Staff Software Engineer, Web

| Greater LA Area
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Tinder is on a mission to change the world, bringing people together and facilitating millions of connections that otherwise might not have been possible. With tens of millions of users and an expansive global presence, our reach is expansive - and rapidly growing. We're looking for a Staff Software Engineer, Web. 

About The Role 

The Community Tools engineering team is responsible for architecting, building, and operating the suite of tools that power all of our moderation and account resolution processes. These tools are central to some of the most critical workflows relied upon by our Trust & Safety Moderation and Customer Experience teams. This role will work closely with other teams within the Trust Engineering organization to integrate our moderation flows with our critical systems like content moderation, abuse detection, payment fraud, and more. 

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will also be tasked to provide technical guidance and direction both for your own projects, and as a broader directive across multiple teams. 

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with teams to drive your roadmap
  • Work with Product and Engineering teams deliver complete solutions
  • Partner with the moderation team to tackle and drive design decisions
  • Design end-to-end full-stack applications, with privacy as a core consideration
  • Own and maintain backend services for team tooling
  • Iterate on application UX/workflow to drive core metrics
  • Contribute to internal UI App/Component library
  • Increase our moderator leverage by identifying shortcomings in existing workflows
  • Build prototypes to test and experiment with new features/components

What You’ll Need

  • Experience with NodeJS, ReactJS not required, but helpful
  • Familiarity with visual design concepts
  • Experience with data visualization

Requirements:

  • 3+ years building APIs and/or web applications
  • 3+ years using modern UI frameworks to build complex front-end UIs
  • 2+ years in web/backend development

About The Team

As an engineer on Community tools, you will be part of the Trust & Safety Organization. We're a lean, multi-functional team of highly motivated engineers, data scientists, product managers, and anti-fraud specialists who are working to build a trusted Tinder community and to protect our users from toxic behavior, harassment, spam, and other forms of abuse.

This team supports our users on a global scale by improving customer experience, enforcing internal abuse policies, and elevating both the quality and efficiency of our moderation efforts.

Team Challenges

The Trust Engineering organization faces a wide array of difficult and meaningful challenges. Our software touches every phase of the user account lifecycle, and the considerations include user privacy, real-time processing, anomaly detection, API security, machine learning integration, user experience, queuing theory, and many more. 

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, a competitive salary, 401(k) match, and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
  • Daily catered lunches, an endless supply of refreshments, fitness classes, and social events
  • A modern, uplifting work environment in an ideal location
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • BashLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • SQLAnalytics
    • PythonAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • PrincipleDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • LeanplumCRM

Location

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

Diversity
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)
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
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
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
Continuing Education Stipend
Customized Development Tracks
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