Web Platform Engineer | Chicago- Global Quant Firm

    • Oxford Knight
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 days ago

Overview

On Site
USD 250,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

UI
Web development
Work ethic
Unit testing
Pair programming
Test estimation
Quantitative Analysis
Leadership
HFT
IMPACT
FOCUS
Collaboration
React.js
TypeScript
WebSocket
Agile
Sprint
Kubernetes
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Trading
Finance

Job Details

Salary: $250k + bonus

Summary

Leading HFT fund looking for an experienced Front End Developer to join their core UI platform team.

This is a high impact role where your primary focus is building and extending the core UI platform, and using it to build business-critical applications. You'll collaborate extensively with a wide variety of teams, helping them use the platform to build their own applications. It is expected that you'll be very comfortable with the ecosystem of tools & techniques within the modern web development environment, and you'll be passionate about enabling other developers to be more productive.

Technology is prized by the traders as crucial to their continued success. Unique in their field, this global firm combines the lively, positive spirit of a start-up with the stability of a longer-established player.

The successful Web Platform Engineer will have a strong work ethic, and will always keep in mind the end users who will consume the platform you build.

Requirements
  • Minimum 4+ years of professional experience building web-based UIs
  • Extensive experience with React, TypeScript, WebSocket protocols, REST, and UI unit-testing
  • Very comfortable working in a highly agile, collaborative methodology (sprints, pair-programming, testing, estimation, etc.)
  • Bonus points for Kubernetes, Helm, containers, CI/CD pipelines and/or experience working in trading / finance

NB Please don ' t apply if you are a fresh graduate.

Benefits
  • Competitive base salary & bonus
  • Enormous opportunity to grow and have an impact
  • Contributions are rewarded; career progression supported
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner


Contact
If this sounds like you, or you'd like to know more, please get in touch.

Andy Stirling-Martin

+44 (0)20 3137 9579
linkedin.com/in/andrew-stirling-martin-7664a946