Head Of Engineering // Zing.Coach

Zing Coach | Berlin, Germany

Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



Palta is a global mobile health&wellbeing ecosystem. Over the last 5 years, Palta has launched such successful companies as Flo (global leader in female health with more than 40 mln MAU), Prisma (app of the year 2016, 150+ mln downloads), Simple (#1 fasting app in the US). Currently, Palta fuels the growth of 9 mobile apps, all focused on the digital health&wellbeing market. More than 600 Palta employees work across Europe in the UK, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries. Zing.coach, a newly founded Health & Fitness startup in Palta ecosystem, is looking for a Head of Engineering. You will work on challenging projects both, from a product and technical perspective. Hence, you will manage a product, but still will be involved in building, testing, and deploying ML models together with a team of developers. Zing Coach is built on top of a custom chatbot engine and a set of recommender systems. As a company, we aim at improving our technology by building a better platform that helps our users to exercise better and achieve their health goals. You'll contribute by:

  • Taking ownership of our backend platform and software delivery process,
  • Experimenting with the latest cloud-native technologies to ensure a state-of-the-art (way of working),
  • Overseeing the development and deployment of predictive machine learning models,
  • Data manipulation and orchestration,
  • Integrating external data sources and best-in-class 3rd-party technologies,
  • Configuring CI/CD,
  • Be a part of Agile-based and distributed team (Munich/Warsaw/Kiev),
  • Be a part of Palta's community of engineers (talents from MSQRD, Prisma Labs, Flo Health, VOIR, wannaby, etc.),
  • Bring own ideas to shape the future of Zing AI Fitness Coach.
We expect that you have:
  • 5+ years of professional work experience in software engineering,
  • Profound experience in working with popular Python frameworks (Django, AsyncIO),
  • Working experience with PostgreSQL ( or other RDBMS),
  • Knowledge of CI/CD,
  • Self-starter who can take ownership of projects from concept to release,
  • English B2+.
Beneficial skills:
  • Preferably, a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering or a related field,
  • Highly interested in a fast-paced software development environment,
  • Passion for learning new things and continuous improvement,
  • Passionate about Health&Fitness.
Why working at Zing is awesome:
  • Own product,
  • Be part of the fastest growing fitness and lifestyle startup,
  • Stock options of the well-funded startup,
  • High compensation,
  • Opportunities for rapid career development in a hyper-growth startup,
  • Excellent work environment: the company is small enough to be person-oriented,
  • Work-life balance to suit everyone: flexible working hours, loyal sick leave policy,
  • English speaking environment,
  • Team meetings in Munich / Warsaw.

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