Front-End Developer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  30 Sep, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-47861

Job Description

The Team
We are the Front-End engineering team at Binary.com. We’re the bridge between the art of design and the rigour of our back-end code. We build compelling user experiences for our customers across web and mobile.

About Binary.com
Founded in 1999, Binary.com is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade on world markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider.

A career at Binary.com offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology.

About the role
As a Front-End Developer at Binary.com, you will take care of our application development with a strong focus on improving the user experience. You will advocate for clients’ needs when implementing new products and features on our web applications.

Responsibilities

  • Be meticulous, organised, results-driven, and proactive.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members to understand the big picture of the organisation and its goals.
  • Collaborate regularly with researchers, designers, and developers on the implementation of new features and products.
  • Provide technical leadership, leading by example throughout the development process.
  • Develop and maintain advanced features, tools, and applications according to best practices in UI/UX, front-end development and hybrid mobile application development.
  • Test and debug our ever-evolving product line to improve their speed, scalability, and usability across multiple browsers, devices, and web standards.
  • Stay on top of the latest JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools in order to apply them when necessary to solve challenges related to web and mobile development.
  • Research and test new web technologies and make recommendations on opportunities to improve our user interface.
  • Ensure the design and development of each product is consistent with our style guide, and that everything works as planned with each release.

Minimum qualifications

  • Extensive experience of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with package managers (npm), task runners (Gulp, Webpack, Grunt), CSS processors (Sass, Stylus), and APIs (WebSocket)
  • Familiarity with various JavaScript standards, libraries, frameworks, compilers, and transpilers including ES6, TypeScript, Babel, Web Workers, React, and Angular
  • Extensive knowledge in advanced coding techniques and cross-platform development
  • Ability to write high-quality, self-documenting code using test-driven development techniques
  • Familiarity with testing and debugging processes, including unit testing and UI testing
  • Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of information security and data protection
  • Experience in responsive and mobile web design
  • Good grasp of user experience and user interface design
  • Familiarity in search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Knowledge of back-end technologies

Perks and benefits

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Casual dress code
  • Flexi hours
  • Travel and internet allowances

Location
Birkirkara, Malta