Sr. Software Engineer – Web Developer – 5745

Development, Full-time, Skopje
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About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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Your role

Web development engineers develop state-of-the-art HTML 5/TypeScript single page applications (SPA) for our groundbreaking automated foreign exchange platform.  You will own (typically multiple months-long) development projects end-to-end, from conception through support and maintenance, including many fast-cycle version iterations.

As part of our remarkably high-performing team of collaborative, talented engineers, you will have significant freedom and self-direction to tackle a wealth of interesting, challenging problems as we push the technological envelope.

Your duties and responsibilities

  • Work in HTML 5/TypeScript/CSS to design, implement, and release state-of-the-art components and applications for mission-critical, high-performance, globally distributed systems related to automated trading
  • Produce exemplary code and deliver completed projects on time
  • Create and track project plans and convey status, issues and risks effectively
  • Perform unit and system level testing on your application and all affected systems
  • Work closely with customer-facing technical consultants to ensure that development efforts truly meet customer needs
  • Work closely with technical leads to ensure effective coordination and integration between interrelated projects
  • Play a key role in the development of best practices in software design, implementation, and coding standards
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers 

Key Competencies

  • Self-starter with ability to self-regulate and problem-solve independently through obstacles in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Results-driven with a strong ownership mentality and drive to deliver on schedule; maintains realistic estimations and escalates proactively when necessary
  • Superior abstract thinking abilities
  • Motivated to learn about new industries, master new technologies, and push technological boundaries
  • Connects code to the business problems being solved and translates effectively across business and technical boundaries
  • Team player who openly shares information, helps others, and is open to new ideas and “going the extra mile” when needed

Your skills, experience, and qualifications

  • Exceptional programming skills and solid background in designing large scale, HTML-5 based applications within in an Angular/TypeScript technology framework
  • Extensive experience in front-end web development
  • Extensive programing experience in HTML5, CSS3, SASS
  • Development experience in Angular
  • Experience with Typescript
  • Experience with RxJs
  • Ability to write unit tests with Karma and Jasmine/Chai/Mocha
  • Experience with tools such as Webpack, Angular CLI, Gulp, npm
  • Experience with version control tools Git, SVN
  • Knowledge in cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance awareness
  • Demonstrated success managing development projects end-to-end with significant ownership over technical decision-making
  • Bachelor’s or advanced certificate in STEM field or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WebSockets
  • Programming experience with Web Workers
  • Good knowledge in PrimeNG suite of components

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