MyFitnessPal is the world's largest diet and fitness tracking application. We’re serious about individual growth and athlete achievement, and we’d like you to join us to build real products that will help millions of people improve their lives through better health & fitness. MyFitnessPal is part of Under Armour's family of connected fitness technology, which powers an ecosystem of over 200M athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and people pursuing a healthy lifestyle. You will get to learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by one of the strongest consumer brands in history.
We're looking to add a new backend engineer to our Nutrition Services team. In this role, you will build services, tools, and libraries that enable innovations in our suite of applications that span web, mobile, and wearable devices. You will help optimize and analyze the largest food and food entry dataset in the world.
As a member of the Nutrition Services team you will...
Design, implement, and scale new APIs, aggregation services, and data centric microservices in an application ecosystem with over 200 million users
Work closely with other engineers within your team and across the entire engineering organization from mobile clients to data science
Work closely with product managers to define customer facing feature requirements and underlying service implementations
Rapidly iterate on existing product and platform features
Work with massive data sets with tens of billions of records
Work to break apart our legacy Rails monolith into scalable Scala microservices
We are looking for someone that...
Has several years of experience in a professional software environment
Has solid knowledge of the technological fundamentals of developing applications for the Internet, including Unix/Linux, relational databases, HTTP and REST
Has a strong understanding of good software development practices/patterns/architecture/data structures
Has familiarity with at least one programming language and ideally has some experience in Ruby or Scala
Is interested in growing as both an engineer and a teammate
Either has experience with or is interested in working at scale
Picks up new technology quickly
Wants to make an impact and is ready to take ownership and responsibility for their work
An awareness of privacy and security by design principles is a plus