MyFitnessPal is the world's largest diet and fitness tracking smartphone app and website. We focus on using social and gamification elements to motivate users to optimize their exercise and caloric intake. We have the largest database of food and food logging history in the world. In February 2015, MyFitnessPal joined Under Armour's family of connected fitness technology.
MyFitnessPal is looking for extraordinary engineers for our MyFitnessPal Services team. We're keeping ourselves busy by designing and building scalable microservices from the ground up. Our community of over 200 million users provides us with plenty of challenging scaling problems. We are continuously improving our set of services and strengthening the foundation for our mobile and internal applications. We're focused on providing our users with amazing health and fitness experiences.
As a Senior Lead Software Engineer on the MyFitnessPal Services team you will…
Design and implement high performance scalable data centric microservices
Work with teams to architect services that implement core MyFitnessPal business logic, provide data persistence and retrieval, and support requests from the MyFitnessPal mobile and web applications
Provide leadership and mentor other engineers, help them grow technically
Work closely with product managers and engineers to define customer facing feature requirements and underlying service implementations
Lead communication with product teams, client teams and other teams in the organization
Impart technical expertise to improve/refactor existing services and processes
Perform operational management of the platform and computing infrastructure
Translate big ideas into simple, elegant solutions
9+ years recommended experience writing software within an Agile or similar development environment
Expertise in best software development practices, patterns, and architecture used to build services that support millions of users
Expertise with at least two programming or scripting languages and a desire to learn more. Ruby, Scala, Java experience preferred