Mid-level Backend Software Engineer | Data Platform | Gympass | Remote (Brazil)

Mid-level Backend Software Engineer | Data Platform | Gympass | Remote (Brazil)

Remote Brazil
Application ends: October 3, 2024
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Job Description

Apply now for a career that puts wellbeing first!


Wellhub (formerly Gympass*) is a corporate wellness platform that connects employees to the best partners for fitness, mindfulness, therapy, nutrition, and sleep, all included in one subscription designed to cost less than each individual partner. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in NYC, we have a growing global team in 11 countries. At Wellhub, you have the opportunity to build a career in a high-growth tech company that places wellbeing at the foundation of its culture, and contribute to making every company a wellness company. 

*Big news: Gympass is now Wellhub! 
We are thrilled to announce our rebranding as Wellhub, marking a significant milestone in our journey. This transformation reflects our evolution from a “pass for gyms” to a comprehensive employee wellbeing solution. With our refreshed identity, we are poised to embark on an exciting new chapter of growth and expansion. We are elevating our offerings, including a completely new app experience and an expanded network of wellbeing partners. Learn more about it here. 


We are hiring a Mid-level Backend Software Engineer to our Data Platform team in Brazil! 

The Data Platform Team is responsible for building and maintaining system components that empower data engineers and analysts to achieve their business objectives. Leveraging AWS cloud infrastructure alongside open-source and in-house software, our team ensures that the data solutions are self-service, cost-effective, and secure.
Our team members come from diverse technical backgrounds, including software engineering, systems administration (focusing on Kubernetes), cloud infrastructure and services, data analysis, and data governance. Despite their varied expertise, all members are committed to cross-training and mastering all relevant activities.
We are a well-established team with a strong culture rooted in collaboration, humbleness, accountability, empathy, and a sense of humor, fostering an environment that values teamwork and individual growth.

Example projects:

  • Tooling around the query engine (Trino) that reduces costs 5x while improving query performance;
  • Metastore catalog manager tool to streamline table and schema evolution (GitOps + DataOps);
  • Access control system that enables ABAC access control within Trino;
  • Tooling that finds the most expensive queries and provides recommendations;
  • Solution that aggregates access logs and organizes them so queries are several times faster and cheaper to run


  • Advocate for improvements in software quality, security, and performance;
  • Embrace the DataOps mindset to streamline and optimize repetitive tasks;
  • Collaborate with Analytics Engineers and Data Analysts to drive efficiencies for their work;
  • Provide tooling that improves the product development process and prevents failures;
  • Ensure that knowledge is shared effectively with internal documentation and personal interaction;
  • 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.


  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience;
  • Experience using Python, Java, or similar language (Python and Java experience preferred);
  • Experience using relational databases and solid SQL skills (PostgreSQL preferred);
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Pulsar, RabbitMQ, or similar;
  • Familiarity with Terraform, Pulumi, Crossplane, or similar;
  • Understanding of distributed systems and data-intensive applications;
  • Understanding of analytical data warehouses;
  • Genuine interest in big data applications and their technology trends.

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 backend software engineering and SQL databases are mandatory requirements.


We’re a wellness company that is committed to the health and wellbeing 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: Wellhubbers and their leaders can make the best decisions for their scope. This includes flexibility to adjust their working hours based on their personal schedule, time zone, and business needs.

WELLHUB: We believe in our mission and encourage our employees and their families to take care of their wellbeing 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. We offer 100% paid parental leave to all new parents and extended maternity leave.

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 Wellhub… Follow us on Instagram @lifeatwellhub and LinkedIn!

Diversity, Equity, and Belonging at Wellhub

We aim to create a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive space where everyone knows they belong.

Wellhub 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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