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Grindr // mobile social network for LGBTQ
Engineering, Full Time    HQ - West Hollywood    Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Our wildly successful Mobile team is growing again, & we are looking for an iOS Engineer who will bring their talents & intellect to building out functionality that delivers innovative solutions & experiences for dedicated users across the globe.

Join a robust Mobile Engineering team that continues to innovate as the largest social media app in its category, with over 4M daily active users & 10M active monthly users.

In this role, you will work closely with the VP of Mobile Engineering, QA Engineers & Analysts, Product Managers, & other Engineers in building & maintaining a fast, reliable, app, while proactively looking for improvements to our products codebase.


  • Using Objective-C & Swift along with XCode & CocoaPods, you'll be maintaining & evolving the software for current & future needs in order to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products, while supporting the product roadmap
  • Building new features, refactoring code, & tweaking existing features based on our users needs
  • Designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, & enhancing elegant mobile solutions
  • Working directly with quality engineers to identify test cases & devise efficient, scalable testing processes to allow us to run weekly to monthly releases
  • Communicating with the leadership team, product managers, & other engineers on business & technical priorities

Desired Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • 2 years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 2 years building mobile applications in Objective-C (Swift experience a plus!)
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including RESTful API design techniques
  • Experience with software engineering practices (unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)

Why Work at Grindr?

Since 2009, Grindr has built the worlds largest social network for gay, bi, trans, & queer people. Now more than just an app, were a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:

  • Grindr The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • INTO A video content platform dedicated to queer perspectives: news, culture, social, commentary, & more.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) Our social mission to promote justice, health, & safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • Gaymoji A one-of-a-kind collection of over 500+ stickers available on iOS, Android, & in the Grindr app.

Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive & passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, & most importantly, doers. Were fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, & a knack for crossing every finish line all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, & stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.

Benefits & Perks

  • 100% covered medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k)
  • Catered daily lunch
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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