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Social Workout Tracking Platform with 8MM+ Downloads

Backend Engineer (PHP, MySQL)

$80k – $100k • 0.4% – 0.7%
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Jefit is looking for a skilled junior or intermediate Backend Developer to join our fast growing team! You will have a rare opportunity to help build the core features and infrastructure that will power the products growth in a critical phase of expansion. As an early hire you will have the ability to make impactful decisions on the product and get involved in other facets of the business based on your interests.

You’ll design and build API endpoints and services to support our mobile and web applications and bring Jefit to millions more users around the world. You'll work mainly with PHP and MySQL, but you’ll also end up touching plenty of other programming languages, including mobile technologies - learning on the job is expected. Commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.


Responsibilities:
- Design, develop, and operate new features and components that will take our product to the next level
- Focus on the expansion and stability of our core API
- Develop models and business logic
- Improve the Jefit experience by driving enhancements that address network latency and performance.
- Utilize the vast data set in Jefit to bring new personalized features to our users
- Collaborate with other engineers, product owners, and designers to identify and solve challenging problems
- Provide technical leadership and experience to a growing team of engineers
- Lead by example with well designed, factored, and tested code


Requirements:
- Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical program
- 2+ years of experience working with object oriented programming, 1+ years of Backend development
- Experienced in version control (Git)
- Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git as well as the GitHub platform.
- Familiarity with continuous integration


Bonus if you:
- Are passionate about the product, the health industry or fitness in general
- Have previously created a product that people (no matter how few) have used and loved - please let us know!


What to include with your application:
* Links to apps you’ve released, and a description of your contributions
* Links to any online profiles (Github, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc)
* A description of your professional experience (resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letter, or similar)

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About The Company:
Based in Sunnyvale, California, Jefit is a Top 100 app on both the iOS and Android app stores. What sets us apart from other fitness apps is our focus on leveraging social features and data science to make our users' workouts fun and to motivate them to be consistent at the gym.

Our vision is to become the #1 Health and Fitness app that not only makes fitness accessible, but is also home to a community that motivates and pushes each other to reach their fitness goals.

Join us to build the future of fitness!

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