Director of Engineer | Partners
Enugu, Nigeria
4d ago
source : Landing.Jobs

At Gympass (Permanent), in Multiple Locations

Expires at : 2023-04-08

Remote policy : Full remote


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.


We are hiring a Director of Engineer to our Partners team in Lisbon.

At Gympass, a Director Software Engineer is responsible for managing multiple high-performance teams, overseeing development initiatives and architectural designs, guiding project vision, hiring and developing engineering talents.

This professional works closely with stakeholders to ensure the project’s deliveries are aligned with the company’s broad vision.

This is a leader who thinks strategically and has a long-range goal in mind - which is to be the main global partner of all fitness and wellness providers, bringing new customers.

They work closely with product managers, engineering leaders, and leadership across the company to develop a roadmap and feature set to deliver the best possible customer experience.


  • Manage, coach, and mentor multiples multidisciplinary teams of software engineers;
  • Serve as the key liaison between the US, Portugal, and Brazil technical development hubs, building out strong working relationships on an international level.
  • Design robust and scalable solutions to address complex technical and business requirements;
  • Ensure that the new ecosystem that will support the Gympass business model for the next years is aligned with the Global Vision established by C-level executives;
  • Own the complete software development lifecycle : defining, prioritizing, designing, leading implementation, testing and monitoring new features within an Agile environment.
  • Determine hiring needs to execute against the product roadmap and scale the engineering team, driving a recruiting strategy from their personal network, the team's network, onboarding, and the recruiting team;
  • Develop software tools and subsystems to support software reuse and development.
  • Capacity Management. Offer performance and capacity planning support of hardware and operating systems.
  • Motivating staff and fostering collaboration

  • 7+ years experience managing multidisciplinary teams of software engineers - focusing on technical excellence, career path, mentoring / coaching, 1 : 1s, performance cycles.
  • Experience in team performance management, measurement, and improvement.

  • 7+ years of experience working with modern agile product development teams of engineers, product managers, and designers.
  • 5+ years of experience designing robust and scalable solutions using modern programming languages like Java, Scala, Python, or Go.
  • 5+ years of experience with SQL / NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Memcached, or DynamoDB understanding common use cases and performance pitfalls
  • 3+ years of Experience dealing with event-driven architectures and message brokers such as RabbitMQ, KAFKA, ActiveMQ, etc, and an in-depth understanding of their use cases and pitfalls
  • Previous experience leading the implementation of software engineering kpis monitors / dashboard.
  • 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 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.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and project management skills.
  • You need to be able to articulate ideas clearly when speaking to groups in English.

    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 to adjust their starting time within a range of 3h.

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