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React Native Engineer

Wahed

About Wahed:

We have a passion to reduce financial inequality and exclusion by building world leading financial products and services aimed at giving access to all. We are a New York headquartered Financial Technology (FinTech) company focused on serving values-based (shariah compliant) digital financial services to retail clients globally, starting with wealth management. We have an impressive global team aligned with this purpose and are looking for trail blazers in their fields that will take our customer delivery to new levels. We can promise you a digital first and truly international culture, as well as a fascinating immersion into the world of FinTech and Islamic finance.


Job Brief:

We are looking for React Native engineers to join our Platform and Global development teams. As a team member, you will play a role in building, maintaining, designing, and implementing new and current features across our mobile app product(s) on both the iOS and Android platforms.
Building product and innovative features is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required. We are looking for candidates that are self-motivated and eager to learn new technologies, work well both within a team and on their own, and have an attention to detail.

Job Description:

    • Build pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms
    • Engineer new mobile features that can work seamlessly across all of maintained mobile applications and platforms
    • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with other platforms
    • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks to ensure that uses have the best possible experience using our products
    • Maintain a versioned code-base and write automated unit tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality
    • Transition existing features to React Native, especially important for building and maintaining feature parity
    • Work well with others as a part of an Agile team
    • Work well alone for single assignments
    • Cooperate with other development teams to provide and build API spec outlines both Front-End and Back-End Divisions can leverage

Job Specification:

    • At least 2 years commercial experience with JavaScript and TypeScript and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax and React Native
    • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming
    • Comfortable using 3rd third-party packages for React and React Native
    • 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, i.e.: XCode, Gradle, Android Studio
    • Proficient with debugging, building, and working in, especially, XCode and Android Studio
    • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage
    • Experience with automated testing suites e.g. Detox, Jest
    • Familiarity with git and general repository care knowledge, i.e.: maintain branches, use git commands, make pull requests, squash merge conflicts
    • Eager and open to learning

Bonus:

    • General understanding of Swift, Objective-C and Java
    • Understanding the standards and rules regulated by the Apple Developer/Connect system
    • Have an app hosted publicly in the Google or Apple app store(s)

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