JavaScript Developer (Front-end)

Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. (Dublin, Ireland) 11 days ago

Job Description

About Liquidnet

Liquidnet is the global institutional trading network where more than 800 of the world’s top asset managers and other like-minded investors come to execute their large trades with maximum anonymity and minimum market impact. As the global leader in large block trading, Liquidnet provides access to unique trading opportunities in 44 markets across five continents. Liquidnet approaches every market with the same bold vision to provide a better, more efficient way to trade on a massive scale. It is this focus on size, combined with the strength of its network, disruptive technology, and commitment to transparency, that is revolutionizing the way equities and corporate bonds are traded. Liquidnet Investment Analytics provides market insight to its users by using AI tools, such as machine learning and natural language processing, to uncover insights from data and content and then alert users to key factors influencing their investments.

About the Role

Liquidnet’s EMEA Technology team is responsible for a wide technology portfolio from building state-of-the-art trading algorithms to the provision of portfolio management analytics applications. We provide our clients with analytics, market insights and superior order execution while minimizing their market impact.

We are a small and dedicated team and are looking to hire exceptional developers to grow our Engineering team.

This position is part of the core development team for our Investment Analytics products and will be expected to lead various workstreams delivering to the Global business.

The role is based in in London at our European headquarters or Dublin as part of our build-out of this new office. The person in this position is expected to be a skilled, driven Engineer looking to learn and implement best practices in Frontend Engineering and has relevant experience and expertise in Financial services industry.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic developer who is excited about any new challenges/technologies thrown at them.  The role requires a high level of ownership of deliverables and involves working closely with business stakeholders and ensuring development is aligned with business expectations. Programming experience of 5+ years.


  • Take lead on design, analysis and development of our apps.
  • Develop, maintain and enhance software products covering rich client applications, web & mobile.
  • Keep current with industry trends and incorporate emerging best practices into everyday work.
  • Ensure compliance to target architecture by working closely with UX, Design and Product.
  • Support senior team members to achieve team and business goals.
  • Work with key stakeholders to drive product implementation strategy.
  • Collaborating with teams outside of the Investment Analytics team and in other global regions to deliver optimal outcomes for Liquidnet.
  • Perform level three production support, testing, and other software engineering functions as needed.

Qualifications / Skills


  • Programming experience of 5+ years.
  • Significant design and development experience of a rich ReactJS and React Native mobile apps
  • Expert proficiency with core Javascript, ES6 and CSS
  • Excellent knowledge of responsive design
  • Extensive experience with ReactJS and at least one another framework
  • Hands on knowledge of technologies such as SASS, MobX, Apollo GraphQL, Websockets, 
  • Solid understanding of test pyramid and expertise in unit testing libraries
  • Demonstrated development skills in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience in Agile Methodologies (e.g. SCRUM) in distributed teams.
  • Good knowledge of Git and its workflow

Desirable (experience in one or more of the following is a distinct advantage)

  • AngularJS
  • JIRA
  • BDD paradigm and frameworks
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Experience in refactoring tightly coupled code bases
  • Excellent grasp of software engineering principles including development and release lifecycle processes
  • Experience performing third-level technical support and trouble-shooting
  • Previous experience in asset management industry or capital markets

JavaScript Developer (Front-end)

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