Staff Software Engineer, Backend - Communities

Tinder, Los Angeles

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At Tinder, we are passionate about building software to bring our growing global user base one swipe closer to a new adventure! As a Staff Software Engineer on the Communities Team, you will work closely with other backend and mobile engineers in a small but fast growing team environment, applying state of the art technologies to design and develop new interfaces enabling our users to find and interact with one another through content.

In this role, you will:

  • Design, develop, and operate resilient distributed services that run on Kubernetes to serve hundreds of millions of users around the world
  • Collaborate with other teams to execute our new product vision
  • Influence the roadmap and product development of the Tinder App and services
  • Recruit, inspire, and develop team members

We're looking for:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 8+ years minimum industrial working experiences
  • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design, and coding
  • Experience in building resilient, distributed systems handling enormous traffic volumes
  • Experience in handling ambiguous business requirements with excellent prioritization, time management abilities, and a focus on execution
  • Passion to solve complex problems and make continuous improvements
  • Excellent knowledge and experience on a backend language such as Java, Scala, Go, Node.js, etc.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with search and recommendation
  • Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Spark, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, or Flink
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and CI/CD
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, or AWS

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business
  • Tremendous opportunity to solve some of the industry’s most exciting problems
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people
  • Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) match, and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
  • Daily catered lunches, an endless supply of snacks/refreshments, fitness classes, and social events
  • Modern and uplifting work environment

About Tinder

Tinder, founded in 2012, has become one of the fastest growing social startups and mobile apps of all time. Tinder was launched to address the social and physical barriers of forming new friendships and relationships. Using social data, Tinder anonymously finds people nearby that like each other and connects them if they are both interested.

Want to learn more about Tinder? Visit Tinder's website.