JavaScript Full Stack Software Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a JavaScript Full Stack Software Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

ABOUT PROJECT


Our client is an Investment Bank which provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. The risk, finance and treasury technology team comprises 3500 colleagues situated in the major hubs of the United Kingdom, the United States, Czech Republic, etc.

You will be part of a front-end development team that delivers UI implementation expertise within RFT mostly focused around market risk and margin applications. Projects are highly varied and can range from specialized risk management applications for front-office staff to regulatory dashboards to specialized data visualization applications. Applications need to be coded to a very high standard with developers having expert knowledge of creating high-performance applications, able to display large volumes of data and developed to run on a scalable, global infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Be part of and work within an existing UI development team to implement software according to business requirements;
  • Analyze and implement software development tasks according to the strategic technology stack and standards using Typescript, Angular, latest C# and .NET;
  • Contribute to overall application and code quality;
  • Solve problems and apply appropriate algorithm to coding task at hand, produce a solid code with excellent test coverage;
  • Continuously work on system improvements and support existing application, participate in support and maintenance;
  • Interact with the end-users to understand their requirements;
  • Interact with other teams (Testers, Business analysts, DB Developers and others) to gain a high quality application delivery;
  • Participate in Agile software delivery process backed by Jira/Git/Bitbucket/Nolio and similar tools with best industrial Agile practices such as Scrum, Sprint, Pair programming, TDD etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a scientific discipline from a top university;
  • English level at least B1;
  • At least 2 years of experience in front-end development:
    • JavaScript;
    • HTML5, CSS.
  • At least 1 year of experience with one of front-end frameworks:
    • React (preferably) or Angular.
  • At least 1 year of experience with .NET framework and C#:
    • Asynchronous programming;
    • ASP.net MVC Web API.
  • Practical experience in developing REST API;
  • Understanding of TDD paradigm and unit testing;
  • Recommended:
    • Experience in building applications with React (or at least AngularJS or Angular2+) frameworks;
    • Practical experience in building Rich Client Applications and/or Single Page Applications;
    • Practical experience with ES6 and/or Typescript;
    • Understanding of Redux concept, Observables concept and other modern patterns;
    • Practice with package management tools (NPM, NuGet);
    • Awareness of client-side testing framework as Jasmine, Karma, Protractor.

Nice to have

  • Ability to read and understand comprehensive code and business logic;
  • Previous experience in investment banking, or in the financial industry, or knowledge of finance, investment banking, and/or trading;
  • Experience with working cross-region teams and projects;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Experience with CI/CD.

We offer

  • We offer the possibility to work on full product lifecycle – from concept to delivery into production;
  • We are open for innovations and modern technologies;
  • We offer guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • We are proactive Agile/Scrum/XP practitioners;
  • We propose to realize your ideas and potential within the democratic environment;
  • Using English on a daily basis, communication with people from different countries;
  • As a team - we bring in all our empathy, synergy and drive to focus on the client – bringing world class experience online;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Comfortable and modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards);
  • Start ASAP/negotiable.