Front-End Software Engineer: Venn Engineering

Location: London, United Kingdom

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Two Sigma is a financial sciences company, combining data analysis, invention, and rigorous inquiry to help solve the toughest challenges in investment management, insurance technology, securities, private equity, and venture capital. Our team of scientists, technologists, and academics looks beyond the traditional to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems.

Venn is Two Sigma's portfolio analytics platform used by asset owners, asset managers, and advisors. Venn applies Two Sigma's expertise in research, data science, and technology to modernize the analytics experience for institutional investors, helping them embrace a quantitative approach to multi-asset portfolio risk and investment decision making. The tools available in Venn help investors perform factor-based risk analysis to inform manager due diligence, investment evaluation, and portfolio construction. Learn more about Venn here:

Venn's engineering team is growing. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced front end product engineer to build our investor web portal.  Using best of breed technologies in the front end and public cloud, you will build a data-driven solution for the most significant investment objectives that our clients face.  This is an ambitious mission, but we are executing on it by focusing on our own strengths and assets and on a scalable platform. Front-End Tech: React, Typescript, ag-grid, highcharts, recoil, jest, react-testing-library, Webpack, Babel, REST/RESTful/HTTP APIs, cypress, docker, storybook, styled-components, Jira, Jotai

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Front end development in React.js, Amazon Web Services, and other technologies;
  • A high impact role that works directly with business and analysts;
  • Ideate, test and analyze solutions to data challenges of computation at scale, portfolio management, data analysis and visualization
  • Collaborate with our product managers and UX designers to plan and execute high impact solutions

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience building and delivering customer facing products
  • Experience with multiple languages, especially on the front end: Javascript, React.js or Angular.js, HTML5, CSS3.  Java and Python are a major plus, as is experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with UX and UI testing is also desired.
  • Strong communication skills, keen attention to detail, readiness to challenge assumptions and a passion for building quality software.
  • While you will work in the data-rich domain of finance, financial experience is NOT a requirement.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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