Lead JavaScript developer

Full time work

We are looking for a Senior JavaScript developer, with lead experience on projects, who will be the first developer in the team and will take part in shaping it up.


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About project

Our client is a global regulated digital asset exchange, brokerage, and custodian based in London. Founded by experts from the world of financial markets and backed by a respected advisory board, client offers a reliable bridge between the blockchain-centric cryptocurrency community and the traditional investment space.

Your area of responsibility

  • Lead a software development project team (around 6 or more developers) and act as the technical expert, owning the development process;
  • Analyze, design, develop, test, and deploy applications with a clean-code approach, acting as the most senior technical member of the team;
  • Research new technologies, multi-tasking on multiple projects with other team members;
  • Follow software development processes and coding conventions, using Agile/SCRUM principles, and working closely with other Leads, Developers, Scrum Masters, Architects, and Testers;
  • Break down detailed specifications and implement technical requirements based upon the needs of the company and its clients;
  • Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner in a highly scalable development environment;
  • Contribute ideas to improve process and development practices.

Skills and requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a degree relevant to Information Technology/Computer Science, Engineering (or equivalent) and at least 6 to 8 years of relevant work experience – 2 years or more as a development lead looking after a minimum of 5 developers;
  • Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions using Microservices and Node/Typescript/React;
  • Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with Messaging architecture (ZeroMQ/Pub/Sub/WebSockets/Protobufs);
  • Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with MySQL;
  • Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with containerized technologies (Docker/Kubernetes) and understanding of CI/CD and DevOps secure practices;
  • Excellent knowledge of Cloud and in particular AWS, ideally with experience in banking/fintech sectors and industries.

Will be a plus

  • Experience in the financial service industry and has experience with capital markets and trading software solutions;
  • Understanding in implementing blockchain solutions;
  • Experience in Electron;
  • Experience in multi-threaded real-time/low latency systems.

We offer

  • Working in a team of talented and passionate engineers;
  • Opportunity to work with the most trending technologies;
  • Long-term enjoyable cooperation;
  • Covid medical insurance;
  • English classes;
  • Payable vacation and sick days;
  • Competitive salary depending on your own talents;
  • Regular performance & career development reviews;
  • Cozy office and nice family-type atmosphere;
  • Team building events.