Lead Data Engineer

United States /
Engineering /
/ Remote
Data Engineering at Fitbod!
As Fitbod’s first Lead Data Engineer, you will take full ownership over the building and maintenance of our ETL pipeline and infrastructure. In addition, you’ll also launch systems for storing, aggregating, and analyzing large amounts of data. 

Why Does Fitbod Focus on Strength Training?

Strength training improves quality of life. The way Fitbod does it is simple and accessible—so, both advanced users and newbies see sustainable progress.

We hope to unlock functional movement, strength, flexibility, and freedom from pain for millions of people. And with 350,000+ reviews and a five-star rating, we’re already making a dent! 

Data at Fitbod? 

Data is the core of our app! Our recommendation AI employs advanced statistics, machine learning, and over 400 million fitness data points (such as timestamped reps, weight, and perceived exertion) to create flexible fitness plans that are completely personalized to each user. 

To date, Fitbod users have logged 1 billion ‘sets at the gym’, and in 2022 alone, lifted 135 billion pounds!

Read More About Our Data Advantage

What You Will Do: 

This role will help scale our analytical capabilities and unlock the full potential of our dataset by improving the integrity of our data. You will empower our Data Science team to iterate and execute models, while assisting every other team in making data driven decisions. You will directly support the continued growth of our userbase and company as a whole!

Some Examples of ETL Job Types:
~ Snapshotting and loading production postgres databases into BigQuery. 
~ Pushing data to third-party tools such as MixPanel, Iterable 
~ Pulling data from LaunchDarkly, Ad 
~ Platforms (Apple, Facebook, Snapchat etc).
~ Rapid prototyping (e.g. muscle strength metrics from BQ to postgres)

Our Stack: 

BigQuery is our central data warehouse. Our ETL orchestration is managed through airflow, using Google’s Managed Cloud Composer
For Data Visualization: Mixpanel and Tableau
For Running Data Science Models: Vertex AI and Google Cloud Functions
Our Server Stack: Go and Ruby on Rails. All in GCP.

Why Is Now an Excellent Time To Join?

10x Greater Impact Is Ahead of Us.
Our product has proven that it’s a market fit. We’ve got a 6+ year track record of excellent retention and reliable growth. We’ve established a brand and proven that we can impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of paying customers, and our core AI differentiation continues to keep us ahead and innovating.

We’re a Small Team With Healthy Business Economics.
The market is rewarding profitability over grow-at-all-costs. Having raised a total of $4.6M to reach $24M ARR at cash flow positive, we have shown the ability (unique among VC-funded tech startups) to grow at a venture scale while maintaining profitability.


    • 8+ years of Software Engineering experience
    • Expertise with Python and SQL
    • Extensive experience with all things ETL, and building production-quality systems to work with large amounts of data
Try our app for free! https://www.fitbod.me/

Positions are 100% remote-only.

Compensation: Options/Equity & Base Salary $170-195k+ ; dependent upon years of experience & leveling (which is evaluated during the interview process).

We are looking for full-time teammates!  Positions include a full benefits package including: Full Medical, Vision, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, flexible time-off, Slavic 401(k) with a 4% company match, company-wide days off for wellness & social lunches (via Zoom of course), a stipend for the gym/fitness, and all employees are able to expense up to $2000USD/year for continuing their development while employed with Fitbod! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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