Lead Mobile App Developer

About CreditNinja

CreditNinja is a FinTech company founded in 2017 by industry and start-up veterans, CreditNinja has been writing installment loans for consumers with less than perfect credit scores since April 2018. Since then CreditNinja has expanded to 10+ US states and currently offers 4 different product types that have been issued for a total of $94M. CreditNinja is well funded and set up to grow fast profitably. CreditNinja has a small, very agile team that is data and results driven. Headquartered in downtown Chicago, we are a lean and innovative team seeking like-minded talent to help us disrupt the consumer finance industry.

Lead Mobile App Developer

The Lead Mobile App Developer will be the technical leader for a mobile app development team. This person will build our first mobile app for Android and iPhone using React Native. The Lead will work closely with Product, Marketing, and fellow backend Leads.

This person has previously led small teams for app developers in close collaboration with web developers and backend developers. This person understands the gotchas of Android and iPhone development and is able to deliver an MVP and then evolve into a mature mobile application.

What You’ll Work On:

* You'll work closely with the VP of Engineering on the technical vision of the mobile app as well as the platform.
* You'll provide technical leadership to a small mobile app team
* You'll be responsible for the technical plan for our planned Android and iPhone apps
* You'll coordinate with web and backend teams to ensure a consistent user experience

What We Are Looking For:

*  5+ years of professional experience as a mobile app developer for non-trivial mobile apps
*  2+ years as a lead app developer
*  Strong communication ability to describe complex problems and solutions
*  Experience in React Native

Additional Pluses, but not requirements:

* Experience in UI/UX of mobile applications
* Strong experience on web frontend development
* Experience building fintech mobile applications

Tech Stack
* Ruby on Rails
* Python Flask app
* Postgres, Redis, Redshift
* Vanilla JS
* All on AWS using Lambdas, EC2, ECS


* Medical Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Equity Comp
* Casual Dress Policy
* Competitive salary and benefits package
* Fun, fast-paced work environment
* Dynamic start-up culture
* Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company
* Equal opportunity employer