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Sr. Android Engineer - AWS, Kotlin, Android

Terminal.com

Terminal.com

Software Engineering
Colombia
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
About Grindr

Grindr is the world’s largest dating app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. With around 13 million monthly active users, Grindr has become a fundamental part of the global LGBTQ community, and we take pride in empowering our users to connect, express themselves, and discover the queer world around them.

Our next evolution is underway as a newly public company looking to expand and continue to build meaningful experiences for our users. From social issues to original content, we’re blazing innovative paths with impact for our community, all while leveraging the latest tech stacks and striving for engineering excellence. At the heart of our work in this new chapter is a shared set of core values: openness and exploration, a bias for action, and strong support of the LGBTQ community.

With a track record of strong financial performance and plans for continued headcount growth, we’re looking to build a team of talented, passionate, and open-minded people who believe in our mission, align with our values, and are excited to work at the intersection of innovative technology and social impact. Come be a part of this exciting journey with us.

About The Role

Come play a key role in building the next generation of the Grindr app! Working on our Android 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. 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 position is located in Medellin, Colombia, and requires working onsite Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Grindr offices at WeWork El Poblado. Open to candidates willing to relocate within Colombia.

What You’ll Do

  • Use the latest technologies to develop highly innovative consumer mobile products
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance elegant mobile solutions
  • Work collaboratively with a brilliant cross-functional team to make Grindr the best app it can be for its users
  • Work directly with quality engineers to identify test cases and devise efficient, scalable testing processes to allow us to run weekly releases
  • Own projects and deeply understanding the why behind them
  • Collaborate effectively across our engineering teams in North America and Taiwan

What You’ll Bring

  • You have a B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience serving as a subject matter expert with a high level of autonomy
  • You have 6+ years experience building Android applications
  • Experience in Kotlin
  • You have experience with large Android codebases and complex, high-performance apps
  • Strong practical knowledge of software engineering best practices and design patterns such as MVVM
  • You have experience with Android app performance optimization & metrics
  • You’re a strong problem solver and 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’re mission driven
  • You build software with your users and their needs top of mind
  • You enjoy shipping products, measuring value to users, and iterating We’ll really swoon if you have:
  • You have experience working with Kotlin Coroutines and Coroutine Flows
  • You have experience working with international teams