Data Engineering

Grindr LLC
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Job Description

The big data space is growing rapidly at Grindr and we’re looking to build an exceptional data engineering team with chops in cutting edge real-time streaming technologies and ambitions to achieve high quality and reliability with TDD, automation, and continuous delivery. Beyond the data pipeline, you will also be instrumental in bringing the data-driven products and features to life and helping build the future of Grindr.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with our product teams, building models and APIs to drive new features, deliver analysis to further improve engagement in existing features, and empower our business with real-time insights to drive growth in market share, engagement, and revenue. We see 1 trillion events per year and process 10TB of data daily.

What’s the job?

  • Design, develop and deliver data products to production, complying with internal data governance, security and scalability of our system.
  • Solve technical problems of the highest scope and complexity
  • Exert significant influence on the company’s analytical long-range goals and data architecture
  • Define and extend our internal standards for style, maintenance, and best practices for a high-scale data platform
  • Provide mentorship for all on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities
  • Propose ideas to improve the scale, performance, and capabilities of the Data Platform
  • Moving implementation to ownership of real-time and batch processing and data governance and policies.
  • Maintain and enforce the business contracts on how data should be represented and stored.
  • Stay on top of new technologies through R&D and prototyping to continuously improve our big data architectures and systems to streamline how we deliver value with high quality to our end users
  • Implementing ETL processes, moving data between systems including S3, Snowflake, Kafka, and Spark.
  • Work closely with our Data Scientists, SREs, and Product Managers to ensure software is high quality and meets user requirements.

What we'll love about you 

  • 7+ years of experience working with data at scale, including data engineering, business intelligence, data science, or related field
  • 7+ years experience using Python
  • Experience using big data technologies (Snowflake, Airflow, Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, Spark, pySpark)
  • Significant experience with relational databases and query authoring (SQL) in Snowflake or other distributed Databases
  • Experience with agile engineering practices such as TDD, Pair Programming, Continuous Integration, automated testing, and deployment
  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Kafka, Storm or Spark-Streaming
  • Experience with dimensional data modeling and schema design in Data Warehouses
  • Familiar with ETL (managing high-quality reliable ETL pipelines)
  • Be familiar with legal compliance (with data management tools) data classification, and retention

What you'll love about us

  • Mission and Impact: Grindr is building the global gayborhood in your pocket. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGBTQ+ people around the world. Through our success, we are making a world where the lives of our community are free, equal, and just.
  • Family Insurance: Insurance premium coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and partial coverage for your dependents.
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401K plan with 6% match and immediate vest in the U.S.
  • Compensation: Industry-competitive compensation and eligibility for company bonus and equity programs.
  • Queer-Inclusive Benefits: Industry-leading gender-affirming offerings with up to 90% cost coverage, access to Included Health, monthly stipends for HRT, and more.
  • Additional Benefits: Flexible vacation policy, monthly stipends for cell phone, internet, wellness, food, and commuting, breakfast/lunch provided onsite, and yearly travel & leisure stipend.

About Grindr

Grindr is building the global gayborhood in your pocket. With more than 13.5 million monthly active users, Grindr has become a fundamental part of the LGBTQ+ community and is charting a path to make the world more free, equal, and just. Since 2015, Grindr for Equality has advanced safety, health, and human rights for millions of Grindr users and the global LGBTQ+ community in partnership with more than 100 community organizations in every region of the world.

Our next evolution is underway as a public company that continues to grow and build meaningful experiences for our users. From social issues to product innovations, we're setting audacious goals for our community and the business, and leveraging the latest tech stacks and a culture of engineering excellence to make it happen. At the heart of our work in this new chapter is a shared set of operating principles centered around cultivating curiosity, thinking big, setting and expediting our ambitious goals, and growing through iteration; all while keeping our users #1.

Grindr is headquartered in West Hollywood, California, with offices in the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C. With a track record of strong financial performance and plans for continued headcount growth, we’re building a team of talented, passionate, and open-minded people who want to disrupt the dating app space, innovate products, and advance LGBTQ+ culture. Come be a part of this exciting journey with us.

Company Info.

Grindr LLC

Grindr has grown into the largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. We have millions of users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.

  • Industry
    Information Technology,Media
  • No. of Employees
    150
  • Location
    West Hollywood, CA, USA
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