Front-End Web Developer

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ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in Foreign Exchange and Commodities trading. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry with our technology platform, superior data insights and marketing practices. We are seeking a Front-End Web Developer to join our rapidly growing global workforce based in Chicago!

The ideal candidate will be able to implement new technologies to improve the current architecture and drive the front-end development of our web applications. He/she will be a technology enthusiast, go-getter, and will show excellent time management skills. This person should be willing and excited about the opportunity to work alongside project managers, engineers, and other developers globally to improve all aspects of the business. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work well across all teams, both in office and globally, to create and maintain existing portals and backend application interfaces
  • Take a lead in the planning, development, and maintenance of all web applications
  • Develop integrations to external services and software
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation of the developed modules and applications
  • Track and successfully resolve any UI/UX errors
  • Clearly and accurately present shared ownership of our product vision
  • Consistently provide monthly reports to direct manager

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer science or related field from an accredited university
  • 3+ years of experience using modern web applications
  • Experience using frontend tools such as JavaScript, ReactJS, Redux, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience with .NET and C#
  • Demonstrated understanding of UI, device compatibility, and general web functions
  • Experience implementing RESTful Web Services
  • Knowledge and understanding of OOP, design patterns, and data structures
  • Experience building complex SPA applications
  • Experience successfully developing interfaces for trading applications is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical thinking skills, and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
 
 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Objective CLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Cocoa TouchLanguages
    • HTMLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • SolidityLanguages
    • EtherumLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • KenticoCMS

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

Office Manager

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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