Full-Stack Engineer III

New York, New York
Hinge – Engineering /
Full-time /
Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted

In today's digital world, finding genuine relationships is tougher than ever. At Hinge, we’re on a mission to inspire intimate connection to create a less lonely world. We’re obsessed with understanding our users’ behaviors to help them find love, and our success is defined by one simple metric– setting up great dates. With tens of millions of users across the globe, we’ve become the most trusted way to find a relationship, for all.

About the Role

We are seeking a Full-Stack Engineer III to join our team at Hinge. 

As a key member of our team, you will play a vital role in developing and maintaining internal tools essential for our Trust & Safety Ops team. Your focus will be on providing our moderation team with the necessary information to make effective decisions for user safety. Collaborating within a cross-disciplinary team, including data engineers, product managers, technical project managers, designers, and QA specialists, you will work closely with the Tech Lead and peers to advance our product and contribute to our engineering community. This role offers the opportunity to do high-impact work, directly contributing to user safety by enabling teams to work more efficiently. Given the current phase of maturity for our internal tools, you will have ample opportunities to shape and expand the product while broadening its scope.


    • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to build features.
    • Build tooling and user interfaces for our web application to support Moderation, Appeals and Support team members in managing users on our platform.
    • Design and build backend/frontend features with an emphasis on quality and scalability.
    • Own projects end-to-end, and effectively communicate with tech leads, managers and other stakeholders.
    • Work in a cloud-native tech stack: Kubernetes, AWS, Go gRPC/API services, Postgres, Redis, Kafka, React.
    • Participate and engage in team ceremonies/processes and our on-call rotation (weeklong alternating with other engineers).

What We're Looking For

    • Proficient in coding in one or more backend languages with a preference on Go
    • 3+ years experience with architecting RESTful APIs while following best practices
    • 2+ years experience with building and maintaining React web applications (Javascript/Typescript, CSS)
    • Worked with at least one message or event-based technology (Kafka, Kinesis, RabbitMQ, SQS, etc.)
    • Experience working in distributed production systems
    • Familiar with Cloud infrastructure and microservice architecture (such as AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Familiar with CI/CD pipelines and testing frameworks (Mocha/Jest)
    • Knowledgeable of the Software Development Life Cycle
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Clear written & verbal communicator
    • Adept at explaining complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences

$143,000 - $172,000 a year
Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary range is reflective of a position based in New York City. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.
As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy:

401(k) Matching: We match 100% of the first 10% of pre-tax 401(k) contributions you make, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.

Professional Growth: Get a $3,000 annual Learning & Development stipend once you’ve been with us for three months. You also get free access to Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 6000 courses, starting your first day.

Parental Leave & Planning: When you become a new parent, you’re eligible for 100% paid parental leave (20 paid weeks for both birth and non-birth parents.)

Fertility Support: You’ll get easy access to fertility care through Carrot, from basic treatments to fertility preservation. We also provide $10,000 toward fertility preservation. You and your spouse/domestic partner are both eligible.

Date Stipend: All Hinge employees receive a $100 monthly stipend for epic dates– Romantic or otherwise. Hinge Premium is also free for employees and their loved ones.

ERGs: We have eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)—Asian, Unapologetic, Disability, LGBTQIA+, Vibras, Women/Nonbinary, Parents, and Remote—that hold regular meetings, host events, and provide dedicated support to the organization & its community.

At Hinge, our core values are…

Authenticity: We share, never hide, our words, actions and intentions.

Courage: We embrace lofty goals and tough challenges.

Empathy: We deeply consider the perspective of others.

Diversity inspires innovation

Hinge is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe success is created by a diverse workforce of individuals with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

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.