Lead Front-End Engineer, Greenfield Multi-Asset Trading FinTech

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    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £95000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Stock Options

  • Contact:

    Andrew Botterill

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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    Flexible / Notice Period

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Lead Front-End Engineer / hands-on Front-End Engineering Lead sought by a new FinTech business building a Software-as-a-Service-based Global Multi-Asset Class Trading platform from scratch.

The successful hire will work with other engineers and product owners to design, build and deploy a greenfield real-time multi-asset globally-distributed trading platform which aims to revolutionise buy-side trading.

You will be required to build and lead the Front-End Software Chapter and become a member of the Engineering Leadership Team that is responsible for the engineering strategy, architecture, standards and delivery of the product roadmap. You will take ownership and lead the development of all UI with an emphasis on a robust, responsive, user interface cloud-based architecture.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for building robust front-end systems, a personal interest in contributing to product development, and will enjoy sharing knowledge in a collaborative manner while working closely with other developers, BA and product teams.


  • Strong UI software engineering experience building real-time complex and distributed trading applications
  • Expertise in mainstream JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS, ReduxJS and AngularJS and ideally Data Grid frameworks such as ag-Grid.
  • Strong programming experience in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, NodeJS, RxJS; Python and/or TypeScript.
  • Experience with Restful API's, Microservice architecture, unit and integration testing and CI/CD
  • Familiar with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
  • Experienced in agile development methodologies including agile coaching, pair programming, TDD and building a high impact and velocity engineering culture
  • Background in front office electronic trading systems covering functionality such as order management / execution and pricing and risk management ideally gained in a Tier-1 Investment Bank, Asset / Wealth Manager or Hedge Fund.

This is an outstanding opportunity to design and build a Multi-Asset Trading Platform from scratch while recruiting and leading a world-class UI team. Please contact Adam on to discuss in confidence today.