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Mobile Javascript Developer (React Native) - Rapunzl Investments

Chicago, United States

About Rapunzl

Rapunzl is a transparent, collaborative investing platform to help ordinary investors find extraordinary opportunity in each other. We are a group of socially conscious investors who believe in technology’s power to transform the way people interact with financial markets. We see the high returns of Wall Street as something locked away in an ivory tower, inaccessible to the ordinary person. Rapunzl gamifies the stock market with daily, weekly, and monthly investment competitions to drive user engagement and improve financial literacy across the country.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with JavaScript library management to support platform performance and security practices.
  • Integration of user-facing components by a front-end developer with server side logic in mind
  • Optimize and improve performance and structure of the application
  • Refine and maintain the data collection structure and database
  • Building reusable libraries and components for future use
  • Work independently and complete tasks on-time.
  • Communicate on issues and collaborate on solutions when needed


  • 2+ years of experience developing web and/or mobile based functionality
  • 2+ years of experience developing with React or similar responsive web design frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap)
  • Knowledge or experience using a project management system
  • Experience developing with NodeJS; experience with Meteor preferred
  • Experience with GraphQL or a similar data querying api
  • Experience with using NoSQL databases, mongoDB preferred
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field preferred
  • Basic understanding of CSS and HTML web practices


  • Work at 1871, ranked in 2018 as the #1 university-affiliated business incubator in the world

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