Software Engineer III, Backend

Salary
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Job Description

MyFitnessPal is a part of Mogul’s Top 100 Workplaces With The Best D&I Initiatives in 2022

At MyFitnessPal, our vision is to be the global catalyst for every body to achieve their healthy. We believe fitness starts with what you eat. We provide the tools and resources to reach your fitness goals.

MyFitnessPal is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Backend Engineering team. 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, Ruby, Go, Node 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:

  • 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
  • Engage in code-reviews as a mentor and peer
  • Live our core values in all you do:
    • Be Kind and Care
    • Live Good Health
    • Be Data-Inspired
    • Champion Change
    • Leave It Better than You Found It
    • Make It Happen

Qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Experience building 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
  • Evolving 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
  • Experience deploying Kubernetes clusters in 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.

Full Time Employee Perks, Benefits, and Culture:

  • Remote equal philosophy enabling you to work from any state in which we have operations in the continental U.S.
  • 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
  • Safe Harbor 401K program
  • 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
  • Reward & recognition platform enabling peers to recognize and reward their peers for all the great work they do
  • MyFitnessPal Premium
  • Modern Virtual Learning and Development Library
  • DEI Committee dedicated to ongoing efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by setting actionable goals and evaluating progress
  • Diversity training for employees
  • A dynamic, motivating, and fun work environment