Senior Android Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000053-1
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Tinder
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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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.
At Tinder, we are passionate about building software to bring our growing global user base one swipe closer to a new adventure! We empower all team members to contribute solutions - this is not a top down organization. We feel it is important to learn from one another and grow as a team.
As a Senior Android 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. 
By applying to this role you will be considered for all Android roles currently available in our LA and San Francisco offices. We currently work together remotely and we've adapted our recruiting processes to accommodate virtual interviews with prospective hires.

What You'll Do

    • Contribute to the architecture, design and implementation of consumer facing features in the Tinder App
    • Build new 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 with innovative and passionate team members

What You'll Need

    • 5+ years of professional experience building native Android applications 
    • Significant experience building applications in Kotlin
    • A strong software architect well versed in design patterns (e.g. you've worked with MVP, Clean/MVVM, and know the benefits of each. You've written your own Repositories and Factories)
    • Understanding of the value of Dependency Injection and has implemented Dagger
    • Experience writing your own test scripts 

Nice to Have

    • Experience designing and architecting full stack applications, including API design and UI wireframing
    • Someone who understands material design guidelines (e.g. you know how to be a good Android citizen while maintaining a strong unique brand identity)
    • Clear communicate style within a collaborative team environment
    • The ability to combine good judgement, empathy, and technical skills
    • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering 
As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:
· The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business
· Tremendous opportunity to seek some of the industry’s most exciting problems
·  Working with an outstanding team of creative, fun and highly motivated people
· Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, and 401(k) match
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 products, and our community. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.