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Senior Software Engineer (Mobile Apps, React)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

About us
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At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3 million members in 420 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from around 40 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

We offer:
  • 28 paid vacation days + special paid leave
  • conveniently located office
  • regular team events and trips
  • Albatross Membership for team members and their partners
  • XING Premium membership
  • training sessions, team library, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • support with visa application
  • in-house yoga and German classes, discounts for gyms and a tae kwon do studio

At InterNations, you’ll be working in a friendly atmosphere geared to bring out your creativity and independence. With our flat organizational structure, you’ll have a lot of room to pursue your own ideas. If you’re a working parent, you’ll find the flexibility you need to support your work-life balance. Start your work week off on the right foot with a weekly team breakfast and get your creative juices going with a free flow of coffee. When inspiration strikes, bounce around new ideas over a game of table football. And as we value building strong connections between our team members, you can look forward to a regular lunch lottery, language tandems, and an annual team-building activity.
About the Role
Our Mobile Apps team is responsible for building and maintaining mobile applications at InterNations, a platform with more than 3 million global users.  We build for iOS and Android simultaneously, using React Native.
As a member of our multi-cultural, cross-functional Product Experience Team (PXT), you will be required to participate in the SCRUM process to develop, configure, and maintain our applications using React Native and JavaScript technologies.  Additionally, you will work in the native projects (including app signing, push notifications, project configuration, etc) using Objective C/Swift and Java in Xcode and Android Studio environment respectively.  You will collaborate closely with engineers, product owner, and designers to develop high performing, maintainable, and joyful applications.
As a part of the greater engineering organization, you will lead and take part in cross-team initiatives: architectural changes, refactoring, and the establishment of best practices. You will be mentoring less experienced colleagues and support their growth, familiarity with app development, and software engineering best practices.


What we are looking for:
  • Expert-level knowledge of JavaScript, especially using a type system (Flow or TypeScript)
  • Strong experience developing, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining native iOS and Android applications
  • Experience building applications using React Native or React
  • Experience with automated testing, be it unit-, functional- and/or acceptance testing
  • A passion for software engineering best practices in a SCRUM/agile environment

What we value:
  • User testing, experimentation, automated testing and continuous integration to gain meaningful feedback for what we do
  • Bettering our skills, teaching each other and learning ways to build better software
  • Sharing knowledge and experience within the organization and in the community

Technologies we use: React Native, iOS/Android, Flow, Redux, Redux-Saga, Jest

More information about our apps:
If you would like to see more information about how we build with React Native at InterNations, you can watch this presentation.

Sound interesting? 
Then start the conversation by sending us your application (CV and cover letter) today. Tell us about past projects you have contributed to and are proud of. We’d also like to hear about what kind of work environment you thrive in and which technologies you find interesting right now.

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