Backend Engineer ( SQL, Facebook API, Twitter API )
Match.com - Los Angeles, CA

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We are looking for experienced, well-rounded engineers who love building software for mobile devices and infrastructure. The projects on our plate are amazing, and passion is a must.

What are you looking for?
  • A brilliant team working on an array of new mobile ventures that you have the opportunity to create and shape
  • The fast pace and agility of a venture-backed startup (many of us come from venture-backed startups, and we can all attest to this!), with the handy resources of a technology/new media giant
  • All the hardware/software/equipment you need, customized however you like
  • Great amenities within a great building, including: fully stocked cafeteria and kitchen on every floor, and a colorful/creative work environment

The backend engineer will be responsible for the following activities:

Responsibilities
  • API development : Developing the tinder API that is utilized by the iOS client.
  • Database : The Backend Engineer will be reviewing & implementing database schemas, query optimization, sharding & replicating.
  • 3rd party integrations : The Backend Engineer will be responsible for connecting & integrating with 3rd party APIs.
  • Scripting : The backend engineer will be responsible for various scripting activities including system level scripting, data migration, etc

Required Experience:
o Javascript
o Node.js
o Mongodb
o Facebook API
o Ubuntu

Preferable Experience:
o SQL
o Search engine
o Elastic Search
o Twitter API

Education
  • Prior startup experience is fantastic (but not necessary); being scrappy will help you hit the ground running.
  • A BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering from a top school is preferred, but a wonderful project list trumps all
  • Got an app that you've designed in the Apple App Store? Send us an iTunes link.
  • Have a portfolio of work? Shoot over a link.
  • Do you like writing about things you design/build? We'd love to read your blog.
  • Ultimately, we are looking for intelligent and highly ambitious entrepreneurs who are passionate about creating great products and solving unique problems.

Compensation
Competitive salary/equity compensation, and better benefits than any other startup in Los Angeles (phenomenal health coverage, 401K, gym discounts, software discounts, free drinks, snacks, and a lot more)

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