React Developer at tastyworks (Chicago, IL)

React Developer at tastyworks (Chicago, IL)

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Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-07-23 05:00:33

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As a React Developer, you will build and maintain web applications at Small Exchange. This will include a public website with market data, a subscriber portal, and a broad range of utility work. This role will have a high impact in moving forward on implementing and supporting all of the web and marketing operations for our start-up, giving the position an extremely broad exposure to a start-up operation.

We care about the speed and stability of our back-end systems as much as we care about the customer-facing applications we build. Our architecture is consistently evolving as our business grows and we face different technical challenges, but always with a focus on practicality and performance.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain web applications
  • Implement and support all web and marketing operations
  • Evaluate and build proof of concept implementations leveraging new technology or novel architecture in order to spike a path for new projects
  • Contribute to scaling existing technology by profiling current architecture and refactoring existing code and/or leveraging new technology within existing systems
  • Take ownership over several systems

Who you are:

  • 2-3 years of professional experience as a Developer
  • 2 years of React experience in complex projects
  • Design experience a plus
  • Computer Science degree a plus
  • Ability to take ownership and work without much guidance

Team Perks:

  • Sustainable workday
  • Daily catered lunch when in the office when in the office
  • Full kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Dog-friendly office
  • In-building gym
  • Park-like roof with games and herb-garden
  • CTA stop a block away, Shuttle to/from Metra
  • Monthly dev outings (e.g. escape rooms, movie nights, ax-throwing, laser tag, bowling, etc.)
  • Located in the West Loop--Chicago's growing center of tech, great cuisine, and high-end bars

Our Company:

The tastytrade family of companies (tastytrade, tastyworks, dough, quiet foundation, and The Small Exchange) empowers individual investors by providing educational media, intuitive and powerful trading software, high-speed order execution, innovative derivatives products, and portfolio guidance. The diversity of our offerings and the technology that powers them provide our engineers with exposure to a broad set of tools and the opportunity to dig deep into specific problems. We are an ideal environment for those who are self-motivated, engineering-focused, pragmatic, and who truly enjoy creating and operating large, highly available, and performant systems. Our team is lean at roughly 40 members and we follow a management philosophy that values the autonomy of our engineers.