Software Engineer - Data Platform
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 16, 2019
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.
Today, that idea has become a movement. Fitbit is now a publicly
traded company creating award-winning products and services that
are available across the globe. We're transforming the way the
world sees health & fitness. As part of the Data Platform 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.
Think you've found your fit? See what we're looking for below and
apply today.About the TeamThe Data Platform team is responsible for
making the vast amounts of data at Fitbit accessible to teams
across the organization. We are also responsible for supporting the
compute layer on top of the data which enables clients of the
platform to build features and perform analysis on that data.
We spend our time working with internal clients like product
managers, data scientists, data analysts and other software
engineers to understand their data needs and build scalable
Currently we leverage a lot of open source technology like Spark,
Hive, Kafka, Airflow and more. However, we also believe that Fitbit
has a lot of unique problems that require us to think creatively
outside of what the open source world can provide.What You'll Work
On:As a member of the Fitbit Data Platform team you get to play a
few different roles:
Architect: We own the data platform which supports all of our
analytics, data science, and data applications.
Developer: We write lots of code. You'll be writing
high-performance software that's responsible for moving data
between our various data storage tiers.
Consultant: We work closely with the data providers and data
consumers to ensure their needs are met. We are only successful if
our clients are successful.
Leader: We need to be vocal about our experiences to internal teams
as well as the outside world through blog posts, presentations and
open source contributions.
Mentor: As we grow our team, we need strong mentors who will level
up those around them.Required Skills:
- 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
- Strong Java and/or Scala knowledge
- Extensive experience with Big Data and distributed
- Experience with some of the key technologies we are building
on: Spark, Kafka, Hive, Parquet, MySQL, Cassandra, BigQuery,
- Proven track record of working with technical and non-technical
- Ability to work across teams to solve problems.
- Cloud IaaS experience: AWS, GCP, or Azure Cloud
- DevOps experience
- Experience with Python
- Experience meeting compliance requirements for Safe Harbor,
HIPAA, HiTRUST, etc.
- Airflow, Luigi, or other orchestration tools
Fitbit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit,
hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions
without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin,
citizenship, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth,
and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or
breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a
person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression,
or gender identity), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, marital status, medical condition, mental or
physical disability, military or veteran status, genetic
information or other statuses protected by law. We interpret these
protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and
any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.
San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance
Ordinance Fitbit will consider for employment qualified applicants
with arrest and conviction records.
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