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React Native Engineer

WorkPay
Remote, Kenya

Salary range: KSh100,000 - KSh150,000 | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced React Native developer interested in building performant mobile apps on both the iOS and Android platforms. You will be responsible for architecting and building these applications, as well as coordinating with the teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Ultimately, you should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable mobile applications to meet our company’s needs.
Requirements
  • Clear and accurate written and verbal communication.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript (and TypeScript or ClojureScript) language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax
  • Knowledge of functional and object-oriented programming
  • Ability to write well-documented, clean Javascript code
  • Rock-solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
  • Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode, Gradle (Android Studio, IntelliJ)
  • Understanding of REST APIs and offline storage
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest or Mocha
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Responsibilities

  • Build pixel-perfect, smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both mobile platforms.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Transition existing React web apps to React Native.
  • Collaborating with the back-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience.
  • Reach out to the open-source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes.
  • Participating in continuing education and training to remain current on best practices, learn new programming languages, and better assist other team members.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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