Backend Platforms Engineer

Hinge (View all Jobs)

New York, New York

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Interview Process

1. Hiring manager screen 2. Take-home project 3. Discussions via Zoom that include pair-programming to iterate on homework and culture-fit interview


As a backend Platforms Engineer you will help us expand upon and improve our shared libraries and critical services while supporting feature teams as they own their development lifecycle. We mainly work in Go and Bash, using AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Circle CI and Istio. You will help plan and carry out initiatives to improve developer experience and efficiency while coordinating with teams across the company to ensure that everyone is making the best use of available tooling.
Responsibilities:
  • You will build tools to make our infrastructure more consistent, more reliable, more observable, and require less manual intervention. 
  • You will work closely with feature teams, collaborating on  improving developer experience and increasing velocity.
  • You will join the on-call rotation for platform owned areas of our production infrastructure.
  • What We're Looking For:
  • Professional Go experienceExperience with AWS or another cloud service provider
  • Database management experience
  • Understanding of SRE processes
  • Experience as a member of an on-call rotationDocker/Kubernetes experience
  • Terraform is optional, but a strong plus
  • Our Company:
    Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted. In today’s digital world, singles are so focused on sending likes and looking through profiles that they’re not actually building meaningful connections and going on dates. Hinge is on a mission to change that by designing the most effective app experience. On Hinge, there are no rules, timers, or games. Instead, you’ll have unique conversations over the text, photos, and audio you’ve shared on your profile. And it’s resonating with daters. Hinge was the fastest-growing dating app in the US, UK, Canada and Australia in 2019 and 2020.

    Our Culture:
    - Authenticity: Share your genuine thoughts and opinions directly. 
    - Courage: Invite and deeply consider challenges and criticism.
    - Empathy: Be empathetic, communitarian and trustworthy. 

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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    I'm a one-man team looking to improve tech interviews, and could use any support! 😄


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