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5 Aug 2021

Full-Time Staff Software Engineer, Platform

Zahira Estrada/MyFitnessPal – Posted by zestrada Anywhere

Job Description

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the MyFitnessPal Platform Engineering team. Our users rely on MyFitnessPal to power their health and fitness journeys every day. As a member of the MyFitnessPal Production Engineering team, you’ll have the opportunity to positively impact those users with your expertise in the infrastructure tooling that drives operation and delivery of the MyFitnessPal ecosystem. In addition to technical expertise, you’ll find that your teammates value collaboration, mentorship, and inclusive environments.

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a Staff Software Engineer on the Platform Engineering team you will build and maintain an efficient, resilient, and secure production cloud and container-based infrastructure that is critical for providing the best user experiences.
  • We are looking for someone who can lead major initiatives and be a representative of the team, partnering with other engineering teams to identify requirements for building an amazing developer experience that allows quick, autonomous, and secure delivery of production changes.
  • You will help identify opportunities to scale the team and the infrastructure through automation and efficient architectural design.
  • Additionally, you will build quality codebases by engaging in code-reviews as a mentor and peer and support resolution of production issues across the entire MyFitnessPal stack.

Qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • We are looking for someone with real-world experience building resilient, scalable systems and troubleshooting full-stack systems.
  • You should have experience with Linux or Unix-based infrastructure in a cloud environment such as AWS or similar including EC2 compute, IAM and security policy management, data stores (e.g. MySQL,Redis,DynamoDB), and VPC networking.
  • AWS or equivalent cloud solutions architect certification is a plus.
  • Ideally you have 4+ years in software development using Python, Ruby, JavaScript, or Go and care about building quality codebases and engaging in code-reviews as a mentor and peer.
  • Experience with Docker and the Kubernetes ecosystem is required.
  • Experience with automated configuration management frameworks like Terraform is a plus.

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.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Remote equal philosophy enabling you to work from any state in which we have operations in the continental U.S. (currently, not including AK, AL, HI, LA, OH, WA)
  • Want to work in an office? We also have a physical office in Austin, TX
  • Bi-annual, in-person company retreats to work, bond, and enjoy team-building activities
  • Opportunities for team members to meet and connect in person for company paid lunches or working sessions
  • Flexible time-off policy + flexible working hours (Unlimited PTO Plan)
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401K match
  • Supported path in parenthood with fertility benefits and paid maternity and parental leave
  • Monthly Wellness Allowance to assist team members to focus on their own physical and mental wellbeing and select wellness initiatives of their own choice
  • MyFitnessPal Premium
  • A dynamic, motivating, and fun work environment

At MyFitnessPal, our mission is to enable people to make healthy choices. And it wouldn’t be possible without our team. We celebrate the unique POV that each person brings to the table and believe in a collaborative and inclusive environment. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. These are our guiding ideologies and apply across all aspects of employment.

MyFitnessPal participates in E-Verify.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 45 days.

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