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Staff Software Engineer, React Native

Varo Money

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Job Details

Location: Posted: Jun 21, 2024

Job Description

The Engineering Team at Varo is growing rapidly. Over the past years, we've built an entire bank from scratch, and there are still a lot of features we would like to add. Our goal is to repair the stale banking industry and build products that help improve the financial well-being of our customers and be the bank for all of us. You will get to work with new technology stacks, be part of a great and diverse workplace, and improve the financial lives of others. In our Engineering team we value personal growth, initiative and ownership, collaboration, and the importance of thinking like an engineer.

What you'll be doing

    • Strategic Planning: Participate in strategic planning and decision-making at the project and department levels, influencing the direction of our software and technology stack. Define frontend technical strategy with a drive to improve products, infrastructure, processes, or organizations
    • Lead Development: Lead the design, development, and deployment of our mobile applications using React Native. Define and document best practices which the team could implement and also monitor and track the implementation and deviation of these practices in day to day development
    • Code Quality: Conduct code reviews, ensuring adherence to coding standards and maintaining high code quality. Perform independent code analysis and create a backlog of technical upgrades and clean up to make sure the front end platform adheres to best practices and industry standards
    • Problem Solving: Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, making key architectural decisions to ensure the success of our projects
    • Performance Optimization: Optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and responsiveness
    • Technical Guidance: Provide technical leadership and guidance to the development team, promoting best practices in React Native development
    • Collaboration : Work closely with UX/UI designers to implement user interface designs and enhance user experience. Collaborate with product managers and stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions
    • Mentorship : Mentor junior and mid-level engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

You’ll bring the following required skills and experiences

    • 8+ years of experience in building front-end applications (web or mobile)
    • 2+ years of experience in React Native
    • Strong knowledge of and experience with modern JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
    • Experience building responsive, component-based web apps with modern JavaScript front-end frameworks (e.g., Angular, React)
    • Familiarity with state management libraries (e.g. Redux, Recoil)
    • Passion for building a delightful customer experience
    • Understanding of principles of design (UI/UX)
    • Proficiency writing unit and integration tests
    • Experience with GraphQL (a plus)
    • Experience with native mobile development like iOS/Android (a plus)

Technologies we use

    • TypeScript, React Native, Expo
    • Storybook, chromatic,, Jest
    • NodeJS, GraphQL, Apollo Engine/ClientAWS, ElasticSearch, Vercel
    • PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Maven, Jenkins
    • Git, Jira, Confluence
$180,000 - $220,000 a year For cash compensation, we set standard ranges for all US-based roles based on function, level, and geographic location, benchmarked against similar-stage growth companies. Per applicable law, the salary range for this role is $180,000 - $220,000. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors as well as candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the identified range. #MidSenior Apply for this job

About Varo Money

Varo Money is mobile banking app with no account fees, high-yield savings, early direct deposit. Available iOS and Android.

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