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Senior Software Engineer (Algorithm Platform)



Software Engineering
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023

Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products, the Oura Ring and its accompanying app, help our global community gain a deeper understanding of their health, lifestyle, and sleep quality, which we believe are foundational to living a healthy, fulfilled life.

We are looking for an experienced (Senior or Staff) Software Engineer to work on algorithm platform development.

This is an exciting opportunity to help build a world-class platform that supports the iterative development, validation and deployment of data-rich functionality, including ML models and other algorithms.

The domain you will most closely be working on:

  • Development of a cross platform engine that powers data-intensive feature development at Oura (ML, algos, …)
  • Development of tools to support developers, data scientists and other stakeholders make use of said platform.
  • Most of the current codebase is C, C++, Python (namely Pytorch), Swift (IOS), Kotlin (Android).

We hope that following can be said about you:

  • Has previous experience solving challenging technical problems.
  • Has a generalist and pragmatic approach to development: you’re not tied to specific languages or approaches.
  • Wants to get things done and is driven by value creation and overall impact.
  • Has knowledge of various programming languages. Experience or willingness to work with Python and C++. Other languages, like Swift, Kotlin and Rust are a plus.
  • Has broad knowledge of software fundamentals, databases, and system design.
  • Is comfortable with the full life-cycle of software: design, development, deployment, operation & monitoring.
  • Is a team player with good communication skills.
  • The following are not requirements but constitute relevant experience and skills:
    • Game engine development
    • Architectural understanding of event driven architectures, workflow engines and databases (namely SQL)
    • Practitioner-level knowledge of ML, particularly relevant if with PyTorch
    • Development of mobile apps (iOS and/or Android)

As a company we are focused on improving the way we live our lives. From the people who use our product to the team behind it, we work to empower every person to own their inner potential.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Compensation (salary + equity)
  • You can work remotely as well as from our easy-to-reach Oulu, Tampere and Helsinki offices.
    • If working remotely, availability to occasionally travel to the office is expected (for example for workshops, team gatherings, etc)
  • Flexible working hours
  • A career ladder with room for growth in both Technical and People leadership paths.
  • Collaborative, smart teammates
  • Lunch & Wellness benefits
  • Personal learning and development program
  • Wellness Time Off (several days per year of additional paid time off)
  • An Oura ring of your own
  • Latest equipment of choice

As the Summer vacation season is active in July, we’ll start reaching out to all applicants in early August.

Oura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, socioeconomic status, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.