Runtastic team

Founded in 2009, Runtastic has rapidly grown into an innovative suite of apps, hardware products and online services that track and manage health as well as fitness data. With over 110 million downloads worldwide, Runtastic is a recognized leader when it comes to mobile technology and fitness app development. We offer attractive work places in a fun and open start-up environment with team members from all corners of the world!

Jobs

  • Head of Design
  • Senior Web Frontend Developer
  • Junior Mobile Developer / iOS Developer
  • (Senior) Mobile Developer / iOS Developer
  • Junior Mobile Developer / Android Developer
  • (Senior) Mobile Developer / Android Developer
  • Backend Developer / Ruby Developer
  • (Junior) Linux System Administrator
  • Cloud Operations Engineer
  • Software Test Manager (QA)
  • (Senior) Data Scientist
  • Senior Product Manager Mobile Apps
  • Translators in Brazilian Portuguese / Russian
  • Advertising Sales Manager
  • Internships or Thesis
Head of Design
full-time

Your Challenge:

As the Head of Design at Runtastic, you will be responsible for international brand management, the overall design direction of Runtastic and a motivated team of experienced designers. You will ensure that the visual appearance of Runtastic is top-quality, consistent and exceptional. As a key in-house leader your duties will include the following:

  • Leading the entire creative team of around 10 (mobile, graphic, 3D, video, audio) designers
  • Managing the multiple requests for (web, mobile, graphic and hardware) design resources
  • Directing all design projects from concept to completion on time
  • Overviewing the corporate identity, improving extisting concepts and developing new creative strategies
  • Quality control and final approval for all design products (e.g. web design, creatives, product packages)

Your Profile:

  • Completed apprenticeship or university degree in Graphic, Communication, Media or Marketing
  • At least 5 years graphic design experience, covering all relevant fields: print, web and mobile
  • First experience in creative leadership and people management (e.g. as team lead or project manager)
  • Amazing creativity, brilliant conceptual and communication skills as well as high organizational talent
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken); German is an advantage, but not a requirement

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics . We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Senior Web Frontend Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

As a very important member of our highly motivated web team your main responsibilities will be the following:

  • (Responsive) web frontend development for our fitness site runtastic.com with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Realization of the product concepts in collaboration with the respective product managers and designers
  • Independent work on features and components as well as service API definition with the backend team
  • Continuous evaluation of used technologies and contribution to the further technical development of the whole department

Your Profile:

  • Completed apprenticeship or degree from a university, ideally in Computer Engineering or similar
  • At least 2 years’ frontend experience, including development of responsive/mobile web sites
  • Preferably first experience with Ember.js as well as with UX web development/design and Scrum
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken) OR very good German and basic English skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and enthusiasm for finishing projects by delivering more than expected
  • Ready to be a strong part of the team and willing to work in or relocate to beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Junior Mobile Developer / iOS Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our young, smart and motivated iOS Development team you will write code used by millions of users worldwide and every day. You will develop on the cutting edge of iOS frameworks and elaborate your iOS skills by learning from experienced Senior Developers. Your work for products you really care about will consist of:

  • Conception and implementation of innovative mobile apps
  • Collaboration with designers, engineers and product managers to design and ship new features

In every task you will have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby to develop the department further. Furthermore you can benefit from the company's enriching contacts to Apple, Google and Facebook.

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree or apprenticeship in (Mobile) Computing, Information Technology or similar
  • First practical experience with iOS development and knowledge of Objective-C and iOS frameworks
  • Excellent skills in writing a clean and maintainable code as well as outstanding problem solving skills
  • Self-starter, fast learner and motivated team player willing to work or relocate in beautiful Linz (Austria)
  • Very good German and basic English skills OR very good English skills (written and spoken)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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(Senior) Mobile Developer / iOS Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our young, smart and motivated iOS Development team you will write code that is used by millions of users worldwide and every day. Your work will never stop to be challenging as you will develop on the cutting edge of iOS frameworks. The possibility of shaping our products significantly consists in the following tasks:

  • Conception and implementation of innovative mobile apps
  • Collaboration with designers, engineers and product managers to design and ship new features

In every task you have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby to develop the department further.

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree or apprenticeship in (Mobile) Computing, Information Technology or similar
  • At least 2 years of practical experience with iOS development (minimum 4 years for Senior level)
  • Expert knowledge of Objective-C and iOS frameworks
  • Excellent skills in writing a clean and maintainable code
  • Very good English skills both written and spoken
  • Self-starter and a highly motivated team player willing to work or relocate in beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Junior Mobile Developer / Android Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our young, smart and motivated Android Development team you will write code used by millions of users worldwide and every day. You will develop on the cutting edge of Android frameworks and elaborate your Android skills by learning from experienced Senior Developers. Your work for products you really care about will consist of:

  • Conception and implementation of innovative mobile apps
  • Collaboration with designers, engineers and product managers to design and ship new features

In every task you will have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby to develop the department further. Furthermore you can benefit from the company's enriching contacts to Google, Facebook and Apple.

