JavaScript Developer

Posted: Jan 29, 2019

Flow Traders is a leading principal trading firm with Headquarters in Amsterdam, and offices worldwide in New York, Singapore, Cluj, London and Hong Kong. What will you do? Software engineers in Flow Traders are working on applications that support the core business of the company. Our systems make it possible for Flow Traders to be present and competitive on exchanges worldwide. Many of these systems need front-ends that not only share the robustness and security of our trading systems, but also are intuitive, consistent across our products and beautiful to look at. The JavaScript Engineer will be working together with java core teams to design a framework used across our web infrastructure. It's expected from our new colleague to have proven experience with different web oriented technologies, to provide a solid technical vision and to be able to choose the correct stack for our specific needs. The candidate needs to know where and when things can go wrong and how to avoid these issues beforehand. His/Her work won't be public for millions of users to see, but nevertheless a high standard will be demanded by the teams in our headquarters in Amsterdam, and offices in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and Cluj. Our business users are typically only a walk away, which helps to create short feedback loops and to see your changes provide value in the shortest time possible. To enable that, we strive to follow best software engineering practices and are supported by the best working environment, latest technology and continuous support from all parts of Flow Traders organization. How you do it? We work in small teams, grouped by business area. Each team is typically responsible for a set of related applications, and works in tight collaboration with business owners. We maintain libraries shared across the teams to enable code re-use and to have a common view on application architecture. We follow agile practices, tailored to the problem area and preferred team approach. Some of the things we use in development process: HTML 5, CSS, client-side scripting (JavaScript - required; Typescript - would be a plus); Web Socket connectivity; Maven, Git; Atlassian stack; Bitbucket for code review. We do all work in pull requests, which are reviewed by other developers; Bamboo for continuous integration; JIRA, Confluence; SonarQube for continuous code quality inspection; MariaDB, Cassandra. What you need to succeed? 5 Years of experience in UI development; BSc or MSc in Computing Science or equivalent; Up-to-date knowledge of web technologies; Experience with Core Java/C++ back-end development would be a plus. We Offer Flow Traders offers you an exciting job and lots of opportunities within the most dynamic of environments with an excellent compensation package. We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with the best working environment, the latest technology, continuous support, and we go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started. We offer a competitive salary and reserve a percentage of our business results for our bonus pool. Company Flow Traders is a principal trading firm. We are a leading global technology-enabled liquidity provider specialised in Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). We continuously provide liquidity to the major financial markets. Our sophisticated in-house technology platform enables us to quote prices on many exchanges simultaneously. We also quote bid and ask prices off-exchange to institutional counterparties on request. Robust risk management is at the core of our business, and our risk functions are closely integrated into our platform. Our headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in New York, Singapore and Cluj, accommodate over 200 employees. Flow Traders grew to be as successful as we are today out of the expertise and experience of our founding partners. Our non-hierarchical approach stimulates innovation and achievement. We invest in our talented, highly motivated people since they hold the key to our success. Our demanding, sophisticated work continuously puts us to the test. We wouldn't have it any other way. We. Love. This. Job.

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