Engineering Manager, Machine Learning (Trust and Safety)

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California, US

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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


Our Mission

As humans, there are few things more exciting than meeting someone new. At Tinder, we’re inspired by the challenge of keeping the magic of human connection alive. With tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions of downloads, 2+ billion swipes per day, 20+ million matches per day, and a presence in 190+ countries, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing.
 
We work together to solve complex problems. Behind the simplicity of every match, we think deeply about human relationships, behavioral science, network economics, AI and ML, online and real-world safety, cultural nuances, loneliness, love, sex, and more.

Our Values

• Member Safety: Our top priority is to build an authentic, equitable, and respectful community
• Diversity: We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members
• Authenticity + Collaboration: We encourage authenticity to nurture a trustworthy, collaborative environment
• Big Ideas: We champion and rally behind big ideas, empowering people to to think and act differently and to be unafraid of having a strong point of view
• Innovation: We never stand still; we’re inspired to build for what’s next, and we must constantly innovate, experiment, and learn

The Team

The Engineering team is responsible for building innovative features and resilient systems that bring people together. We're always experimenting with new features to engage with our members. Although we are a high-scale tech company, the member-to-engineer ratio is very high—making the level of impact each engineer gets to have at Tinder enormous.

The Trust & Safety at Tinder is responsible for systems, algorithms, and policies that keep Tinder and its members safe. The machine learning team is a multi-disciplinary team of machine learning engineers and anti-abuse analysts, and is responsible for detecting and remediating bad actors, detecting policy violations, and building safety product features.
In this role you will:
  • Lead the multi-disciplinary team of ML engineers and anti-abuse analysts
  • Define and be responsible for the objectives and metrics for the team; devise a development strategy and roadmap
  • Partner with the T&S Policy, Product, and Engineering teams
  • Build, lead and mentor members of your team reach their full potential
  • You'll need:
  • 2+ years of experience leading machine learning engineering teams
  • Experience in designing and building highly scalable distributed ML models
  • Ability to encourage, mentor and empower the team to go above and beyond
  • PhD, MS or BS in machine learning, computer science, statistics or other highly quantitative fields
  • Nice to have:
  • Prior experience in the Trust & Safety domain.
  • In-depth knowledge of deep neural networks, classification techniques, computer vision, natural language processing.
  • Proficiency in deep learning framework: Tensorflow, Keras, etc.
  • Experience with big data frameworks: Spark, Hadoop etc.
  • Experience with AWS.
  • As a full-time employee, you’ll enjoy:
  • Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period), 10 annual Wellness Days
  • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually 
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage
  • 100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits
  • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development
  • Investment in your wellness: access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy
  • $500 work-from-home stipend to set you up for remote work
  • Free subscription to Tinder Gold
  • Commitment to Inclusion

    At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate it. We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences. Learn more here: https://www.lifeattinder.com/dei

    Please mention No Whiteboard if you apply!
    I'm a one-man team looking to improve tech interviews, and could use any support! 😄


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