Senior Mobile Developer (React Native)

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Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

As a Senior Mobile Developer you will be supporting Lightspeed's Hospitality product group on the mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our Cloud POS. You will join our global team of developers to use cutting edge technologies to help restaurant owners to provide the best experience to their customers. At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by powering SMBs. Come and help us build our communities! For this role, you can be located in Canada or the US. 

What we need from you

  • Implementing proof of concept, prototypes and fully-tested production-grade software
  • Design and lead technical initiatives to keep our apps up-to-date on the latest technology
  • Mentor other developers inside the team
  • Assisting QA and Support staff in troubleshooting software issues as well as implementing bug fixes
  • Translating agile requirements into conceptual and detailed designs
  • Providing estimates for development effort

What you’ll be bringing to the team

  • 5+ years experience developing and shipping production-grade React Native software
  • A thoughtful sense of ownership for your products throughout the SDLC and beyond
  • Knowledge of the different architectures used to develop mobile applications
  • Knowledge of connectivity considerations for mobile applications
  • Demonstrated experience creating unit and automated UI tests
  • Understanding of object oriented design, functional programming and refactoring
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Even better, but not necessary

  • Experience with eventual consistency and distributed client models
  • Experience with asynchronous programming patterns
  • Experience integrating with event subscription patterns
  • A keen interest in visual and interaction design for mobile platforms
  • A keen interest in API design
  • Knowledge of Google Android and Apple iOS conventions

What’s in it for you

  • Lots of autonomy, welcoming and supportive work culture and flexible time-off
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale 
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology 
  • Tons of growth opportunities into technical or people management roles
  • Amazing benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skill set, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story. 

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, and APAC.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we’re looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!