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Software Engineer, iOS

Location
San Francisco, California
Department
Engineering
Job Type
Full Time
Focus
iOS

Our Mission:

As humans, there are few things more exciting than meeting someone new. At Tinder, we’re on a mission to power and inspire real connections by making it easy and fun for every new generation of singles. With tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions of downloads, 2+ billion swipes per day, 20+ million matches per day, and a presence in 190+ countries, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing. We work together to solve complex problems. Behind the simplicity of every match, we think deeply about human relationships, behavioral science, network economics, AI and ML, online and real-world safety, cultural nuances, loneliness, love, sex, and more.

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:

As an iOS engineer at Tinder, you will have an outsized impact and ownership of the most visible aspects of the Tinder App. We are deeply invested in challenging norms, constantly improving architecture design, exploring emergent tech and ideas, and leveraging new technologies in interesting ways to deliver an app that is widely known across the world.

Where you’ll work:This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration three times per week. Our offices are located in West Hollywood, San Francisco, or Palo Alto, CA.

As an iOS Engineer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the architecture, design and implementation of consumer facing features in the Tinder App
  • Build compelling in-app experiences that will reach millions of users globally
  • Collaborate with engineers cross-functionally as well as the product and design team(s) to influence the roadmap and product development of Tinder’s App and services 
  • Contribute to internal shared frameworks and libraries
  • Shape the future of optimized analytics at Tinder from the ground up with innovative data tools for the analytics and data science team(s)
  • Evolve Tinder’s architecture to support multiple authentication flows and account management
  • Mentor, collaborate, and learn from innovative and passionate team members

What you'll need:

  • 3+ years of experience building consumer-facing applications with native iOS
  • Full life cycle experience building applications in Swift
  • Proficient in Swift concepts (structs, optionals, generics etc.) 
  • Experience building user-facing features with autolayout 
  • Familiar with popular architecture patterns such as MVVM / Clean and their uses
  • Knowledge of iOS memory management and protocol-oriented programming 
  • Experience building and testing large-scale iOS apps and/or codebases
  • Proficiency writing your own unit tests 
  • Clear and solutions oriented communication style with a passion for code quality 
  • Willingness to work collaboratively in an Agile environment (scrum, planning poker, standup, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with building public APIs and mobile SDK’s 
  • Knowledge of native iOS frameworks like URL Session, Core Data and Core Animation 
  • Comfortable working with legacy code and improving it
  • Experience communicating and implementing effective, solutions oriented improvements 
  • Familiar with implementing In-App Purchases, StoreKit or implementing premium features in an iOS app
  • A BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering is amazing but not required; proficiency in modern iOS technologies and principles is what matters most

As a full time employee, you'll enjoy:

  • Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period), 10 annual Wellness Days
  • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually 
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage
  • 100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits
  • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development
  • Investment in your wellness: access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy
  • Free subscription to Tinder Gold

Salary Range:

$150,000
-
$180,000
a year

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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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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What life is like on the

Engineering

team

"My favorite part of working at Tinder is the impact we have on the world. What we do affects the lives millions of people across the globe and is my little way to be a part of something bigger than myself."
Kyle Boss
,
Engineering Manager

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Parental Leave

100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits

Plan for the Future

100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Personal Growth

Mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development

Give back

Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually

Investment in your wellness

Access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy

Unlimited PTO

With no waiting period and 10 annual wellness days

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