Senior Front End Developer

  • Fintricity
  • London / Remote
  • Aug 17, 2018
Permanent Developer/Engineer Front End | Blockchain UX Designer | Blockchain

Job Description

About Fintricity:

Through Fintricity, our core consulting brand, Fintricity Group (FG) has been at the forefront of technology and digital transformation for over 15 years, most recently with a focus on bringing innovation to leading brands through expertise in big data, analytics and technologies (such as blockchain and IoT) that are transforming operations, products, services, business models and sectors.  Pivoting to a blockchain services and venture firm, Fintricity Group is working on a range of exciting new projects and ventures to build new decentralised business models, technology platforms and disrupt and transform multiple industries.

Why Us? 

At Fintricity you will join a dynamic, constantly evolving firm that pushes you to grow, lead and innovate.  You will be client- focused and work on technologies that will be put to immediate use. You will be part of a team whose members are encouraged to speak up with an idea or challenge existing views, regardless of title or tenure. Fintricity’s Technology Team is organised in small, focused, agile groups, that either work closely with business units to deliver value or develop core technologies that lever the product teams.  Our environment fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurial spirit, and we use top of the line tools.

Our culture

Fintricity is a vibrant and progressive company that blends the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with the profitability and stability of a long-running business.

Our company is built on a culture that fosters teamwork, individuality, and creativity.

We care deeply about cultural and gender diversity. We go to great lengths to foster a supportive, caring environment within a flat organisational structure.

We value staff with a sense of fun and adventure, who are optimistic, and customer focused. Above all, you must agree with our strong emphasis on business integrity.

Your skills and motivations

You are experienced in building and optimising web and mobile applications. You care about your users and customers, and think deeply about how they use what you build.

You must be able to multitask and have a problem-solving mindset. The technologies we work with are complex and challenging. You must be willing to learn new things every day, including new frameworks, tools, and software. We will also depend on you to ensure that our trading platform functions at optimal levels for our clients and partners.

You are smart, self-motivated, and proactive. You thrive in a dynamic and collaborative work environment, and approach even the smallest task with an open mind.

Most importantly, you value the importance of constant, open, and honest communication.

We are looking for someone who loves to:

  • Solve problems creatively and proactively.
  • Keep up with established and emerging web standards and technologies in front-end development.
  • Do great work, and inspires people around them to do the same.
  • Work with highly talented people in an exciting, multinational environment.
  • Get things done in a no-nonsense manner.
  • Work without bureaucracy and hierarchy.
  • Have the latest tools and technologies at their disposal.
  • Learn and improve, day in and day out.

To excel in this role, you must have:

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

Your role:

Our team is responsible for the design, development, and operation of our websites, applications, and high-traffic networks. As our Senior Front-End Developer, you will be taking on the challenge of developing and maintaining advanced applications and interfaces that connect clients within our blockchain ventures group.

You will:

  • 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.
  • Ensure the design and development of each page or product is consistent with our style guide, and that everything works as planned with each release.
  • Mysql, CMS solutions experience a plus

Diversity & Inclusion:

Fintricity is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our unique organisation.