Software Engineer Front End

District Technologies
Covent Garden
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Software Engineer Front End

As front end software engineer you will be tasked with maintaining and enhancing our customer facing app (currently an iOS and Android app built with React Native). From time to time you will be expected to use your expertise to define features and estimate work, You will be supported in your role by the Head of Product & Engineering who will coach you and help you prioritise work.


  • Design, develop, test, deploy and maintain awesome product features
  • Manage individual priorities and estimate effort required for work
  • Advocate for judicious use of technology and automation within District
  • Test first and build for scalability

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Expertise with one or more general purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, C/C++, Java, Go or Objective C)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript / ECMAScript 2015
  • Experience with either iOS native or Android native development
  • Industry experience with at least 2 of the following: web applications, Unix/Linux systems, AWS or other cloud infrastructure, distributed or parallel systems, networking, and/or security software development
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically

Compensation is negotiable and competitive within the early startups arena with a generous stock options plan.

Company DescriptionDistrict Technologies is a young startup based in London, which has already been recognised as one of the rising stars of smart cities / property tech. We provide Real Estate players with SaaS to upgrade their buildings to be ready for the smart city revolution. Our founding team has a strong track record in real estate, technology, and scaling digital products (Uber, WeWork, The Crown Estate, Interchange, BCG Digital Ventures).

Having successfully launched our MVP we are now looking to build a high performing engineering team to strengthen our core and expand the feature set to better connect people with the buildings and products & services they love around them. We are already generating revenue in month of the business and we’re continuing to grow by engaging the top Real Estate clients worldwide and delighting our users.

As we are a young start up and a small team, agility, scalability and strategic thinking are key. We expect our engineers to find the right tool to solve the job pragmatically and effectively. Our future product roadmap focuses on challenging hardware integrations, IoT, location-based services and a number of improvements to our core features. We want to hire the smartest people around, and we’re ready to reward them with generous stock and benefits, and with the opportunity to change the world around them.