Lead UI/UX Developer

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
03 Dec 2022
Ref
17216328
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are a leading global asset management firm with over 3,000 employees across 20 offices in 15 countries; we help millions of investors around the world pursue their financial goals.

We hire critical thinkers. People who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we solve real problems while building the future of finance.

You
  • Are excited to be part of a vibrant engineering community that values diversity, hard work, and continuous learning.
  • Love solving complex real-world business problems.
  • Recognize that cross-functional collaboration is a core component of success for the team.
  • Believe there are multiple ways to solve most technical problems and are willing to debate the trade-offs.
  • Have become a stronger engineer by making mistakes and learning from them.
  • Are a doer, someone who wants to grow their career and gain experience across technologies and business functions.

We
  • Continuously invest in a high-performance and inclusive culture, in which a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued.
  • Encourage career mobility, so you can benefit from learning different functions and technologies, and we gain the benefits of your experience across teams.
  • Run technology pro bono programs that help the non-profit community and give our engineering community opportunities to volunteer and participate.
  • Offer education reimbursements and ongoing training in technology, communication, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Embrace knowledge sharing through lunch-and-learns, demos, and technical forums.
  • Consider our people to be our greatest asset-we will help you learn what PIMCO Technology has to offer so you can participate in activities that benefit your career while delivering impactful technology solutions.


Position Description:

We are seeking a front end lead developer who will be part of Financial Engineering Services team at PIMCO Technology. You will deliver advanced UI applications for Internal Business users and our trade floor. We are seeking someone who requires solid understanding of modern tech stacks and proficiency in crafting aesthetically pleasing interfaces with phenomenal user experience. You will lead a small team supporting the existing UIs with HTML5 and Angular as well as the legacy WPF applications until they are migrated to target platform. In this role, you'll work closely with both technology and business so having some financial background is helpful but not required. This role requires interface with business and requirements gathering from multiple users across teams so good communication skill is a must.

Goals

  • Understand the requirements from the business and delivering the features as agreed.
  • Ownership in ensuring outcomes are met and latest technical standards are followed.
  • Ensure the best UI/UX practices are followed and accelerate move towards target platform/the latest standards.


Responsibilities

  • Deliver desired outcomes for business.
  • Constantly look for opportunities for technical improvement to the application.
  • Participate in development meetings and conduct additional research to improve interface design and user experience. Partner with business users, build business context and understanding with the goal of answering basic user queries around data.
  • Contribute back and collaborate with the UI/ Front end developers across different teams for broader impact.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science with minimum 5 years working experience. At least 3 years with masters.
  • Deep understanding of UX concepts.
  • Professional experience with Angular and HTML5.
  • Working knowledge of WPF.
  • Previous experience working in an agile development environment as a Team Member or Product Owner.
  • Deep understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS/LESS/SASS, Typescript, Angular2 and Node.js Strong SQL skill is a must and experience on Oracle is preferred. Financial background is a decided advantage.


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • Retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office
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