At Fitbit, our mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals.

We started our journey in 2007 as a team of two with one big idea. Today, that idea has become a movement. Fitbit is now a publicly traded company creating award-winning products and services that are available across the globe. We’re transforming the way the world sees health & fitness. In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto.

Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the advantages of being public, offering a competitive benefits package and amazing perks. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and above all have fun doing it.

In our newest Fitbit office in Bucharest, located in the heart of the city, we are planning to build on the foundation laid by the Vector Watch team. We are looking to keep growing and this role will be fundamental to the continued success of Fitbit as we build exciting new products and services.

Think you’ve found your fit? See what we’re looking for below and apply today.

About the role

We are looking for a talented iOS Software Engineer eager to deliver a best-in-class mobile application. You will be directly involved in designing, developing, maintaining and enhancing the Fitbit iOS application. You will be working alongside an international team of talented and dedicated colleagues who have a common goal to help people lead healthier lives.

You will be responsible for proposing, evaluating and implementing software solutions that meet the need of the application. You will work with product managers, UI/UX designers, backend and frontend developers in order to create beautiful mobile user experiences that allow users to intuitively accomplish any task. Our mobile clients are a vital part of the user interface to the Fitbit platform.

Check out our current app on the app store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fitbit/id462638897

Required Skills

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in in building mobile apps for iOS
  • Experience building user interfaces in Objective-C or Swift and Cocoa
  • Object oriented software development experience with a solid grasp of algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to improve performance via profiling guided optimization
  • Experience creating reusable components with elegant, intuitive API interfaces
  • Experience working with databases and working with REST APIs
  • Experience using a modern version control system
  • Desire to work with design and product in order to define requirements
  • Open minded about exploring and using new technologies
  • A strong sense for when refactoring is needed
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English is a must

Nice-to-Have Skills

  • Experience in building hybrid apps: native and javascript based (PhoneGap, Cordova, Webviews) is a big plus
  • Experience building connected multi-user social features
  • Experience working with Bluetooth and BLE
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience creating reusable components with elegant, intuitive APIs
  • Expertise with Core Animation or other advanced drawing technologies
  • Experience collaborating with remote team members
  • Experience working closely with product management to ship features in consumer oriented software

 

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