Job #: 2338

Title: UI Developer – Chicago, IL


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  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 12 months ago

    We are part of a large organization but operate like any startup you would find in 1871- Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. We are a small and nimble team but very agile and ready to take on any problem. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment while focusing on impact and growth.

    Relevant Stack: TypeScript, React, Redux, Node.js


    As a UI Software Developer, you will be working on digital transformation initiatives for our next generation trading platform using the latest emerging technologies.

    Use best practices in web development to translate UI designs and workflows into a working, interactive, performant application experience.

    Actively work to improve quality, efficiency, and maintainability of the existing codebase. Share your knowledge and mentor junior developers.

    Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in web development
    Professional experience with Typescript, React, Redux, NodeJS
    Professional experience writing single page apps utilizing modern Javascript frameworks
    Excellent grasp of OOP and how it is applied in Javascript.
    Professional experience working on complex UI platforms with custom components and features and the highly complex domain model
    Full knowledge of RESTful and web-socket protocols
    Experience with Test Driven Development (We take full ownership of our code and it’s quality and use Cypress, Jest and Enzyme)
    Solid understanding of using Git, Github, and continuous integration tools.
    Positive attitude (We are not co-workers, we are teammates.)
    Passionate for getting things done and ambitious for learning
    Highly motivated and action-oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills (thinking outside of the box)
    Highly independent, accountable and able to take a feature from inception to completion independently
    High degree of comfort operating in an start-up ambiguous environment
    Excellent communication skills and ability to successfully resolve issues across multiple teams
    Ability to challenge the status quo and drive innovation
    Design Thinking, Lean, and/or Agile experience
    4 year college degree; Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
    Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed


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