Helping businesses make and accept payments from anywhere in Africa.

React Native Engineer at Flutterwave

Lagos, Nigeria / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Location - Lagos, Nigeria

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

Flutterwave’s Vision

To make it easier for Africans to build global businesses that can make and accept any payment, anywhere from across Africa and around the world.

Flutterwave’s Mission

Simplifying payments for endless possibilities.

About the React Native Engineer role

We are looking for driven, passionate and committed individuals to join the team as we grow and expand across Africa and beyond.

As the React Native Engineer, you will be responsible for architecting, building, and maintaining excellent React Native applications with clean code.

What Your Day to Day Activities Will Be Like

Work as part of a small team to build React Native iOS / Android applications

Architect, build, and maintain excellent React Native applications with clean code.

Implement pixel-perfect UI's that match designs.

Implement clean, modern, smooth animations and transitions that provide an excellent user experience. Integrate third-party APIs.

Write unit and integration tests.

Release applications to IOS and Google Play stores.

Work with native modules when required.

Work as part of a small team, which will include other React Native developers, a project manager, a QA professional, and a designer.

Complete two-week sprints and participate in sprint retrospectives and daily stand-ups.

Assist with building estimates.

Interface with clients via Slack, Zoom, and email.

Work with modern tools including Jira, Slack, GitHub, Google Docs, etc.

Be part of a community of React Native developers who share knowledge and help each other as problems arise

Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Required competency and skillset to be a waver

Senior Developer: Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience

Junior Developer: Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

Professional experience working with React Native.

professional software development experience.

Experience working with Swift, Objective C, and Java a plus but not required.

Meaningful experience working on large, complex systems.

Ability to take extreme ownership over your work. Every day is a challenge to ensure you are performing to the expectations you and your team have agreed upon, both in regard to estimates and to the general process.

Ability to identify with the goals of clients and dedicate yourself to delivering on the commitments you and your team make to them.

An understanding of React Native best practices and a commitment to following them.

Ability to work through new and difficult React Native issues and contribute to libraries as needed

Ability to create and maintain continuous integration and delivery of ReactNative applications.

A positive mindset and a can-do attitude.

Forensic attention to detail.

English Skills (ability to effectively communicate via written and spoken English).

You’re passionate about software development...it’s not just your career, it’s your hobby. You’re constantly striving to learn new things and improve. You follow industry news, regularly tinker with new technologies, and read books and blogs to keep your skills current.

You work well within a team environment and enjoy working in the office with your colleagues

Why you should join Flutterwave

Flutterwave is a global payments technology company that helps businesses to make and accept payments from anywhere in Africa, on a single platform. Our technology is a one stop shop for companies looking to go global and scale with ease when it comes to payments.

Since launching in 2016, Flutterwave has processed over $3.6B across 84M transactions for clients such as Uber, Booking.com, Flywire, Transferwise among others.