Front-end Developer

  • Binary.com
  • Birkirkara, Malta
  • May 21, 2019
Permanent Developer/Engineer Front End | Blockchain

Job Description

The Team

We are the Front-End team and we combine the art of design with programming by implementing an engaging user interface for our online trading platform. We help to develop customer-centric products by providing the best user experience possible.

About the role

As a Front-End Developer at Binary.com, you will take care of our application development with a strong focus on improving the user experience. You will advocate for clients’ needs when implementing new products and features on our web applications.

Responsibilities

  • Be meticulous, organised, results-driven, and proactive.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members to understand the big picture of the organisation and its goals.
  • Collaborate regularly with researchers, designers, and developers on the implementation of new features and products.
  • Provide technical leadership, leading by example throughout the development process.
  • Develop and maintain advanced features, tools, and applications according to best practices in UI/UX, front-end development and hybrid mobile application development.
  • Test and debug our ever-evolving product line to improve their speed, scalability, and usability across multiple browsers, devices, and web standards.
  • Stay on top of the latest JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools in order to apply them when necessary to solve challenges related to web and mobile development.
  • Research and test new web technologies and make recommendations on opportunities to improve our user interface.
  • Ensure the design and development of each product is consistent with our style guide, and that everything works as planned with each release.

Minimum qualifications

  • Extensive experience of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with package managers (npm), task runners (Gulp, Webpack, Grunt), CSS processors (Sass, Stylus), and APIs (WebSocket)
  • Familiarity with various JavaScript standards, libraries, frameworks, compilers, and transpilers including ES6, TypeScript, Babel, Web Workers, React, and Angular
  • Extensive knowledge in advanced coding techniques and cross-platform development
  • Ability to write high-quality, self-documenting code using test-driven development techniques
  • Familiarity with testing and debugging processes, including unit testing and UI testing
  • Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of information security and data protection
  • Experience in responsive and mobile web design
  • Good grasp of user experience and user interface design
  • Familiarity in search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Knowledge of back-end technologies

Perks and benefits

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Flexi hours
  • Travel and internet allowances

Location

Malta

About location

Malta is a historical archipelago country in the middle of the Mediterannean Sea. Rich with beautiful beaches, cathedrals, museums, universities, cafes, and retail outlets, Malta is an ideal location to work from.