Frontend Engineer

Job description

Founded in 2014, Scalable Capital is a financial technology startup with offices in Munich and London. Our aim is to transform the traditional wealth management industry, making first class investment services available to everyone. Our management team combines deep capital markets experience and e-commerce know-how with decades of academic research into financial markets. Our company has repeatedly been mentioned in the German & UK Press as one of the most promising fintech startups. We've also won an award as "Best German Robo-Advisor 2016" and according to Financial News our smartphone app is one of the "must haves of the fintech age".

Visit our finance or engineering blog to find out what our Expert Team have to say.


As Fronted Engineer, you will

  • Work alongside a highly motivated team of software engineers and academics implementing change in the financial industry.
  • Design and implement user interfaces that open complex matters like investing to users.
  • Use the newest design patterns like Flux and server-side React rendering.
  • Work with state-of-the-art technology and get the best out of the Javascript universe: React, Node.js, WebPack, Material Design, Express, d3, Docker, AWS, RESTful API.
  • Write clean, testable and well-documented code and treat security as first class citizen.
  • Own the full app lifecycle from ideation to delivery.

Requirements

As Fronted Engineer, you have

  • A university degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. computer science, engineering, sciences, ...) or a comparable qualification.
  • Exposure and/or interest in our tech stack: Java 8, Docker, Spring Boot, AWS.
  • Strong analytical thinking, both in the technical and in the product domain.
  • Excellent communication skills that are clear, concise, and targeted towards your audience - engineering, product, or other stakeholders.
  • A passion for well architected, testable and documented code.
  • Profound understanding of RESTful API Design.
  • Experience with Scientific Computing / MATLAB is an advantage.
  • Background in financial services a strong plus.