Software Engineer - Server-Side and Cloud Applications

Job Description

Zoosk is looking for software engineers of all levels who will be responsible for creating and maintaining multiple back-end and cloud systems that serve data and provide business logic to our many client applications through a REST-based API. Your server-side code will provide access to critical functions for Zoosk client applications, including authentication, user activity controls, messaging, search, social graph, user profile management, payments, caching, and photos.

Join a community of doers, who values collaboration, open communication, and an exploratory approach to problem solving that sets us apart from other organizations. You’ll enjoy seeing your work ship quickly and watching your efforts help Zoosk continue to impact the lives of our over 38 million users worldwide.


  • Design, code and maintain software libraries and APIs that drive our client applications, providing access to data, caching, job scheduling, business logic and messaging systems
  • Collaborate with product managers to define clear requirements, deliverables, and milestones for development projects
  • Own significant portions of the codebase and monitor their performance in production systems
  • Identify opportunities to improve Zoosk software infrastructure. Research technologies, produce proof of concepts and integrate into production systems.


  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or commensurate experience
  • 2+ years experience building scalable, data-driven software systems
  • Solid computer science fundamentals
  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Javascript, PHP, or Java
  • Solid experience with relational databases, handling datasets of millions of rows
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Node.js, Angular.js, MySQL, AWS • Cloud Services (DynamoDB, API Gateway, RDS, Lambda, CloudFormation)
  • Experience building applications on LAMP stacks
  • Excited about hard problems and creating next-gen solutions

Zoosk is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us:

Zoosk’s Core Values: Don’t stop caring. Be a doer. We’re better together. Speak up. We say no to the status quo. If there’s fun to be had, then have it.

Zoosk is a leading online dating company in San Francisco founded by two engineers in 2007. After ten years, we have 40 million users in 80 countries exchanging millions of messages in 25 different languages every single day.

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