Sr. Software Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure

West Hollywood, California / San Francisco, California
Tinder – Engineering /
Full-time /
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.

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.

As the Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer for Tinder Foundations, you will work on our central infrastructure platform that manages our CI/CD, infrastructure automation, and networking automation used by all of Tinder engineering. Our goal is to automate all complexities of our infrastructure, increase development velocity, and manage a platform that handles millions of requests per second.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Work on a high-impact, greenfield project
    • Build highly reliable software solutions
    • Work on a cutting-edge Kubernetes and Envoy service-mesh stack
    • Collaborate with various technical and functional teams across our company
    • Own all aspects of software engineering and product development
    • Participate in architecture, design, and code reviewsRecruit, encourage, and develop other team members

What we are looking for:

    • 5-7+ years of software development experience
    • 1-2+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure or other cloud providers
    • Strong communication skills and a passion for driving projects from start to finish
    • Good experience with backend languages like Python, Go, and Java
    • Excellent knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design

Bonus points if you have:

    • Docker experience
    • Terraform, CloudFormation, Puppet, Ansible experience
    • Kubernetes, Envoy, or service-mesh experience
    • Experience managing a CI/CD platform (Buildkite, Jenkins, Spinnaker, etc.)
    • Experience with cloud networking (VPC, ELB, Route53/DNS, etc.)BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or similar subject area

As a full-time employee, you’ll enjoy:

    • Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period), 10 annual Wellness Days
    • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually 
    • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage
    • 100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • 100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits
    • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development
    • Investment in your wellness: access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy
    • Free subscription to Tinder Gold
$185,000 - $205,000 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 the posted location. 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.
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:

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