Development

Sep 7th 2018


As a Front End Engineer, you will work closely together with designers and other engineers to advance the development of our modern web platform and deliver exciting new experiences to our customers. You will contribute to the overall design and usability of the platform, and rigorously leverage data collected e.g. through user analytics and A/B testing to transform complex processes and rich data into insightful yet attractive and concise user experiences. The role will challenge you to work in a highly agile environment and address strategic and implementational topics. Experience with back end development, esp. with Java, will be beneficial.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with the design and product management team to innovate and develop new design and interaction concepts
  • Translate mock-ups and interpret style guides to create cohesive interfaces with modular code
  • Develop rich, flexible front end components to enable engineers to easily and quickly build client-side code
  • Design and implement A/B tests to improve UX decision making
  • Share and document knowledge and best practices for front end development in React
  • Mentor and support other team members through code reviews and continuous feedback
  • Take initiative to research, troubleshoot and resolve bugs and issues as they arise
  • Be a flexible team player, stepping into a variety of roles, as needed

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience building modern, elegant web apps using React/Redux
  • Excellent Javascript/TypeScript, CSS and HTML5 skills
  • In-depth knowledge of browsers and their behaviour
  • Passionate about user experience
  • Experience with test frameworks (e.g. jest, Enzyme)
  • Understanding of RESTful services and service oriented architecture
  • Experience developing back end service (preferably in Java)
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Preferred: Prior experience in designing and developing data-rich front ends for financial systems (e.g. trading, risk, or compliance systems) and/or for logistics systems
  • Preferred: Knowledge in other front end frameworks such as Angular, Knockout, Ember, etc.
  • Preferred: Knowledge in cloud technologies/infrastructure (esp. AWS)
  • Strong analytical, project leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work both self-directed and collaboratively to deliver results in a fast paced, startup environment
  • Unbelievably positive attitude, sense of humor and/or thick skin
  • Consummate team player, able to wear multiple hats, and assist team members when needed
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