Associate, Web Developer

US-NY-New York
# of Openings
1
Category
Technology

Overview

NY/London based diversified alternative asset manager is seeking a contract-to-hire web developer to join the technology innovation team that is focused on providing world class software and automation solutions to multiple business units across the firm. 

 

ABOUT THE ROLE
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We are looking for an experienced front end web developer for a 3-6 month project with a potential to hire fulltime. Must have experience in Angular, Typescript/Javascript, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap and out-of-the-box UI products such as DevExtreme or Kendo UI or be able to write your own high powered grids and visualizations. This is an exciting opportunity to showcase your web development skills as you will be building MKP’s core risk systems that are central to the organization. Please note that we are creating a Rich Internet Application with a lot of real-time data feeds. It is not a blog or a website. The successful candidate will have a minimum (4) years’ experience and a proven track record of creating high-quality web applications.


ABOUT THE TEAM
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The team is excited about the new technology initiatives that are happening at the firm. You will work with a team of highly skilled individuals that have many years of hedge fund experience. We love collaborating with each other and have a tight process throughout the development lifecycle with Git and JIRA integration.

Responsibilities

  • Wiring up/writing micro-services to a front-end (both over HTTP and websockets) and engineering solutions that enable Portfolio Managers and decision makers get key insights from in-house and outsourced analytics in real time.
  • Write scalable web applications that can handle multiple active data streams.
  • Provide post implementation support to new and existing applications.
  • Continuously expand industry and technical knowledge.

Qualifications

Required Experience

  • Experience creating modular applications using Angular.
  • Experience with C#, Javascript and/or Python.
  • Experience with redux/store patterns and strong grasp of functional programming.
  • Experience handling large datasets (order of several MBs) in the web efficiently.
  • Experience with SaaS integration is a must.
  • UI, UX, Interactivity design experience a huge plus.
  • Experience in making architectural recommendations and profiling web applications for performance.

Education

  • Bachelor’s or higher level degree in Computer Science.

Nice to have

  • TDD mentality.
  • Experience with a charting library like d3, Highcharts is a plus.
  • Experience with Docker, Nginx is a plus.
  • Financial Industry experience is a plus but not necessary.
  • Prior experience with Scrum/Agile development is a plus.
  • JIRA knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience with Git source control.

You will succeed in this role, if you are:

  • Creative, entrepreneurial and able to think out of the box.
  • Able to communicate clearly.
  • A self-starter.
  • Dedicated to meet project deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Eager to learn about the financial markets.

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