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Staff Software Engineer, Platform

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

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 Platform 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 6-8 years of 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.
  • Experience with Docker and the Kubernetes ecosystem is required
  • 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
  • AWS or equivalent cloud solutions architect certification is a plus
  • Experience with automated configuration management frameworks like Terraform is a plus
  • Travel Requirement: Approximately 10% travel will be required for this position.
  • Job Location: Austin, TX preferred but open to remote.

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.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at MyFitnessPal ranges from $124,800 - $210,480. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, MyFitnessPal offers a wide range of comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, parental planning, mental health benefits, annual performance bonus, a 401(k) plan and match, responsible time off, monthly wellness and technology allowances, and others.

Exciting Full-Time Employee Benefits, Perks and Culture

Embrace the Freedom: Be a digital nomad, work from anywhere we have operations within the continental U.S.

Office Vibes: If you prefer working in an office, we've got you covered, our HQ is in vibrant Austin, TX.

Face-to-Face Connections: We value personal connections. Enjoy opportunities to meet and connect with your team members in person to help forge meaningful relationships that extend beyond the virtual realm. Teams meet as often as needed and all of MyFitnessPal gathers annually.

Flexibility At Its Best: Achieve the work-life balance you deserve. Enjoy a flexible time-off policy and work on your own terms with our Responsible Time Off benefit.

Give Back: Use your volunteer days off to support what matters most to you. Each full time teammate receives 2 days per calendar year to give back to their community through service.

Mentorship Program: Take control of your career through our mentorship program where, if you’d like, you will be matched with a teammate who can help you scale your skills and propel your growth.

Family-Friendly Support: Embrace the journey with confidence and care. Enjoy our paid maternity and paternity leave, to provide time to balance family responsibilities with your career and take the time needed to strengthen family relationships. We understand the complexities of starting or expanding a family, which is why we provide best-in-class comprehensive assistance for fertility-related matters.

Wellness Comes First: Live Good Health is one of our core values. Receive a monthly Wellness Allowance, empowering you to focus on your physical and mental well-being by choosing from a range of wellness initiatives, including dedicated mental health days.

Celebrate Greatness: Your hard work deserves recognition! Our reward and recognition platform empowers peers to acknowledge and reward each other for the exceptional contributions they make.

Elevate Your Health & Fitness: Get access to MyFitnessPal Premium, allowing you to take your fitness, health and wellness journey to new heights.

Unlock Your Potential: Access our virtual learning and development library, and participate in training opportunities to continuously grow and enhance your skills.

Championing Inclusion: Our dedicated DEI Committee actively fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace by setting actionable goals and evaluating progress across the organization.

Healthcare Matters: Your well-being is our priority. Take advantage of our competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits that cater to your holistic healthcare needs. Feel secure and supported on your wellness journey.

Secure Your Future: Benefit from our retirement savings program, giving you peace of mind for your financial goals. Reach them sooner with MyFitnessPal’s competitive employer match.

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, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. These are our guiding ideologies and apply across all aspects of employment.

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