Front End Developer

  • Future Finance
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 07, 2017
Full time Developer

Job Description

We are looking to hire an experienced UI Engineer to join our mission to make sure deserving students have access to responsible funding. Your challenge will be to build the products and processes that make accessing our loans as easy and transparent as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting and growing Fintech company in Dublin and to drive product development forward with the help of an excellent team.

The Company

Education can be expensive. Many aspiring students are not reaching their potential because they can't afford it. Our mission is to change all that. We believe everyone has the ability to have a positive impact on society. And money shouldn't prevent you from being the best you can be. That's why we exist. 

Future Finance, Inc. is one of the fastest growing Fintech companies in Europe. Founded in 2014, Future Finance is backed not only by elite institutions such as Goldman Sachs, QED, and Blackstone, and has been appointed by the EU agency European Investment Fund as an intermediary to provide financing solutions for those in pursuit of higher education.

The People

We are a team of pioneering entrepreneurs with a passion for FinTech. Future Finance thrives on collaboration and exchange of ideas. We operate a philosophy of Best Idea Wins & No Ego. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to grow with a dynamic team of smart, self motivated individuals who are working towards a common goal.

This position will report to the Head of Engineering.

The Role

As a UI Engineer, you will:

  • work on the redesign and transition of our UI. We are moving away from server side web pages to a fully responsive and interactive single page app using React

  • contribute to our technical architecture as we grow

  • contribute to the product road map and influence its direction

  • be part of a SCRUM team to coordinate and deliver new features in a consistent manner

  • thoroughly test your code so you and the team can continuously deploy to production

You should:

  • be really passionate about creating the best user experience on any device

  • have extensive experience in frontend development with JavaScript, preferrably using frameworks/tools like Angular, Ember or React

  • have worked on a complex and highly interactive front end

  • know the benefit of modularity

  • be an excellent self-starter who can deeply collaborate with your peers in diverse locations

  • know your TDD and your BDD and obsess about the quality of work you produce now and its impact in the future

  • have a solid understanding of the technical architecture of complex web and mobile applications

  • understand technical debt and know how to avoid it

  • know how to integrate with an API to create dynamic flows

  • have at least a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related field