Senior Software Engineer (Backend, Health)

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Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer (Backend) on the Health team, you will help build and maintain exciting features across our three core pillars at WHOOP (Strain, Sleep & Recovery) and connect members to our powerful data science algorithms through beautiful visualizations. You will help our members understand all aspects of their health: physical, mental, emotional, and hormonal and guide them in ways to take action to improve it. The Health team works with cutting-edge technology and research in the health and wellness industry, like WHOOP’s pregnancy feature, and develops novel measurements, such as WHOOP's stress monitoring feature.


  • Work in a cross functional team that collaborates closely with the data science, product, and software engineering teams at WHOOP
  • Contribute to back end development using the following technologies: Java, Kafka, Postgres, and other AWS offerings
  • Contribute to new feature ideation, planning, and development
  • Translate feature requirements into actionable tasks, identify risks, and ship often to mitigate those risks
  • Work on scaling challenges that span multiple systems and demand high availability and stability
  • Support and up-level engineers around you through direct and indirect mentorship


  • Experience with backend development in APIs and with interacting with relational databases (RESTful APIs, Postgres)
  • Experience working with asynchronous workers (Kafka, SQS)
  • Experience writing tests and documenting code for a variety of audiences
  • An innate passion for approaching large-scale problems through small, data-informed, and experiment-driven iterations
  • You are experienced in mentoring engineers in best practices in software development
  • You thrive in a fast-paced and data-driven environment
  • You are a team player who thrives on continuous learning and direct feedback

Company Info.


At WHOOP, we're on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers users to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    1325 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
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