Front-end Developer at ThinkMarkets

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ThinkMarkets is searching for a Front-end Developer to join our existing team and take a lead role in driving front-end development for our applications. The key focus will lie on leveraging new technologies in order to enhance existing architecture. In this role, you will be expected to liaise with project managers, engineers, and developers working on different layers of our business. The successful candidate will possess an unparalleled commitment to collaborative problem solving, as well as a sophisticated approach to development, testing and creating quality documentation. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • You will be required to work alongside Project/Product Managers, Design & Back-end development teams in developing and maintaining the existing Portals, & Back office application interfaces.
  • Lead planning, development, and maintenance support of a growing portfolio of Web applications, supporting various facets of the organization.
  • Develop integrations to external services and software.
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation of the developed modules/applications.
  • You will be expected to track and resolve any UI/UX errors.
  • You will be expected to liaise (when required) with technology and development teams based at the firm's global offices.
  • Present shared ownership of our product vision.
  • Produce monthly reports to the line manager.

 

Skills and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Web application development and testing.
  • Experience developing interfaces for trading applications.
  • Technology enthusiast and a go-getter, with excellent time management skills.
  • Proven knowledge of the most current web development programming languages.
  • Knowledge of OOP, design patterns, algorithms and data structures.
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser and different devices compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Experience in modern web applications development with JavaScript, Reactjs, Redux, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Experience implementing Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc..)
  • Experience in building complex SPA applications.
  • Attention to detail, analytical mindset, as well as being highly effective at decision making.
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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Ashley

Executive Assistant to the CEO

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Head of Options

What makes someone successful on your team?

Above all, having passion for what you do will make an individual successful in any position! Specifically here at ThinkMarkets, we value a collaborative and innovative mindset to make our team run the most efficiently.

Theresa

Human Resources Associate

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At ThinkMarkets, ideation that challenges the norm and status quo is embraced! We prioritize growth and innovation to drive the business forward. As a Marketing Team, our mission is to bring the brand personality to life across the globe with a lean methodology that enables ThinkMarkets to proactively and constantly drive progress and efficiency.

Rich

Head of Performance Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

It's amazing to design a web-based trading platform, providing users with the most effortless and exciting trading experience! I enjoy collaborating with a team of professional and smart co-workers, whose expertise in different domains solve user problems, fuel creativity, gain industry value, and shoot for more exciting outcomes for the company!

Athens

UI/UX Designer

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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