Ready to make an impact?

Senior Software Engineer PHP / Node.js 

Do you want to work in a fast growing start up where you actually make an impact on people's lives? We are looking for a motivated, versatile and self-sufficient software engineer to join our team (David, Serge, Aron, Lisanne and Jacintha) in Amsterdam. 

About us     
The Inner Circle is a selective dating platform that connects ambitious, like-minded people. 

Since we started in 2013, The Inner Circle has rapidly expanded. Currently we are active in London, Amsterdam, New York, Stockholm, Zurich, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin and Milan with over 200.000 members across the globe. 
The Inner Circle is not like any other dating app. We decided to focus on quality and not just on quantity. We do this through a screening that ensures singles can meet in a friendly and trustworthy environment. Next to the app (iOS and Android) and website we also host monthly events across the world. 
Our small team of 8 people are based in Amsterdam and London. 
We’re looking for a talented and self-sufficient Software Engineer to join our backend team in Amsterdam. Your main responsibilities will be developing new application features and supporting existing in a high-load environment. Ensuring stability and scalability. Technical recommendations for further growth are more than welcome.
What we expect from you
  • MSc+ degree in IT, math or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in backend development 
  • Experience in high-load systems
  • Proactive, focused, and goal-oriented
  • Passion for continuous learning and adapting to new technologies
Technology Stack
  • PHP 5 / 7 (Zend)
  • Node.js (Express.js,
  • MySQL cluster
  • Memcache / Redis
  • Gearman 
  • Linux, Nginx 
  • AWS (S3, CloudFront, SNS, SES)
  • Facebook (marketing) / Linkedin APIs
Will be a plus
  • Phalcon PHP
  • Docker
  • Deep experience with AWS
  • DB optimization, replication, sharding, partitioning
  • Microservice architecture
What we offer
  • Working environment where you can be part of creating a new and innovative product that impacts the lives of thousands of people across the world (we have a baby-wall in our office..:-)
  • Modern office located in the heart of Amsterdam
  • All-you-can-eat lunch (avocados are limited btw)
  • Competitive salary & bonus

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PR Professional (freelancer / self employed)
New York City - USA

The Inner Circle connects ambitious, like minded singles from around the world.

In October we launched The Inner Circle in New York. We are now looking for a PR Professional (freelance) who can help us grow further. A good network with leading magazines, newspapers and blogs is essential. Highly result driven and a great understanding of our platform and its users is key. 

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