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. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,500 employees, sold over 60MM devices, and built a health and fitness community across the globe.  In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto!  Offering award-winning products, a top-rated mobile app and an easy-to-use online dashboard, Fitbit provides personalized experiences that help our users reach their goals. With a reenergized focus on innovative devices, interactive experiences, and enterprise health we are transforming the way consumers and businesses see health & fitness.

From your first steps as a Fitbitter, you will be at the forefront of developing new products. Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public. We offer a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like unlimited snacks, Friday happy hours, onsite workout classes, and a strong focus on a healthy work-life balance. 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.

Fitbit’s HQ campus is located in the heart of San Francisco with office locations in Boston, San Diego, Minsk, Bucharest and around the world. Think you’ve found your fit?

The Role:

As a Java Software Engineer on API Management, you are directly responsible for building and maintaining new and existing features and systems that directly impact millions of end users.  

You'll be working with a variety of people as broad as your skill set, so you should be an effective communicator, and should be able to work as part of a diverse team.  Our services are the highest traffic among Fitbit Services. Since you'll touch so many different areas of the code, you should be aware of the larger context of your work and how things work as a whole. This means you should be able to understand the business value of your work, and should be able to prioritize tasks for maximal impact. It also means that you should understand how changes in one part of the stack affect the rest of the stack. 

What You'll Work On:

You will work on building scalable services that help our users to live healthier, more active lives by delivering wellness initiatives and creating intelligent customer experiences that draw on their unique data.

Required Skills:

  • Basic distributed system design and debugging
  • Strong CS fundamentals (data structures and algorithms)
  • Experience with Java server technology
  • Exposure to REST APIs
  • Strong communication skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Interest or experience with other open source technologies
  • Experience with Thrift based technology

Fitbit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or other statuses protected by law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

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