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree in (Mobile) Computing, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, alternatively a completed apprenticeship in Higher Technical College (HTL in Austria, for example)
  • First practical experience with Android development and knowledge of Java and Android frameworks
  • Excellent skills in writing a clean and maintainable code as well as outstanding problem solving skills
  • Self-starter, fast learner and motivated team player willing to work or relocate in beautiful Linz (Austria)
  • Very good German and basic English skills OR very good English skills (written and spoken)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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(Senior) Mobile Developer / Android Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our young, smart and motivated Android Development team you will write code that is used by millions of users worldwide and every day. Your work will never stop to be challenging as you will develop on the cutting edge of Android frameworks. The possibility of shaping our products significantly consists in the following tasks:

  • Conception and implementation of innovative mobile apps
  • Collaboration with designers, engineers and product managers to design and ship new features

In every task you have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby to develop the department further. Furthermore you can benefit from the company's enriching contacts to Google, Facebook and Apple.

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree in (Mobile) Computing, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, alternatively a completed apprenticeship in Higher Technical College (HTL in Austria, for example)
  • At least 2 years of practical experience with Android development (minimum 4 years for Senior level)
  • Expert knowledge of Java and Android frameworks
  • Excellent skills in writing a clean and maintainable code
  • Very good English skills both written and spoken
  • Self-starter and a highly motivated team player willing to work or relocate in beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Backend Developer / Ruby Developer
full-time

Your Challenge:

With every app download and new feature we face the challenge of scaling our backend and infrastructure to meet the requirements of our customers. Ruby (JRuby, MRI), Rails & co., a service oriented architecture and our handpicked database technologies help us to reach this goal. Your future responsibilities within this mission are:

  • Conception and implementation of new social, geo-based or health features
  • Design of next generation, efficient and reusable backend services as well as APIs
  • Development of highly available, fast and scalable solutions

In every task you have the possibility to bring in your own ideas and thereby to develop the department further.

Your Profile:

  • Apprenticeship or university degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering or similar
  • Expertise with backend development and enthusiasm for Ruby (first practical experience is a plus)
  • Understanding of databases, for example MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra - We use those among others!
  • Preference for talking to clients in JSON or Binary
  • Very good English skills both written and spoken OR very good German and at least basic English
  • Willingness to learn steadily, to build cool stuff and to work or relocate in beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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(Junior) Linux System Administrator
full-time

Your Challenge

As part of our German- and English-speaking Infrastructure team, you will work with the latest technologies, e.g. NoSQL databases. In the junior position you will learn how to implement your basic IT knowledge in an innovative IT environment. Depending on your previous experience, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Administration of our private cloud infrastructure, databases and network environments
  • Automation of our infrastructure with the help of configuration management tools
  • Capacity planning for the rapidly growing community of Runtastic users
  • Participation in the development of concepts to ensure the highest availability for backend services

Your Profile

  • Technical apprenticeship with a focus on IT (e.g. HTL, HAK in Austria) or university degree in Informatics
  • Experience in scripting/programming and preferably first hands-on experience in an infrastructure based field
  • Know-how in any flavor of Linux (preferably Debian based) and good understanding of network engineering
  • Basic knowledge and ideally first practical experience in server/network administration
  • Very good German and basic English skills OR very good English skills (written and spoken)
  • Ready to participate in standby duty and willing to work in or relocate to beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up forward even more, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Cloud Operations Engineer
full-time

Your Challenge

As part of our young and motivated Infrastructure team, you will be mainly responsible for the following tasks:

  • Administration of our private cloud infrastructure, databases and network environments
  • Automation of our infrastructure with the help of configuration management tools
  • Capacity planning for the rapidly growing community of Runtastic users
  • Developing concepts to ensure the highest availability for backend services

Your Profile

  • University degree in computer sciences/informatics or senior experience in an infrastructure based field
  • Excellent knowledge of any flavor of Linux (preferably Debian based)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Chef) and with MySQL or NoSQL databases
  • Good understanding of virtualization with KVM (experience with OpenNebula is an advantage)
  • Understanding of monitoring tools and concepts of real-time system performance statistics gathering
  • Very good German and basic English skills OR very good English skills (written and spoken)
  • Ready to participate in standby duty and willing to work in or relocate to beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Software Test Manager (QA)
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our motivated and accurate Quality Assurance (QA) team, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Testing the Runtastic software during entire development process
  • Writing test cases, organizing software test cycles and managing required resources
  • Reporting bugs and writing final test reports
  • QA project coordination with the development teams and close cooperation with the department lead
  • Responsibility for one or more projects including continuous monitoring, analysis and optimization

Your Profile:

