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Senior React Native Developer

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

About us

Here at Pretty Little Thing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget – there’s something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

About the role

The Senior React Native Developer will be working as part of our APP development team, which is responsible for supporting existing and building new apps for PrettyLittleThing. As a Senior React Native Developer you will have strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills, teamed with an excellent knowledge of latest technologies and have a tangible input into our product development. The Senior Developer will drive our work forward, improve performance and stability of our systems and develop software engineering best practice across the organisation. Our Senior Developers share their knowledge and mentor upcoming talent.

Technical Abilities (including but not limited to):

  • Able to use established design patterns and techniques.
  • Writes clean idiomatic code adhering to industry recognised coding standards.
  • Adds appropriate logging and monitoring needed to help with debugging.
  • Writes unit/functional/end2end tests with adequate coverage, independently.
  • Owns the implementation of the solution to the assigned task.
  • Code is easy to understand, change, and maintain.
  • Proactively improves components, modules, services, systems, and codebases they encounter.
  • Adds domain specific metrics to help understand application performance.
  • Considers and tests edge-cases.
  • Spots opportunities to improve testing.
  • Chooses the right data structure for what needs to be solved.
  • Implements changes within components, modules, services, systems, or codebases that require a deep level of domain knowledge.
  • Writes code that serves as an example for other engineers.
  • Defines appropriate testing metrics and targets.
  • Understands and implements the most appropriate forms of test coverage for different scenarios.
  • Spots inefficient or incorrect uses of the language or bad patterns.
  • Makes major contributions to library code and core services.
  • Detailed knowledge of the core libraries or APIs for their primary language.
  • Implements distributed systems consisting of multiple interacting services.
  • Handles complex user flows and error cases.

 

About you

As a Senior React Native Developer you will act as the first point of contact for any queries about your language or area of the codebase. You will ensure that you keep up to date with the latest language versions and what they offer, apply this where appropriate. You will mentor junior team members on best practices about your language, latest updates & versions, coding styles. You will offer major contributions to testing across multiple applications and their connecting technologies, identifies bottlenecks. You will help introduce new frameworks, languages, tools, drives adoption of them when suitable. You will also contribute to external technologies or libraries that we depend on, such as opening issues, contributing to active discussions and issues, while solving real business problems. You will seek to drive the overall team’s testing architecture to tests complex flows. Uses non-functional testing tools.

Due to the critical nature of this role, it’s essential that you have:

  • iOS Native / React Native development experience

    Nice to have’s

  • Typescript
  • Node JS
  • Express JS
  • CSS/HTML
  • Expo
  • iOS Modules
  • iOS Build Config
  • Android Modules
  • Android Build Config
  • Fastlane
  • Unit and functional testing
  • Firebase

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work
Smart Working Policy 

PLT offers increased flexibility with working from the office and home in the form of our smart working policy. In brief each department has a set amount of days allocated to office time and working from home to ensure you get the best of both worlds.

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we’re continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody the chance to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require any reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.