Senior React Native Engineer

Senior React Native Engineer  

Reports to: Lead Engineer 

Location: Remote and or Hybrid 

Hours: 32 hours across a 4-day week 

Salary: £55,000 – £65,000 

Product: Group hire – Wonde, Evouchers & Secure Schools 

Who we are and what is important to us:

Beyond unifies three technology-driven brands, Wonde, Evouchers and Secure Schools. 

Each brand shares a vision to reduce the friction of adapting technology, to help customers navigate an often overwhelming area and provide powerful solutions that make their everyday life easier. 

The three brands run independently with the autonomy to continue to prosper although as part of the Beyond team, you’ll join a wider, supportive environment where you’ll be able to pull on the expertise and capabilities of the group. 

We do not limit ourselves to standing still. We look ahead and strive to disrupt the sector we operate in. We believe technology should not be complicated or overwhelming. It should do what it says – quickly, safely and efficiently.

Job snapshot:

As our Senior React Native Engineer, you will be responsible for architecting, building and maintaining robust, scalable and high-performance mobile applications. As a key member of our engineering team, you will collaborate closely with our product managers, designers and fellow engineers to deliver best-in-class experience to our customers. 

This is a newly created position where you will be provided with a genuine opportunity to create impact and drive best practices across the group. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Architect, build and maintain highly responsive and intuitive mobile applications using React Native
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and roll out new features
  • Optimise application performance for maximum speed and scalability
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for a seamless user experience
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in mobile development
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and standards compliance
  • Continuously evaluate and improve application development processes and tools

Requirements

What we’re hoping you’ll bring:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in mobile application development
  • Strong proficiency in React Native, JavaScript, and TypeScript
  • Solid understanding of mobile UI/UX principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with automated testing and continuous integration
  • Knowledge of PHP and Laravel (a nice to have) 
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles, design patterns, and best practices
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively in an evolving and dynamic environment
  • Passion for learning and keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with an innovative mindset 
  • Self-starter attitude, taking ownership and driving forward the work from conception to delivery 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and to interact efficiently with others 

Technologies we use: 

  • PHP with Laravel (our language and framework of choice)
  • MySQL databases (really big and globally distributed ones)
  • Amazon Web Services (from RDS to Lamda, we love tech!)
  • Laravel Livewire, Filament, Tailwind.css, Vue.js and similar Javascript frameworks for our front ends

For a full break-down of our technology, you can see our tech radar here: https://tech-radar.wonde.com/

Benefits

What you’ll get:

Beyond is much more than just a place to work. It is a place to grow, innovate, excel and learn. We have tech people, creative people and people people, all focused on providing a superior customer experience. 

We value, support and champion those we work with – promoting personal growth and happiness. We get that our success is dependent on the collective energy, intelligence and contributions of all our team members and we are committed to ensuring our work environment is the best it can be. 

We value your commitment and have worked hard to create adaptable and comprehensive benefits packages to suit individual needs, although you can expect the below as standard:

  • 4-day working week 
  • Flexible working schedule/work-from-home opportunities
  • Onsite gym facilities 
  • Annual personal and professional development budget 
  • Buying and selling holiday scheme
  • Additional holiday for length of service 
  • Annual allowance for volunteering days 
  • Onsite trained mental health and well-being champions 
  • Monthly lunch club (on us) 
  • Comprehensive wellness programmes (think meditation retreats and continuous access to well-being apps/initiatives) 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption benefits 
  • Electric car scheme 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Eye examination scheme 
  • Financial contribution to the set up of work-from-home environments 
  • Use of new and leading technology in the form of apple products 
  • Frequent company-funded social events
  • Office closure between Christmas & New Year 
  • Access to continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive employee referral scheme 
  • Casual Dress Code

In addition to the above, you’ll have access to our ‘take your pick’ benefits scheme, which is tailored specifically to you and includes: 

  • Enhanced pension payments
  • Retail vouchers 
  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental plan 

Beyond is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage interest from all candidates and do not discriminate against any non-merit factors. If you require any adjustments to the application or selection process please call or email us so we can ensure you have the correct support. 

https://www.beyondco.com/ 

https://www.wonde.com/ 

https://www.evouchers.com/ 

https://www.secureschools.com/en-gb/