Engineering Manager II, Data Infrastructure

| San Francisco
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Tinder is on a mission to change the world, bringing people together and facilitating millions of connections that otherwise might not have been possible. With tens of millions of users and an expansive global presence, our reach is expansive - and rapidly growing. 
This role can also be based in Los Angeles, CA.
About The Role
Our platform handles billions of events a day, terabytes of data, and millions of network requests with frequent code deployments. As an Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of infrastructure and software engineers who are responsible for Tinder’s Global Platform.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide daily guidance, mentorship, and coaching to your team
  • Be responsible for the health and growth of our data storage and tooling platforms 
  • Develop effective partnerships within your team and other teams at Tinder
  • Be singularly focused on the success of the individuals on your team 
  • Be responsible for the technical support of the Tinder Platform and global business, including our Backend, Big Data, and Machine Learning teams

What You’ll Need

  • 2+ years of recent technical management experience 
  • Previous experience in a Software or Systems Engineer role
  • Demonstrated history of embracing Infrastructure as Code and current industry best practices with modern and relevant technologies
  • Ability to script in one of the following languages: Bash, Python, Ruby
  • Experience with databases (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, streaming data, Kafka), caching (e.g. Redis), Terraform, containers, Kubernetes, and/or AWS is a plus, but not required

About The Team

  • The Data Platform and Data Services teams are a small, talented team of Software Engineers. They are singularly focused on enabling the explosive growth of our technology platform, especially in the areas of data storage, Big Data, and Machine Learning.

Team Challenges

  • Meet the evolving engineering needs of a business that has grown to more than 500 employees globally.
  • Triage and timely support of requests submitted by employees throughout the Tinder business.
  • Ensure the high availability of Tinder’s Platform for our end users

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:
• Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world
• Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
• Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match
• Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy
• Access to mental health resources
• Fertility preservation benefits
• No Meeting Wednesdays, an annual Learning + Development stipend, and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot
• Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually 
• Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts
• The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
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 product, and our community. We strive to make our workplace an inclusive and diverse environment, giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to have a voice. We champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity to join our team dedicated to bringing people together across the globe. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, or other lived experience.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • BashLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • ElasticSearchDatabases


116 New Montgomery St. Ste 600, San Francisco, CA 94105

An Insider's view of Tinder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The SF office always has a friendly, cheerful vibe. The Workplace team takes such great care of us - I truly look forward to spending time at the office!


Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Tinder has empowered me to rapidly grow my career. In less than four years I’ve been promoted to Senior Engineer, to Staff Engineer, and to Engineering Manager. As long as you are delivering value through impact and initiatives, there is no ceiling to your growth.


Engineering Manager

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Tinder Engineering is a culture of collaboration, learning and experimentation, growth, and technical excellence. Our product exists to bring people together, so too does our company bring together people of different backgrounds and specialties to create an amazing impact together.


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What are Tinder Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch daily and free breakfast on Fridays
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $15k annually for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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