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Backend Engineering Intern ('24)

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Los Angeles

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Summer Internship

Software Engineering•Los Angeles


  • As a Backend Intern at Tinder, you will partner directly with senior members of the Engineering team and be empowered to contribute solutions to Tinder's backend system. We are deeply invested in challenging norms, constantly improving architecture design, exploring emergent tech and ideas, and leveraging new technologies in interesting ways to deliver an app that is widely known the world over.  


  • Aspiring backend developer who’s excited to work on large scale challenges with cutting-edge technology
  • Proficiency in coding with at least one language (Java, Scala, Python,Typescript, Nodejs, etc.)
  • Foundational knowledge of basic Computer Science principles: data structures and algorithms.
  • Currently pursuing a BS/BA, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or a related field (Graduation date of December 2024 onward)
  • Nice to Have:
  • Prior internship or work experience on backend systems
  • Completed relevant project experience (i.e. hack-a-thons, personal projects, GitHub, Open Source, volunteer coding experience etc.)
  • Knowledge of technologies such as; Protocol Buffers, gRPC, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, ElasticSearch, Redis
  • Aware of AWS technologies like; DynamoDB, S3, RDS, ElastiCache

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Collaborate across Tinder Engineering on the expansion of our service platform
  • Develop and operate scalable and resilient distributed services that run on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Build large scale distributed systems that handle billions of data events a day
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Participate in the annual Tindership Hackathon, presenting with your team to the entire Tinder team and panel of executives.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles


  • The liveliness of a startup with the impact of a global business
  • Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun, and highly motivated people
  • Competitive hourly pay and flexible working schedule
  • Comprehensive health coverage, 401(k) 
  • Access to mental health resources
  • Virtual yoga and fitness classes, and many other fun activities
  • Virtual celebrations, parties, socials, and more
  • A robust Learning + Development offering including our MentorMatch program, access to a library of 6,000+ online learning courses through Udemy
  • Fully customized computer equipment to fit your needs
  • The opportunity to join 8+ active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)