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Senior iOS Engineer

Grindr, HQ - West Hollywood

The largest all-male location based network in the world


Summary

Growing to match our 30% growth over the last 12 months, we are looking for a Senior iOS Engineer who will bring their talents and intellect to building out functionality that delivers innovative solutions and experiences for dedicated users across the globe.

Join a robust Mobile Engineering team that continues to innovate as the largest social media app in its category, with over 4M daily active users and 10M active monthly users.

In this role, you will work closely with the VP of Mobile Engineering, QA Engineers and Analysts, Product Managers, and other Engineers in building and maintaining a fast, reliable, app, while proactively looking for improvements to our product’s codebase.

Responsibilities

  • Use the latest technologies in working to evolve the software architecture for current and future needs in order to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products, while supporting the product roadmap
  • Building new features, refactoring code, and tweaking existing features based on our users needs
  • Designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, and enhancing features, functionalities, and optimizations for performance
  • Work directly with quality engineers to identify test cases and devise efficient, scalable testing processes to allow us to run weekly to monthly releases

Responsibilities

  • Using Objective-C, Swift, XCode, and CocoaPods, you will be evolving and maintaining the software architecture for current and future needs in order to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products, while supporting the product roadmap
  • Building new features, refactoring code, and tweaking existing features based on our users' needs
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance mobile solutions
  • Work directly with quality engineers to identify test cases and devise efficient, scalable testing processes to allow us to run weekly to monthly releases
  • Communicate with the leadership team, product managers, and other engineers on business and technical priorities
  • Develop our team’s software engineering skills and maturity (specifically mentoring junior engineers)
  • Communicate with the leadership team, product managers, and other engineers on business and technical priorities
  • Developing our team’s software engineering skills and maturity (specifically  in mentoring less experienced engineers)

Desired Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • 5 years of object-oriented software development experience (Java)
  • 3 years building mobile applications in Objective-c
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including RESTful API design techniques
  • Experience with software engineering practices (unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)

 

Why Work at Grindr?

Since 2009, Grindr has built the world’s largest social network for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. Now more than just an app, we’re a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:

  • Grindr – The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • INTO – A video content platform dedicated to queer perspectives: news, culture, social, commentary, and more.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) – Our social mission to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • Gaymoji – A one-of-a-kind collection of over 500+ stickers available on iOS, Android, and in the Grindr app.

Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers. We’re fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, and a knack for crossing every finish line – all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, and stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.

Benefits & Perks

  • Catered daily lunch
  • 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.

 

About Grindr

Launched in early 2009, Grindr now boasts more than a million daily users in 192 countries. To join them in their sunny Los Angeles offices, check out their open jobs here


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