Backend Engineer

  • Nairobi
Join us at Grace Health and help us build the first-ever full-scale women's health clinic for the next billion users! This is an opportunity to be part of a passionate team and make an impact!
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1.9 billion women in low- and middle-income countries have their own mobile phones with a great need for smart services in women's health. At Grace Health, we combine advanced mobile technology and low resource design, building the first-ever full-scale women's health clinic for the next billion users. At Grace Health, We genuinely believe in the individuals' potential and work together as a team to pursue our mission — to put female health in the hands of all women worldwide. 


We offer you an open, honest, friendly workplace where everyone's opinion counts. Working at Grace is working in the sweet spot of cutting-edge tech and impact-driven entrepreneurship. Based in Stockholm, we are a passionate team committed to making female health accessible to women worldwide by leveraging tech to build a women's health clinic in the privacy of her own phone.

Our team is diverse, multinational, ambitious, and highly committed, and we care deeply about creating a dynamic and growth-oriented workplace.

What you’ll do


Join the founding team of one of Europe's most exciting health startups and play a key role in developing the core technology! Here, you'll get to solve challenging problems at scale for a living! In this role, you will design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and systems across the Grace Health Platform at scale. You will get to build and operate infrastructure, toolset, and data pipelines using AWS and GCP and collaborate cross-functionally with the other teams at Grace Health, building integrations with partners across our markets.

We value

Skills and Background

  • 3+ years of working experience;
  • Experience with and understanding cloud-native systems and design patterns;
  • A solid understanding of microservices and experience working with containers and orchestration tools;
  • Well acquainted with AWS and GCP;
  • Experience building APIs on top of Node.js;
  • Experience modeling and processing data in relational databases;
  • A drive for Developer Excellence;
  • Solid communication skills and can communicate and collaborate cross-functionally;
  • You are autonomous and responsible and work well in a distributed team;
  • Desire to keep learning every day and take responsibility for making sure you do so;

We hope you like the idea of building products in iterations, feeding learnings from each iteration into the next, and that you thrive on the belief that quality doesn't have to be compromised to achieve speed. Of course, we also would like for you to take pride in taking projects to successful completion and have a sense of ownership for the code you ship!

Nice to have

  • Typescript and Firebase experience;
  • A good understanding of ML is a plus;

Above all, we assume that you're passionate about finding ways to improve health tech solutions on a global scale, that you're curious and not afraid to ask when in doubt.


About Grace Health
Grace Health, founded in 2017, is a health-tech company focused on developing scalable and user-friendly health services for the next billion women online. By leveraging high-tech mobile technology in a light way, we deliver instant access to women's health services and information at scale. Grace is solving the current problem of accessibility and discretion by delivering a scalable platform to the 1.9 billion women in emerging markets who own their own phones and have a growing digital presence but lack access to smart and relevant healthcare services and information. 

Ready for a new adventure pioneering the health sector by building the first-ever digital women's health clinic designed for the next billion users - Come join us!?

If you think that this position matches your skills and ambitions, send us an application. Tell us about yourself and attach your information through the link below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please note: Unfortunately, at this time, we can not offer a relocation package, and we need you to hold a Swedish work permit if applying for a role in Stockholm.

Locations

Stockholm, Accra, Lagos and Nairobi

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Sankt Eriksgatan 46
112 34 Stockholm Directions

Accra

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Lagos

100001 Lagos Directions

Nairobi

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