Staff Software Engineer, Data

TinderWest Hollywood, CA4 months ago

Data influences all of the decisions we make at Tinder, and our data platform supports the backbone of business analysis by providing both near real-time and offline data used to derive insights into user behavior and application performance. You will play an integral role in supporting and leveraging the platform to drive data initiatives across the company, from architecture design to implementation.


In this role, you will:

  • Guide and oversee the architecture, implementation, testing, and operations of core data services
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Product, and Analytics on the expansion of our data serving layer
  • Drive and coordinate cross-team/company-wide initiatives
  • Be the steward for promoting data engineering best practices, from data governance to data ingestion, data storage, and data serving
  • Influence the roadmap and development for the Data Engineering team
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers


We’re looking for:

  • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design, and coding
  • Hands on experience building and maintaining large scale analytics systems in production
  • Hands on experience building streaming pipelines leveraging technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, and Flink
  • Strong Scala/Java skills and experience
  • Eagerness and humility to keep learning and growing, and a passion for providing mentorship
  • Able to apply long-term and high-level thinking and problem solving skills to complex problems
  • A BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering from a top school, but a wonderful project list is even better
  • Bonus points for strong machine learning or stats knowledge


As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world
  • Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
  • Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match
  • Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy  
  • Access to mental health resources
  • Fertility preservation benefits
  • No Meeting Wednesdays, an annual Learning + Development stipend, and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot
  • Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually 
  • Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts
  • The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)


At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our product, and our community. We strive to make our workplace an inclusive and diverse environment, giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to have a voice. We champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity to join our team dedicated to bringing people together across the globe. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, or other lived experience.

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