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Sr. Software Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure

Location
West Hollywood, California
Department
Engineering
Job Type
Full Time
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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:

Tinder brings people together. 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 every country on earth, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing.

As the Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer for Tinder Foundations, you will work on our central infrastructure platform that manages our CI/CD, infrastructure automation, and networking automation used by all of Tinder engineering. Our goal is to automate all complexities of our infrastructure, increase development velocity, and manage a platform that handles millions of requests per second.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on a high-impact, greenfield project
  • Build highly reliable software solutions
  • Work on a cutting-edge Kubernetes and Envoy service-mesh stack
  • Collaborate with various technical and functional teams across our company
  • Own all aspects of software engineering and product development
  • Participate in architecture, design, and code reviewsRecruit, encourage, and develop other team members

What we are looking for:

  • 5-7+ years of software development experience
  • 1-2+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure or other cloud providers
  • Strong communication skills and a passion for driving projects from start to finish
  • Good experience with backend languages like Python, Go, and Java
  • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design

Bonus points if you have:

  • Docker experience
  • Terraform, CloudFormation, Puppet, Ansible experience
  • Kubernetes, Envoy, or service-mesh experience
  • Experience managing a CI/CD platform (Buildkite, Jenkins, Spinnaker, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud networking (VPC, ELB, Route53/DNS, etc.)BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or similar subject area

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:

$185,000
-
$205,000
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.

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"As an engineer, I'm part of a small, self-contained and fast-moving pod. We have a leading voice in new feature ideation and are empowered to take products from an abstract vision to availability in a matter of months."
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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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