1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

React Native Developer

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React Native Developer
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


KFC is looking for a React Native Developer to add to our dynamic and rapidly scaling team. We are investing in strategic technology innovations to create competitive advantages for our KFC restaurants in the US. We're looking for solid engineers who bring fresh ideas from their own experience and are eager to tackle new problems across the stack. Be part of a dynamic KFC IT team that develops, supports, and maintains KFC's consumer ordering mobile apps. Our mobile applications are significantly more complex than typical apps, so we're looking for team players that love to solve hard problems. Expect to use the latest open source frameworks, contribute to them as needed, and start new ones w

Why KFC? Our culture is second to none, and we invest in our employees. Employee development and growth is at the center of our culture, and we don't just say that, we execute it through career pathing and mentoring. Not only that, we offer a competitive salary and bonus program, along with outstanding benefits to include:

* 4 weeks of paid time off + 1 week of sick time
* Half day Fridays
* Casual dress
* 100% matching 401k (up to 6%) with immediate vesting
* Onsite Daycare, Gym and Cafeteria
* Bonus opportunity & cash awards for delivering breakthrough results
* Competitive health, dental, and vision plans
* Tuition reimbursement
* Access to the latest e-commerce technologies
* And much, much more!

How will you contribute?

* Design and build mobile ordering applications that serve KFC customers.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
* Troubleshoot and fix bugs in new and existing applications.
* Methodically test possible issues and be able to quickly develop a software patch to fix the problem.
* Continuously discover, evaluate and implement new development tools.
* Work with outside data sources and Applied Programming Interfaces (APIs)
* Strong UI/UX knowledge. Must know latest trends & be expert in guidelines provided by Apple and Google.
* Optimizing app performance

Working Relationships:

* IT internal contacts including POS Development Team, QA, Data Management, Security, Infrastructure, Hardware Services, Franchise Services, Architecture
* KFC Functional contacts including Restaurant Excellence, Operations, Training, HR and Finance
* External contacts: software vendors


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
* 3+ years of professional experience with React Native and/or React
* Firm grasp of the JavaScript and TypeScript languages and their nuances
* Rock solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
* Experience consuming RESTful services
* Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
* Experience with automated testing suites
* Experience using device capabilities, such as Geolocation, Payment and Push Notifications
* Experience in entire app life cycle concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
* Experience with multi-variant testing tools

Additional Preferred:

* Experience developing with Objective-C, Swift, Java and Kotlin, are plusses
* Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode and Android Studio
* Experience with Mobile application design patterns (MVP, MVVM)
* Experience with Jira and/or Azure DevOps
* Experience working in agile and/or Kanban teams

Additional Info:

KFC restaurants across the US are commonly operated by independent business owners called Franchisees. They have a contract with KFC allowing them to sell our products and have all operating responsibility for their restaurant, including being your employer. As a result, independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements.

Please keep in mind, this is just basic information and you’ll find out more after you apply. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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