Frontend/ JavaScript Engineer - UI, FX,Trading System, Capital Markets

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 214656647
Contact: Sophie Boddington
Email: email Sophie
The Company

My client is a leading Investment Bank based in Sydney's CBD, leading the way within electronic trading of multi asset classes with cutting edge trading systems built by highly advanced and committed technologists. They are looking for a Senior JavaScript Engineer to come and join a brand new team to help create art and awe inspiring trading software. 

The Role

You will be a part of team that is developing low- latency algorithmic eFX trading platforms and pricing engines. You will bring your technical capability to focus on the delivery of highly performant user interface for a multi-asset platform. Previous experience working within the FX Trading space is an added advantage. You will have strong development experience on mission critical applications. You will also be involved in designing and delivering the new system including design architectures, optimisations and some production operation in conjunction with trading/sales desks and application support teams.

Ideal Candidate will be:
  • An enterprise JavaScript engineer with a proven track record of successful project delivery
  • Capable of working efficiently and precisely
  • Self-motivated
  • Adaptable
  • Enthusiastic
  • An excellent communicator
  • A Team player
  • Strong with analysis and problem solving
  • Strong in the areas of both technology and business
To be successful for the role, you will have experience with the below mentioned:
  • Strong JavaScript and HTML5
  • Advanced Knowledge of AngularJS
  • JavaFX / Swing
  • Solid exposure to CSS, CSS3, SASS
  • Low latency / high frequency real time applications in multi-threaded environment
  • Well versed in TDD and or BDD - Jasmine, Cucumber
  • REST, Comet, WebSockets
  • Graphing libraries – D3, Highcharts
  • Unix systems – Redhat, CentOS, etc
  • MS relevant field a distinct advantage
  • Full-lifecycle development including build and deployment tools – Jenkins, Grunt/Gulp, Artifactory, OpsCode Chef, Ansible, Docker
  • Proven ability to deliver front office systems


This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Frontend/ Javascript Engineer with markets experience to come and join a well-established technology team. If you are looking to take your career to the next level within an exciting and cutting edge team environment, this may be your perfect, next, new challenge. In addition to this, the office is located in an enviable Sydney CBD location.

If you have Full PR or Citizenship here in Australia and feel that you have the  requirements and you're looking to make that next move or curious to find out more, please contact me - or call me on 0424 333 065