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We are looking for talented front-end software engineers to become core contributors to our growing team, which is made up of developers with a wide skill set. The role offers exposure to the entire product suite and provides a great opportunity for ownership. The candidate will drive the Web UI implementation, while working closely with the Back-End team with significant domain overlap. We seek creative and clear thinkers with an aptitude for thorough and flexible architecture, who can take a product from inception to release. The ideal engineer will be passionate about solving some of the industry’s most complicated problems, providing efficient real-time analytics and working with various large datasets. This is an exciting opening for someone who enjoys working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.


Function within a team (Developers, Business Analysts, and Architects) to take a project to completion
Become an expert in JavaScript, SVG, and various open source libraries we use
Take ownership of various initiatives for clients and internal analysts to design and provide solutions
Drive architecture decisions allowing the application to be scalable on the dimensions of data and users
Establish best of breed development practices, allowing us to grow the team
Ensure product quality by doing comprehensive UI testing with automation
Source ideas from the open source community to help keep the product suite current
Learn about the finance industry and generate ideas for the platform to grow

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

Minimum 2 years of industry experience working with a complex web tier in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SVG
Building high-traffic, scalable, and high performance systems
Architecture, problem solving, testing, and agile development
Appreciation for intuitive design
Work with the open source community, developing OS Software is a plus
Core Java or Scala in an Enterprise Systems is a plus
A strong desire to learn about Hedge Funds, and the Financial Industry

Appropriate Technologies

The ideal candidate would have some experience or familiarity with the following front-end technologies:

Data Viz; ex. D3, SVG
MV* frameworks; ex. Backbone, Marionette
AMD; ex. Require, CommonJS, Browserify
Build tooling; ex. Grunt, Bower, NPM
Testing; ex. Mocha, Jasmine
Templating; ex. Handlebars, Dust

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