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Tawkify brings the personalization of matchmaking to the masses.

Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer (Matchmaker Tools)

$140k – $180k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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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 enjoy mentoring engineers?

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 5 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:
- a “Pinterest-like” visual matchmaking tool for finding matches
- a date designer tool that allows matchmakers to easily build a meaningful date based using past dates, user profiles, and the Google Places API
- utilizing D3 to build new visualizations and dashboards for clients and matchmakers

- Lead, design, and implement core workflow tools to empower our matchmakers and create intuitive interfaces
- Work directly with our in-office 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

- 3+ years in developing web services and/or mobile apps
- 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

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Rob Kwok

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CTO Tawkify Co-founded Apteligent (formerly Crittercism) acquired by VMware
CEO of Tawkify, Top 30 FB Developers in 2007 with over 6M users, Principal Imagineer at @One Kings Lane, Product Planner for Office Labs at @Microsoft

Patrick Shih

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Founding Engineer @Tawkify StartX S14 Former PM @Microsoft - Windows

Susan Huang

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Founding User Experience Designer @Tawkify. Grew the User Experience team @One Kings Lane. MBA in Design Strategy, California College of the Arts.

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