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Senior Software Engineer (Remote)



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024
The League is seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to join us on our mission to make meaningful connections for those who refuse to settle. Join our team to work on challenging problems using modern tools, and make a big impact on not just our technology - but the dating and social life of our users! We are a lean engineering team so you will have many different opportunities to make meaningful contributions to important problem spaces.
Know where you belong.
The League is the newest addition to the Match Group portfolio . The League was created for ambitious, career-focused singles looking for a long-term relationship. Creating a sense of belonging doesn’t stop at our products - it’s the foundation of every team we hire.
This is a remote position. We will consider candidates across the US.

As part of the team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding our backend technologies
  • Working alongside and communicating with other talented engineers
  • Estimating stories and tasks considering complexity, uncertainty, and level of effort
  • Finding healthy balances between release speed, tech-debt, and code quality
  • Writing and maintaining code, tests, and bug fixes for production systems
  • Creating secure, performant API resources for frontend teams
  • Improving security, performance, and maintainability of the backend stack
  • Configuring and maintaining AWS infrastructure through code
  • Responding to production issues

As part of the team, you'll be able to:

  • Use contemporary technologies to solve interesting problems. Our primary backend stack consists of Node, PostgreSQL, Redis, and AWS.
  • Build new features on top of a solid codebase
  • Bring new insight and ideas to solve both challenging and straightforward problems
  • Make not just backend contributions, but frontend as well

We could be a Match if you have:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Professional experience deploying production code for at least 5 years
  • Experience with Javascript or Typescript in a Node.js environment
  • Experience with SQL (preferably PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Terraform and AWS
  • Experience and alignment with Agile methodologies
  • Experience as a generalist working across multiple areas (including API code, UI code, and database optimization)
Why The League?
Our mission is simple – to help people find love and happiness! We love our employees too and understand the importance of all life's milestones. Here are some of the benefits we are proud to offer:
Mind & Body Medical, mental health, and wellness benefits to support your overall health and well-being
Financial Wellness Competitive compensation, 100% employer match on 401k contributions up to 10% (cap at $10,000), as well as an employee stock purchase program to help you feel supported in your financial security
Unplug Generous PTO and 18 paid holidays so you can unplug
Career Annual training allowance for professional development and ERG membership opportunities and events so you feel connected and empowered in your work
Family Families come in all shapes and sizes so we offer 20 weeks of 100% paid parental leave, fertility, adoption, and child care resources, as well as pet insurance and discounts
Company Gatherings We host fun happy hours and company events where our employees get to know each other and build a sense of connection and belonging!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value the rich dynamics that diversity brings to our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), gender identity or expression, uniformed service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. Period.
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.