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Senior Backend Developer

  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2019
  • Helsinki

Oura is the world's first smart ring and app that shows how your body responds to your lifestyle by analyzing your sleep, activity levels, daily rhythms and the physiological responses in your body.

As a fast-moving startup, we focus on delivering customer value and being productive.

Currently we are looking for a Backend Developer to strengthen our cloud team

Our stack includes:
Python 3, Scala
REST API, protocol buffers, GraphQL
Docker, Datadog, SQL, AWS DynamoDB
AWS SQS, ECS, Batch, Sagemaker, Apache Airflow

What to expect as a backend developer in Oura:

  • Designing and implementing APIs and their backing DBs for both internal and external (web/mobile app)

  • Designing and implementing data processing pipelines together with data scientists.

  • Implementing behavioral guidance algorithms together with our science team and taking an active role in shaping the future of Oura's technology & product features.


Skills & Requirements

  • Have great Python programming skills
  • Have a good understanding of relational databases and SQL.
  • experience in building backend APIs using REST
  • 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.

Bonus skills:

  • GraphQL, gRPC.
  • Experience in running, monitoring and debugging production systems at scale on AWS (We are running on AWS infrastructure and use key AWS services like EC2, RDS, S3 and SQS).
  • Experience developing and maintaining applications running on Docker.

Great Place to Work

  • Amazing Oura Ring ⭕

  • Competitive Salary

  • Comprehensive Healthcare & Insurance

  • Lunch & Smartum card

  • Tools Of Your Choice & Flexible Working Times

  • Learning & Developments Paths

  • Awesome Teammates & Office

  • Work-Life & Wellbeing Balance

  • Team Events & Global Conferences

About the company

Oura is an award-winning fast-growing Finnish company, currently the world leader in the wearable HealthTech devices field that helps people track and improve their sleep & health using the Oura ring.

Oura team is a truly international English speaking team from across the globe who focus on innovating & developing state of the art product and wellbeing service for tens of thousands of people in the world.

Oura offers intellectually and technically interesting challenges that differ from typical web app scaling problems.

The Oura ring’s sensors have tracked millions of nights of biodata and helped people in over 70 countries to improve their sleep and recovery – and this is only the beginning. Oura’s mission is to empower people to own their potential, giving them the insight and tools needed to be in control of their life.

Oura has a startup mindset & solid financial backing and a steady revenue stream.
Some celebrity investors: Will Smith, Shaquille O'neal, Steve Chen (YouTube Co-Founder) and used by UK Prince Harry and more!


2013Oura Founded

2015Seed investment & Oura ring released

2017Oura ring 2G

2018RedDot design award & many other won awards

201920M Investment and global growth and expansion