Front End Agile Web Developer (Hybrid / Remote Optional)


Reference #: R24469
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 07, 2022

Job Description

Front End Agile Web Developer (Hybrid / Remote Optional)

Do you want to build solutions for the biggest names in the finance industry?

  Our public and private sites generate over 2 billion hits per week.  If you manage your investments online, you may already be using our solutions.

Do you want to create modern web applications with cutting edge UI/UX designs?

  Our team of 40+ designers work closely with our engineering teams to design and build the next generation of online of experiences for finance.

Are you looking for an exciting and engaging place to work?  A place where you can continue to grow your skills, in a stable environment where we put our people first?

  We’ve been in business for over 25 years, and continue to be the premier provider of digital solutions for the financial industry today.


About Markit Digital

We design, develop, and host data rich, full featured, high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients around the world. We use modern API-driven client-side rendered frameworks and .NET server-side rendered applications to deliver custom user interfaces that complement our clients' existing brand. With access to thousands of in-house data feeds, we utilize highly leveraged service tier applications to create solutions that delight our customers.  Working in an agile and highly collaborative environment, our teams join together as one to deliver world class products.

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to a cross-functional agile team developing and maintaining web sites for some of the biggest names in the financial industry
  • Develop single page applications in React or Vue
  • Produce RESTful API applications in Node.js which adhere to specifications defined in Swagger 2.0/OpenAPI
  • Utilize microservice-style backend applications to retrieve and process complex datasets
  • Create visually stunning client-side rendered charts and graphs
  • Use your knowledge of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines to produce applications that make content accessible to all users
  • Mentor and learn from developers of all levels, continually building your own skill sets and capabilities in order to help teams achieve their sprint and project goals
  • Partner with our amazing design team to bring our client’s vision to reality
  • Tap into your passion for building intuitive, performant, and secure web experiences to create the next generation of industry leading web sites

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of application development experience
  • Experience developing responsive applications for mobile, tablet, and desktop
  • Applicable experience using the following technologies:
  • JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • jQuery, Bootstrap, LESS. SASS
  • React, Vue, or Angular
  • Node.js
  • Web Accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA)
  • NPM, Gulp, Continuous Integration Tools
  • Centralized version control system like Git or Subversion
  • RESTful APIs with Swagger/OpenAPI specifications
  • Ability to work independently or in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience working in an Agile Development environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

The following experience is encouraged:

  • Experience working with containers
  • Experience using tools such as GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, Consul, and Docker
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and automated testing
  • Knowledge of Financial domain