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Software Engineer III, Developer Productivity, Fitbit

Company: Google Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of professional software development experience or 1 year with a relevant advanced degree
  • Software development experience in a general purpose programming language
  • Experience in one or more of the following: test automation, refactoring code, test-driven development, build infrastructure, optimizing software, debugging, building tools and testing frameworks.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience troubleshooting issues with Bazel, Gradle, and Groovy
  • Experience having worked with Kubernetes, Mesos, Aurora
  • Proficiency with Python, Go, or Java
  • Knowledge of public cloud environments such as Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with Jenkins, Artifactory, and Bitbucket

About the job

A line of code can be many things - an amazing feature, a beautiful UI, a transformative algorithm. The faster this line of code reaches millions of users, the sooner it impacts their lives. As a Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure, you will be at the heart of Google's engineering process building software that empowers engineering teams to develop and deliver high quality products quickly. We are focused on solving the hardest, most interesting challenges of developing software at scale without sacrificing stability, quality, velocity or code health.

We ensure Google's success by partnering with engineering teams and developing scalable tools and infrastructure that help engineers develop, test, debug and release software quickly. We impact thousands of Googlers and billions of users by increasing the pace of product development and ensuring our products are thoroughly tested. We are advocates for code health, testability, maintainability and best practices for development and testing.

Having access to all of Google's platforms and vast compute resources provides a unique opportunity to grow as an engineer. We typically work in small, nimble teams that collaborate on common problems across products and focus areas. As a result, the exposure to this broad set of problems provides diverse technical challenges as well as accelerated career growth.

The Fitbit Developer Productivity team is responsible for build and deployment systems, building and operating internal tools, providing quick start training for new developers, and shaping the future of service creation and deployment.

In this role, you will ensure that the Fitbit software engineering organization is able to develop improvements to Fitbit tools and services while integrating with Google technologies.

Fitbit's diverse line of innovative products of smartwatches, trackers and smart scale help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Our products deliver personalized experiences, insights and guidance through leading software and interactive tools to support our users' health and wellness. Partnering with Google will expand our resources and global platform, and we will be able to accelerate innovation in the wearables category to scale faster, and make health even more accessible to everyone.


  • Build a custom auditing control plane for tracking and collecting metrics and KPI on deployments
  • Help development teams debug and adopt Groovy pipeline templates, provide standard libraries within pipelines, and debug Bazel builds
  • Assist teams in achieving end-to-end continuous deployment with mechanisms for promotions, canary deployments, and blue-green deployments
  • Guide teams on how to accelerate new services getting off the ground with pre-configured pipelines and deploy environments

Keywords: Google Inc., Cambridge , Software Engineer III, Developer Productivity, Fitbit, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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