Director, Engineering

MyFitnessPal, San Francisco, CA

Online calorie counter and diet plan

Under Armour Connected Fitness, the world’s largest fitness ecosystem, is looking for a Director of Engineering to lead the Nutrition Engineering organization in San Francisco. A successful candidate will have a proven background of developing and growing other leaders, technical experience building consumer applications, and a passion for leadership.

As the Director of Engineering for the Nutrition Engineering team, you will:

  • Own the development, delivery, and operational support of the MyFitnessPal Android, iOS, and Web applications and APIs.
  • Work closely with Product Management and Design on aligning against business goals, as well as developing a strategic roadmap for the organization.
  • Hire and develop software engineers and software engineering leaders and managers.
  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against goals.
  • Work with your engineering leads, QA and Program Management to develop a strategy around process improvement.
  • Mentor other leaders and managers
  • Drive continuous improvement in: engineering efficiency, operational excellence, scaling, and computing cost management.

Required Experience:

  • 12+ years of software development experience, 4+ or more spent in leadership/management.
  • 2+ years managing other software managers and/or team leads.
  • 2+ years of experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, Objective C, Swift, C++, Ruby, or Python
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent related education/experience.

Desired Experience:

  • Backend software development of large-scale, distributed systems, using micro-services.
  • Mobile software development (preferred: consumer applications)
  • Direct experience with at least 1 relational and non-relational database
  • Experience running software services on Amazon Web Services.
  • Interest in nutrition and/or food sciences
  • Experience with machine learning and big data
  • An awareness of privacy and security by design principles is a plus

About MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal has joined Under Armour and has teamed up with MapMyFitness, Endomondo, and UA Record to form the Connected Fitness Business Division. Connected Fitness is the world's largest digital health and fitness community. 

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