NXT – User Interface (UI) Developer

Chicago, London, New York

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Job Description

User Interface (UI) Developers at Citadel are crucial members of the team gathering requirements and continuously delivering high-quality applications. Our UI Developers leverage advanced JavaScript knowledge and visualization skills to build scalable and performant web applications. These members of our team are thought leaders who engage the development community to push boundaries of what is the next generation of Citadel’s web investment platform.
We’re looking for User Interface Developers to join NXT, Citadel’s Technology Network. NXT offers a combination of training, experience, and exposure to get you to the next level in your career.
Transitioning to Finance with NXT puts early career software engineers on an accelerated development path. With apprentice style learning, specialized training, network building opportunities, and skill-promoting projects we help grow high potential software engineers to high business impact problem solvers.
YOUR OPPORTUNITY:
  • Develop solutions that enable our internal investment professionals to research, monitor, and trade in real-time on internal/external information. This includes gathering requirements, prototyping solutions, and delivering final products that optimize users workflows and interactions across the investment process
  • Partner with the industry’s top analysts, traders, quantitative researchers, and data scientists to design, develop, and deploy solutions that answer fundamental questions about financial markets
  • Visualize financial data in a way that will allow investment professionals to discover new insights, improve research processes, and decision-making
  • Drive our evolution by challenging the status quo and identifying opportunities to enhance our platform
YOUR SKILLS & TALENTS:
  • 2-5 years of professional software engineering experience
  • Experience with data visualization using D3, ChartIQ or other visualization frameworks
  • Experience with any of the following: React, Angular, Redux, Electron/OpenFin, WebAssembly, Node.js
  • Experience with wire-framing, prototyping and user-centric design
  • Proficiency with JavaScript (ES6) or TypeScript
  • Proficiency with HTML5 (Canvas, WebWorkers, WebSockets), CSS3, SASS
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $300,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.