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Software Engineer, Android

Location
Mexico City, Mexico
Department
Engineering
Job Type
Contractor
Focus
Android

Our Mission:

Launched in 2012, Tinder® revolutionized how people meet, growing from 1 match to one billion matches in just two years. This rapid growth demonstrates its ability to fulfill a fundamental human need: real connection. Today, the app has been downloaded over 630 million times, leading to over 97 billion matches, serving approximately 50 million users per month in 190 countries and 45+ languages - a scale unmatched by any other app in the category. In 2024, Tinder won four Effie Awards for its first-ever global brand campaign, “It Starts with a Swipe”™

Our Values:

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One Team, One Dream

We work hand-in-hand, building Tinder for our members. We succeed together when we work collaboratively across functions, teams, and time zones, and think outside the box to achieve our company vision and mission.

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Own It

We take accountability and strive to make a positive impact in all aspects of our business, through ownership, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.

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Never Stop Learning

We cultivate a culture where it’s safe to take risks. We seek out input, share honest feedback, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes in order to continue improving.

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Spark Solutions

We’re problem solvers, focusing on how to best move forward when faced with obstacles. We don’t dwell on the past or on the issues at hand, but instead look at how to stay agile and overcome hurdles to achieve our goals.

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Embrace Our Differences

We are intentional about building a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members. By leveraging different perspectives and other ways of thinking, we build better experiences for our members and our team.

The Role:

The TeamThe Engineering team is responsible for building innovative features and resilient systems that bring people together. We're always experimenting with new features to engage with our members. Although we are a high-scale tech company, the member-to-engineer ratio is very high—making the level of impact each engineer gets to have at Tinder enormous.

As an Android Engineer (contract) working on Tinder’s Experimentation Platform, you will design and build critical analytical pipelines at a massive scale and develop self-serve technologies to enable a large number of A/B or multivariate experiments running in production. You will have tons of responsibility, freedom, and opportunity to have a direct and immediate impact on exploring new ideas to drive user satisfaction and company growth. You will help Tinder to evolve relentlessly through rapid iterations of product features, revenue, user growth, and advanced matching algorithms. We would love to talk to you if you are interested in helping Tinder users achieve stronger matches, engage more effectively, and create more love, at a truly global scale.

In this role, you will:

  • Build clean, testable, scalable, well-documented, and innovative foundations for use by feature developers
  • Dive into and improve existing code in core frameworks and throughout our codebase
  • Contribute to internal shared frameworks and libraries
  • Evolve Tinder’s architecture to support multiple authentication flows and account management

You’ll need:

  • 2+ years of professional experience building native mobile applications at large scale
  • Significant experience improving native Android legacy code resulting in a more readable, well-crafted, and maintainable codebaseExperience with static dependency removal, modularization, and error logging
  • Proficient in Kotlin and Java concepts (structs, optionals, generics, etc.) 
  • Understanding of mobile OS Frameworks (Android or iOS)Familiar with best practices for concurrency, threading, and memory management
  • Knowledge of complex architecture patterns such as MVVM and their uses
  • Familiar with build, CI, and testing infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Android memory management and protocol-oriented programming 
  • Experience building and testing large-scale Android apps and/or codebases
  • Proficiency in writing your own unit tests Experience with error logging in relation to Android Platform/Foundation projects
  • Familiar with BugSnag is a bonus! 
  • Clear and solutions-oriented communication style with a passion for code quality

Salary Range:

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Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

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