People Matter

Embedded Systems Engineer Trainee

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Software Engineering
Porto, Portugal
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain.
Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures.
Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020, but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact.
Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.
This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.
Our team is dedicated to developing the hardware devices that compose the kits that help Sword treat our members. To deliver these hardware kits the team is composed of four verticals: Firmware, Operating Systems, Hardware, and Quality Assurance. Our primary goal is to develop standalone systems that fulfill the exact needs of the member’s program while delivering the best possible experience to the member.
Besides the products themselves, the team is also responsible for developing the production line that allows testing these devices while being manufactured to ensure they have our quality standards when reaching the member.
We are looking for an Embedded Systems Engineer to join our Research & Systems Team, and 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:

  • Knowledge of C/C++, Python and shell programming languages;
  • Knowledge developing software/firmware for embedded systems;
  • Knowledge of Linux OS;
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills;
  • Passion for developing novel and unique systems that have a direct impact on people’s lives;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.
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.