Lead Frontend Engineer - FinTech - ReactRedux

Talent Point Ltd
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with a well-funded FinTech start-up building an intelligent cash flow management platform who are looking for a Lead Engineer to take full ownership for the frontend function.

The successful Lead Frontend Engineer will report into the CTO and be the authority for the frontend. Your role will begin hands-on, delivering on an ambitious pipeline of new features planned as the platform scale and will include working directly with the business to define those requirements, design solutions and lead an impressive in-house team on their delivery. Once delivered, the position will progress to building this team further around you.

Their system is a complex React+Redux single page application (SPA) targeted at desktop browsers with long term plans to bring it to mobile using React Native. On the backend, they are currently running Node but are starting to break the system down into distributed Microservices bring in Go and potentially Rust, and/or Clojure, in the future.

What they are looking for from you…

A background creating complex SPAs for the web
Deep understanding of JavaScript (ES6+)
Experience working with modern frameworks (React is a plus)
Advanced knowledge of modern CSS (e.g. SASS/LESS, BEM etc.)
Passion for technology, driven to achieve and accelerate your career quickly

We have worked with this team to build an extremely successful start-up in the past. They are experienced in scaling businesses in challenging industries, already backed by some of London's best venture capital firms and are near to closing one of the strongest funding rounds this year.

For the right person, this is a huge opportunity to quickly progress you career. You'll own all frontend project work alongside a highly-experienced CTO, an engineering and data science team from some of the best teams, and universities, in the UK and have the chance to scale out a complex product, and team, from an earlier stage.

The product relies heavily on Machine Learning to solve a problem faced by every SME around managing cash flow effectively.

If you are interested in applying or would like to find out more about the position the send an application in response to this advert and feel free to reach out to Will at Talent Point directly for an informal, confidential discussion.

Talent Point are a Hiring Communication business. We have designed and documented this vacancy alongside our customer and act as their sole source of applicants. Following a two-stage screening process that will include everyone who responds to this advert, we present a shortlist of three applicants for interview. Those on our shortlist can expect in-depth, accurate detail regarding the vacancy, a high chance of securing the position, pre-booked interview times to plan around in advance, no delays and complete transparency.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.