Lead iOS Developer at Grindr

HQ - West Hollywood

Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2 MM active daily users in 196 countries around the world. We're constantly pivoting as a company; since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology.

We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people. Check us out on Twitter at https://twitter.com/grindrlabs


Grindr is looking for a Lead iOS Developer to lead our in-house team. Our teams are small, Agile and highly collaborative; the Lead iOS Developer participates in all aspects of the product design cycle, (design, documentation, implementation, quality assurance, and delivery) meaning their role has significant influence both technically and professionally.


  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including architecture, design, documentation, implementation, quality assurance and delivery
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor other team members
  • Participate in and contribute to code and architecture reviews
  • Build awesome mobile applications our users will continue to love


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, 3+ years of hands-on experience developing production apps on iPhone, iPad, iOS, etc
  • Expert knowledge of Objective-C
  • Knowledge of web services, specifically hands-on experience building REST APIs
  • Hands on experience successfully architecting mobile apps designed to scale massively
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills

Benefits & Perks

  • Full coverage medical and dental insurance
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive Salaries and Options
  • 401(k)
  • Catered breakfast, every day
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

 *Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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