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Web Application Developer (Front-End)

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Recruiter: Genesis
Listed on: 25th October
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Genesis is a global software company with a pioneering vision, technical innovation, and team that is changing IT delivery. Permanently. We've just completed our Series B funding round, backed by Accel, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Salesforce Ventures, Citi, Illuminate Financial and Tribeca Early Stage Partners and due to growth, we're recruiting now for our graduate scheme! Interested? Read on to find out more.


What are we looking for?

We are currently recruiting for a Developer to join our Application Development team at an exciting time of our rapid expansion. Reporting to the Head of Application Development, our vision is to create a world class platform for our clients.

This is a very technology focused role requiring an understanding of the browser, messaging patterns, good software architecture, databases and a desire to create high-performance applications using Genesis' Web Components based framework. The role is very varied and covers all aspects of technology with a focus on building high quality web front ends.

The Genesis Web Stack:

Please note that we DO NOT use traditional web frameworks here at Genesis, such as React, Angular, Vue etc. We use standards-based Web Components, a.k.a Custom Elements. Web Components are literally, the standard component model of the web, written into the HTML specification. This approach coupled with a variety well defined design patterns, we can not only build components, but entire apps that are future proof and interoperable. Did you know you is a web component? You can read more about our Web Strategy in our documentation.

Our web stack consists of:

  • Lerna (Monorepo management)
  • TypeScript
  • Web Components build on top on Microsoft FAST
  • Design Systems (Styling our base web components, multiple design system variants, design tokens)
  • CSS + CSS Variables
  • Dependency Injection
  • Micro Frontends (Composed small UI sections, WP5 Module Federation)
  • App Shell / Composite Apps (Schema / config-based app definitions)
  • Top level router with lazy loading
  • Custom CLI (Codegen)
  • WebPack (Apps bundling and WP5 Module Federation)
  • Rollup (Lib bundling)
  • CustomEvents, RxJS, Broadcast Channel API, FDC3
  • Playwright E2E, custom Unit testing setup
  • Storybook
  • Electron
  • ESLint & Stylelint
  • Github repos, actions, packages
  • etc.

How you'll play your part

· Design and implementation of high-quality web applications.

·Utilising the array of Genesis platform components where possible, and creating custom components where design dictates.

· Working iteratively and collaboratively with end-users and across development and design teams

· Close attention to quality, performance, and timeliness in delivery

· Awareness of trends and developments in web and other technologies

· Mentoring, code reviews, communicating, and otherwise leading in your areas of expertise

· Initiative and ownership in continuously improving the quality and capabilities of the platform and processes of the engineering team by proactively feeding back suggestions to the core platform team.


The experience you'll bring

We require highly capable frontend engineers with proven track records working in agile engineering teams on fast paced commercial projects, preferably within the financial industry. You should be a natural problem solver with a passion for staying at the forefront of web technology. Requirements include:

  • SDLC pipelines
  • Agile environments
  • Multiple web frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • NodeJS and NPM
  • Working with Design Systems
  • REST
  • WebSockets
  • RXJS
  • Ag-Grid
  • Testing strategies
  • Understanding of design patterns
  • Very strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical persons
  • Must continually strive to acquire new skills in relevant technology and business
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to set own goals based on shifting priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidence and composure in stressful situations
  • Self-starter with strong sense of ownership

Preferred skills and experience

  • Comfortable working outside of a web framework
  • Deeper understanding of the browser and web technology
  • Native web components
  • Microsoft FAST
  • JavaScript ES8+ (async await)
  • CSS-in-JS
  • AWS
  • Lerna (Monorepo setups)
  • Webpack
  • Rollup
  • Electron
  • Microservice architecture and containerisation
  • Java / Kotlin
  • Financial markets exposure
  • Real-time high-frequency low-latency systems
  • Github repo and / or an open-source contributor
  • Avid learner
  • A love of documenting and explaining your work

Other information

What a role with Genesis offers

  • 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare, Pension Plan and a flexible benefits scheme
  • Pension Plan and company bonus plan
  • A tailored personal development and training programme with a dedicated mentor who can help you with your personal development and career goals
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
  • The opportunity to work on cutting edge low code and no code technology in a friendly, inclusive and collaborative environment.

Think you can help us change the FinTech industry? Apply now and we'll be in touch once we've reviewed your CV.

We are only accepting applications from candidates directly. Given application volumes, we do not require approaches or CVs from recruitment agencies.

Genesis - Code Less, Do More

About Us

We are technology pioneers with a clear purpose of being the Low-Code Application Platform (LCAP) for financial markets - changing IT delivery across the entire industry. We work faster, harder and smarter than the competition so that we can solve some of the biggest and most complex challenges to deliver innovation and digital transformation.

We value every one of our employees and everyone in the company makes a difference. The diversity of our people makes us who we are and we work hard to make everyone feel included, no matter your background. Come join and be part of the Genesis family of pioneers and lets Code Less and Do More!