Software Engineer - Fullstack

Fitbit, US - Boston

Stay motivated and improve your health by tracking your activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep

At Fitbit, our mission is to help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals.

We started our journey in 2007—as a team of two with one big idea. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,500 employees, sold over 60mm devices, and built a health and fitness community across the globe.  In fact, the Fitbit Community has taken enough steps to walk from the Sun to Pluto!  Offering award-winning products, a top-rated mobile app and an easy-to-use online dashboard, Fitbit provides personalized experiences that help our users reach their goals. With a reenergized focus on innovative devices, interactive experiences, and enterprise health we are transforming the way consumers and businesses see health & fitness.

From your first steps as a Fitbitter, you will be at the forefront of developing new products. Our culture combines the spirit of startup with the perks of being public. We offer a competitive benefits package and amazing perks like unlimited snacks, Friday happy hours, onsite workout classes, and a strong focus on a healthy work-life balance. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, contribute your ideas to life-changing products and services, and—above all—have fun doing it.

Fitbit’s HQ campus is located in the heart of San Francisco with office locations in Boston, San Diego and around the world. Think you’ve found your fit?

The Role:

Fitbit is looking for a full-stack engineer with emphasis on back-end development. You keep up with and know how to use the latest advancements from the Java community. You know how to write good tests for your code. This position also requires an eye for design detail when implementing user facing features. Node.js familiarity is a useful skill to have when feature development requires adding/updating APIs.  Our new team member will also have experience developing large complex web apps in a collaborative environment. You will be collaborating with fellow engineers, designers, and product managers in agile development.

What You’ll Work On:

You’ll be working on building new experiences by:

  • Helping craft the new app store
  • Developing and implementing UX
  • Creating and enhancing public and internal APIs

Required Skills:

  • Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • HTTP, Web APIs (Node.js and/or Java)
  • Performance optimization
  • Efficient debugging 
  • Experience with a modern JavaScript libraries or frameworks such as React, Ember.js, or AngularJS

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Experience building static web apps
  • Familiarity with ECMAScript 2015+

 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Fitbit

We're a passionate team dedicated to health and fitness who are building products that help transform people's lives. While health can be serious business, we feel it doesn't have to be. We believe you're more likely to reach your goals if you're encouraged to have fun, smile, and feel empowered along the way.

Want to learn more about Fitbit? Visit https://www.fitbit.com/