Senior Frontend Engineer – React.js (m/f/div)

Elinvar enables asset & wealth managers to digitalize their business models by providing the required Platform as a Service. This includes applications for core processes as well as third party connections. Our partners profit from the combination of leading technology and the optimal regulatory setup as we hold all necessary BaFin licenses. With this comprehensive approach, we create the unique opportunity for our partners to go digital in one step and to utilize state of the art analytics to create individualized solutions to the benefit of their clients.

Working at Elinvar is like our platform: straightforward and focused on excellence. As a B2B2C provider, we work with portfolio managers who manage billions of Euros in assets under management and have accordingly high expectations of us. Our team of dedicated technology and financial experts work hard to jointly meet and exceed those expectations.

About the technical stack: the platform consists of dozens of microservices which are mainly based on Java 8. They communicate through Kafka and a GraphQL. Data is stored in PostgreSQL and Couchbase. The services are running in Docker containers on three AWS data centers in a high availability mode, managed by Kubernetes. The frontend is based on React.js. We are using GitLab for source control and continuous integration. The development process is based on Scrum with 2-week sprints.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Being responsible for the frontend development and design of a new exciting product
  • Independently choosing the best approach and frameworks
  • Creating a responsive UI design and integrate your code with the backend development team
  • Working together with a team of excellent engineers and product managers
  • Sharing your knowledge and experience with the team
  • Working in a growing team with flat hierarchies
  • Wiliness to learn and  interest in  user interactions and user experience

What are we looking for?

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in frontend development with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Vast domain knowledge in Javascript including modern frameworks, libraries, and best practices
  • Experience with React, Webpack, Babel and a testing framework like e.g. Jest
  • You are passionate about functional programming and ideally, you have some experience with a functional language apart from Javascript
  • Prior experience with source control tools – Git, Github, Gitlab
  • You love working in agile teams, JIRA and Confluence are no strangers to you
  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English, German language skills are a plus

Why Elinvar?

  • Outstanding, highly motivated and international team who values a positive and open working environment
  • Tech-driven and focused on excellence in reshaping the wealth management industry by replacing legacy IT with a modern, sustainable IT platform
  • Backed by some of the world’s most recognized investors and benefit from the expertise of a strong leadership team
  • Everything you need to excel in your profession – including beverages, (mostly) healthy snacks and barista-style coffee
  • Beautiful loft-style office, just a few minutes from Alexanderplatz and surrounded by restaurants, cafés, and bars
  • 28 vacation days and flexible working hours with the option to work remotely

 

Interested? Apply online via our portal to join the Elinvar team. We’re looking forward to being in touch!