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Principal Front End Engineer

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Recruiter: Understanding Recruitment
Listed on: 4th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £100000 - £130000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Principal Front End Engineer / Front End ManagerA Principal Front End Engineer / Front End Manager is required by a growing FinTech start-up. This already highly successful company has spun off from a global leader in financial transactions. Their plan is to disrupt the foreign exchange market as it is known today. They have aspirations to become a global leader and achieve unicorn status within 12-18 months. Their platform has a highly sophisticated user interface that has direct connectivity to all major banks. They currently see circa 5 billion quotes a day.This role can offer the successful Principal Front End Engineer / Front End Managera lot of scope for career progression, a hands-on coding role with line management.Quality is at the forefront of their code and their engineers take great pride in solving some of the world's most technical and interesting problems.The UI Lead / Architect will be working on a cutting-edge tech-stack consisting of:ReactRxJSES6/7OpenFinThey are huge advocates of TDD, paired programming and continuous integration. They fully believe in automation and incorporate instrumentation too.They are conducting a fully remote interview and can onboard remotely.Location: Covent GardenSalary: up to £130,000 + benefits including an up to 25% bonus, 28 days annual leave, which rises to 33 days) + Bank Holidays, 1 day work from home, Friday drinks, free breakfast, pension, healthcare and sharesThis FinTech business appreciate the value in continuous development and upskilling. They offer a training budget for you to spend on your own personal career developmentWhat the Principal Front End Engineer / Front End Manager will be doing:Building large, complex SPAs in a scalable frameworkTake the lead in architecting the UI aspects of the trading platformLeading / mentoring 2 front end developersBe instrumental in hiring new developersLiaise with a multi-disciplinary team that consists of backend engineers, QA, UX / UI designers, 1st and 2nd line support test automation teamsPresent progress at regular stand-upsWhat is the Principal Front End Engineer / Front End Manager to know:Strong background in UI development ideally with experience in React, RxJS, ES6/7 or OpenFinProven experience in leading architectureProven experience in building out full productsThey would love if the Principal Front End Engineer / Front End Manager had experience with:Working in a FinTech / Challenger BankExperience as a full stack developerWhat they can offer you?A fun environment with driven individualsAn organisation that will hone in on your skills and offer you a strong breeding ground to develop them furtherA generous basic salary with a fantastic benefits packageBeing part of a genuinely successful business who are fully committed to achieving unicorn statusThey are conducting telephone interviews then video interviews and can onboard remotelyIf you are interested please apply.Contact Arjun Gillard on 01727 809079 or for more information