JavaScript Developer

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    Joe Davies

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    almost 4 years ago

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This is an opportunity to join a creative, cutting edge software company.

My client is the market leader in web trading technology and single-dealer platforms. Its award-winning software enables its customers to build high-performance web trading apps and to deliver real-time information, including live prices, securely and reliably to those apps.

I am looking for an experienced Front End Developer based in London who can work closely with other developers, QA and User Experience in an agile environment.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual wanting to bring their skills to an organization at the leading edge of web-based trading technology and with blue-chip global financial clients.


The successful candidate will be building large-scale, complex web applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. They will have strong web development skills and be familiar with agile development practices.

Experience of other front-end web technologies such as server-side development with Java would also be an advantage.

As a Front End Developer you will be:

lCreating compelling web applications for performance critical financial applications

Working with cutting edge web development tools and Caplin’s streaming based libraries

Building well architected, tested and documented products

Participating in hack days and exploring emerging technologies

Working with experienced, like-minded colleagues in a relaxed and friendly environment

You have the following skills and experience:

Experience in writing applications using JavaScript and different JS Frameworks such as KnockoutJS, Ember or React.

Experience in building compelling apps in HTML5 and CSS3 utilising pre-processors such as LESS/SASS/BEM.

Have a keen eye for Design and UX

An understanding of automated test tools and the need to write tests for your code

Enthusiasm for Agile development approaches and environments

A team player, and enjoy working closely with other developers, UX and QA engineers in small teams

Educated to technical degree level at 2:1 or above

Other desirable skills

Experience in working in financial markets

Java Experience