Senior Back-end Engineer - W/M - Permanent- KOLIBREE

  • Permanent contract 
  • Neuilly-Sur-Seine
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years

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    The job

    Senior Back-end Engineer - W/M - Permanent- KOLIBREE

    • Permanent contract 
    • Neuilly-Sur-Seine
    • Master's Degree
    • > 5 years


    About Baracoda
    Since 2000, our founders, Thomas Serval, Matthieu Delporte and Olivier Giroud, have been disrupting the tech world and carving out a place for Baracoda at the forefront of innovation in France and abroad. Our ambition and innovative spirit has opened the door to privileged partnerships with some of the world’s leading companies.

    Over the past two decades we have been mastering technologies and skill sets across several domains all with the end goal of collecting, securing and learning from massive amounts of data. Each of these milestones pushed us towards the next and helped us construct our vision of Daily Healthtech.
    Our vision extends far beyond simply designing smart objects - we create smart and enduring practices. Instead of inventing gadgets, we augment everyday objects to empower people to take preventative healthcare into their own hands and to remain engaged over the long term. Our connected devices and services have the potential to change the way people think about oral hygiene, skin health, weight, beauty and much more.

    With offices in New York, Paris, and Shanghai, Baracoda is a global leader in Daily Healthtech, led by entrepreneurs and tech experts who are passionate about health and willing to contribute to improving health globally. The company’s partners include award-winning industry leaders such as Wella and Colgate. Baracoda is creating a new era where health is a long end journey and a daily practice—and tech is its enabler. For everybody. Everyday.

    Job description

    Since 2014, Kolibree has one mission: improve oral hygiene thanks to its innovative and connected solutions. Thanks to patented technology, adult’s and children’s tooth brushing experience become interactive: in order to better understand their habits, users can interact with their dentist and reinvent their family program in a more creative and original way.

    As a key player in preventing, Kolibree collaborates with professional and academic organizations. By being partners with key brands and insurers, Kolibree’s technology become accessible to everyone. With Artificial Intelligence, Colgate’s Smart Electronic Toothbrush E1 is the first toothbrush powered by kolibree available in all Apple Stores in the USA.

    Currently composed of 7 developers, the back-end & infrastructure team is integrated within a team of 35 people (with mobile (iOS/Android), embedded, data scientists, 1 PO/PM and 2 QA).

    The Kolibree technical team, in partnership with Colgate, designs, builds and maintains tooth brushing learning applications for children and adults, based on visual (via smartphone camera) and/or electronic sensor technologies combined with state-of-the-art AI algorithms.
    The team works following the Scrum methodology, and pays particular attention to the robustness, maintainability and scalability of our code base.


    • Develop new functionalities in the application
    • Upgrade existing functionalities based on user feedback
    • Guarantee the maintainability and long-term reliability of the product
    • Participate in the continuous improvement of the team’s practices

    Preferred experience


    • 5+ years of experience in Python in a professional context
    • 2+ years experience in backend development

    Technical skills

    • Strong in Python development
    • Experience in writing unit test with mocks
    • Experience in SQL and NoSQL database design and optimization
    • Solid knowledge in object oriented design
    • Excellent debugging skills
    • Passionate about Software Craftsmanship and best practices, you love designing well architected, maintainable and scalable code

    Bonus points

    • Experience with the Django framework
    • Experience with Infrastructure-as-code (Docker, Kubernetes and Terraform) is appreciated
    • Experience with microservices systems using message queues or event logs (e.g. Pulsar, Kafka, RabbitMQ), and/or gRPC is appreciated
    • Knowledge of CI systems (such as Jenkins) is appreciated
    • Knowledge in web technologies (ReactJS, Javascript) are appreciated

    Non-technical skills

    • You are solution-oriented and open-minded

    • You like ergonomic and simple interfaces

    • You are flexible, motivated and ready to continue learning

    • Language : English (must) , french (nice to have)

    Baracoda is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity, origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity.
    If you are interested by the role, don’t be shy and apply

    Recruitment process

    1. HR call
    2. Technical interview

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