Senior Front-End Engineer (Lead)

Senior level • Full-time • On-site • Cluj-Napoca

Job Summary

Our partner is a leading provider of risk management technology and consulting solutions to financial institutions worldwide. Established in 1999, our partner's company has successfully delivered solutions to proactively measure and manage risk and capital in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Headquartered in the heart of The City in London, with existing Development Centre’s in Australia, India. They are now opening their European Development centre in Cluj-Napoca. Our parner is now set for a period of sustained growth.

Their focus is based on providing fast, powerful, and flexible solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s risk and capital management problems posed by the ever-changing economic and financial world as well as the increasing demands placed on Financial Services Institutions by Governments and Regulators.

With a comprehensive development roadmap, their market leading software solution they will continue to be the cornerstone of their proposition.

They are looking for an experienced front-end developer who is proficient with React.js to join their new development centre. The primary focus of the selected candidate would be on developing user interface components, implementing and executing them following well-known React.js workflows. Also, ensuring that these components and the overall application (developed from scratch) are robust and easy to manage. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality products is important.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing FinTech company with a world-renowned team with risk management expertise, in an established, successful, and rapidly growing company in a global development role. You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment as part of our global close-knit product development team.

Responsibilities / Key accountabilities

  • Design and develop a modern, highly responsive web-based user interface.

  • Developing a layout of the application and UI/UX designing at times.

  • Building reusable components and front-end component libraries for future use.

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.

  • Learn and understand user interactions.

  • Meeting with the development team to discuss user interface ideas and applications.

  • Working with product management in reviewing application requirements and interface designs.

  • Developing and implementing highly responsive user interface components optimized for maximum performance using React concepts across web-capable devices and browsers.

  • Work with other members of the team to leverage your skills.

  • Write, audit, and improve our test coverage.

Skills and experience

  • Proven 5+ years of hands-on experience in Web (and Mobile) development.

  • At least 2+ years of Front-end architecture experience.

  • Experience in React.js, Redux, Typescript, JavaScript programming

  • Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, JSON, AJAX, JSX, JWT (JSON Web Token)

  • Familiarity with front-end building process (using tools such as Webpack, Grunt etc.)

  • Experience with RESTful API’s, GraphQL is a plus (we have both)

  • Experience writing reusable and testable code using TDD with Jest, Mocha etc.

  • Containerisation experience using Docker.

  • Google Analytics or similar integration experience.

  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools.

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar field.


  • Certification in React JS platform

  • UI Design experience.

  • Financial markets experience.

  • Previous experience testing for business-critical systems within a large complex environment is a huge bonus.

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