Senior UI Developer

Location City of London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Research & Development
Job type: Senior Vice President (SVP)
Salary: ££100,000 - £150,000
Contact name: James Drysdale

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Job ref: ELEUISNR1
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

​We are actively hiring for a Senior UI Developer for the front office Electronic Trading Team. In this position, you will work closely with members of the trading and research desk analysing and delivering mission-critical, and beautiful front end software. The successful candidate will be expected to provide deep technical expertise to design, develop, enhance, support and refresh front office trading UI systems. You will be responsible for analysing complex business and technical problems, design robust solutions, and make proactive technical decisions in a self-directed and meritocratic environment. You would be using modern JavaScript ES2019+ technologies and frameworks to develop robust, flexible software solutions and systems.


  • Design, development and deployment of new and existing components and frameworks.

  • Propose new designs and modifying existing design to continuously improve performance, functionality, and stability.

  • Communicate, collaborate, and support the trading and research desks on projects and r&d.

  • Provide application support for multiple trading applications and infrastructure, when required.


  • Superb programming/coding skills and passionate about solid computer science fundamentals.

  • Experience building enterprise systems using modern browser-based technologies.

  • Experience designing and developing reusable frameworks.

  • Expertise with ES2020, React, Node etc


  • Previous experience of Electronic Trading UI design and development

  • Previous experience in Order Management UI design and development

  • Any Financial Products knowledge i.e. FX, Credit, Equities etc

  • Other interesting value-adds include Electron, Webpack, WebWorkers, browser-based streaming protocols, CSS, Linux, Bash scripting, UI Automation testing

Personality characteristics:

  • Passion for solving investment business problems through the use of technology.

  • Strong critical reasoning skills.

  • Detail-oriented approach to solving problems.

  • Enthusiasm for learning & results-oriented.

  • Strong work ethic & high degree of integrity.

  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Interested in working in a fast-paced and meritocratic environment