We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the MyFitnessPal Engineering team. Our users rely on MyFitnessPal to power their health and fitness journeys every day. As a member of our MyFitnessPal Engineering team, you’ll have the opportunity to positively impact those users with your expertise in the backend systems that drive the MyFitnessPal ecosystem. In addition to technical expertise, you’ll find that your teammates value collaboration, mentorship, and inclusive environments.
While the majority of the work you will do will be in Java, we also have Scala, Go, Node, React and Python throughout the stack. We care more about your general engineering skill than your knowledge of a specific language and or framework.
What you’ll be doing:
Promote growth of teammates through mentorship and coaching
Develop relationships across engineering teams
Design, build and maintain APIs that drive our user's experience, integrating with services and systems across the MyFitnessPal engineering teams.
Evaluate and improve existing systems and APIs to provide more robust solutions that allow others to move quickly and efficiently.
Support resolution of production issues across the entire MyFitnessPal stack.
Qualifications to be successful in this role:
Built high request volume APIs for a multitude of clients, including but not limited to:
Mobile, Web, Third-Party integrators.
Supported client teams through migrations efforts involving large-scale API changes.
Experience with a variety of API design patterns, such as REST & GraphQL.
Guiding the evolution of APIs in a safe, incremental manner.
Experience with a variety of data stores (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis)
Profiling and performance tuning applications
Experience with high volume messaging queues such as Kafka
Familiarity with AWS and/or other cloud computing platforms
Please consider applying even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. Research shows you can still be considered for a position if you meet some of the requirements. At MyFitnessPal, we’re building a fitness product for everyone and believe our team should reflect that. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.