Back-end/Full-stack Developer

  • Renens, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

GaitUp develops and commercializes powerful Motion Analysis solutions for Clinical, Sports, and Research applications. Our passion for Biomechanics, wearable Inertial Measurement technology, and cutting-edge algorithms fuels our ambition to enhance the well being of patients, the performance of athletes, and accelerate Motion research worldwide.

Rooted in science and empirical evidence (30+ clinical trials, 450+ publications, 10'000+ patients), our 6th generation and most advanced sensor, the Physilog 6, will provide our Healthcare, Life Science, and Sports partners a new generation of leading-edge digital biomarkers.

Job Description

The Back-end/Full-stack Developer will be helping with rapid integration of new products as well as maintenance of Gait Up's web-based motion-sensing platforms. 

  • Create optimized, maintainable and testable web applications supporting our sports, healthcare and life science application platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team tech leads to define software architectures
  • Ensure cross-platform optimization with mobile phones
  • Create and manage application servers and databases
  • Maintain our existing web-based motion-sensing platforms
  • Desire to follow the emerging trends in full-stack technology
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of best-in-class products needed to successfully implement new designs


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, Master’s preferred
  • Back-end/Full-stack development experience
  • Strong experience with writing high-quality, testable, and well-documented code
  • Interest and motivation to work in a dynamic startup environment
  • Expertise in web development using Node.js, AWS and Docker
  • Comfortable in working with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL), as well as document, stores (MongoDB, CouchDB)
  • Experience with large scale software projects - source code control, continuous integration and documentation
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, and have some good knowledge in French

Considered a plus :

  • Personal interest for sports and clinical applications
  • Experience writing/shipping code with modern web application frameworks
  • Full-stack skills: AngularJS, React, JavaScript, CSS (SASS/SCSS), and HTML
  • Experience in UI and UX implementation
  • Experience in mobile application development
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools and libraries (D3.js, Dimple, Google Visualization API, etc.)
  • Background of medical quality (ISO13485, IEC 62304) and data privacy standards (HIPAA)

Additional Information


  • We offer flexible working hours and encourages your initiatives and innovative ideas
  • We value individual contributions and group based solutions
  • We practice what we preach : In the framework of our exciting projects, you can real-life-test our products
  • We grow talents by encouraging continuous training programs in your domain
  • We are a small dynamic and decision-making team in a fast paced environment and we want you to be a part of our story