Software Engineer, iOS

Ghent, Belgium
Tinder – Engineering /
Full-time /
Hybrid
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.

Our Values
• Member Safety: Our top priority is to build an authentic, equitable, and respectful community
• Diversity: We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members
• Authenticity + Collaboration: We encourage authenticity to nurture a trustworthy, collaborative environment
• Big Ideas: We champion and rally behind big ideas, empowering people to think and act differently and to be unafraid of having a strong point of view
• Innovation: We never stand still; we’re inspired to build for what’s next, and we must constantly innovate, experiment, and learn

The Team
The Engineering team is responsible for building innovative features and resilient systems that bring people together. We're always experimenting with new features to engage with our members. Although we are a high-scale tech company, the member-to-engineer ratio is very high—making the level of impact each engineer gets to have at Tinder enormous.

As an 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 three times per week. This position is located in Ghent, Belgium.

In this role, you will:

    • 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
    • Collaborate with engineers cross-functionally as well as the product and design team(s) to influence the roadmap and product development of Tinder’s App and services 
    • Contribute to 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 science team(s)
    • Evolve Tinder’s architecture to support multiple authentication flows and account management
    • Mentor, collaborate, and learn from innovative and passionate team members

You'll need:

    • 2+ years of experience building consumer facing applications with native iOS
    • Full life cycle experience building applications in Swift
    • Proficient in Swift concepts (structs, optionals, generics etc.) 
    • Experience building user-facing features with autolayout
    • Familiar with popular architecture patterns such as MVVM / Clean and their uses
    • Knowledge of iOS memory management and protocol-oriented programming Experience building and testing large-scale iOS apps and/or codebases
    • Proficiency writing your own unit tests Clear and solutions oriented communication style with a passion for code quality
    • Willingness to work collaboratively in an Agile environment (scrum, planning poker, standup, etc.)

Nice to have:

    • Experience with building public APIs and mobile SDK’s 
    • Experience with React Native, Flutter, or web technologies is a plus
    • Knowledge of 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
    • Familiar with implementing In-App Purchases, StoreKit or implementing premium features in an iOS app
    • Experience collaborating with a small team while working independently within a cross-functional organization
    • A BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering is amazing but not required; proficiency in modern iOS technologies and principles is what matters most

As part of our team, you'll enjoy:

    • Investment in your wellness: Group Insurance, Hospital Insurance & access to mental health support
    • Paid Emergency days
    • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual stipend for your professional development
    • Meal vouchers, Internet at Home, Phone Subscription
    • Free subscription to Tinder Platinum
    • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched annually 
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