Erlang Engineer (Remote)

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The right person for this role will have a deep understanding of cloud architecture and the ability to share knowledge throughout the team. The ability to design robust systems that anticipate failures and prior experience in building durable systems is going to be key to success here.

This is a fast-paced environment; our team is passionate about their projects, they are collaborative and believe in a work/life balance. Come join a team that is writing applications to make sure people stay connected. Given the size of our team, you will have a very influential role both technically and professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the design and development of Erlang-based distributed systems supporting the Grindr platform
  • Become a subject matter expert in Grindr’s messaging system handling 30k messages / second written entirely in Erlang
  • Help drive and support continued innovation at Grindr
  • Prototype and benchmark new architectures
  • Apply TDD principles and other Software Engineering best practices
  • Build with quality and integrity
  • Ensure high availability, scalability, and fault tolerance of the Grindr platform
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor junior team members

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in Erlang/Elixir
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience
  • Deep knowledge of developing and maintaining concurrent non-blocking applications
  • An understanding of transport protocols and message formats
  • Direct experience with TDD and a strong understanding of Domain Driven Design
  • Experience working on highly available distributed systems at scale
  • Experience with chaos testing and designing for failure
  • Experience using AWS technologies such as EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, and EKS
 
Why Work at Grindr?
 
Since 2009, Grindr has built the world’s largest social network for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. Now more than just an app, we’re a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:
  • Grindr – The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) – Our social mission to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • BLOOP - A space for Grindr users to connect around sex, dating, and everything else happening on—and off—the apps.
Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers. We’re fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, and a knack for crossing every finish line – all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, and stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.
 
Benefits & Perks
  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off Policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k) Matching
Grindr is an equal opportunity employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ErlangLanguages
    • EC2Languages
    • AWS AuroraLanguages
    • Ngix Languages
    • KafkaLanguages
    • RabbitMQLanguages
    • NginxLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SparkDatabases

Location

West Hollywood , CA 90069

What are Grindr Perks + Benefits

Grindr Benefits Overview

Benefits & Perks

100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Time Off Policy
Competitive Salaries
401(k)- Matching
Catered daily lunch
Stocked kitchen
Free on-site parking
Casual dress environment

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $5000 (Premier PPO) $1500 (Standard PPO) of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers $250 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is offered at a flat rate to a $75,000 value.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Acme Co. provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 200% of contributions up to 10% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
AIDS walk and AIDS lifecycle
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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