Backend Platform Engineer

| West Hollywood

At Tinder, we are passionate about building software to bring our growing global user base one swipe closer to a new adventure! As a Backend Platform Engineer, you will work closely with engineers/scientists in a small, but fast-growing, team environment while i) applying the state of the art AI technologies in the field of deep learning and computer vision to design and develop the user recommendation platform to help our users to find their best matches and ii) building scalable and reliable backend API services to serve massive volume of client traffic while ensuring best user experience. A successful candidate will have strong technical skills and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.


In this Backend Platform Engineer role, you will:

  • Design, develop, and operate resilient distributed services that run on Kubernetes or ECS to serve hundreds of millions of users around the world
  • Collaborate with various functional teams on expansion of our backend platform
  • Influence the roadmap and product development of Tinder App and services

We're looking for:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering from a top school, but a wonderful project list trumps all
  • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design and coding
  • Strong designing and building distributed backend systems handling high volumes of traffic
  • 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, like Java, Scala, Go, Node.js, etc.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in design and development using NoSQL, such as DynamoDB or Cassandra
  • Experience with AWS, redis, ElasticSearch, Kafka, and Spark
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and/or CI/CD
  • Experience with Docker containers along with Kubernetes or ECS
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, endless supply of refreshments, basketball court, fitness classes and social events
  • Modern, uplifting work environment in an ideal location
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8833 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
8833 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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