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Engineering Manager, Data

3+ months agoWest Hollywood, CA
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.

The Data team in Tinder is looking for a hardworking, passionate and self-motivated Engineering Manager who will primarily focus on our data platform building the best data infrastructure at scale!

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, communicate, and evangelize the long term technical vision and roadmap for data storage, ingestion, ETL, and retrieval in collaboration with the technical leads and leadership
  • Lead execution of team deliverables, organize team processes, and work with the team leads to plan and achieve Objectives & Key Results
  • Foster a healthy and collaborative culture and be a role model by demonstrating Tinder’s core values
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members, including other managers and senior individual contributors
  • Drive engineering excellence by participating in code reviews, technical designs, and evangelizing software engineering best practices
  • Be a strong voice across all of the engineering constantly uplifting engineering culture and improving engineering processes of the larger organization
  • Grow the team by working with recruiting to identify and hire excellent and diverse engineering and leadership talent

We're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in data platform and infrastructure
  • 2+ years of people management experience. Track record of building teams, growing the next set of leaders, and managing managers
  • Hands-on experience and detailed understanding of AWS, data lake best practices, tools and automation
  • In-depth knowledge of Relational, NoSQL, and BigData technologies
  • Ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams, and navigate technical ambiguity with only high-level direction
  • Ability to work with complex production-quality software as well as fast paces research-type projects. Track record of growing the latter into former over time
  • Technical expertise in data infrastructure, cloud computing, storage systems, and distributed computing frameworks in multi-petabyte scale systems
  • Knowledge of modern data/compute infrastructure and frameworks. Familiarity with ones we use at Tinder including S3, DynamoDB, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Spark, EMR, Airflow, Flink, Databricks
  • Able to motivate, instill a strong sense of ownership, and build a culture of accountability in your team
  • Openness to new or different ideas and the ability to evaluate multiple approaches and choose the best one based on fundamental qualities and supporting data
  • Ability to communicate highly technical problems and solutions at all levels from engineers to top leadership
  • Thorough understanding of procedures and processes in large/mid-size organization

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, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
• 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.
Job ID: d2341feb-5a7b-4e02-83d1-6ae2681c680e
Employment Type: Other