Backend Engineering Manager, Tinder

$200-230k

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

AWS
Kubernetes
TypeScript
GCP
Scala
Java
Kafka
Node.js
Hadoop
Azure
Spark
Flink
Senior and Expert level
Los Angeles
San Francisco Bay Area
Tinder

Swipe-based dating app

Open for applications

Tinder

Swipe-based dating app

501-1000 employees

B2CRetailB2BSocialDatingAdvertising

Open for applications

$200-230k

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

AWS
Kubernetes
TypeScript
GCP
Scala
Java
Kafka
Node.js
Hadoop
Azure
Spark
Flink
Senior and Expert level
Los Angeles
San Francisco Bay Area

501-1000 employees

B2CRetailB2BSocialDatingAdvertising

Company mission

To power and inspire realconnectionsby making meeting easy and fun for every new generation of singles.

Company mission

To power and inspire realconnectionsby making meeting easy and fun for every new generation of singles.

Some candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

42% female employees

-8% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

Xav Kearney headshot

Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

In today's society, online communication is rapidly replacing face-to-face interaction across various aspects of life, including professional, platonic, and even romantic relationships. Dating apps like Tinder, with their quick sing-ups and swipe-based interface, have revolutionized the way people connect.

Tinder's innovative approach has significantly reduced the social stigma associated with online dating. This, coupled with the global rise of smartphones, has created a strong tailwind for the app. However, Tinder faces new challenges from competitors like Hinge, Bumble, and Thursday, who all capitalize on similar "swipe-based" mechanics, potentially attracting users away from the platform.

To address this, Tinder is actively seeking ways to reinvent its core product. The company is exploring the development of "Tinderverse", a shared virtual reality experience. Additionally, it is testing "Tinder Coins", an in-app currency earned through positive user behavior, allowing access to premium features. These initiatives demonstrate Tinder's commitment to remaining at the forefront of the ever-evolving online dating landscape.

Benefits

  • Mind & Body: Take care of yourself with benefits to keep you physically and mentally healthy.
  • Company Perks: As winners of Comparably’s 2022 Best Company Perks and Benefits Award, we’re proud to say we provide perks that make a difference
  • Life @ Tinder: We support each other— from informal check-ins to snacks + catered lunches at HQ to the flexibility to take time off when you need it

Company values

  • We prioritize member safety: At Tinder, our top priority is to build an authentic, equitable, and respectful community
  • We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members: The best thing about Tinder is that it caters to lots of differnt people and many different types of interactions
  • We encourage authenticity to nurture a trustworthy, collaborative environment: We're honest and open in all we do. Our humanity inspires us to be real with one another and to stay true to who we are, so we can feel confident interacting and collaborating with others
  • We never stand still. We're inspired to build for what's next: We must constantly innovate, experiment, and learn. We strive to set a higher standard for our products, our teams, and ourselves. We eagerly seek, accept, and give feedback with cando and kindness so we can continue to grow personally and professionally
  • We champion and rally behind big ideas: We empower people to think and act differently, and to be unafraid to have a strong point of view. We’re willing to risk being wrong so that we can figure out what’s right. If we aren’t creating things that make us a little bit uncomfortable, then we likely won’t make a dent in the universe

Founders

Jonathan Badeen

(Co-Founder)

Previously Director of Design at Casting Networks before starting Tinder in 2012. Served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Tinder from 2016 to 2022.

Sean Rad

(Co-Founder)

Received an honorary degree from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. Founder of Rad Fund.

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