Sr Software Engineer

Los Angeles, USA

In an increasingly digital world, we are seeing rising rates of loneliness, depression, and anxiety in the world. There are hundreds of dating apps on the market but let's be honest, they all suck. Kippo is on a mission to reimagine what it means to meet new people on a digital platform. Kippo is a dating and social app for gamers. We are throwing out the template of what a dating app is supposed to look like and starting from scratch. Join us on this journey to bring the joy of human connection to millions of gamers all over the world.

Join a lean team of engineer, designers, and hackers on an exciting new venture. You will have ownership over the features you build and the code you write. In this role, you will work directly with the CEO, founders, professional gamers, and twitch influencers to design and develop new features.

You're expected to
  • Tackle projects and problems of significantly larger scopes
  • Formulate an efficient game plan for delivering a stable, well-tested feature on time
  • Make technical decisions that improve the codebase while minimizing risk
  • Identify and fix (or, ideally, avoid) bugs and performance bottlenecks
  • Coordinate and communicate seamlessly across other technical and product teams
  • Be a helpful and supportive presence on the team, contributing to code reviews and other team process
We're looking for
  • The ability to figure anything out
  • Strong desire to constantly learn and improve
  • Strong understanding of clean architecture, MVVM
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science preferable but not required
  • Development experience in Node.js, Swift, Kotlin
  • SQL database or relational database skills
We provide
  • Health insurance
  • Lunch
  • Snacks and coffee
  • Surprises

The company is backed by strategic investors from ex-Tinder as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Primer-Sazze and NextGen Venture Partners.

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