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Software Engineer – React

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Software Engineer - React

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka


  • Working with product managers to develop and document solution requirements
  • Translating requirements into user experience design
  • Creating interaction models, wireframes, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience
  • Collaborating with other designers and developers as needed, and working independently to see projects to full completion
  • Working with the development team to ensure that the end product matches the designs


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • A good team player with a minimum of 1+ year’s industry experience in mobile app development
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • Knowledge of design frameworks such as Material UI, and React
  • Bootstrap will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, YARN etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial
  • Any experience on NodeJS (i.e. library development) will be an added advantage
  • Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in React Native and ReactJS
  • Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in Next JS and AWS Lambda
  • Thorough knowledge in dependency management via Pods and Gradle is a must
  • Knowledge in native app development using Android and iOS, and experience deploying to Google Play Store and App Stores
  • Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in Xcode deployments and Command Line tools
  • Experience using state management tools such as Redux or MobX
  • Any experience with Atomic design principles is a plus
  • Experience using routing libraries for React (React Navigation, wix React Native Navigation, React Router, etc.)
  • Full-stack development with NodeJS, RESTful APIs and Relational DBs is an added advantage
  • Experience handling multiple time zones using Moment.js and internalization/localization is nice to have
  • Dedication to code quality (ESLint, SonarQube), unit testing using Jest/Enzyme, and experience with continuous development using Jenkins or Bitrise is an advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in agile software development methodology, test driven development and continuous integration are an added advantage

General Responsibilities

Flexibility: The post holder may be required to work at any of the Mitra sites in line with service & operational needs. The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties temporarily, or on a continuing basis as may be required commensurate with this role. This may include periods of time working on client premises and / or internationally.

Confidentiality, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse: All staff must ensure confidentiality and security of information dealt with in the course of performing their duties. They must comply with and keep up to date with Mitra policies and legislation on confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and computer misuse. Any matter of a confidential nature, particularly information relating to customers or other members of staff, must not, under any circumstances, be divulged or passed on
to any unauthorized persons. This duty extends after employment ceases.

Communication: All staff should be able to communicate effectively and in line with Mitra style of communications.

Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management: All staff are required to adhere to and act consistently with all relevant health and safety legislation and procedures in order to ensure that their own and the health, safety and security of others is maintained. This will include identifying and reporting all risks to health and safety, security of equipment and property.

Equality and Diversity: Actively promote Mitra’s commitment to equality and diversity by treating all colleagues and customers with dignity and respect.
Mandatory, job related training and personal development: Take a proactive approach to own personal development in order to ensure that skills are aligned to the demands of the role as it evolves and develops to meet the organization’s changing needs.

Data Quality: It is the responsibility of all employees to ensure data is of a high-quality standard, in order to support Mitra in providing a quality service. Data must be accurate, valid, reliable, timely, relevant and complete.

Standards of Business Conduct: It is the responsibility of all employees to conduct all businessin an open, honest and ethical manner. Mitra is committed to acting with integrity in all its dealings and relationships with customers, partners and other organizations

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