React Native Mobile Developer

5+ Years Experience - Remote - Contract

What We Do

Polka Dot Sky Software powers automated communications and workflows that drive contact-tracing, medical test result delivery, testing lifecycle management, vaccination programs, and local government services for millions of residents in the US.

What We Are Looking For

We’re looking for motivated technologists to join our core team to help us scale our products and support tools and to expand the positive impact our solutions have on our communities. When we say full stack developer, we want you to be an awesome back-end developer who’s dabbled with many different languages and frameworks. We’re also looking for someone who can hold their own when it comes to front-end development, databases, and even has interest in understanding more about user experience to help us shape amazing products.

WHAT YOU MIGHT DO ON ANY GIVEN DAY

Work with React Native to build cross platform mobile apps targeting Android and iOS

Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other developers to understand business and technical needs and to build features

Submitting mobile applications to the Play and App store

Write automated tests

Pair program with colleagues to share knowledge across features, rapidly iterate new ones and mentor each other

Advocate for new or improved development practices that increase craftsmanship, availability, resilience, and scalability of our solutions

Analyze errors in our error reporting system and infer potential bug fixes and test cases

As in any startup, your roles will sometimes extend past other non-traditional development duties:

Customer Service - Assisting users in troubleshooting and educating them on how to get the most out of our products.

Prototyping - Building prototypes to test ideas based on conversations with clients.

Sales - building demo functionality to help make a sale to a potential customer.

WE THINK YOU’LL ENJOY WORKING WITH OUR TEAM IF YOU:

Flexiblity

Can be flexible, agile, dependable, and responsive even when there are a lot of moving parts and prefer that over following rigid processes and guidelines.

Passion For Tech

Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in technology communities, and mentor other developers.

Communication

Have great communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices while understanding other viewpoints and the need to find the best possible solution for everyone.

THIS POSITION MIGHT NOT BE FOR YOU IF YOU:

Enjoy Rigid Structure

Like having a lot of structure to your work, like predefined processes and guidelines. If you want to plan every aspect of an app before starting to code.

Don't Like Collaboration

Prefer owning a project or area of code individually rather than working collaboratively.

Are Not Well Rounded

Don’t really want to do front-end development. We need a developer to be well rounded and attack any problem we give them.

IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN APPLYING:

We’re a growing company and care very much about solving the tough problems that others haven’t solved yet and offering great growth opportunities for our team. Join us early on and contribute to our company DNA and success in the marketplace!

Our ideal candidate is going to hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and we’d love to hear the story of how your experiences in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, or anything else is going to help you add to our team.


To apply, fill out the form below and submit:

  • Your Resume
  • Examples of your past work, pet projects and open source contributions.
  • If you have any additional questions, please contact people@polkadotskysoftware.com
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