Sr. Software Engineer – Mobile

Design, architect, and build mobile applications for our partner organizations, 3rd-party developers and consumers.

About Merit

Merit believes that truth and trust can change the world. Our platform helps organizations create, send and verify licenses, credentials and other people-based statements of truth, known as merits. Members in turn benefit by taking control of their valuable personal information while shaping their future based on the opportunities that they are uniquely qualified for.

We’re looking to hire experienced engineers to join our exceptionally talented and rapidly growing engineering team. As a senior mobile engineer, you will design, architect, and build mobile applications for our partner organizations, 3rd party developers and end consumers.

Merit’s mobile apps are built using React Native and TypeScript. Our web apps are built using React and TypeScript. Our backend is implemented mostly in Scala, and some in NodeJS. We use GraphQL to communicate between our apps and backend. We also built REST APIs for our 3rd party developers. We run on Google Cloud Platform and use Google Cloud Datastore, Pub/Sub, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kubernetes and Docker.

 

Responsibilities

    • Own entire portions of our mobile apps and be part of the journey all the way from ideation, to working with Product & UX, performing technical design, implementation to production deployment, while making technical decisions that impact the success of the company
    • Work as a full stack engineer using TypeScript and React Native for mobile app frontend, and implement the necessary backend services using Scala, NodeJS and GraphQL
    • Integrate with tools like Sentry and MixPanel to provide visibility, real-time user analytics and business intelligence to Merit’s Engineering and business teams
    • Ensure that the deployment process is as automated as possible and participate in deployments to Apple AppStore and Google Play Store
    • Learn through code reviews, technical guidance, and mentorship, and help others grow through those same means
    • Learn to identify opportunities to compound the growth and efficiency of our team.
    • Build a flawless developer experience with interactive documentation and examples, clean interfaces and dashboards, and beautiful widgets
    • Build infrastructure to help Merit and our partners comply with privacy regulations like the EU GDPR, SOC, HIPAA, PCI, etc.

Qualifications

    • 4-7 years of work experience building highly scalable products
    • Strong experience with statically-typed functional programming (TypeScript, Scala, Flow-typed JavaScript, Haskell, OCaml, F#, etc.)
    • Strong experience as full stack engineer building beautiful mobile apps, preferably using React Native
    • Very knowledgeable with Apple AppStore and Google Play Store deployments
    • Mentored engineering team members and established best practices
    • Clear written and spoken communication skills
    • Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

At Merit, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate, support, and value it for the innate benefit of our employees, the competitive advantage of our products, and the strength of the communities we are a part of. Merit is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. We will do our best to accommodate any disabilities or special needs you may have.

 

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