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Senior Front End Engineer

The position is full-time and would be based at the company’s Chennai office. The successful applicant would have 7+ years of relevant experience where he deliver robust and innovative features and fixes at a rapid pace into our enterprise financial services applications. As a senior Front End Engineer, the ideal person will be motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming, and will be responsible for the translation of UI / UX wireframes and prototypes to actual, performance-driven front-end code that will produce the visual touchpoints of the application. Applicant will be working closely with the UX, Design and Development teams and bridge the gap between visual design and technical implementation with your creativity and technical expertise, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works for the local Chennai office. They will be responsible for users in all FE offices, covering UK, India, Czech Republic, Hong Kong and Australia.

06 July 2019


The position is full-time and would be based at the company’s Chennai office. The successful applicant would have 7+ years of relevant experience where he deliver robust and innovative features and fixes at a rapid pace into our enterprise financial services applications. As a senior Front End Engineer, the ideal person will be motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming, and will be responsible for the translation of UI / UX wireframes and prototypes to actual, performance-driven front-end code that will produce the visual touch-points of the application. Applicant will be working closely with the UX, Design and Development teams and bridge the gap between visual design and technical implementation with your creativity and technical expertise, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works for the local Chennai office. They will be responsible for users in all FE offices, covering UK, India, Czech Republic, Hong Kong and Australia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engineer creative and intuitive user interfaces for the front end
  • Build reusable code including libraries, front end architectures and frameworks for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX Designs.
  • Optimise the front-end architecture for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure secure-by-design principles are adhered to, including secure front end code and user input validations.
  • Collaborate with team members and key stakeholders effectively

Key Technical Skills

As a Senior Front End Developer you will be required to:

  • Have over 7 years of relevant experience developing front end software
  • Proficient understanding of web markup including HTML5, CSS3 and higher Level 4 modules.
  • Proven expertise with server side CSS pre-processing platforms such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and Angular (at least 2+ years in Angular)
  • Excellent understanding of async request handling, partial page updates and AJAX.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to overcome them.

Beneficial Technical Skills

  • Good knowledge of UI/UX and design paradigms, image authoring tools such as Photoshop or GIMP.
  • Knowledge and / or experience with other JavaScript libraries and frameworks including Knockout, Backbone, React, Meteor, Aurelia, Node.JS / NPM, etc.
  • Understanding of Microsoft tools, technologies and principles such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, Azure, Secure Development Lifecycle, etc. would be an added advantage.

Key Behavioural Skills

  • Versatile and good at written and verbal communication as the role would require extensive collaboration with teams across UK and India.
  • Exhibit a creative bent of mind, and demonstrate creative approaches to problem solving that bridge design and development.
  • Consistently strives towards improving the product, design and process by challenging ways to bring the best approach forward.

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