What’s so interesting about this role?
Come play a key role in building the next generation of the Grindr app! Working within our iOS team, you’ll have the opportunity to solve challenging problems, work with the latest technologies, collaborate with a kind and capable team, and contribute to a one-of-a-kind app at a unique scale.
The Grindr team continues to innovate as the largest social media app in its category, with over 5M daily active users and 15M monthly active users.
This role is intended to help be the liaison between our team located in Taiwan and in the US / Canada. You will play a critical role in directing requirements to Taiwan.
What’s the job?
Ability to work swing shifts to collaborate effectively across our engineering teams in North America and Taipei
Using Swift, Xcode, RxSwift, Bitrise, Fastlane, Jenkins, and Github , you will be evolving and maintaining the software architecture for current and future needs in order to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products, while supporting the product roadmap
Designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, and enhancing elegant mobile solutions
Working collaboratively with a brilliant cross-functional team to make Grindr the best app it can be for its users
Working directly with quality engineers to identify test cases and devise efficient, scalable testing processes to allow us to run bi-weekly releases
Owning projects and deeply understanding the why behind them
Mentoring other engineers and fostering career growth
What we'll love about you
You have a B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
You have at least 4 years of experience building iOS applications, primarily in Swift
You have experience with large iOS codebases and complex, high-performance apps
Strong practical knowledge of software engineering best practices and design patterns such as MVVM, Coordinator, one-way data flow, and modular architecture
You have experience with iOS app performance optimization & metrics
You’re a strong problem solver and a fast learner
You’re compassionate, collaborative, and deeply care for the people around you
You’re passionate about top-quality code and using the latest best practices
You build software with your users and their needs as your priority
You enjoy shipping products, measuring value to users, and iterating
We'll really swoon if you have
Professional Experience with RxSwift or any functional reactive programming framework.
Professional Experience with Coordinators and / or RxFlow
Experience with Architecture at scale
The ability to speak Mandarin Chinese would be a big plus
What you'll love about us
Global impact : Grindr is the world-leading LGTBQ+ social networking service. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGTBQ+ people around the world.
High Growth : Like the company itself, this role offers significant room for growth and development
Remote First : We have offices in LA, NYC, SF, Chicago, Toronto, and Taipei, though the company is set up not just as remote-friendly, but remote-first.
More than 30% of our employees work outside the cities where we have offices. Today, we are set up to hire easily in the US, Canada, and Taiwan.
If you live outside one of these countries, just let us know so we can make sure we can support you.
Comp : Industry competitive compensation, including equity for all employees
Benefits : Unlimited vacation policy
Family insurance : We provide great insurance coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and your family.
Retirement Savings : Generous 401(k) plan
Other Perks : Home-office stipend and many company-sponsored events
Since launching in 2009, Grindr has grown into the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people.
We have millions of daily users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.
Today, Grindr proudly represents a modern LGBTQ+ lifestyle that expands into new platforms. From social issues to original content, we continue to blaze innovative paths with a meaningful impact on our community.
At Grindr, we create a safe space where you can discover, navigate, and get zero feet away from the queer world around you.
As of June 2020, Grindr has new owners with a track record of multiple successful Bay Area start-ups. The new leadership is demonstrating a renewed commitment to creating an experience for users that is safe, fun, and productive, as well as a positive & uplifting company culture in which everyone can be their best selves.
At the heart of Grindr’s mission in this new chapter is a shared set of core values including transparency, accountability, experimentation (failing fast), and strong allegiance to the LGBTQ+ community.
Grindr is an equal opportunity employer.