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JavaScript Developer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Demand IT & Business Engagement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £575 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    575

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    javascript160517_1494948567

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2017-05-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Montash have been engaged by a Leading Investment Bank to source a Javascript Developer for a 6 month contract based in London.

You will be a HTML5/Java Script developer with proven experience in software engineering experience and ideally a good knowledge of financial markets to work on the transformation projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in an agile based software development life-cycle including technical analysis, documentation, development, testing and code reviews.
  • Collaborate with the production support team for release and maintenance of the components.
  • Work closely with the other developers in determining and following best development and architecture practice.
  • Propose and provide feedback from experience/knowledge on architecture, design, technology choices and technology direction of the platform.
  • Mentor less experienced developers both in London and India through pair programming and code review.
  • Fully participate in requirement and design meetings for new functionality.
  • Provide 3rd line application support on a rotation basis within the team.

Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years software development experience in an investment banking environment, or equivalent.
  • Strong development skills and experience with Javascript
  • Strong development skills and experience with Typescipt , CSS.
  • Strong development skills and experience with the Angular js libraries and other web technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of programming best practices, design patterns etc.
  • Strong interest in continuous improvement and all aspects of software development and delivery
  • Agile practitioner using Scrum.
  • Strong understanding of test driven development and continuous integration practices
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, inside and outside the team.
  • Desire to learn quickly and ability to adapt to a fast changing environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Comfortable dealing with numbers.
  • Solid academic background in engineering, sciences or economics.

Desirable Requirements

  • Front office development experience in any of : Equity derivatives, Credit or Rates products
  • Experience developing large real-time financial trading applications.
  • Experience with real time messaging protocols.
  • Experience with event driven architectures
  • An ability to design performant software and an understanding of application performance profiling.