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Mid Level React Native engineer : 20-00797
Ref No.: 20-00797
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Santa Monica, California
Primary Skills: React Native, Go / Golang, JavaScript
Duration: Full Time        
Contract Type: W2 Only

Responsibility / Job Description:
Client is building a mobile neobank that is disrupting traditional payroll and banking. Our mission is to kill predatory financial products like payday loans, and we are looking for passionate engineers to join us in our fight. We are backed by QED (#1 fintech VC) – and on track to be a unicorn by end of 2022.
As a Mid Level React Native engineer with us, you will play a central role in building / managing our app as we scale to 1M+ users. You will work with product and engineering teams to implement quickly and contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle. Our ideal candidate is excited to tackle tough technical challenges and looking for opportunities to contribute to our strategic thinking.
We are looking for React Native developers interested in building performant mobile apps on both 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. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required.
  • Build pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes—React Native moves fast and often breaks things.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Proficient knowledge of Go / Golang.
  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax..
  • 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.
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage.
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest or Mocha.
      To follow up with any questions, please contact Shashank at 408-512-2427.
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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