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Backend Engineer, Cloud Platform Job in Finland
Oura , Finland

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 27, 2021
Last Date
Jun 27, 2021

Job Description

Oura is an award-winning and fast-growing startup that helps people track all stages of sleep and activity using the Oura Ring and connected app. By providing daily feedback and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people improve their sleep, understand their bodies, and transform their health. We’re on a mission to empower every person to own their inner potential, and we’re seeking candidates who want to make an impact on our journey.

Oura is not a typical web app. We offer plenty of technically interesting challenges:

  • Distributed systems: Multiple data producers, apps with offline support and real-time sync
  • Modern Cloud Architecture: AWS + Containers + Managed services
  • Large scale data: Oura customers generate terabytes of data
  • Applied ML: Great data for building production machine learning systems
  • Security: We handle sensitive user data, where security is not an afterthought
  • Embedded / Bluetooth / C++ / low level programming
  • A continuously growing user-base of highly active and passionate users

Oura has solid financial backing and a steady revenue stream.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our Cloud Platform team. Our team is responsible for efficient data synchronisation, structuring and processing. Our team combines the power of the ring amp; the app with backend services and integrations to provide a data rich platform. Our APIs power most Oura apps, services and machine learning components as well as provide the technical foundation for our growth.

What You will do:

  • Build and create secure backend services in a modern cloud environment with Python, REST and SQL
  • Work with data-heavy processes and optimize their throughput and latency throughout our platform.
  • Scale our architecture and technology to match the growing needs of our customers and feature development.
  • Create data processing pipelines to support growing data needs
  • Coordinate and support the technical implementation of business projects and feature development.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Experience running, monitoring and debugging production systems at scale on AWS (We are running on AWS infrastructure and use key AWS services like EC2, ECS, RDS, S3 and SQS)
  • Expert knowledge of Python. We consider other languages like Java and Scala a plus
  • Good architectural understanding with event driven architectures to help us scale along with our growing user base.
  • Proficiency working with SQL and potential to take your skills large scale.
  • Understanding of security and what it means to handle sensitive information in a secure manner
  • Enjoy writing maintainable and well-tested code
  • Have solid experience of standard software development tools and practices: version control (git), issue tracking, unit testing and agile development processes
  • Have a pragmatic can-do attitude and delivery-focused mindset: you can handle tradeoffs between short-term goals and long-term tech debt
  • Are happy both executing on your expertise as well as learning new skills
  • Although not required, experience developing and maintaining applications running on Docker
  • Although not required, data engineering experience is a big plus

Together we will continue to define Oura as a company where you can:

  • Be productive and do your best work
  • Be part of a world-class engineering team following and helping define best practices
  • Contribute to a product that improves the lives of 100s of thousands of people across the globe
  • Be happy and have great work-life balance - we work efficiently, remove the fluff and pointless meetings, so that work continues to inspire and motivate you
  • Grow on your chosen career path, be it technical, people, managerial or leadership skills, or any mix of those

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Lunch benefit, weekly breakfast / healthy snacks and excellent coffee
  • Wellness benefit
  • Flexible working hours + work-life balance
  • Collaborative, smart teammates
  • An Oura ring of your own (if you want)
  • Easy-to-reach office in Helsinki city center and Oulu Teknologiakylä
  • Latest equipment of choice (laptop, phone, screen)

Oura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, socioeconomic status, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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