Senior Front End Engineer
Updated on 3/1/2024
Old Mission

201-500 employees

Global multi-asset market maker using proprietary systems
Company Overview
Old Mission stands out as a global, multi-asset market maker with a proven track record, having traded trillions of dollars of securities using their proprietary systems and models. Their advanced platform, developed since 2008, allows them to dynamically value a wide range of financial instruments, offering competitive pricing often tighter than their competitors. As a trusted partner to the world's largest exchanges, brokers, and institutional investors, Old Mission demonstrates industry leadership and a strong, collaborative culture.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2008

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

33%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
JavaScript
React.js
Jest
Postgres
TypeScript
OpenGL
Webpack
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • At least 4 years of experience developing and shipping web applications using modern, component-based JavaScript frameworks like React
  • Desire to work closely with users, gather feedback, and understand their problems
  • Experience shipping products from start to finish
  • Great communication skills along with a team player mentality
  • Keep up with modern front end best practices including trends in performance, usability, and security
  • Write high quality, well tested code
Responsibilities
  • Articulate and contribute towards a long term technical direction for maintaining and scaling our frontend systems
  • Build out performant & intuitive trading interfaces using modern web tools like Typescript, React, Redux, Jest, and Webpack
  • Mentor and train other developers on coding standards and design philosophy
  • Design internal tools to increase efficiency of data mining, risk management, and more
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with automated testing and building
  • Experience with Websockets & Protocol Buffers
  • Experience with Linux, Postgres
  • Experience building multi-window frontend applications, web workers, OpenGL, Canvas API