm different ideas.
  • 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.


  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience;
  • Experience developing complex modern web services;
  • Experience applying computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis;
  • Experience with at least two programming languages such as Java, Python, or Go;
  • Experience in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers;
  • Experience using cloud platforms and/or containerized application deployments;
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL technologies, such as PostgreSQL, Redis, or Elasticsearch;
  • Strong communication skills including verbal and written English and Portuguese.

Nice to have:

  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages;
  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts and applications;
  • Experience with Information Retrieval, Recommendation Systems, and/or Natural Language Processing.

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 the backend development of modern and complex systems is a mandatory requirement.


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 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.

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.

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 atmosphere with ambitious people from around 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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