Senior React Native Developer
Software Engineering function hiring in: Bulgaria | Malta | Portugal
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Work From Home | In Office | Hybrid

Be at the heart of helping our customers achieve amazing things with software and data at Ascent!

This role is currently open to residents of Bulgaria, Malta, and Portugal.


The Role:
Ascent is looking for a highly motivated, results-orientated Senior React Native Developer. As a senior member of the Development Team delivering a range of cutting-edge solutions, you will play an active role in activities related to the design, development, and maintenance of our products.     


Required skills and qualifications: 

  • At least 5 years of software development experience in JavaScript development 
  • At least 2 years of experience with React Native
  • Strong understanding and past experience of integration with REST APIs
  • Strong knowledge of cloud-based solutions
  • Strong analytical and logical thinking abilities
  • Strong problem-solving and diagnostic skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work within a team and focus on a common sprint goal while delivering high product and code quality.
  • Experience in source control and collaboration tools like GIT and Azure DevOps
  • Experience in working in an Agile team
  • Experience in Azure and .Net development would be desirable
  • Teamwork – work well within a team and within established boundaries
  • Can do approach – flexible and able to provide effective solutions 
  • Communication - conveying information effectively and demonstrating active listening 
  • Attention to detail - ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task



  • Designing and implementing new functionality in the product based upon backlog items according to the definition of done to the required quality and within the agreed time.
  • Actively contributing to the architecture of the solution and evangelising patterns and best practices around a microservices approach to development.
  • Involved and vocal participant in the agile ceremonies.
  • Applying independence and creativity to problem-solving across backlog items.
  • Mentoring other developers.
  • Test completed backlog items.
  • Responsible for the backlog item estimation.
  • Understand and follow guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to functional and non-functional specification.
  • Diagnosing and resolving product bugs identified.
  • Maintaining and supporting existing software.
  • Maintain required project technical documentation.
  • Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software development lifecycle.
  • Ensures that development tasks are being created and adequately described.
  • Ensures that the branching strategy is being adhered to.
  • Manage code reviews (pull requests) ensuring quality code.
  • Responsible for the deployments and data migration.
  • Ensuring that the development environments required for the project are in place and available.
  • Setting up CI / CD pipelines
  • Writing up release notes for deployments.
  • Identify, review and mitigate technical risk, issues and impediments


Working at Ascent

We work mostly from home but we love to meet and mingle.  Essentially you choose the pattern that works best for you.  If you prefer to work from home, that's fine.  If you prefer to work from an office, or a combination, that is fine as well. This position is open in 3 of our countries with 4 possible offices, Sofia and Plovdiv in Bulgaria, Luqa in Malta and Lisbon in Portugal.  Also If you are a Brazilian national and willing to relocate to Portugal, we also help with Tech Visas.

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging.  These are tangible aspects, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any particular accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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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.

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