Front End Engineer

  • IEX
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Dec 02, 2017
Full time Developer

Job Description

At IEX, we believe we’ve created one of the best user experiences in finance, but there is always more we can do to improve – that’s where you come in. As the Front End Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development, and ongoing maintenance of our web and mobile user interfaces. You are dedicated to building simple, beautiful, and performant applications.  Good design and writing elegant code is your passion, plus, you aren’t afraid of working server-side.

Our UX team is lean and versatile. We often need to cover multiple disciplines, but each have a huge impact on the business. Sound good? Come join us!

A few things we’re working on:

  • Building a brand-new experience for opening and closing a stock exchange
  • Designing the new IEX office
  • Expanding our real-time API – check out this page to see what kind of system you would be working on 
  • Designing and maintaining the IEX brand
  • Building and operating our own cloud infrastructure

About you:

  • Self-starter – you can prioritize tasks and deliver on-time
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative team player

What you’ll do:

  • Build intuitive applications in React to solve complex problems
  • Visualize large and interesting datasets for decision makers 
  • Work within our existing Node.js back-end and React front-end architectures
  • Build core architectural components to make the team more efficient
  • Conceptualize and design new interfaces and products
  • Build and maintain our mobile platform with React Native

Your background:

  • Strong Javascript experience with React
  • Strong user-centered design aesthetic
  • Comfortable working with large data sets
  • The ability to distill complex concepts into simple design
  • Experience with Node.js server side development
  • Big plus if you have experience with the below:
    • Understanding of how a web server works
    • RESTful API design
    • Data technologies (MySQL, Redis, CDN)
    • Experience writing test cases