Senior Front End Developer
4th October 2018
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AlternativeSoft is a global financial technology firm which specialises in the design and development of software in the Asset Management space. Since our establishment in 2005, AlternativeSoft has earned an international reputation for successfully aiding clients in the construction of their portfolios and managing their risks. We continue to strengthen our already significant presence in the Alternative Investment space through working with some of the largest asset managers in the world. We provide clients with a powerful yet simplistic innovative development. Our staff comprises of highly skilled individuals who enrich our company with their in-depth knowledge and their high standard of work.
At AlternativeSoft, we have successfully cultivated a collegial work environment that promotes collaboration and innovation. Analytical rigor is a demand of our company’s culture and all staff members are rewarded for their dedication and hard work.
We strongly believe that when great minds work together, anything is possible.
Reporting to the Head of Design and Development, the candidate will be able to demonstrate an established track record for creating exceptional performance, cross-platform code and smart, beautiful user journeys.
We are looking for people who will thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Role and Responsibilities
Confident using ZURB Foundation 6+, LESS/SASS, Bootstrapp.
Provide diligent user testing and ensure your work delivers an intuitive and memorable user experience.
Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements.
Requirements for Senior Front-end Developer
React experience is highly desired but not mandatory
HTML, CSS, SASS/LESS, Styled Components.
JS Unit testing.
Understanding of DevOps and its benefits.
Experience of working with JIRA.
Working in an Agile environment.
The Ideal Candidate
Must have 6+ years industry experience in front end development
Must possess a thorough understanding of web content and have access to a library of examples of recent work by successful brands and publishers.
Strong HTML5 and CSS3 semantic, hand-coding skills.
Experience of working with JIRA.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions.
Great attention to detail and solid grasp of web and mobile technologies and standards.
Demonstrable experience of usability on fully responsive website.
Excellent project management, organisational and interpersonal skills.
Creative thinker, great communication and project management skills
Always willing to offer new suggestions and ideas.
We are looking for an experienced Front-end developer help enrich and enhance our applications. The successful candidate will work closely with other Software Developers and Architects across multiple platforms and technologies to create a powerful suite of products that will be used by many in the asset management sector.
What we offer:
Competitive salary with annual reviews, plus perks/benefits.
An opportunity to work in the FinTech space.
A modern office in Canary Wharf.
A fast-growing company that is self-funded, with healthy financials and a long list of clients who collectively manage over 1 Trillion USD.
Please be aware applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.