Senior React Native Developer
Remote
Full Time
Posted: 2021-02-16

About Us

We are Ascent. We are on a mission to help our customers connect data, software and purpose to create extraordinary outcomes. You could say we are a digital transformation business. But we’d rather say we help people solve problems, or do new things, or do existing things better.

We specialise in software product development, analytics, and data science, IoT solutions, machine learning, DevOps optimisation and modernisation of applications, data and platforms. And in case you were wondering, our customers are awesome. From smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology, and logistics - we work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

Ascent is UK based with specialist hubs in Malta and Bulgaria and smaller local teams in 14 countries worldwide. We’re a 300+ strong team that’s growing – fast – in a vibrant market and we are continuously looking for new talent and perspectives. And right now we’re looking for experienced Senior React Native Developers to help our Ascent projects team define and deliver success.

 

Our Culture:

  • We’re really good at what we do and we’re easy to work with. We’re a friendly bunch working in an open, highly collaborative environment - and we think success is best shared. Our teams are geared to get the best out of everyone, achieving objectives for our business and our customers as a collective.
  • Change is good: Continuous evolution is necessary to keep us at the top of our game as individuals - and our business at the forefront of our industry.
  • Diversity delivers more: We operate all over the world and pride ourselves on inclusivity. We believe diversity of people encourages diversity of thought and reflects the world we and our customers inhabit.
  • Quality without compromise: We leave nothing to chance, and that starts with the very first step of our recruitment process right through to the last deliverable in a customer engagement.
  • Your voice matters: We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are as good as they seemed at the time).
  • Audacious thinking: We encourage our teams to think big. Then we turn these big ideas into durable, simple design and experience.
  • Training benefits everyone: We are committed to the growth of our teams and talent through personal development and upskilling programmes.

 

About you:

Key personality traits:

●  Attention to detail and methodical worker.
●  Proactive and supportive team player. 
●  Ability to act independently.
●  Quick to learn new techniques and eager to embrace new challenges.
●  Positive attitude towards change and a fast-paced environment.
●  Can-do approach towards development initiatives, methodologies and working practices.

Your daily responsibilities as a Senior Developer will be:

●  Implementation of systems/product architecture.
●  Estimation of functional/technical business requirements.
●  Translating functional/technical business requirements into application code.
●  Provide peer review of design and implementations produced by other team members.
●  Mentor and assist team members on their upward journey
●  Continue to review, evolve and deliver best software development standards, technology, tools and principles.

Required Skills and Experience:

The following skills/experience are necessary:

  • 3 or more years in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding in React Native, TypeScript and Jest/Mocha.
  • Familiarity with native tool-chains like XCode and Android Studio.
  • Experience with REST APIs.
  • Experience in releasing applications to Apple Store and Google Play Store.
  • Good understanding of best practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both written and oral.
  • Solid time management, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Provide support to other team members and value others and their opinions.
  • Constructive challenger approach.

The following skills/qualifications are advantageous:

  • A passion for emerging technology and new concepts.
  • University degree in computer systems design or computer science or equivalent
  • Practical knowledge and experience of a structured development life cycle, such as Agile or Scrum.
  • Exposure to .Net and Azure


Why join Ascent:

  • Ascent Software is on an upward trajectory to become a leading European provider of digital transformation with very clear targets on how to get there. Your role with us will help drive your career path upwards
  • We have an open and friendly environment and commitment to empowering employee growth through training/upskilling
  • We are a fast-growing company with modern offices in good locations
  • You will be involved in delivering exciting technology projects to leading global clients across the world
  • We offer competitive salaries with a clear progression path
  • We have great employee benefits such as health insurance, vouchers, sport activities cards, relax area with foosball, darts, ps4, regular team buildings and company events and others

Our customers.

We love what we do and we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses: from smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology and logistics.

Converting in-bar customers to online consumers for better business.

BREWDOG

Pouring beer

Democratising data to engage new communities & develop the blue economy.

THE CROWN ESTATE

Parablennius

Empowering Tropic Ambassadors with seamless selling experiences.

TROPIC SKINCARE

Face mask

Delivering the horizontal scale to expand into new medical research fields.

HANSON WADE

Research

Helping Hive make life easier for its home automation customers.

HIVE

Thermostat

Our Customers

Career progression Section

Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

Career progression image

Career Progression

Job Post - Contact Us

Need to know more?

We’re here to answer any questions you have about this role or any others featured on the site.

If you can’t see one that’s the perfect fit for you, drop us a note and let us know what we’re missing.

image

Get In Touch

GDPR Section
This website uses cookies
We use cookies to enhance your experience and measure our performance. By using our site, you accept our use of cookies in line with our privacy policy.
Agree