2017-11-07

Java Script Software Engineer
Job Opportunity at Chicago Financial Search

Posted on Nov 7

http://www.chicagofinancial.com/    312.207.0400

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4126019

Java Script Software Engineer

We are looking for an outstanding Software Engineer who can push the limits of JavaScript and display real-time data to traders. The team is tasked with developing full stack applications using web technologies to control and monitor real time trading systems.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working closely with users to build rich, interactive single page applications.
  • Developing a full product from inception to production, including: identifying business needs, user experience, backend processing, and product evangelism.
  • Pushing the limits of browser performance by building highly responsive web front-ends using the latest technology.
  • Innovation! Take your ideas and make them reality - we have some of the toughest problems to solve and the brighest minds to solve them.
  • Full stack development primarily using JavaScript (TypeScript), node.js, ReactJS, Redux, and Python.
  • Collaborating with other software engineers, IT, teams, quants and trading desks.

Some of the key skills are:

  • Single page web development using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Ability to pick up new programming languages and technologies to suit the problem at hand
  • Deep understanding of browser internals: HTTP, WebSockets, Rendering, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Chrome developer tools
  • Experience with JavaScript testing using Jasmine or Mocha
  • Development on Linux or OSX systems; familiar with bash scripting?
  • Experience with some of the following: React, Backbone, Angular, and jQuery
  • Full stack experience using back-end technologies like node.js, Python, or Ruby
  • B.S. degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Nice to haves:

  • ES6/2015 experience using Babel and/or Webpack
  • Trading industry experience
  • Experience innovating and developing quantitative visual displays
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