UI Engineering Lead - Financial Services | London


5 months ago

UI Engineering Lead – Financial Services | London

Full time, permanent | London | Hybrid Remote Working | £100-120k + 15% bonus

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced UI Developer to join the Regulation, Compliance, & Anti Financial Crime technology team of a global leader in investment banking.

You will take on the role of User Interaction Engineering Lead, which provides technical support (not line management) of 5-10 product specific UI leads across multiple locations globally.

UI Engineering Lead is key role within the department that influences, designs and crafts re-usable User Interface components & micro frontends for applying within multiple products across different regulatory areas.

Role & Responsibilities:

Design and Develop new re-usable UI components / micro front end with a view to wide adoption across multiple use cases while adhering to Style Guides and User Experience requirements
Leading by example and setting User Interface development standards as well as UI automation testing standards for teams to follow preferably on multiple Angular versions

Coach and support other UI developers and maintain on-boarding/training plan for new joiners within the department that includes minimum hiring standards, knowledge acquisition plans
Maintain formal and informal forums, collaborate and engage with Senior Engineers, User Experience Lead, Visual Designer, Product Architects to keep abreast of the ongoing issues, identify synergies and design and develop common functionality wherever missing and encouraging re-use of existing assets
Keep abreast of and evaluate new technologies that enable faster time to market while not compromising long term maintainability and quality of the user interfaces

Skills & Experience:

Expert level proficiency of web development technologies such as Angular, Redux, NgRx, node.js, TypeScript, API gateways, GraphQL as well as expert proficiency in web mark-up HTML5, CSS3. Knowledge of React would be nice to have
Strong experience in implementing automated UI testing using frameworks like store mocking, marble testing, Selenium, Protractor, Cypress

Experience in building and rolling out configuration/metadata UI’s to bring about user experience standardisation using a high quality maintainable code base, preferably in a financial services environment
Strong understanding of at least one server side technology (Java environment preferred) and has past experience in influencing complete front to back design of applications along with Continuous Integration & Delivery best practices preferably using Jenkins
Ability to support and balance work across multiple priorities and maintaining transparent communication with the stakeholders
Previous financial services experience (desirable)

This is an urgent requirement and our client is looking to move quickly for the right UI Engineering Lead.

Please direct any questions to Ashleigh Roberts at Berkeley Square IT (phone number removed) / Ashleigh @ (url removed)) or apply now for immediate consideration.

Recommendations / referrals also very welcome.

Recruitment company
Berkeley Square IT Ltd
London, GB
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