Senior 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 work in a cross-functional team in an agile environment
    • You will be able to contribute your own ideas to the product's roadmap
    • You will take ownership of releasing features on time by planning backwards from the expected release date taking all steps in the process into account
    • Every week speak with the end users to understand why they are using the product and collect feedback

You:

    • Have 5+ years of experience with React.js (or mix of React Native and React).
    • Have a good understanding of state management libraries (Redux/Mobx).
    • Strive to raise the bar of the team on Code Quality, User Empathy and Delivery Speed
    • Experience with Objective C / Swift / Java / Kotlin is a plus.
    • Experience with Typescript is a plus (no we don’t have it yet, but we plan to).
    • Have a Product Engineering mindset.
    • Take ownership - Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.
    • Have good knowledge of English. The main communication language in the company is English.

Furthermore, we offer you the following:

    • We encourage your personal development and empower you to broaden your knowledge and skills across multiple departments!
    • 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 credits for our Galatea App - for all you bookworms out there ;)