Principal UI/UX Developer (Angular, JavaScript) Principal UI/UX Developer (Angular, JavaScript) …

IHS Markit
in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Principal UI/UX Developer (Angular, JavaScript)
Principal UI/UX Developer (Angular, JavaScript), Manchester

This Principal Architect Frontend Engineer position provides technical design and development within the Financial Markets Technology division responsible for the end to end design and delivery of IHS Markit's Enterprise Data Management (EDM) software focused on financial data management. The role is responsible for working with a global team of Engineers in support of this mission, with additional support from the wider technology organisation.

This role will require the successful candidate to provide technical leadership on the design and structure of our web-frontend applications. Therefore, they must have an organised and creative mindset that drives them to find innovative solutions to common problems with the right toolset. They will be passionate about technology, have a self-driven interest to keep up with the latest industry-related developments and best-practice, and will seek to integrate them to the current product where appropriate

Duties & accountabilities

The role involves working as a software developer in an Agile Scrum team, reporting to the Team Lead. The teams are small and friendly and democratic, and everyone is encouraged to contribute to their success. We can offer support and growth opportunities for more junior candidates and complex technical challenges for more experienced applicants.
  • Design and architecting web UI for Microservice-based web application.
  • Should be able to solve and guide UI teams on UI performance issues.
  • Expert in addressing usability concerns and delivering standard, compliant (W3C, XHTML) and accessible (WCAG, 508) frontends
  • Facilitate system design and changes in frontend system architecture
  • Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments in web development
  • Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity
  • Mentor team on technology and other work-related aspects.
  • Responsibility for the quality of all deployed applications and services
  • Drive innovation and adaption of best practices.

Education and experience

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline, or equivalent qualification.
  • 10+ years of development experience building enterprise software or platforms in a financial environment
    • 5+ years Angular 2 or equivalent HTML/Javascript single-page apps
    • TDD experience is a must
    • Strong in javascript and/or typescript
    • Proven experience of technical leadership and communication
    • Preference will be given to candidates that have
    • Experience working with Microservices
    • Worked on to .NET server-side solutions
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