Software Development Engineer IV(React native)

Technology – Engineering /
Full-time /
The Upstox Story:

Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. We aim to enable everyone, from new investors to seasoned traders, to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, Digital Gold, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.  

By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalized yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 3 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry-leader in the country. 

Our mission is simple - to break down the complexities of investing and make it more effortless, accessible, affordable, and easy for the masses to adopt. This key principle when infused with intuitive design and leading-edge technology will help us empower every Indian to take control of their investments. 

RKSV Securities was founded by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath in 2009 and was soon graced by Kavitha Subramanian as the third co-founder in 2016. Backed by Ratan Tata, Upstox had raised $4 million in Series A funding in early 2016 that was led by Kalaari Capital. The Series B funding round scaled multifold and witnessed an investment of $25 million by US-based investment firm - Tiger Global Management in September 2019.
We have a team of highly skilled technology and finance professionals, and are currently looking for highly motivated field experts to be part of our high-energy team.

Here is what you need to know about this role:

Job Title: Software Development Engineer IV(React native)

Location: Mumbai or Bangalore

Job description summary:

Designing and building advanced mobile features and custom UI.
Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
Optimizing the app for speed, memory, network and battery.
Keeping the app stable and secure at all times.
Continuously discovering, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.

Meet your team:

You will work closely with the fellow Developers, QAs, Designers, Product Managers, Marketing and Compliance teams on a day-to-day basis.

Your way to impact:
Be self-driven / quick starterHave an ownership mindset Aggressively drive and deliver results

In your day-to-day role you will:
As a Software Development Engineer II(React native), you will design and construct advanced mobile features and custom UI. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and release new features. You will be required to optimize the app for speed, memory, network, and battery efficiency. Ensure the app's stability and security at all times. Constantly explore, assess, and incorporate new technologies for enhanced development efficiency. Conduct unit tests to ensure code robustness, covering edge cases, usability, and overall reliability.

What do you need to bring?
8+ years of experience in React native Development.
Proficiency in JavaScript.
Bachelors / Masters degree in Computer Science / Engineering or a related subject.
Solid understanding of the full lifecycle of mobile development, testing, publishing and DevOps.
Good knowledge of networks and distributed systems.
Attention to detail (every second, byte and pixel counts). Equal parts left and right brain - focus on the tech and logic as much as you are obsessed with the UX and customer delight.
Capacity to write and maintain clean code.
Multi-tasker, able to smoothly transition between features, bugs, projects and languages.
Expertise in the general mobile landscape, design, trends, and emerging technologies.

Bonus Points:
You have experience in Android app development.
You have developed apps using Kotlin.
You are popular on Stack Overflow for answering challenging questions.
Your GitHub profile showcases a list of original contributions.

If you fit the above description, we would love to connect with you! APPLY NOW!
Upstox is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.