Lead java engineer
Fitbit - San Francisco, CA

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Fitbit is a venture-backed, mature startup building consumer oriented, web-connected health and fitness devices with a focus on design and user experience. Our mission is nothing short of making the world a healthier place! Our current products include the Fitbit Tracker and our new Aria smart scale. We ’ve got plenty more that we ’re working on, too.

Read more about our current products here: http://www.fitbit.com/product We are looking for great engineers to build the Fitbit web experience. The technology that we use includes Java, Stripes, Spring, mySQL, Solr, memcache, and distributed ehcache. We°re open to talking to any OO programmers, because we ’re big believers in using the right tools for the job hellip;really! In addition to your technical chops, we need your leadership skills.

We ’ve hired some junior engineers recently, and you ’ll serve as their lead. What you ’ll do: You ’ll help bring solutions to the following areas: How do we handle dramatically more users? What happens when users use the site for social interaction as opposed to data viewing? How do we speed up the response times of our site?

How do we evaluate different distributed caching architectures? How do we integrate future devices into our ecosystem? How do we implement changes to our site? Experience we ’d like to see: • 3-5+ years of experience working with Java, building consumer web applications.

Experience leading teams is highly preferred. • Undergrad degree in computer science or similar (multidisciplinary, weird minors, and circuitous careers a plus) • Proven experience working on highly scalable, database-backed web applications • Data analysis skills are a nice-to-have • Side projects or open-source contributions. The important stuff: • We ’re looking for great engineers, and we ’ll pay you like we mean it! We offer equity as well.

  • 3 weeks of PTO • A very fair work/life balance, weekly catered lunches, and happy hours every Friday! We°re a unique company in the emerging field of highly-connected consumer devices that combine physical devices, web and mobile. Help us make the world a healthier place!

Fitbit - 16 months ago - save job - block
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