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Java Script Software Engineer

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Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 27, 2017
Job ID
2450093

Java Script Software Engineer

We are looking for an outstanding Software Engineer who can push the limits of JavaScript and display real-time data to traders. The team is tasked with developing full stack applications using web technologies to control and monitor real time trading systems.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working closely with users to build rich, interactive single page applications.
  • Developing a full product from inception to production, including: identifying business needs, user experience, backend processing, and product evangelism.
  • Pushing the limits of browser performance by building highly responsive web front-ends using the latest technology.
  • Innovation! Take your ideas and make them reality - we have some of the toughest problems to solve and the brighest minds to solve them.
  • Full stack development primarily using JavaScript (TypeScript), node.js, ReactJS, Redux, and Python.
  • Collaborating with other software engineers, IT, teams, quants and trading desks.

Some of the key skills are:

  • Single page web development using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Ability to pick up new programming languages and technologies to suit the problem at hand
  • Deep understanding of browser internals: HTTP, WebSockets, Rendering, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Chrome developer tools
  • Experience with JavaScript testing using Jasmine or Mocha
  • Development on Linux or OSX systems; familiar with bash scripting?
  • Experience with some of the following: React, Backbone, Angular, and jQuery
  • Full stack experience using back-end technologies like node.js, Python, or Ruby
  • B.S. degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Nice to haves:

  • ES6/2015 experience using Babel and/or Webpack
  • Trading industry experience
  • Experience innovating and developing quantitative visual displays