Web Front End Developer

New York, NY

Post Date: 07/27/2017 Job ID: 9292 Category: Front End Dev

Our Client, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Web Frontend Developer to help build web based user interfaces for a wide variety of internal systems and applications.

Responsibilities

As a Web Frontend Developer, you will be responsible for building and standardizing user interfaces across multiple projects and teams. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Playing a key role in our web based projects
  • Being responsible for the look and feel of a wide range of internal systems and tools
  • Working closely with other technical team members
  • Driving creativity and pushing new ideas to improve overall user experience
  • Maintaining a high standard of quality for our user facing projects
  • Learning about and keeping up with the latest frontend technologies

Qualifications
  • Between 3-5 years of hands-on, frontend experience  
  • Expertise with frontend technologies, client side Javascript and HTML based UI development
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and experience building responsive web designs
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Dedication to provide excellent user experience (UX)
  • Experience with at least one of the following frameworks: React, Vue.js, AngularJS
  • Strong knowledge of the full web programming stack (Python/Django experience a plus)
  • Backend development experience in Python or Go (a plus)
  • Experience with web services, especially for facilitating interaction among multiple systems
  • Experience with Bootstrap or other CSS frameworks a big plus
  • Practical knowledge of web optimization techniques
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English

Additionally, we are seeking someone who is:
  • Self-starting and can work autonomously in a larger team
  • Committed to following best practices
  • Keenly interested in developing technologies
  • Enthusiastic about testing
  • Able to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities as priorities change
  • Organized and detail-oriented

Financial experience is not required.

Benefits

Our Clients offices and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While employees work hard, Tower’ s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Signing and performance-based bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival
Javascript, Angular, React

Evan Pollock


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