User Interface / Experience (UI/UX) Senior Developer (Baldwin)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Front-End User Interface / Experience (UI/UX) Developer at a prominent NYC Hedge Fund.

Technologists at this organization are playing a key role in helping build the future of financial services, working hand-in-hand with business partners to create client experiences that are changing the way people invest. They re looking for UI/UX Developers to join their Technology team in NYC. They want technologists with a fresh perspective who are passionate about solving complex business, data and technical challenges.

You ll work with smart, talented people across our business to create groundbreaking, next-generation applications for n-tier cloud architectures. You ll be involved, hands-on, through the entire development cycle. And you ll redefine the way traders, portfolio managers and analysts serve clients.

They will expect you to be agile / to lead / to think outside the box. In return, they ll give you challenging work that has an impact / Opportunities to learn and grow / and a collaborative culture that encourages every member of our team to bring their point of view to the table because that s how they help their clients succeed.

The Front Office User Interface / Experience Developer position which has been established to provide world-class visualization and workflows in support of their Investment process. Their Front Office analysts in Research, Portfolio Management, and Trading demand best-in-class digital solutions to drive their performance in the financial markets. The F/O UI/UX Developer will join a team innovating the future of solutions for their investment professionals, providing thought leadership for the development and delivery of engaging and delighting experience for our clients and associates.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Develop world-class User Interfaces / Experience for Investment Professionals
  • Leverage cutting edge responsive web technologies such as HTML5, React, Angular, and OpenFin
  • Ensure quality by a deep commitment to automated testing (Akka, Jasmine, etc.)
  • Drive rapid site and digital asset development and deployment via creative strategy and information architecture
  • Create scalable creative experiences that improve usability, and align with Enterprise Strategies and Brand Standards
  • Ensure compliance to UX design processes and design quality standards

Required Technical Experience:

  • Proficiency with front-end UI technologies like HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
  • Core object-oriented fundamentals (Java, etc.)
  • A strong understanding and demonstration of user centered design principles
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Ability to translate work and requirements to IT teams in a manor conducive to rapid development environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills

Required Soft Skills:

  • Ability to successfully partner and communicate with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively both with IT, with business management and a demonstrated ability to influence and impact the business
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to forge relationships resulting in successful partnerships
  • Strong negotiation skills, business acumen and customer focused
  • Enthusiasm for learning & results oriented

Required Education:

  • Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree
  • Computer Science preferred, other applicable degrees acceptable as well

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for software engineering, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

If you or anyone in your network would be interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Jerry Goldberg at ...@jharlan.com or directly contact us at (212) ###-####

About the Client:

The firm is a leading alternative asset manager managing more than $27bn of assets with an outstanding track record of following a comprehensive, multi-strategy approach to investing and allocating capital dynamically to the most compelling opportunities and harvesting multiple sources of alpha.

They have a relentlessly focuses on innovation and integration: innovation in new products, markets and businesses as well as new tools, models and technology management and performance structures; integration of fundamental research, quantitative strategies and technical analysis, all supported by an intensive focus on operational excellence and comprehensive risk management.

They employ over 1400 talented professionals in locations around the globe across portfolio management, trading, credit, research, quantitative strategy, trading technology, investment management analysis and business management administration and strategy.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm s senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged trading floor environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the big picture of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.


Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, user experience, ux, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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