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Senior React Native Engineer 🇪🇺

  • REST
  • Defi
  • AWS
  • TypeScript
  • iOS
  • Android
  • React Native

Posted: 3 weeks ago

Are you looking to have an impact on the daily life of millions of entrepreneurs in France and Europe?

Do you thrive in a trustful, fast-paced environment?

Do you feel like our Engineering principles are aligned with your vision ?


Then Pennylane might be the right place for you — and you, might be the perfect fit for this role 🙂


Our vision


We aim to become the most beloved financial Operating System of European SMEs.


We help business owners get rid of the time consuming hassle of handling accounting and finance, while giving them access to key information that they can use to make better decisions.


Meanwhile, we’re helping accountants. By using Pennylane, rather than doing manual and repetitive tasks, they can spend more time advising and guiding their clients.



About us


Pennylane is one of the fastest growing Fintechs in France (and soon to be in Europe!)


In 3 years of existence, we’ve managed to :


💻 Make ourselves known as a groundbreaking accounting and financial software for small businesses and their accountants

💰 Raise a total of €84 millions, including from Sequoia 🌲, the famous fund from the Silicon Valley who invested early in companies like Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Stripe, Paypal and much more...

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Grow from 7 cofounders to 350+ happy Pennylaners : we’re now recognized as one of the greatest places to work in France (but also remotely), with a 5/5 rating on Glassdoor and an e-NPS of 94.

🌍 Build an international environment with more than 26 nationalities, with a strong remote-friendly culture, where 30% of the employees are already working from all parts of Europe

🤝 Earn the trust of thousands of customers and accounting firms and obtain outstanding ratings


WHY this position is of utmost importance to reach our mission


While some companies count on marketing and sales to gain market share, we are a product-led company and we are investing primarily on building an innovative and scalable platform. Tech teams have a crucial role to play to achieve this goal.


HOW you will contribute to the company as a React Native Developer


As a React Native Developer, you will be part of a 120+ people Tech organisation. Each engineer is part of a squad focusing on a part of the product, reporting to a team lead or an engineering manager.


You will join the Mobile squad, working alongside a 10-people team focused on mobile development.

This squad was created in September 2023, and benefits from the experience of a strong tech organization, while enjoying the flexibility of being on its own codebase and work environment.


You will be working daily with a product manager, a mobile designer and software engineers. You will take part of the discovery phase of the projects with the product manager and mobile designer to define the feature to build; then you will participate with other engineers to design the software architecture, build it, test it and release it to production.

The squad is also working on supporting customers using the features built by monitoring and fixing issues in production. You’ll also work on improving the mobile developer experience, the CI/CD, and best practices.


WHAT you can expect from your life at Pennylane


Within one month :

- You will learn everything about our company, our teams, and our vision during the first onboarding week.

- You will follow a tech onboarding training to get familiar with the application, the accounting concepts, the code stack (we use React Native, React, Typescript, ES6, Jest, AWS) and the CI/CD.

- You are integrated in your squad and explained your squad scope, roles and responsibilities.

- You will have a “tech buddy”, basically a more senior software engineer, helping you on a daily basis with all the technical details you need to know as of software engineer.

- You will start working on what we call “good first issues” to get familiar with the dev environment, the code structure, the tools and the squad scopes.


Within 3-6 months :

- You will be comfortable within your squad perimeter, people and best practices.

- You will have participated on building and shipping features to production.

- Thanks to your unique personality you will start bring value and new ideas to the squad.


And beyond :

The teams are growing fast, there are plenty of opportunity to grow and develop your skills as a software engineer.

- You will be able to take ownership and gain responsibilities on some features or projects the squad is responsible for.

- You will have the possibility to have impact at Pennylane scale by working on cross teams or transversal initiatives.

- You will participate in scaling the Pennylane application from 10k+ customers to millions customers.



What do we do to make your work life easier


🏢 You'll be able to work remotely from anywhere in Europe, as long as your contract allows you to

💵 You’ll have a compensation package

📈 You'll get company shares to enjoy a piece of the success story you're building with us

🏡 You’ll have a budget to turn your home into a more comfortable workspace, as well as a monthly allowance to work from a coworking space whenever you feel like it

⛹️Through our partner Gymlib, you’ll have access to 8000 fitness spaces in Europe and more than 300 activities related to wellness

🇬🇧 You’ll have access to Busuu to perfect your english or your french

💻 You’ll get the latest Apple equipment

🎉 You’ll be part of a vibrant social community : we do lots of sports together (Foot, running, climbing...), we love to hang out and have a drink together (thursday afterwork drinks on our rooftop is a usual thing. Twice-a-year we do company seminars, last time we went on a trip to the French Alps and it was fabulous !)


And.. If you're based in France :


🏢 You’ll be able to work fully from your home or any co-working space in France, or from our wonderful office in the center of Paris

🏝You’ll get 10 additional days off (to the 25 standard ones) to rest and do what you love each year

🍜 You’ll have lunch credits (Swile card) to buy your favorite food every day

🏥 You’ll have a great healthcare cover (Alan Blue) to take care of yourself and your family


We're working on providing those last advantages to our people based outside of France as well, but it can be quite more complex depending on different countries.


What does the recruitment process look like ?

1. You will first have a general chat with Rémi, Tech Recruiter (30 min)

2. You’ll then have a test-home assignment + a debriefing session with two of our engineers (60 min)

3. You’ll have a last discussion with one of our Tech Co-Founders and one of our Engineering Managers (1 h)


We make sure we move fast ; you can expect the recruitment process with us to last between 15 and 25 days in total.


You're the right candidate if you have :

- At least 4 years of commercial experience with React Native

- Experience working with native iOS and Android features

- A strong experience building complex mobile apps in a context of scale

- A Customer-first mindset and the ability to prioritize well

- You are Fluent in English (French is not required)


We have tried to give you as much details as we could about the purpose, missions and environment of this role; it is now up to you to tell us if you think this is a position in which you could a) have fun and b) bring value to our company.


If you’re hesitating, we encourage you to apply anyway: worst case scenario, you might lose a few minutes, and in the best case, it will be the start of a meaningful and long-lasting collaboration.


We also want to emphasize that we fully embrace diversity and that we’re doing our best to create a safe and inclusive environment. We are committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin, disabilities, or any other traits that make you who you are. If anything, diversity makes us a more fun place to work at.


To end with a humble illustration of our commitment, we’ve recently signed the Pacte Parité to set concrete goals in building a better and more inclusive workplace in the years to come.

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