Senior/Mid-level software engineer (React Native) Untire app

Do you want to add real value with your work? Tired of working for your boss’s 3rd Porsche?

Use your skills as a software engineer to help millions of cancer patients all over the world. 

🔎About Tired of Cancer  

Millions of cancer patients and survivors worldwide experience extreme fatigue. They feel so tired that it affects all aspects of their lives. They often feel stressed and depressed as well. We offer a digital solution to help them cope with their fatigue.

Tired of Cancer’s app Untire, contains a program that helps cancer patients and survivors to understand their fatigue and give them practical exercises and tips to work on their energy level. All content of the app is based on proven methods in clinical practice. The app is a CE-marked medical device and has already proven itself scientifically to reduce fatigue and improve quality of life.

Our current team consists of 12 professionals in the field of business, research, and development. We are based in an office close to the central station of Utrecht. Our mission is to help as many cancer patients as possible all over the world. You can truly feel the spirit to achieve this mission in our whole team.

📝About this role 

You will become part of the team responsible for the new mobile Untire app. The development team currently consists of 3 senior developers (one back-end, one mobile and one flex) a product owner and a designer.

The new app project is a greenfields reboot of the old React Native app, built to be future proof yet flexible. When you join the project you will work on getting the app and your own React Native expertise to the next level, using modern standards for app development:

  • Expo managed React Native app.
  • Fully TypeScript written.
  • GraphQL and Apollo for api and state management.
  • Automated version and deploy management.
  • Detox end-to-end tests with pixel diff testing.

💯 Our wish list:

  • You are a senior or mid-level app developer
  • You know your way around React Native
  • Writing in TypeScript comes easy to you
  • You are a team player
  • Most of all: you are motivated to make a great app to improve lives

❤️ Nice to haves:

  • You have some experience with Expo, GraphQL and/or Apollo
  • You know some things about CI automation (in our case, EAS)
  • You worked with NodeJS and/or AWS (for communication with the backend devs)

What we have to offer 

🤝An amazing team with a true team spirit. 

The team culture at our place is one you have not felt before. Everyone is open-minded, ambitious and hard-working but at the same time amazingly warm and welcoming. Don’t take my word for it, experience it for yourself when you come around to our office for a cup of coffee.

We have team members from all over the world. Currently we have people in the team from the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, India, Iran, and Argentina. And we are looking forward to welcome more and more people and cultures to our team.

🤸‍♂️Flexibility in working place and hours. 

You can combine the benefits of working from our wonderful office with working from the comfort of your own home. We are all very flexible at Tired of Cancer and in good conversation, almost everything is possible! Also, we literally offer you flexibility by providing yoga classes in the office, completely optional of course.

🌞Holidays & Pension 

After years of working, you deserve a wonderful retirement, even though that might seem far away, we got you! We offer a pension arrangement where the company contributes to your savings in a pension funding.

However, you don’t want to wait to enjoy free time until retirement, of course. So therefore, we offer everyone a generous number of days for holiday, an average of 32 in total (25 flexible days and 7 days of national holiday).

💸Competitive salary 

Doing good and making money? Almost sounds too good to be true, we make sure to offer you a competitive salary.

We offer you a monthly salary between €4.500 – €5.500, based on a full-time (36-hours) contract, depending on your experience level. This is without the extras as pension funding and vacation money.

🍾Afternoon drinks & social trips

Every week we have a drink with the team, completely without obligation, but always with good vibes. When there is something to celebrate, and there often is, we drink champagne so that we don’t forget to celebrate the small wins. Besides our weekly drinks we organize social activities. We all have to get out sometimes and do something fun together, like a sailing trip or a drumming workshop!

🤗Inclusive and welcoming environment

We pride ourselves in cultivating a safe, inclusive culture that welcomes diverse backgrounds and lived experiences. Cancer patients come from all walks of life and so do we! We celebrate our team for their unique contributions irrespective of sex, gender identity and expression, nationality, age, race, skin color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and other personal characteristics.

💬What do our colleagues have to say about working at Tired of Cancer?

“I joined for the mission and stayed for the team. There’s the freedom to grow your career whilst serving a greater good all the while knowing there’s the safety and support of a wonderful team behind you”

“I was impressed by the effectiveness of our product but finally it is the team. It makes me proud working with very talented people and fantastic and inspiring team”

In case there are any more questions, send Atse ( an email. We’ll schedule a call, or a cup of coffee and we’ll try our best to answer all your questions.

If you want to apply directly, send an email to Atse with your resume and a short motivation.