State Street

Principal ReactJS/NodeJS Front End Engineer/Architect - Boston, Massachusetts

Front End Developer in Boston, MA

Posted 2019-11-07

The targeted product is a sophisticated electronic trading system built on JEE, Node.js and Oracle on the server side and state-of-the-art front end. The product is expanding both vertically with new features and also horizontally into new asset classes including REPO, ETF, Time Deposit and FX. We’re also embarking on a major architecture changes towards microservices and cloud/Kubernetes deployment.

We are looking for a principle level Front End Developer with advanced React.js + Node.js and JavaScript skills.


Work with the team to define the high level technical requirements and architecture for the Front-End. Own and drive the development of new cutting edge Front-End features and UI.
Develop relevant documentation and diagrams.
Provide technical expertise/advice and communicate a clear vision of project outcomes to all project participants
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Enhance user experience while ensuring compatibility with existing platforms
Integration with backend development/services
Ensure that development, coding, privacy and security standards are adhered to at all times
Potential to lead a team of frontend developers
Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
5+ years with modern web UI technologies
2 years commercial and expert experience in React.js
Highly proficient in JavaScript(ES6 and beyond), HTML5 and CSS
Advanced understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS and LESS
Experience with Node.js, GraphQL/Apollo is a huge bonus
Ability to engage and work productively within the team
Strong Agile delivery experience
Experience coaching and upskilling on UI and front end development
Ideally has some Java/JEE knowledge and experience
Ideally has team leading experience
This is an exciting opportunity for somebody to join a cutting edge technology team with a product that is experiencing rapid growth. We offer competitive compensation package and flexible work hour.

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Company summary

State Street partners with institutional investors all over the world to provide comprehensive financial services, including investment management, investment research and trading, and investment servicing.


Flexible work options; discounts to health and fitness clubs; support for continuing education; group discount opportunities, including shopping, recreational, and entertainment activities.

Tech Stack

Java, J2EE, Python, SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, NET, PL/SQL, GitHub, ClearCase/ClearQuest

Interview process

Phone screen with recruiter; technical phone screen and assessment; phone screen with hiring leader; onsite interview. Average interview period: 3-6 weeks.

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