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Want to help people find their life partner? Want to work at an established startup but with a small engineering team where you can make an impact? Do you value learning, growth, and mentorship?

Tawkify brings personalized matchmaking to the masses through technology with a human touch. Founded by Stanford alumni in 2012, we’ve built a successful platform that generates 8 figures of revenue/year with little capital raised. In the past year, we’ve doubled our team to > 100 and looking to 3x our tight-knit engineering team of 6 people. We have an extremely diverse team - our leadership team is 50/50 men and women, and our backgrounds include life coaches to writers to engineers.

We’re looking for someone passionate building tools that empower our hundreds of matchmakers find and build meaningful relationships for our clients. You’ll build features to help matchmakers search for potential matches, design curated dates, and communicate with their clients.

Potential projects include:

  • building a matchmaker search interface that utilizes data from machine to recommend matches based on their profile, past dates, and feedback
  • a date designer tool that allows matchmakers to easily build a meaningful date based using past dates, user profiles, and the Google Places API
  • building a graphQL layer on top of our API

Opportunities:

  • Lead, design, and implement core workflow tools to empower our matchmakers and create intuitive interfaces
  • Mentorship from our team of senior engineers and former startup founders
  • Work directly with our team of matchmakers for feedback and design
  • Grow as a mentor of an ambitious, tight-knit engineering team
  • Shape coding guidelines, best practices, and code quality
  • Design component-based architecture that will allow the team to scale quickly and efficiently
  • Drive and prioritize feature development for specific areas of product ownership
  • Learn from a seasoned executive team that has built and sold businesses previously

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in developing web services
  • Ability to quickly understand technical and business requirements and be able to translate into technical design and implementation
  • B.S. in Computer Science or other engineering fields
  • Experienced in shipping high quality, high performance software at scale
  • Passionate about building usable, intuitive user experiences that delight
  • Proficient coding using React, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Proficiency in PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, Java, C#, C++/C, and/or equivalent
  • Proficient with designing schema and queries for MySQL, PostgreSQL, and/or equivalent
  • Familiar with modern front-end/back-end design paradigms
  • Belief in always trying to be better and making everyone around you better

Tech Stack:

  • React/Express
  • Rest API in PHP
  • MySQL on RDS
  • Bull Queue
  • Airflow
  • Elastic Search
  • Sagemaker
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