14 Jan 2022

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer (React Native) by The Delta

The Delta – Posted by JobdirectaSA Staff-SS Western Cape, Cape Town

Job Description

How we work

We encourage you and allow you to move forward with new ideas to help grow the company. Most importantly, we encourage you to be yourself and have fun. We don’t promote work/life balance in the traditional sense, rather we believe in “work/life integration.” We like having a good time at work, not just outside of it. There’s no need to hide your random quirks or awkward dance moves from us. In a way, you might be taking a “break from life” by working here!


Who we are looking for

Someone who wants to constantly learn and grow and work on impactful and innovative things alongside brilliant and passionate people. Someone who is hungry and driven with a real passion for innovation. You are a future thinker, you stay ahead of the herd.


Some of the things that you’ll do 

Depending on your role, team, experience and skill set, this includes:

● Determine the structure and design of mobile apps.

● Develop the latest user-facing features using React Native

● Design modern, highly responsive mobile user interfaces.

● Build reusable components and libraries for future use.

● Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code.

● Strike a balance between functional and aesthetic design.

● Optimise components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.

● Be involved with projects from conception to completion that are technologically sound and aesthetically impressive.


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What you’ll need

● 6+ years experience in the field.

● Strong proficiency in JavaScript/Typescript, including DOM manipulation and

Typescript object models.

● Thorough understanding of HTML / CSS.

● Thorough understanding of React Native and its core principles.

● Thorough understanding of source control systems such as Git.

● Experience with integration of RESTful APIs

● Knowledge of modern authorisation mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token.

● Familiarity with modern front-end builds, pipelines and tools.

● Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.

● Understanding of project management methodologies, such as Agile, SCRUM and Kanban.

● Critical thinker and problem-solver who pays attention to detail.

● Ability to engage, influence, and inspire stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment.

● A high degree of organisation, individual initiative, and personal accountability.

● Team player.

● Excellent time-management skills.

● Great interpersonal, troubleshooting and communication skills.


Bonus points if you have

  • Appreciation for candour, giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Strong leadership qualities with the ability to mentor/coach.
  • Experience working with server technologies including Apache, IIS, Node.js, Nginx and J2EE.
  • Understanding the use of ORM’s where applicable.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, system design, and algorithms.
  • Have an account on Discord and/or Steam. (If this is your thing)


Our process

  • Initial CV and LinkedIn screening.
  • A 30-minute call to assess skill and experience and get to know each other with a relevant team lead.
  • A face-to-face/online technical interview, possibly a whiteboard problem or take-home assignment.
  • A chat with Team & Culture and /other team leads.
  • Reference checks (at least 2) and personal checks (socials, networks etc).
  • On option of hanging out with the team (online/offline).


Additional reasons to love us

  • Great culture.
  • Co-drive the corporate venture start-up space (co-found a startup).
  • Cutting-edge technology.
  • Flexible working hours and remote working options.
  • Be part of shaping the next venture game-changer.

Closing Date: Not specified


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