Senior Frontend Engineer

As a part of the CryptoCompare website team, you will be responsible for the migration of the current CryptoCompare website as well as improving the user experience by working closely with a cross functional product team. We believe that cryptocurrency and blockchain is redefining finance for the better and it is our mission to empower our community of over a million active users to capitalise on crypto by connecting them with accurate data, actionable insights and like minded enthusiasts.

 

The website is powered by our public API, which currently serves an average of 40 million calls an hour, so experience working with APIs at scale is great to have. With the team being newly formed, the successful candidate will be hands-on throughout the end-to-end delivery of updates and new features, being able to directly see the value added to users, and the company, from the features they create.

 

Key Requirements

  • 5+ years in frontend or full stack development
  • 1+ years React.js experience and working in nodeJS based environments
  • Demonstrable experience in-role of:
    • Implementing UI best practises
    • Responsive design across platforms and devices, implementing accessibility best practices
    • Server Side Rendering configuration
    • Performance optimisation (e.g. webapp bundling, page load speed)
  • Experience working with REST based APIs, websocket streaming is a plus
  • DevOps mindset of end to end delivery, demonstrable through previous experience
  • Fluent English, both verbal and written

 

Nice to have

  • Working with SEO optimisation techniques in past experience
  • Experience working with a Content Management System
  • Angular 1.x and or ASP.NET MVC knowledge
  • Mathematical background/knowledge is a plus
  • Computer Science degree level background
  • Interest/knowledge of the digital asset space
  • Experience working in a fast paced startup environment

 

Technologies

  • JavaScript (ES5/6/7)
  • React.js framework
  • Webpack
  • Git
  • Unix based systems

 

Send us your CV and cover letter at
apply@cryptocompare.com
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