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Embedded Systems Engineer (Portugal Based Remote/Hybrid)

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Software Engineering
Porto, Portugal
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024
WHO WE ARE
Each year, 2 billion people across the world are limited by physical pain. By helping people live without pain, they are free to do the things they love most with the people they love—and never miss a moment. This is what we do. We create and design new technologies to solve one of the biggest problems in healthcare: taking care of our Physical Health. Sword Health is the world’s fastest growing digital musculoskeletal (MSK) care provider on a bold mission to free two billion people from acute, chronic, and post-surgical physical pain. Our customers include some of the most progressive Fortune 100 and 500 companies, as well as over +1400 other established businesses across the world.
The Sword program allows members to complete a personalized physical therapy program from the comfort of home, with continued support and supervision from one of our talented Sword specialists. Sword’s personalized care is more effective than traditional standards of care, and has proven to deliver best-in-class clinical results. Since breaking into the market less than three years ago, Sword has worked with insurers, health systems, and employers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia to make high quality musculoskeletal care accessible to everyone.
This is an opportunity to join Sword during a time of hyper growth and expansion. After our recent $2bn valuation, we’re excited to continue accelerating our impact by scaling with high caliber people with passion, commitment and energy to create and deliver technologies, services and products that drive human progress forward.
We welcome you to join our mission, to make a difference on a grand scale and play a pivotal role with a global team at Sword– working alongside great people pioneering novel products and cutting edge technologies.
Introduction:
We are looking for an experienced Embedded Systems Engineer to join our Research & Systems Team, be responsible for developing system applications and internal tools to support our processes.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop, integrate and test software and firmware systems.
  • Help in the definition of requirements and the development of internal software solutions to support production processes.
  • Contribute to the design of novel solutions that can be integrated into our products, including the prototyping of new modules.
  • Debugging and optimization of hardware production systems.
  • Writes well-designed, efficient, and scalable code, and also participates in code reviews and contributes to the development of standards and best practices.
  • Communicates with clients to gather requirements and provide technical support.

What you need to have:

  • More than 3 years of experience with C/C++, Python and shell programming languages.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software/firmware for embedded systems.
  • Good knowledge of Linux OS.
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Passion for developing novel and unique systems that have a direct impact in people’s lives.
  • Natural leadership, winning personality and a drive to disrupt.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

What we would love to see:

  • Experience with sensor fusion/inertial sensing.
  • Experience with wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), WiFi.
  • Experience with NRF52 SoC.
  • Experience with Zephyr RTOS.

To ensure you feel good solving a big Human problem, we offer:

  • A stimulating, fast-paced environment with lots of room for creativity;
  • A bright future at a promising high-tech startup company;
  • Career development and growth, with a competitive salary;
  • The opportunity to work with a talented team and to add real value to an innovative solution with the potential to change the future of healthcare;
  • A stimulating environment with room for creativity - fast-paced, fun, and energetic startup;
  • A flexible environment where you can control your hours (remotely) with unlimited vacation;
  • Access to our health and well-being program (digital therapist sessions);
  • Remote or Hybrid work policy (Portugal only);
  • To get to know more about our Tech Stack, check here.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.
US Sword Benefits:
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance
Equity Shares
401(k)
Discretionary PTO Plan
Parental leave
US Sword Perks:
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Internet Stipend for remote working
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
Portugal - Sword Benefits:
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares
Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Free Digital Therapist for your family
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.