Back-end Developer

Job description

Are you looking for a challenging role in an international company, located in the center of Medellin, with lots of growth potential? We are now looking for a Back-end Developer to join our Medellin-based team in our efforts to make the world a healthier and fitter place.


Who Are We?

Virtuagym is a leading tech company in health & fitness mobile apps, providing solutions for consumers, gyms, personal trainers, physiotherapists and corporate health services. With over 4,000 clients world-wide, 25,000 personal trainers, and 11 million end-users, availability in 14 languages and over 200 staff across two offices in Europe and the Americas, Virtuagym is a leading player in the fitness technology space.

With over 100% growth every year, we keep reinventing ourselves in the fast-paced fitness technology domain. While we are beyond the startup phase, we still cherish our start-up culture and non-corporate approach. At Virtuagym you have the opportunity to grow and we empower you to explore, learn and do great things as we conquer the world with our great solutions!

Our Medellín operations started in the northern part of the city in an amazing and eco-friendly building called Ruta N, known as the center of innovation. It was created by the city to promote the development of innovative technology-based businesses. After two years of significant growth, we have moved our offices to the lush hillside of the upscale El Poblado neighborhood with amazing views of the entire city and easy access to Medellin’s most influential commercial centers. Our primary focus from the Medellín office is to manage the North and South American markets.    

What's it all about?

For our Integrations squad, we are looking for a backend developer who wants to have direct contact with Integration Partners (talking to their developers and architects) and interacting with our clients to help make an integration work best for their business.

You will be working with our 3rd party Integration Platform as a Service (iPaas) to develop connectors to Virtuagym API’s and also to 3rd party API’s. These 3rd parties can be member management systems, ERP’s, financial systems but also web-service based providers like gym equipment manufacturers, body metric measurement devices/wearables. Next to building the connectors you will also be responsible for setting up the integration flows and monitor them in case of any issues.



Job requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience as a backend Software Engineer

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (Node.js)

  • Experience with JSON, XML, JMS, SOAP and/or Web Services (WS-*), REST and other SOA/Integration technologies

  • Understanding of existing integration technologies, their business context and willingness to learn

  • Willing to lead a team and guide new and junior developers

  • Willing to directly communicate with partners to integrate with and clients that are going to use these integrations

  • Strong communication skills in English

  • Independent and strong analytic skills

  • Enthusiastic and driven to work in a collaborative environment

  • Experience working with offshore teams

    Bonus Points for:

    • Web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, Bootstrap)

    • Test driven development (TDD)

    • Other language knowledge (e.g. PHP, Java, Python)

    • Experience in Object oriented programming

    • Certified ScrumMaster

    What Do We Offer?

    • A challenging full-time (40 hours/week) position and great potential for you to grow and develop personally and professionally.

    • 30 days paid vacation time (including holidays)

    • Various extra benefits such as: Free Gym Membership, Free Spanish and English Classes,

    • Unique start-up company culture with motivated and fun colleagues in Amsterdam and Medellin

    Have We Caught Your Attention?

    Do not hesitate to apply!

    Please send CV and Cover Letter in English