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Mobile Developer (React Native)

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

About the company

Our client is a leading financial technology company in the institutional debt capital markets - the largest capital market globally and the lifeline of finance world - that is laser focused on transforming how global investment banks, institutional investors, corporations and governments can better execute transactions, price discover and engage with each other. They’re building a first-of-its-kind cloud-based platform that makes new bond issuance digital, transparent, and secure. Their team consists of individuals with deep expertise, from both a technical and industry perspective, that are truly motivated by the fact that they are making a significant impact on how global capital markets operate. They value sharp minds, integrity, high performance, collaboration, and purpose. Their mindset is to innovate and challenge convention. They believe that change is the only constant and that problems are opportunities in disguise.

The Opportunity

This exciting new role is available as part of the the engineering team expansion. The position is a unique opportunity to build creative mobile solutions for complex problems using cutting edge technology. As a member of the team, you will be contributing to a suite of products serving the largest capital market in the world. They are looking for experienced React Native Developers with experience in building mobile apps on iOS and Android platforms using React Native who are passionate and excited about innovative technology, have advanced knowledge and experience with data architecture, are well versed in mobile development and automated testing, and strive for visual perfection in software development.

What You'll Do

Be part of the core engineering team
Write well designed, testable, efficient code in JavaScript using technologies such as React Native, React/Redux, and Node.js.
Design, develop, unit test, deploy, maintain and improve mobile and web user experience.
Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code while also providing mentorship and guidance to the development team.
Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.
The tech stack is Rails, Postgres, jQuery, React

Special Perks:

What They Offer

The challenge and opportunity of joining a rapidly growing team
Opportunity to work on a real product with very demanding paying enterprise clients
Lots of opportunity for learning and self-development
Variety of snacks (fruits, yoghurt, cookies, nutrition bars, nuts, coffee, tea, beers, wine etc.)
Regular fun company socials are included (holiday party, Friday lunch & learn, social night etc.)
Ability to contribute in all stages of product development
Your full choice of development hardware

Successful candidate(s) will have a truly exciting opportunity to be part of the industry leading fintech company changing the way how global investment banks, institutional investors, corporations and governments access the capital markets. The candidate will work with top notch industry professionals and will be given ample amount of opportunities to learn and contribute.

Must Have Skills:

What You'll Need

2-6 years of experience writing client-side JavaScript
Expertise in building complex layouts with CSS and HTML
Strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff - care about every pixel on the screen
Understanding and appreciation of colour theory, form, use of white space, and conceptual design
Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment
Proficiency with modern browser technologies
Team-oriented, pragmatic, self-starting
Superior communication skills and a positive attitude

What They Prefer

Academic background in computer science or engineering
4+ years of professional development experience, min 1-2 years specifically working with React/React Native
Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Redux)
Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
Hands on experience in cross platform mobile application development
Familiarity with RESTful APIs
Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

Nice to Have Skills:

An entrepreneurial mindset, likes working in an agile environment, driven to ship frequently
Likes to learn and grow with teammates in a highly collaborative and open environment
Understanding of, or interest in, finance and investments

Starting: ASAP
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