Software Engineer II (Web Applications)

| Northwest Suburbs

An empty treadmill isn’t compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives.

 

Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team!

 

The Software Engineer II (Web Applications) will be responsible for full-stack applications-based development for Life Fitness' connected and digital solutions, subscription-related software, and ecommerce capabilities. This role will "develop for developers" as it pertains to cloud-based products and API integration with systems and consoles. This includes developing a centralized content management system to enable better integration for our workout on-demand training content.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop, implement, and provide support for planned and existing web applications- using Google Firebase, Angular, React, Node and Java technologies.

  • Serve as an internal consultant providing technical expertise on web applications.

  • Develop flexible and well-structured architectures and APIs suitable for our real-time deployment 

  • Create automated unit test cases using JUnit and J-Mock.

  • Discover, master, and share learnings on emerging technologies and techniques with the development team. 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with Java/J2EE and object-oriented programming

  • Minimum 2 years of experience building high impact customer facing web applications.

  • Hands on development experience with Google Firebase and Angular or React is highly preferred.

  • Excellent skills in Web Services and APIs (REST, JSON)

  • Experience working with Ant, Maven, Jenkins Build Tool and JIRA

  • Strong understanding of the agile software development methodologies and principles.

  • Strong understanding of and desire to implement continuous delivery and integration within the development life cycle.

  • Excellent skills in Java, Spring, Firebase.

  • Strong expertise with Angular, React and other JavaScript/TypeScript helpers/tools/frameworks.

  • Strong expertise with relational and no-sql databases.

  • Strong expertise with the Git or Subversion version control system.

  • Experience in Agile methodologies and principles.

  • 3rd-party API integrations.

  • Exposure to one or more of the following application servers – Tomcat, Jetty, WebLogic, WebSphere.

  • Knowledge of optimizing application performance.

  • Extreme passion for detail.  Comfortable unbundling legacy code.

  • Must appreciate good design and, know when something feels out of place.

  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.

  • Communicative and clear under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.

  • Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced and dynamically changing environment.

  • Self-motivated, can work without supervision and be proactive in solving a challenge.

  • Demonstrated ability to accurately estimate and scope development work.

  • Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate.

 

EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three years of relevant experience required, Master's degree preferred.

 

 

Want to take the next step in your career?

 

Life Fitness takes pride in our talented employees and believe in providing opportunities for further growth and advancement. We encourage you to test your strengths, push your limits and unleash your potential.

 

If you feel the open position you see is right for you, we invite you to apply.

 

Learn more about us here.

 

Life Fitness does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JIRAManagement
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Location

10601 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, IL 60131

An Insider's view of Life Fitness

What projects are you most excited about?

Life Fitness On Demand is a digital library of instructor-led classes streamed on our app and cardio equipment. Collaborating with the brightest minds at Life Fitness, I've led and seen it grow from conceptualization to product launch. I am excited as we continue to enhance the in-workout user experience and integrate new technologies.

Arturo

Director, Product Development

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’m proud to say that my career has shown consistent progression over the last two decades. In college, I began my journey as a part-time office admin and am now one of our IT leaders. I held various analyst roles within the business and IT. My growth has been truly influenced by some amazing leaders who saw my potential and supported me.

Deanna

Director, Business Solutions

What are Life Fitness Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Fitness employees have access to an FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Fitness' health insurance policy covers some out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Life Fitness offers team fitness initiatives including in-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life Fitness provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes summer hours, flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home and the ability to work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Life Fitness sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Our game room includes ping pong, a pool table, foosball, shuffle board, and darts.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion.
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Free onsite gym at all office locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Life Fitness hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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