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Under Armour // performance apparel & gear for athletes
Engineering, Full Time    Austin, Texas    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
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Lead Software Engineer Activity & Workouts

Come join Under Armours digital division, creating software to power the future of connected fitness. Were serious about individual growth & athlete achievement, & wed like you to join us to build real products that will help millions of people improve their lives through better health & fitness. You will learn, grow & play in an environment that focuses on results & delivery, all backed by one of the strongest consumer brands in history. Will youPROTECT THIS HOUSE?

About You

  • Youre an experienced engineer who loves using technology to help others
  • You get excited about backend systems engineering yet are comfortable moving around the stack
  • Youre knowledgeable about technology trends & pragmatic about introducing them on a team; you prefer boring technology to solve domain problems
  • Youre eager to learn & always improving your craft
  • Youre an effective communicator who listens & articulates your & others ideas well
  • Youre a dedicated leader who thrives on the growth & support of your teammates

Experience & Skills Required

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience with at least 3 years as a backend specialist in an agile-like environment
  • Expertise in internal APIs, data sharing, & data pipelines
  • Built backend systems from the ground up, & also altered large legacy systems that handle millions of transactions per day or more
  • Used modern distributed source control in a team context (e.g. Git)
  • Planned & written automated tests for code, systems, & integrations; have developed opinions & strategies for the best way to use automated testing in complex systems
  • Mentored & coached teammates on technical skills & hard problems


  • Build core backend systems & storage to help millions of athletes reach their fitness goals
  • Help create & support innovative ideas & solutions, improving our code, enhancing our cross-team systems integration, & lifting up the rest of the team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Web, Mobile, Infrastructure, Data Science, Product Management, Program Management, Design, QA, etc.) to best serve the needs of our products & our platform
  • Help develop the engineering strategy behind our core activity & workouts systems
  • Contribute to the curation & prioritization of the team roadmap
  • Be accountable for leading engineers to deliver amazing, high quality products on time
  • Model & advocate for quality in software design, documentation, & implementation
  • Mentor teammates in their technical growth & help them overcome obstacles to complete work & advance their careers

About Our Team & Tech

Were a tight-knit team of engineers who love to ship code. We value speed through efficiency & regularly assess how we can work smarter together. We take pride in our work & love creating great experiences for our users.

Our systems are mostly on the JVM as Scala/Finagle or Java/Spring Boot, though some legacy systems are Python/Django & Ruby/Rails.

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