React Native Mobile Engineer

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Department: Engineering - Mobile
  • Type: Full Time
  • Min. Experience: Mid Level

Sprout Social's Mobile Engineering team is searching for a React Native developer that can make our mobile apps best in class. We leverage React Native to build beautiful, performant and intuitive Android and iOS apps. You’ll help us ensure that the Bambu mobile apps are better than a native equivalent by pushing the bounds of JavaScript and to look for high-value opportunities to introduce React Native to our Sprout apps.

Our software is used by more than 19,000 brands around the world. Companies like Dropbox, Zendesk, Fender, Zipcar and Evernote rely on Sprout to create stronger relationships with their customers through social media. If you are excited about building new features that are innovative to the mobile experience, are performant, and are reliable with any type of network connectivity, we’d love to talk with you.

Responsibilities

  • Be a major individual contributor of coding on the team who is comfortable working independently
  • Design and develop software features based on visual mockups or user stories
  • Monitor the mobile ecosystem for native platform changes and innovative apps that can be leveraged internally for performance or user experience improvements
  • Extend testing capabilities by writing unit tests, creating integration tests and assisting in QA testing during development
  • Ensure reliability by always taking into consideration performance and different network connection scenarios
  • Prototype user experience concepts prior to new feature implementation
  • Demonstrate a deep appreciation for good design

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Smart and gets things done
  • Contributed to several apps in the App or Play Store
  • Knowledge of React Native and Swift and/or Java programming languages
  • Experience with every stage of software development process: design, architecture, maintenance, deployment, code reviews, documentation, etc.
  • Up to date with the latest iOS and Android best practices
  • Seeks out product design opportunities. Our design team is excellent, so don't fret if you're not an aesthetic designer.
  • Very clear written and verbal communicator

Note: When applying please submit your favorite code samples and/or Github profile

About Sprout Social
Sprout Social powers open communication between individuals, brands and communities through elegant, sophisticated software. We are relentless about solving hard problems for our customers and committed to both customer and team success.

Team Sprout is a group of very talented, smart and passionate people with broad interests and backgrounds. We’re proud to regularly be recognized for software, product and company culture achievements. Our team’s shared belief in Sprout’s mission promotes a culture of openness, empowerment and fun. We have built a benefits program to match the strength of our team. This program includes:

  • Insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families, including generous company contributions
  • Progressive benefit programs, like our parental leave program and free Divvy bike memberships
  • High-quality and well-maintained equipment - your computer will never prevent you from doing your best
  • Beautiful, convenient and state-of-the-art offices in Chicago’s Loop
  • Solid programs in some of the staples: transportation, disability and life insurance
  • Wellness initiatives to ensure both health and financial well-being of our team
  • Breakfast and lunch options onsite and more healthy snack options and beverages than you can imagine
  • Growing corporate social responsibility program that is driven by the involvement and passion of our team members

Sprout Social is unable to provide H-1B sponsorship.

 

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