React Native Developer (Senior & Mid-Weight)

About The Role

Senior React Native Developer / Mid-Weight React Native Developer 

Checkatrade are growing and we need you!

We are looking for experienced React Native developers (senior and mid-weight) to join our growing engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an agile environment with cutting edge technology in a business that is going places!  If you are a passionate developer, experienced with working in React Native to build brilliant mobile experiences, then we would love to hear from you!

Location: London, Portsmouth or Remote. Our local office based teams are currently moving to hybrid ways of working, with 2 days in the office, 3 days at home. For our React opportunities, we are also open to hear from candidates further afield (UK only) who are looking for remote based opportunities.

Where do you fit in?

The Trade Experience Team is on a mission to create the best web and mobile experience for our Trades to allow them to manage their account, interact with consumers and maximise their success on the platform. You’ll be working as a part of one of our autonomous Agile Scrum teams building and owning fast and accessible applications.

Our tech stack sits on top of GCP (Google Cloud), utilising cloud native solutions and serverless hosting. We use React Native, Typescript, C# backend and NoSQL databases.

In addition, you’ll set standards on what our tech stack looks like, make architectural choices and work collaboratively with the wider team to shape the future of the Checkatrade platform. As a senior you’ll also guide the team when it comes to best coding practises and technical decisions. We take a customer focused approach, building quality applications that provide proven value to our homeowners and trades alike.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

What’s in it for you?

  • We are dedicated to investing on our people and tech, there will be plenty of opportunities to grow and develop as a software engineer.
  • An opportunity to connect with like-minded people, share best practices and think big to develop exciting products.
  • A fantastic opportunity to work on the latest tech – including being part of our move to GCP (Google Cloud).
  • A great benefits package including a Reward Gateway, free gym membership, annual bonus, car allowance and private medical insurance.
  • A flexible hybrid approach to remote working, ensuring that you get plenty of time to focus, but also giving you a chance to meet the people in your team face to face.­­­­

    What do you need to succeed?­

  • Experience of using React Native and Typescript to produce exceptional mobile experiences.
  • Exposure to a cloud computing provider such as AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.
  • Collaborating in cross-functional, lean agile teams.
  • Strong quality mindset utilising TDD / BDD / etc.

    It would be great if you also have (but not essential):

  • Building native iOS or Android apps.
  • Experience working with Expo modules.
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases such as Firestore.
  • Serverless, event-driven architecture.
  • CI/CD and hosted solutions (Bitrise, Cloud Build).
  • Understanding of MuleSoft architecture.
  • Familiarity with mobile testing tools such as Appium, BrowserStack.
  • Exposure to C# development.­­­­­­­­
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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