Senior Frontend Developer

  • $90,000 - $200,000 + bonus and benefits
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BSM Group
  • 19 Apr 18 2018-04-19

My Client is a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 90’s, who are seeking a talented Frontend Developer to join their Production Engineering team. The Production Engineering department is responsible for providing ground-breaking processes and tools for the operation of my clients HFT platforms. The Frontend Developer will architect and build user interfaces for a variety of internal systems and applications.


  • Building and regulating frontend applications across numerous projects and teams
  • Play a key part in the architecture and development of their frontend projects
  • Work closely with other technical team members
  • Drive creativity and push new ideas to improve overall UX
  • Have a consistently high standard of quality for their user facing projects


  • Minimum of 3 - 6 years of hands-on, frontend experience
  • Expert in JavaScript and development of UI
  • Experience with Vue.js / React
  • Thorough attention to detail and commitment to provide excellent user experience
  • Experience with web services, especially for interaction through distributed systems
  • Excellent knowledge of CSS & capable of building responsive web applications
  • Hands-on knowledge of web optimization techniques
  • Backend development experience in Python OR Go
  • Exceptional communication skills

Additionally, we are seeking someone who is:

  • Self-motivated and can work autonomously in a larger team
  • Dedicated to best practices
  • Highly interested in developing technologies and consistently creating bespoke new products
  • Must be committed to the importance of testing
  • Quick learner and willing to take on new responsibilities as priorities change
  • Organized and detail-oriented

Financial experience is not required.

Some but not all of the benefits

My client’s main office and rooftop are located in TriBeCa, in downtown Manhattan. While you will work hard, it’s an open plan collaborative workplace, very laid-back casual dress code, they also have fully-stocked kitchens that echo the premium the company places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Highly competitive salary - open to the right candidate
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • 25 Days / Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays totaling nearly 7 weeks off a year
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to most New York events, Film festivals, sporting events in NYC and nationally