Senior Software Engineer - Web Development

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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

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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 Revenue team is made up of a passionate group of engineers determined to provide a premium experience for our members. Through our mission to monetize the global Tinder experience via subscription and a la carte products, we have become one of the top-grossing apps in the world. As a Web engineer on this team, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to a company with a global footprint and impact user experience in a meaningful way while working on a small and agile team using modern web technologies to build high quality, performant, and accessible products for our members.

In this role, you will:
  • Drive initiatives that impact the product and team roadmaps 
  • Lead all aspects of software engineering and product development
  • Lead architecture, design, and code reviews
  • Develop exciting new revenue-driving features and help Tinder scale to meet our fast-growing user base and global audience
  • Improve user engagement, retention and drive connections
  • Collaborate with various technical and functional teams across our company
  • Gain exposure to terabytes of data including billions of swipes every day
  • Build highly reliable software solutions
  • You’ll need:
  • 5+ years of experience in a professional software development position
  • Experience crafting complex applications using React or a comparable JS framework (e.g.: Angular, Vue, Backbone, Ember)
  • Proficient in JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with build tools like Webpack, Babel, and CircleCI
  • Experience analyzing and optimizing web application performance
  • Strong communication skills and a passion to solve unique and ambitious problems
  • An advocate for good code quality and best engineering practices
  • Experience collaborating with product owners, designers and other specialists to build rich end-to-end user experiences

  • Nice to have:
  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, and AWS services such as CloudFront, S3, CodePipeline, EC2
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or similar subject area
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and experience building accessible Web applications
  • Experience in Fintech/Payments industry
  • 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:

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