Sr. Front-end Software Engineer (Mobile/React Native)

  • Montecillos, Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Full-time

Company Description

Hello, we are Edify, one of the highest ranked IT companies in Costa Rica and Central America according to Great Place to Work ®.

We're a consolidated technology services consultancy firm specializing in education technology. We deliver unbelievably creative and rock solid solutions for a wide range of clients, including major corporations, startups, educational institutions and non-profit organizations.

At Edify we believe that bored employees make boring products. Here, there's no such thing. We help our clients design, build and run some of the most interesting ventures in the industry, while promoting the warm, friendly and cooperative culture. Work and life should definitely be buddies, so we're serious about cultivating a great work environment.

Job Description

We are on the hunt for passionate Senior Front-end Software Engineers with broad experience on Mobile/React Native. This role is perfect for those with a strong sense of how it should be done, as we're looking for leaders who can help establish standards and practices of front-end and back end development in our projects. And if you've worked with big consumer applications and helped them scale massively, that'd be great too.

Qualifications

You know your stuff:

  • 5 years plus of Software Engineering.
  • Ability to work on all aspects and tiers of development.
  • Proven experience working with React Native and/or building native mobile apps is a must.
  • Great verbal and written English and Spanish communication skills, at least B2 according to CEFR for both languages. 
  • You strive on building high quality, secure, legible and maintainable code, based on best practices and on solid theoretical knowledge of computer science and software engineering.
  • Keen to learn and improve everyday.
  • You thrive in collaborative environments and are not shy to pitch in improvement proposals. 
  • You’re up for supporting the team on achieving set objectives and you know the right time to ask for help on achieving yours.
  • Experience working with SQL and relational database engines MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • Confident with HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.
  • You’ve worked extensively with git and git flow.
  • You know your way around the terminal and have written bash scripts to automate some of your tasks.

Additional Information

We believe that work and fun can, in fact, coexist. To wit:

  • Competitive salary in USD.
  • Work from home 3 days a week. (We are currently working from home all week due to COVID-19).
  • Very flexible schedule (objectives is what actually matters).
  • Private health/life/dental insurance (free for you, 50% discount for your spouse/children).
  • Monthly training subsidy.
  • Career path programs.
  • Culture of integrity.
  • Culture of knowledge sharing.
  • Once we go back to the office:
    • Lunch is on us the days at the office.
    • Free fruits to enjoy at the office Monday thru Thursday.
    • There's always drinks and snacks in the kitchen.
    • Private and secure parking space.
    • Video game room.

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