  • Completed apprenticeship, a degree from an institute for higher education (HAK, HLW) or a university
  • Approximately 2-3 years of hands-on experience in Quality Assurance, preferably in Test Management
  • Practical knowledge in testing of mobile applications and enthusiasm for the mobile industry
  • High interest in fitness / health topics and advantageously experience in using adequate products
  • Affinity for finding bugs and fascination for detail-oriented as well as organized way of working
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken) OR very good German and basic English skills
  • Ready to be a strong part of the team and willing to work in or relocate to beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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(Senior) Data Scientist
full-time

Your Challenge:

Do you want to help a fast-growing company turn interesting data into real insights for our products and customers? As our new Data Scientist and core member of our Growth team you willl work with complex, varied, high-volume data sets that have real meaning for our customers’ health and wellbeing. You will be responsible for the following tasks among others:

  • Identify patterns and correlations of a user's fitness data
  • Design new analyses, reports and visualisations of a user's fitness data
  • Turn insights into actionable recommendations for product teams and users

Your Profile:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or similar quantitative field of studies
  • At least 2 years' experience in analysing very large datasets with SQL, R or other statistical programms
  • Good statistical, mathematical and predictive modelling skills to build the algorithms to ask the right questions
  • Ability to see beyond the numbers and to perform independently in-depth investigations of data problems
  • Preferably knowledge in scripting (Python/Ruby) and understanding of Hadoop, Hive or MapReduce
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken); German is an advantage, but not a requirement

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up forward even more, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer

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Senior Product Manager Mobile Apps
full-time

Your Challenge:

As part of our innovative and creative Product Management team, you will be in charge of multiple existing and new mobile apps across their whole product life cycle. Your tasks will encompass every step from brainstorming about new ideas to the design of specific features as well as the analysis of the subsequent market development. Product managers for mobile apps at Runtastic take over the product owner role while managing the technical development through the agile Scrum method and collaborating with many different departments like the Graphic Design, the Mobile Development, the Marketing as well as the Translations and Editing team.

Your Profile:

  • Completed (technical/business) university degree or a degree from an Institute for higher education (e.g. HTL)
  • At least 3 years relevant job experience in online and/or mobile product management
  • Remarkably sharp technical sense as well as a passion for mobile products and innovations
  • Brilliant communication, coordination and analytical skills as well as a high degree of creativity
  • Good English skills (written and spoken); German is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Ready to be a strong part of the team and willing to work in or relocate to beautiful Linz (Austria)

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up forward even more, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Translators in Brazilian Portuguese / Russian
part-time

Your Challenge:

These vacancies open up due to the further worldwide manifestation of our brand. Working as part of the international Translations team which belongs to our Strategic Communication team, the translators for the respective languages (Brazilian Portuguese or Russian) will mainly focus on the following exciting tasks:

  • Translation of our numerous health and fitness apps
  • Translation of the app descriptions for the App Store and Google Play
  • Translation of our fitness site Runtastic.com
  • Proofreading of the translated versions of our apps and fitness site
  • Working online in a flexible way with the translation tool Getlocalization (among others)

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree in translation, interpreting, linguistics or an equivalent apprenticeship
  • Preferably first experience in written translations from English or German into the respective language
  • Ideally knowledge of sports-/fitness-/health-related vocabulary as well as basic experience in marketing
  • Brilliant communication skills, efficient and independent working method as well as a proactive nature
  • Excellent Brazilian Portuguese or Russian (native speaker proficiency) and very good English skills

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We make sure that you are quickly integrated into the team with many events and a rich social company life. Working in Linz or Vienna is highly appreciated and helpful for integration, but we also support home office (in Austria) with willingness to travel.

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Advertising Sales Manager
full-time

Your Challenge:

Working as part of the international Operations team and reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for driving the advertising sales revenue via our web and mobile platforms. In this newly defined role, your key duties will encompass mainly the following fields:

  • Analysis of our clients' needs and development of customized solutions for advertising campaigns
  • Strategic development for the optimization of our online and mobile advertising campaigns
  • Preparation of presentations, offers, status reports, performance analyses and forecasts
  • Interface between clients and international partners in various sectors
  • Close cooperation with different Runtastic teams

Your Profile:

  • Completed university degree in Advertising, Sales, Marketing, Business Studies, Economics or similar
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position within the media sector, preferably online or mobile
  • High interest in the world of media and the advertising market
  • Excellent German (native speaker proficiency) and very good English language skills
  • Know-how in modern office technologies (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint etc.) and online/mobile affinity

Runtastic offers you not only the chance of moving our very successful start-up even more forward, but also a fair remuneration as well as a modern office in the middle of a shopping mall with a gym that is free for Runtastics. We assist you with relocation and make sure you are quickly integrated into the team as well as the beautiful, exciting spots that Austria's third biggest city full of students and cultural happenings has to offer!

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Internships or Thesis
Searching for an internship?


Are you a student of University or University of Applied Sciences and you have to write your thesis soon?



We are continuously offering the possibility to write thesis in cooperation with Universities. Are you interested in writing them in cooperation with Runtastic? Then write us an email with your topic: joboffers@runtastic.com



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