Saxo Bank is an award winning global market leader in multi-product online trading, and a fully licensed and regulated European bank.
We are currently building the next generation of our HTML5 based financial trading applications and are looking for a lead front end developer that can help us by providing technical leadership and consistent technical direction that will allow us to fulfill the aim of delivering an unparalleled user experience in our business domain.
With a specific focus on low latency, reliability (100% uptime, 24hr/5.5days), scalability and the potential for an order of magnitude growth in load and volume, our platforms currently support:
10s of thousands concurrent clients globally
100s of thousands of price updates per second
Thousands of trades and orders per second
Trading applications for multiple platforms and form factors.
Be a key contributor in defining application architecture and development flows.
Work with product managers, UX designers, and Front End developers to design and deliver user experiences that work flawlessly across all major desktop and mobile browsers.
Ensure reliability, scalability and efficiency
Work in a dynamic team oriented environment using agile methodologies. Our objective is to deploy every day and learn on the way
Assist and mentor less experienced front-end engineers, leading them to excellence
Conduct design and code reviews
Provide estimates for development activities based on working knowledge and real world experience.
Keep abreast of front-end development techniques and technologies
3+ years of experience developing large-scale, performance critical web applications and real-time data-driven interfaces
Experience designing and developing for multiple form factors (mobile/tablet/desktop), across multiple platforms (Win/OSX/iOS/Android).
Experience integrating front-end code within a server-side view layer (.NET, PHP, Ruby etc…)
Mobile and desktop web performance & optimization knowledge (e.g. sprite sheets, icon fonts, performance profiling).
Experience creating documentation and well-commented code
Experience and interest in implementing and maintaining efficient workflows with package managers, asset pipelines, automated testing, build system and version control.
Familiarity with mobile first development and responsive design.
Expert knowledge in browser technologies
Creative self-starter with great team and cross-group collaboration skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Have outstanding attention to detail and a strong sense of ownership
Prior business knowledge or willingness to learn quickly about the financial industry, preferably electronic trading.
A rare opportunity to join a highly skilled and motivated team working with the latest web technologies at scale across multiple platforms within the financial industry.
The chance to strongly influence a highly visible project from the outset, one that will form the public face of Saxo Bank’s next generation trading platforms over the long-term.
An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, very ambitious and, at the same time, informal and pleasant working environment.
Encouragement to learn and grow your interests, wherever they lead.
An organisation that values innovation, i.e. by having FedEx Days
An attractive salary plus benefits package.
For further information about the position please contact Head of IT Client Experience, Arne Henningsen on +45 39 77 61 55 or firstname.lastname@example.org.