Senior Front End Engineer in San Mateo, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Motif   •  

San Mateo, CA 94401

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 55 days ago

Job Overview

This is an opportunity for a world-class JavaScript Engineer to use the latest technologies to create and deploy features for an innovative personal investing platform. You will be responsible for the front-end architecture and implementation. You will deliver interfaces that transform complex financial data into beautiful and useful information.

The ideal candidate will have experience building scalable, responsive and elegant web applications. They should have a proven career of developing high quality code and exhibit strong software engineering skills. They must have a passion for delivering technical and complex applications through intuitive user interfaces.


  • Design and implement superb cross browser and mobile interfaces using cutting edge technologies to support securities and crypto-asset trading.
  • Collaborate with the product team and back-end developers, to push the limits of existing UI technology and create the best possible user experience
  • Create rapid UI prototypes, as needed, for evaluation
  • Partner with all functional groups to ensure that the software delivered is high quality and easy to manage in a production environment
  • Participate in all aspects of an iterative software development process, including: scoping, detailed design, effort estimation, coding, testing, debugging, maintenance and support


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience required
  • Ability to design, code, unit test and debug complex DOM-based web applications supporting multiple browsers
  • Significant expertise in JavaScript and comfortable with one or more JavaScript libraries like JQuery/Angular/React
  • Experience designing modular, object-oriented JavaScript
  • Experience with launching and supporting consumer facing products
  • Fluent with HTML and CSS, while being able to code them by hand
  • Proficient with JavaScript debugging using tools such as Firebug, etc.
  • Familiarity with developing for mobile devices, a plus
  • Financial industry experience with electronic trading systems, a plus

Valid Through: 2019-10-17