Lead Product Engineer (React Native)

Berlin, Germany
Engineering
Full-Time
At Inkitt, we believe that every author should have an equal chance to succeed. Our mission is to discover hidden talents from all around the world and turn them into globally successful authors. On the Inkitt platform over 100,000 authors upload their manuscripts and 2 million readers can read them for free. The best stories are objectively selected based on reader engagement and published on our immersive reading app Galatea. Currently, our most successful author Sapir Englard, a 24 year old from Israel who uploaded her story to Inkitt in 2018 and her story is selling faster than Harry Potter on Galatea all around the world.

Check out Inkitt on Euronews here!

We're a team of 60 hard-working, extremely talented, and highly dedicated entrepreneurs and artists who have raised $21m from Investors of Amazon, Google and Uber.
Join us to build the Disney of the 21st Century!


You will:

    • Help architect, build, iterate and manage our global mobile application - Galatea (you can find it in iOS / Google Play store), which has now more than 500K monthly users with 6M sessions per month.
    • You will code and ship complex new features at high velocity and high quality.
    • You will build and mentor a team of highly skilled engineers and be instrumental in creating our engineering culture.
    • You will drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.
    • You will collaborate with our Product Managers and Designers
    • You will be able to contribute your own ideas to the product's roadmap
    • You will continuously explore new technologies that will delight the user experience of customers to be at the forefront of a rapidly changing digital environment

Your Skills

    • You have a good track record of building mobiles applications bringing extensive experience in React Native and JavaScript (redux or mobx)
    • You have previously published apps to the Google Play Store and Apple App Store before, so you know exactly what those review processes will accept and reject in apps.
    • You have a Product Engineering mindset
    • You have a good feeling for UX
    • You have experience in leading a team of skilled engineers and creating innovative and forward thinking products for customers.

Furthermore, we offer you the following:

    • Valuable work which impacts our company from your first day onward
    • An open and empathic style of communication all the way up to the C-Level
    • A fast-paced environment. It’s never boring here! If you feel bored, tell us and we’ll make your life exciting again!
    • Of course, we organize regular team events and incentives, and provide free fruit and dinner in our office
    • Unlimited self development budget for books that will help your career at Inkitt