Senior Front End Developer

Location: Chicago, Illinois Salary: Up to US$150000 per annum + competitive
Sector: Bank- und Finanzwesen Type: Permanent

Lead UI/UX Developer - Financial Services - up to $150k based on experience

A leading Financial Services organization with offices in downtown Chicago seeks a hands on lead UI/UX engineer to work on multiple applications within the electronic trading space. The role will involve leading a small team on technical streams of work as well as hands on building of applications in JavaScript/HTML5 for use by the front office sales and trading teams.

The core technology infrastructure is Core Java on a Linux platform, so this lead engineer will be interacting closely with a team of engineers who focus on either front end, JavaScript/HTML5 or Server side core Java. You will also work closely with developers, sales and trading.

Experience sought

  • A sound background in computer Science
  • Experience of working in banking, electronic trading, front office or in an environment with real time applications
  • Thorough knowledge and hands on experience of HTML5 and JavaScript ES6
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of React/Webpack, Websockets, sockjs, Node.js, NPM, spring framework, apache Hadoop stack.
  • Previous financial experience is a plus but is not mandatory

The ideal candidate will already be a lead engineer but still be a hands on engineer. This is also a fantastic opportunity for Senior Engineers who have mentored small teams of engineers and see this as the next logical step in their career. This group is an important strategic group for the organization and they are a priority for senior management. In addition to a great career trajectory, this company offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and 401k.

If you are interested in applying to this position, please submit your resume for a confidential discussion.

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