Full-Stack Engineer at Hinge
New York City, NY, US

We are looking for a sharp mid-level full-stack engineer who has experience, but is hungry to learn more. We want you to help us design, build and maintain the next generation of Hinge’s internal web tools and hinge.co website. As a Mid-level Full-Stack Engineer you’ll be an integral member of our engineering team and report to the Director of Backend Engineering.

 

About You

 

  • 2-4 years experience in full stack development building single responsive page applications
  • Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, Ajax and CSS required
  • Prior knowledge of ReactJS, Angular, Vue, or other JS framework required
  • Prior knowledge of Relational and NoSQL databases preferred but not required
  • Prior knowledge of Go preferred but not required
  • Positive, kind, and open to feedback
  • Ready to hit the ground running with a commit on day one
  • Beginning to form opinions on best practices and excited to share ideas
  • Thrive in a collaborative work environment
  • Clear communication and ability to own projects end-to-end, coordinating with other teams as necessary

 

Roles / Responsibilities

 

  • Write high quality code that is self-explanatory, thoroughly tested, and meets objectives as described in functional specifications
  • Collaborate with other engineers and participate in code reviews
  • Work with marketing, product, CS and ops teams to define requirements, timelines, and prioritization for web-based projects.
  • Follow established best practices for Hinge’s codebase.
  • Help analyze performance throughout the stack to optimize the user experience.
  • Drive projects to completion with minimal guidance.

 

Objectives in the first three months

 

  • Learn our systems and frameworks and begin implementing minor improvements
  • Own and deliver a large project start-to-finish.
  • Review existing implementation of our web based internal tools and suggest improvements.
  • Plan and estimate your own work in weekly Sprint Planning meetings

 

This is a mid-level position with competitive pay and benefits, plus an awesome working environment. Any company can give you free lunch and happy hours (and we do), but at Hinge we pride ourselves on caring for each other.

 

About Hinge

 

We believe the quality of your relationships determines the quality of your life. So when it comes to your most important relationship, it makes sense to take a more thoughtful approach. Hinge provides an alternative to swipe culture by creating smart matches and natural conversations among people who are on the same page. That’s why 75% of our first dates turn into second dates, and why we’re the #1 mobile-first dating app mentioned in the NYTimes Wedding section. Hinge is where the next generation is going when they’re over dating games and ready to find meaningful connections.

 

What you can expect from us

 

As individuals, and as a company, we strive to embody these 5 cultural attributes in everything we do:

 

  • Open: Invite and deeply consider challenges and criticism.
  • Candid: Share your genuine thoughts and opinions directly, in real time.
  • Kind: Be empathetic, communitarian and trustworthy.
  • Bold: Proactively identify and pursue opportunity. Think big and don’t be afraid to take calculated risks.
  • Discerning: Think and act using the appropriate combination of principles, common sense, data and insight.

 

***Please note that being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment at Hinge.***