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React Native Engineer (Mobile)

Engineering | Austin, TX | Full Time

Job Description

React Native Engineer (Mobile)

Reports to: CTO

Classification: Full Time, Exempt

U.GG is a close-knit team who are passionate about video games and data analytics. We’re looking for engineers who have the experience and knowledge required to continue refining our product offering. Our company culture of honesty, ownership, and care is vital to us, even when we’re working remotely due to the pandemic. We hope you’ll take a moment to check out our website and drop in your application.

Position Summary

U.GG is looking for a React Native Engineer who will be responsible for porting our app to iOS and Android. The primary focus of this position will be implementing the frontend and connecting to our existing backend api layers.

Our Stack

The core backend technology is Elixir, Phoenix, Express, Elasticsearch, and DynamoDB on AWS. We are globally distributed, with a large emphasis on utilizing CDNs and locally available clusters to efficiently serve our global user base. The core frontend technology is React/Redux on Express.js with an GraphQL data layer.



  • Responsible for porting U.GG to iOS and Android Apps in React Native.

  • Extend, improve, and own many different services; the areas of project may include data processing, predictive search, server sided rendering, GraphQL API, and more.

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, UI/UX Designers, and Software Engineers to deliver user-facing products.

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • B.S. in Comp Sci/Comp Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years industry experience designing and building consumer software and/or developer systems

  • Knowledge of distributed systems

  • 2+ years of React Native, JavaScript and HTML/CSS experience


Bonus Qualifications 

  • Experience interfacing with NoSQL databases

  • Knowledge of League of Legends or esports