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Software Engineer (Front End)

Who are we?

We’re MayStreet, based in the Flatiron district of Manhattan.  We’re building the next generation of capital markets technology.  Global capital markets are an ocean of fast moving, interrelated and complex data.  Historically its been nearly impossible for all but a select few firms to make use of much of this data.  MayStreet solves this problem by managing collection, storage and API access to uniquely high quality data sets.  

Who are you?

You are a front-end ninja with experience building high performance, data-intensive web applications. You embrace modular, reusable view components, and frown upon spaghetti code. You love writing utilities to ease future development and understand when to use an existing library/framework instead. You also have expertise in client-server communication, and able to pick up little chunks of server-side development when necessary.

But what do all these mean specifically?  

It means you should:

  • Have a Computer Science degree (or equivalent) and minimum 2 years experience in front-end development
  • Have a strong understanding of JavaScript and common DOM API
  • Understand asynchronous technology like AJAX, Promises, etc.
  • Be familiar with at least 1 front-end JavaScript framework: React, Backbone, Angular, Amber, Vue, etc. And understand the pros and cons of this framework
  • Be familiar with Git
  • Be a self-starter and good communicator

It would be even better if you:

  • Have experience building non-trivial single page applications
  • Have experience with TypeScript, SASS/Stylus, and ES6
  • Are familiar with automating your workflow using Gulp, Grunt
  • Have experiences in backend development using Python, C#, or C++

More about us:

We’re a financial technology firm that builds next-gen capital markets software for buyside and sellside capital markets firms, exchanges and top tier banks. Our software empowers these firms to thrive in the incredibly fast-paced environment of today's highly-distributed, highly-regulated, highly volatile global capital markets. Our unique perspective on market trends has been cited numerous times in the Wall Street Journal and featured inTabbFORUM, Markets Media. eFinancialCareers, MarketVoice, Enterprise Tech and Waters Technology. In November 2016, MayStreet was invited to exhibit at the Innovators Pavilion, hosted by the Futures Industry Association (FIA) at its annual Expo in Chicago, “featuring 18 companies founded in the last five years that have developed innovative products and services that can benefit the derivatives markets.”  Founded in 2012, MayStreet just concluded its third consecutive year of 100% YOY revenue growth.

Our team of developers are highly-valued at the highest level of the firm, as the company’s founders are both longtime developers, having designed their software from the ground up with a clear, well-maintained code base that is easy for good developers to program and further develop. With software engineering at its core, MayStreet recognizes and the incredible importance of top engineering talent – and rewards its developers accordingly.

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