Lead UI Developer ( JavaScript Front End / Java Core Back End )

Investment Management #010


We are looking for a highly motivated Lead UI Developer to join the Trading Technology team in New York. The candidate will be responsible for managing a global team of 3 developers based in London and New York. The team is responsible for creating business critical web applications from the ground-up. As a lead UI developer, this individual will take ownership of application resiliency, performance and best UX practices; while delivering on business owners’ specifications. Hedge Fund’s UI applications have to deliver a modern seamless user experience by showcasing the data computed by the core team in a beautiful and flexible manner. Backend to frontend stack needs to sustain a high volume of real time trading data and use the latest technologies to provide powerful visualizations. Attention to detail is paramount to permission, render and track user input through intuitive and explicit controls


Ø ~10+ years of experience

Ø Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Ø Experience leading a team of full stack UI developers

Ø Experience in designing modern web UX with granular permissions

Ø Experience in events queue (Kafka) and real-time event driven systems

Ø Experience in relational database systems and NoSQL databases

Ø Experience with Java build tools (i.e. Maven/Ant/Gradle/GitLab)

Ø Experience with systematic UI testing

Ø Experience within the Financial Industry

Ø JavaScript (ES6, React, Redux, React router, Bootstrap, SCSS, Webpack, Babel, Node.js)

Ø Proficient in Core Java

Ø Proficient at writing complex SQL queries (unions, joins, inner joins, outer joins)

Ø Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly demanding environment

Ø Be able to think proactively

Ø Dedication to quality code and doing things the “right way” including TDD and documentation

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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