Senior Back-end Engineer

GYANT is a different type of telemedicine company.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PTMore details
  • EUR40.000 - 65.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeRequired language: English
  • Back-end Developer
  • tagMust Have: Agile Methodologies, Node.js, PythonOther Required: JavaScript, Linux, MongoDBNice to Have: Amazon Web Services, Kubernetes

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At GYANT, we are building a conversational medical AI system from the ground up. We have no shortage of fascinating challenges in machine learning, data science and software engineering. To tackle them, we are assembling a team of experienced super-heroes who have already proven their ability to turn bleeding-edge research and tech into practical applications.

We are looking for a versatile and ingenious Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about building great user experiences.

We have developed a state-of-the-art medical conversational AI agent, (with a friendly and empathetic personality!). It works on Facebook Messenger (, Alexa, and our Gyant app (

Our system is built on a modular and scalable microservices architecture (Kubernetes/AWS), using Node.js and Python, and relying on sophisticated Machine Learning and Neuro-linguistic Processing technology that we have developed.

To date, GYANT has helped over 2 million patients. We are working with leading healthcare systems such as Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Children's Hospital of LA. We are in the process of raising our Series A round.

We have a small, tightly knit, multi-cultural and cross-disciplinary team with lots of combined experience in entrepreneurship, medicine, machine learning and software engineering. We have a friendly and informal culture that honours transparency, responsibility and self-reliance. We organize periodic team outings, such as bowling or adventure games. We use an agile development process with daily stand-ups and close interaction between all members of the team.

Main requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another related field
  • At least 4 years of experience working in Agile teams/projects
  • Successful track record with JavaScript/Node.js, Python, MongoDB, GitHub and Linux
  • Strong communication skills, eagerness to learn quickly, ability to work independently
  • Passion for our mission: helping millions of people around the world improve their health

Nice to have

  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS, Microservices, system performance tuning/scaling

Benefits & Perks

  • Great team of young top performers
  • Participation in product development
  • Possibility to work with a multidisciplinary and distributed team from different countries, cultures, and backgrounds
  • Close monitoring of the challenging projects around the world
  • Excellent work-life balance, with a great office environment 200m from the sea line in Porto

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