UI Developer - Fixed Term Contract - 12 months - up to £120 K + Guaranteed Bonus + Benefits UI Developer - Fixed Term Contract - 12 months -  …

in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
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120000 GBP + Bonus
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
120000 GBP + Bonus
Our Clients, a trillion dollar fund manager in the city are looking for a UI developer to join their team in London on a 12 months fixed term contract with high chances of converting into a perm role for the right candidate, after the initial contractual period is over.

We are looking for a senior UI engineer with a deep understanding of UI technology stacks and strong design/UX fundamentals.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly started UI Platform team with huge potential to shape the direction of UI development practices across multiple teams and applications.


We are hiring for two key initiatives and there will be opportunities to contribute to both:


  • A suite of components, tools, and services to help our vertical teams deliver high quality UIs that delight users
  • Progressive desktop web applications (PWAs) to deliver a seamless and integrated experience for our users
  • You will be responsible for:
  • Practising disciplined software engineering (e.g., automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Building and maintaining “inner source” software libraries and services that will be used by multiple teams and impact many users
  • Engaging and collaborating with teams to identify and deliver big picture solutions that raise the quality of UI engineering in the firm and ultimately improve the experience of users


Required skills and expertise:


  • Expert JavaScript/TypeScript programming
  • Extensive professional experience with React and NodeJS
  • Strong CSS skills
  • Deep understanding of UI development best practices
  • E2E Testing experience
  • Unit testing / TDD
  • Strong understanding of design and UX fundamentals
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable presenting ideas to varied audiences


Preferred skills and expertise:


  • Understanding of PWAs and related technologies for creating desktop web apps
  • Experience of working with FDC3 standard technologies
  • Experience using D3 for data visualization
  • Experience using ag-grid or another grid virtualization library
  • Experience using Material UI design system
  • Comfortable using design tools such as Figma to mock-up UI designs
  • Full-stack experience
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • An understanding of the asset management business and/or financial markets
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