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Senior Backend Engineer - Revenue

| Greater LA Area

Come join the best mobile revenue team in the world - seriously!

The Tinder Revenue team is a small and determined group of engineers that has built the top grossing app in the world. Our mission is to monetize Tinder’s global user base through subscriptions and premium features and we’ve built a world class team.

From your first day on the job, you will be contributing to record-breaking revenue team at Tinder. As a Senior Backend Engineer on the Tinder Revenue team, you have the unique opportunity to join a company with a global footprint, while working on a small enough team where your impact is actually felt.

This experience will be invaluable for your entire career. You will ship world class revenue products and learn how to “monetize mobile” from the best team in the business.

Tinder is a fun way to meet new people. Tinder finds out who likes you nearby, and connects you with them if you're also interested. We're a small team that's growing fast and we're looking for Senior Backend Engineers to work on our growing revenue team. The projects on our plate are amazing, and we're looking for talented people to meet the exciting technical challenges we face. If you're an intelligent and highly ambitious engineer, we want to talk to you!

This position is for either our Tinder LA HQ or our new Tinder Palo Alto office!

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will:

  • Develop exciting new Tinder revenue features
  • Improve subscriber retention while driving subscriptions and reducing churn.
  • Help us scale to meet the ever growing Tinder user base and global audience
  • Exposure to TB of data including billions of swipes per day
  • Build tools & infrastructure to ensure 100% uptime of Tinder for all users across the world

We're looking for:

  • Javascript expertise
  • Experience with large scale distributed real-time systems
  • NoSQL Databases such as DynamoDB or Redis
  • AWS experience preferred
  • Passion for creating great products and solving unique problems
  • API design experience
  • Experience with scale and volume mobile backed systems
  • Search & recommendation experience also preferred
  • Experience with writing comprehensive unit and regression tests

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with building ecommerce solution
  • Understand important revenue related metrics
  • You have built subscription products, love optimizing purchased funnels, and have contributed to a Revenue team in the past.
  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, or other big data tools
  • A BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering from a top school, but a wonderful project list trumps all
  • Leadership Experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SwiftLanguages
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    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • SQLAnalytics
    • PythonAnalytics
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Location

Occasionally referred to as WeHo, West Hollywood sits between Beverly Hills and Hollywood in Los Angeles.

An Insider's view of Tinder

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The Data Engineering team builds infrastructure to empower better decision-making for all teams at Tinder. We support Backend and Client engineers as they send billions of events daily to our pipeline, collaborate with Data Science and Analytics to architect solutions for quantitative analysis, and partner with Marketing to build reporting tools.

Kate

Engineering Manager - Data

What makes someone successful on your team?

The Tinder iOS Core team includes talented iOS engineers with a broad range of experience. Our team members share a passion for building delightful user interactions and we are dedicated to continuous improvement. Working together, we learn from each other and to grow our skills and ship products that deeply impact users daily lives.

Garo

Engineering Manager - Feature Team, iOS

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Tinder Engineering is a culture of collaboration, learning and experimentation, growth, and technical excellence. Our product exists to bring people together, so too does our company bring together people of different backgrounds and specialties to create an amazing impact together.

Tom

VP, Engineering

What are Tinder Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Pre-tax savings spending account for health care (up to $2,650/year) and dependent care (up to $5,000/year) expenses
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Dental preventive, restorative and orthodontia care for you and eligible dependents
Vision Benefits
Vision exam and corrective care for you and eligible dependents
Health Insurance Benefits
Health care preventive and illness coverage for you and your eligible dependents
Life Insurance
Basic Life Insurance, Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Supplemental (AD&D) Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
At Tinder HQ in LA we have a Personal Trainer on Mondays, Yoga Instructor on Tuesdays and Breathworks on Wednesdays.
Onsite Gym
Tinder HQ has a basketball court onsite
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
50% match (up to 3%)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All new Mothers and Fathers are eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Tinder's unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take time off work as they need, providing they comply with manager approval
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Tinder offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer & wine!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tinder employees have access to a WageWorks Savings account allowing them to put money aside, pre-tax, up to IRS limits for commuter expenses
Company Outings
Tinder has company wide Holiday & Summer parties
Free Daily Meals
Tinder has catered lunch & dinner everyday as well as catered breakfast on Fridays
Game Room
Ping pong, darts & foosball at Tinder HQ in LA
Stocked Kitchen
Tinder has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle
Happy Hours
Tinder hosts monthly New Hire Happy Hours as well as ad hoc celebrations for new releases & accomplishments
Parking
Tinder employees are assigned to one of 3 parking garages within a 1 block radius from the office
Recreational Clubs
Tinder Beach Volleyball, Soccer & Dodgeball
Relocation Assistance
Tinder offers relocation reimbursement to cover moving costs and travel expenses
Fitness Subsidies
All Tinder employees will be able to enroll at Equinox for $230/month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Tinder offers tuition reimbursement for all full-time employees of up to $5,000 annually
Diversity Program
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