JavaScript Developer

JavaScript is a central aspect of the Frontend projects at Badoo. Facing high performance requirements, our frontend engineers work hard to bring new features to our users while speeding up the application and keeping the code modular and maintainable. We are seeking a senior level developer to work on technically challenging, highload projects to help our millions of users connect online.


  • Design the architecture, plan, develop and release new features for our millions of global users
  • Take the lead on new features as required
  • Work with JavaScript (no design or HTML/CSS)
  • Server-side API: strictly typed and well defined data-only API
  • Work in a big team, actively collaborating with fellow JavaScript and CSS developers, Quality Assurance, Release Engineers and designers
  • Communicate well and be an efficient and responsible team member


  • Extensive full-time development experience
  • Knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of JavaScript inside desktop browsers
  • Ability to write object-oriented and modular code that will be supported for a long time
  • Knowledge of internet stack: HTTP, Linux, Nginx/Apache, Node.js desirable
  • Experience with one of server-side scripting languages desirable
  • Background in highload project work, optimising code and performance desirable
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new requirements quickly


There’s nothing ordinary about working at Badoo. We’re just as social as our product and don’t hide behind our computers. Innovation is key to what we do and since we’re a rapidly growing start-up, things move fast. We’re a diverse, international bunch and are based in amazing offices in Soho, with perks to match. 

Badoo is the largest dating network in the world. With 360 million users across 190 countries and 450 employees worldwide, Badoo provides the best technology for people to meet, because happiness is better shared. 
Each day more than 400,000 people sign up for a Badoo experience; users send over 350 million messages and 10 million photos are added to the Badoo platform. Users spend an average of 1.8 hours daily on the Badoo experience, for a total of over 12 billion swipes per day.

Badoo also operates a number of white label licences for various international brands. For more information, please visit

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