Engineering Manager, Mobile

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West Hollywood, California

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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.

We are currently seeking a Mobile Engineering Manager to join our Trust & Safety engineering team. In this role, you will lead a team of 5-8 Android and iOS engineers, focusing on enhancing account authenticity, mitigating adversarial impact, building public trust, and enabling safer experiences for millions of users globally on Tinder. You will have an opportunity to lead a mobile team that is deeply invested in improving architecture designs, exploring emerging ideas, and leveraging technologies in interesting ways to help support one of our primary missions: ensuring that Tinder remains the safest place to meet new people.

Where you’ll work:
This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration three times per week. Our offices are located in West Hollywood, San Francisco, or Palo Alto, CA.
What you'll do:
  • Lead a team of 5-8 Android and iOS engineers to build consumer-facing features that reach millions of users globally.
  • Define and own platform objectives and key metrics, developing a strategic roadmap for your team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional/platform teams to execute the roadmap, delivering high-quality results promptly.
  • Drive technical, design and product discussions with teams across the organization to define and scope requirements.
  • Establish the technical direction for the team and lead the team to achieve it.
  • Lead and mentor team members to help them reach their full potential. 
  • Recruit and assemble a world-class Mobile team.
  • What you'll need:
  • 5+ years of professional experience building native Android and/or iOS applications.
  • 1+ year(s) of experience leading mobile engineering teams.
  • Significant experience with Swift and/or Kotlin, understanding concepts like structs, data classes, optionals, generics, concurrency, etc.
  • Familiarity with architecture patterns such as MVVM, VIPER, MVI, RIBs, and their applications.
  • Proven experience leading a team in building and shipping large-scale mobile apps.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate the team to exceed expectations.
  • Nice to have:
  • Experience developing frequently updated apps for consumer products.
  • Experience with modern building tools such as Gradle and Bazel and CI/CD process.
  • Experience with modern UI toolkits such as SwiftUI and Jetpack Compose.
  • Comfortable working with legacy code and implementing effective strategies for improvement.
  • Ability to to communicate and implement solutions-oriented improvements.
  • Experience collaborating within a small team while working interdependently within a cross-functional organization.
  • As a full-time employee, you’ll enjoy:
    Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period)
    10 annual Wellness DaysTime 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 Platinum

    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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