Javascript Developer

Caplin Systems Limited
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an opportunity to join a creative, cutting edge software company.

Caplin is the market leader in web trading technology and single-dealer platforms. Its award-winning software enables its customers to build high-performance web trading apps and to deliver real-time information, including live prices, securely and reliably to those apps.

We currently have an immediate vacancy for an experienced Front End Developer based in London who can work closely with other developers, QA and User Experience in an agile environment.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual wanting to bring their skills to an organization at the leading edge of web-based trading technology and with blue-chip global financial clients.

The Role
The successful candidate will be building large-scale, complex web applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. They will have strong web development skills and be familiar with agile development practices.

Experience of other front-end web technologies such as server-side development with Java would also be an advantage.

As a Front End Developer you will be:
-Creating compelling web applications for performance critical financial applications
-Working with cutting edge web development tools and Caplin's streaming based libraries
-Building well architected, tested and documented products
-Participating in hack days and exploring emerging technologies
-Working with experienced, like-minded colleagues in a relaxed and friendly environment

About You

You have the following skills and experience:
-Experience in writing applications using JavaScript and different JS Frameworks such as KnockoutJS, Ember or React.
-Experience in building compelling apps in HTML5 and CSS3 utilising pre-processors such as LESS/SASS/BEM.
-Have a keen eye for Design and UX
-An understanding of automated test tools and the need to write tests for your code
-Enthusiasm for Agile development approaches and environments
-A team player, and enjoy working closely with other developers, UX and QA engineers in small teams
-Proactive and self-improving
-Detail oriented
-Educated to technical degree level at 2:1 or above

Other desirable skills:
-Experience in working in financial markets
-Java Experience

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Compensation & Benefits
-Flexible benefits scheme including pension, gym membership, life cover, income protection, health/dental options, and additional holiday purchase scheme
-Opportunities to attend conferences and training events
-Dynamic, collaborative and friendly working environment
-23 days holiday per year rising annually to 27
-Free breakfast, with drinks and snacks provided throughout the day

About Caplin Systems Ltd
Caplin's award winning software provides real-time web connectivity products that allow market data and trading services to be delivered over the Internet using HTML5 technologies and unique UX driven applications.

Recruitment Process
-To apply for this position please click the APPLY button
-Initially a short (up to 30 minutes) telephone interview will be conducted
-If successful candidates will be asked to attend the Caplin office and given the following tests, usually on the same day.
-A pair-programming test
-A technical interview
-An HR interview

Caplin is an Equal Opportunities Employer