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React Native Developer (UK)

UK, Birmingham

  • Annual salary £50,000-£65,000
  • Generous pension plan
  • Generous healthcare plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Latest technology to work with

Posted: 24th of March, 2021

WHO WE ARE

uTrack is a young innovative dynamic company that has grown fast in a short time. With clients encompassing top 100 FTSE Companies across Ireland, UK, Europe and the USA, we are looking to find like-minded people to join our expanding and award-winning team.

At uTrack, we have one core vision: to create a platform that elevates a passenger’s experience of using public transport, while allowing our clients to use real-time business intelligence data to transform their businesses. 

THE ROLE

We are continuing to grow and so is the demand for our services, and we’re now looking to bring an experienced React Native Developer as a new addition to our team in Birmingham. 

The successful candidate will be part of our technology and development team, primarily working on our new product line, with opportunities to work on standalone projects. Our client-side technology drives mobile apps as well as our React.js web apps. 

Expect to collaborate closely with product, design, QA and backend teams in a SCRUM format, to build new features, drive technical direction, and build scalable web technology targeting the most modern devices. 

Coming into a company where almost everyone has a technical background, from the CEO, through to Product and Project managers, there is ample opportunity to work through technical ideas and challenges, and have them, not only listened to, but engaged with and developed. 

We would be interested in hearing from people within UK and beyond who can travel to work from our central Birmingham office. 

ABOUT YOU

Your primary workload will be to lead the development of our “Unity” product, which is focused on engagement and communication between drivers and their managers, continuing with visualising all kinds of interestinng data about a large-scale public transport service, including the key performance metrics of vehicles and drivers.

An important aspect of this product is the development of impressive graphs, dashboards, visualisations etc. of driver safety and performance metrics.
You will work closely with everyone in the Unity team, including Ruby, React.js, QA specialists and report into the Unity Technical Product Manager.

It is important to note that having experience and being comfortable with working alongside remote teams is paramount for this role.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with React Native is paramount
  • Experience building rich data-driven web applications, consuming information from APIs and dynamically filtering data sources
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience working with visual designers in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched applications
  • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ES6, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, Stylus), JavaScript, build tools like Browserify, WebPack, Grunt, Gulp
  • Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem
  • The ability to rapidly prototype ideas into working code to assist in the design process
  • Experience writing a JavaScript library, either individually or as part of a team
  • Strong debugging and diagnostic skills
  • An understanding of unit tests and regression testing
  • Experience shipping large scale web applications
DESIRABLE
  • Experience with React.js
  • Knowledge and working experience with Heroku or AWS for web app deployment
  • WebGL experience
  • Working knowledge of tools like Gulp, Grunt, Express, Tape, Sinon, and Chai
  • Familiarity with geographic information systems
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment workflows
  • Working familiarity with backend technology like Ruby, Python or PHP
  • A desire to learn new things!

If we think you’re a potential fit, we will arrange an HR telephone interview, if all goes well, you’ll be further tested on your technical abilities through a technical test involving the development of a small prototype application; going from sample API data to generating a dynamic UI in React native.

 

THE BENEFITS

  • Annual salary £50,000-£65,000
  • Generous pension plan
  • Generous healthcare plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Latest technology to work with

 

GET IN TOUCH

We’re a diverse bunch and come from all over the world – UK, Ireland, Venezuela, France, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania, so candidates from all backgrounds are welcome.

We don’t need help from recruitment agencies at this point, but if we get stuck, we’ll let you know.

Put your technical skills to better use and email us at recruitment@utrack.com.

 

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