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Engineering Manager - Visibility Fitbit
San Francisco, CA

Fitbit is a company providing wearable devices with software and services that help users reach their health and fitness goals.

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About Fitbit

Job Description

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's Visibility Engineering team provides the rare opportunity for engineers to build highly impactful tools and set standards that guide production decisions. The scope covers IoT devices, mobile and backend functionality. A service minded approach is the key to success as you foster a culture of responsibility within the team and across engineering. If you are passionate about creating critical functionality that guides and impacts our engineering teams as well as our business, we invite you to join our team!

Visibility Engineering at Fitbit strives to provide the tools to help teams at Fitbit understand and debug their services through metrics, logging and alerting. You will work with teams across backend, mobile and device engineering to provide end to end visibility. As an engineering manager you will be managing a geographically distributed team of 4-8 people. You spend time mentoring your team, providing career guidance and helping your team members work with each other and the rest of engineering. You will work with your team's stakeholders to ensure we are delivering the highest value visibility services for Fitbit. You inspire your team to make our visibility platform a first class platform, build a long term vision and roadmap that meets the needs of the company today while building for the future. You have a track record for developing high performing teams delivering high quality products that are scalable and impactful. In addition you'll work with recruiting to identify and hire talented visibility engineers to grow the team. You'll encourage and seek out opportunities for your team evangelize the tools your team has built and seek out feedback to make them even better. You will have an impact across the entire engineering organization by making the success and failure of services quickly and easily visible.


* BS in Computer Science or related, or equivalent work experience
* Have managed geographically dispersed teams and/or remote employees
* Managed vendor relationships in both cloud and non-cloud environments
* 4 years of professional experience in software/operations engineering management
* Aptitude for communication and collaboration
* Experience gathering requirements, planning and managing large projects and delivering solutions to meet them
* Collect and provide constructive input to team members, peers, management, and stakeholders


* Experience growing teams in growing organizations
* Experience with Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana (ELK)
* Experience with Prometheus
* Familiarity with Agile frameworks at scale

Working knowledge of performance considerations and resilience in implementations

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.

About Fitbit

Fitbit is a company providing wearable devices with software and services that help users reach their health and fitness goals.

1714 employees

199 Fremont St, San Francisco

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