Full Stack Engineer

  • Job Reference: 473422222-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: GHCO
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About us

GHCO is one of the fastest-growing liquidity providers specialising in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). We strive to create more transparent and accessible financial markets for all types of investors. We make ETFs accessible worldwide by focusing on intelligent algorithmic trading, building a reliable market presence, and cultivating the expertise to price a wide range of products.

We are a small team of expert traders and software engineers looking for bright, kind and passionate people who have an interest in advancing the state of the art products in algorithmic trading. We are building a team with diverse perspectives, skills and backgrounds. Working at GHCO means more than just a job. You will develop lifelong friendships, learn new skills, discover new abilities and be part of a team making an impact on financial services. To each one of us, GHCO stands for something different. Whether it's diversity, creativity, or career development, we all find meaning at GHCO.


Engineering at GHCO

GHCO takes a holistic and collaborative approach to solving the firm's core business problems. You won't just write and review code - you'll have responsibilities ranging from designing and implementing the software solutions and deliverables, and for communicating these decisions effectively and clearly.


As a Full Stack Engineer at GHCO you will…

  • Be focused on building the trading and strategy user interfaces, thinking deeply about user interactions, striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design. Some of the responsibilities we expect you to take over:
  • Collaborate closely with the team and focus on new design features

  • Own the user experience design process, from wireframes through implementation and release

  • Define and maintain our visual guidelines to ensure consistency throughout the application

  • Iterate quickly based on feedback from the business

  • Bring attention to detail and expertise to develop a quality user experience that is enjoyable.

  • Be responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of our website


A little bit about you

  • You are dynamic and unafraid to challenge the product status quo

  • You are curious with a strong desire to solve complex problems

  • You have an insatiable appetite to acquire skills and implement new technologies

  • You collaborate easily with a team and are comfortable with honest and constructive feedback

  • You have excellent communication skills both virtually and in-person


Your skills and experience

  • Experience with Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, experience with VueJS is a bonus

  • Familiarity with developing, testing, or deploying with a CSP (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Experience using version control software (e.g. git)

  • Strong programming ability


Benefits

The expected

  • Competitive Salary

  • Career development opportunities

  • 25-day holidays + bank holidays

  • WFH policy covering all hardware requirements

  • Comprehensive pension plan

  • Private health insurance via Vitality Health

The unexpected

  • Casual work environment No need for a suit unless that's your preferred attire

  • Supportive gender-neutral Family policies that take into account a range of familial needs and responsibilities, for both primary and secondary carers

  • Paid leave for trauma and special situations There are situations in life that you may be faced with which aren't covered under current leave policies in most businesses. We want you to feel supported to ensure you can take the time you need away from work.

  • Free breakfast and snacks Choice of healthy and naughty on hand!

  • Regular team gatherings Formally organised or not, these include chess, climbing, football and other social calls. Always open to new ideas!

  • 50% off gym membership via Vitality Health

  • Your birthday off

  • Access to business networks and support groups We offer free membership to 100 Women in Finance and we sponsor Innovate Finance and Women in ETFs. Open to supporting many more!

  • Free membership to wellness and mediation app To support mental health and wellness, each employee is offered a subscription to the Headspace app. You might know Headspace as a meditation app but it's much more than that - it's a guide to well-being, mindfulness, sleep, exercise, nutrition and more!

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Benefits

The expected

  • Competitive Salary

  • Career development opportunities

  • 25-day holidays + bank holidays

  • WFH policy covering all hardware requirements

  • Comprehensive pension plan

  • Private health insurance via Vitality Health

The unexpected

  • Casual work environment No need for a suit unless that's your preferred attire

  • Supportive gender-neutral Family policies that take into account a range of familial needs and responsibilities, for both primary and secondary carers

  • Paid leave for trauma and special situations There are situations in life that you may be faced with which aren't covered under current leave policies in most businesses. We want you to feel supported to ensure you can take the time you need away from work.

  • Free breakfast and snacks Choice of healthy and naughty on hand!

  • Regular team gatheringsFormally organised or not, these include chess, climbing, football and other social calls. Always open to new ideas!

  • 50% off gym membership via Vitality Health

  • Your birthday off

  • Access to business networks and support groups We offer free membership to 100 Women in Finance and we sponsor Innovate Finance and Women in ETFs. Open to supporting many more!

  • Free membership to wellness and mediation app To support mental health and wellness, each employee is offered a subscription to the Headspace app. You might know Headspace as a meditation app but it's much more than that - it's a guide to well-being, mindfulness, sleep, exercise, nutrition and more!

  • Introduction call
  • Take home technical test
  • 3-hour technical interview (one pair coding exercise and technical questions)
  • Personal fit interview
  • Offer
Java, HTML/CSS, JavaScriptJava, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Vue.js, AWS, GCP, Azure, Git