Full time Position: Junior Full Stack Developer

Who We Are

Finatext is a growing Japanese born Fintech company that focuses on producing quality mobile app solutions, alongside a selection of both educational and service orientated Finance tools, with a 15 strong team in the UK.

Based out of the WeWork office in Old Street and reporting to the London CEO, this role will be for an experienced Full Stack developer for Finatext’s first mobile trading application created outside of Japan. This project will be one of significant visibility within the global company and will offer the chosen candidate the opportunity to work on a global project with a multitude of skilled teams and personnel.

The ideal candidate will have great problem solving and communication skills and will be comfortable with fast paced design, development and deployment, working in an agile environment. We are looking for ambitious and committed individuals who have worked on iOS, Android & web apps and built complex, responsive and sophisticated apps.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical arm of the team in a fast iteration cycles, with tight deadlines using an agile/scrum methodology, while ensuring applications meet quality standards
  • Coordinate configuring, coding, developing, and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle (concept, design, build, deploy, test and release to app store; as well as post launch operations such as support, troubleshoot, improvements etc.)
  • Participate in technical, design, and architecture discussions with external partners from the finance sector
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to determine business requirements, as well as design, develop, and test application code to ensure that business requirements are met.
  • Drive a best practices approach to the continuous improvement of products, processes, and tools. Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs for all production issues.
  • Liaise with product development team to plan new features
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocol

Your role & responsibilities

  • Participate in technical, design, and architecture discussions with internal and external partners.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to determine business requirements, as well as design, develop, and test application code to ensure that business requirements are met.
  • Use an agile/scrum methodology and ensure applications meet quality standards.
  • Drive a best practices approach to the continuous improvement of products, processes, and tools.
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs for all production issues.
  • Liaise with product development team to plan new features.

Our ideal match

  • Highly proficient in React, Swift or Objective C, Java for mobile development; Rails, nodejs and Angular for web development.
  • 4 to 7 years of extensive native mobile app (iOS & Android) and web app development experience.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released web apps, mobile applications.
  • Experience with multi-threaded client software, client-server architecture and scaling systems.
  • Fully equipped with development Tools (Xcode, Android Studio, Eclipse) and source control tools (Git, Stash).

Advantageous

  • Previous experience working in Fintech or Finance.

What we offer

  • A young, friendly and fun work environment.
  • A brand-new and well-equipped office right in the heart of Shoreditch.
  • Concrete learning and development opportunities, and the chance to independently drive your area of responsibility and further grow the role.
  • 22 days holiday plus Bank holidays.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Regular company organized social events, and access to networking and industry events.
  • Unlimited barista coffee, tea, and free breakfasts on Mondays!

We welcome applications from everyone no matter your ethnicity, gender, age or sexuality. We are committed to making Finatext as diverse and inclusive as possible.

To find out more or apply, please email a copy of your CV/Cover letter to alice.schonenberger@finatext.com