Under Armour Connected Fitness, the world’s largest fitness ecosystem, is looking for a Director of Engineering to lead the Engineering organization in San Francisco. A successful candidate will have a proven background of developing and growing other leaders, technical experience building consumer applications, and a passion for leadership.


As the Director of Engineering for the Engineering team, you will:

  • Own the development, delivery, and operational support of the MyFitnessPal Android, iOS, and Web applications and APIs.
  • Work closely with Product Management and Design on aligning against business goals, as well as developing a strategic roadmap for the organization.
  • Hire and develop software engineers and software engineering leaders and managers.
  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against goals.
  • Work with your engineering leads, QA and Program Management to develop a strategy around process improvement.
  • Mentor other leaders and managers
  • Drive continuous improvement in: engineering efficiency, operational excellence, scaling, and computing cost management.


Required Experience:

  • 12+ years of software development experience, 4+ or more spent in leadership/management.
  • 2+ years managing other software managers and/or team leads.
  • 2+ years of experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, Objective-C, Swift, C++, Ruby, or Python
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent related education/experience.

Desired Experience:

  • Backend software development of large-scale, distributed systems, using micro-services.
  • Mobile software development (preferred: consumer applications)
  • Direct experience with at least 1 relational and non-relational database
  • Experience running software services on Amazon Web Services.
  • Interest in nutrition and/or food sciences
  • Experience with machine learning and big data
  • An awareness of privacy and security by design principles 

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