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Senior Software Engineer, iOS



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023
Our Mission
As humans, there are few things more exciting than meeting someone new. At Tinder, we’re inspired by the challenge of keeping the magic of human connection alive. 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.
As a Senior 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 the world over.
Where you’ll work:
This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration two times per week. Our offices are located in West Hollywood, San Francisco, or Palo Alto, California.

What You'll Do:

  • 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
  • Coordinate with the product and design team(s) influence the roadmap and product development of Tinder App and services
  • Create and maintain 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 scientist 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:

  • 5+ years of professional experience building native iOS applications
  • Significant experience building applications in SwiftKnowledge of Swift concepts (structs, optionals, generics etc.)
  • Experience building user-facing features with autolayout
  • Familiar with architecture patterns such as MVVM / VIPER etc. and their uses
  • Knowledge of iOS memory management and protocol-oriented programming
  • Experience building and testing large-scale iOS apps and/or codebases

Nice to Have:

  • Prior startup experience is excellent but not necessary. A background that lends itself to being resourceful is what matters.
  • Experience with building public APIs and mobile SDK’s
  • Experience with 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
  • Experience collaborating with a small team while working interdependently within a cross-functional organization.
  • A BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering
Commitment to Inclusion
At Tinder, 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 here: https://www.lifeattinder.com/dei
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