Senior Backend Engineer - Infrastructure

Palo Alto, CA, United States Posted a day ago

At Tinder, we are passionate about building software to bring our growing global user base one swipe closer to a new adventure! A successful candidate will have strong technical skills and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

In this Backend Infrastructure role, you will:

  • Design, develop, and operate scalable and resilient distributed core services supporting all Tinder backend applications, running on Kubernetes or ECS
  • Collaborate with various functional teams on the expansion of our backend platform
  • Influence the roadmap and product development of the Tinder App and services

We're looking for:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering from a top school, but a wonderful project list trumps all
  • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design, and coding
  • Experience in designing and building distributed backend systems handling high volumes of traffic
  • Experience in handling ambiguous business requirements with excellent execution
  • Passion to solve complex problems and make continuous improvements
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with backend languages like Java, Scala, Go, Node.js, etc.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in design and development using NoSQL, such as DynamoDB or Cassandra
  • Experience with AWS, Redis, ElasticSearch, Kafka, and Spark
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and/or CI/CD
  • Experience with Docker containers along with Kubernetes or ECS
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