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Senior Front-end Developer

Neural Alpha|Kennington Lane, SE11 5DP
11 days ago
About Us

Neural Alpha is an award winning sustainable fintech consultancy applying innovative connected data approaches (graph databases, semantic and related technologies) to complex requirements for 

NGOs and the financial services industry. 


Neural Alpha has extensive experience in developing ESG investment software leveraging the latest data science, big data, machine learning, data visualisation and financial analysis techniques. Neural Alpha is a recognised thought leader applying these technologies in projects such as Trase.earth, 

Trase.finance,  lucida.org , Orbitas.finance, and Forest500.org. Our work has been featured on national television, The Economist and in the Financial Times. We were also one of nine companies selected by the FCA in the Green FinTech Challenge.

About the role

We use a modern, exciting tech stack and we are proud of the relaxed, innovative and collaborative environment we have created. We are solving unique and fascinating challenges, and we have a great team of super-bright people at our vibrant London office (hybrid working location). 


We often use: 

  • Javascript/Typescript on both sides of the stack

    • GraphQL in our backend

    • React in our front-end

  • Python for asynchronous events/scheduled tasks 

  • The best database for the job:

    • NoSQL: MongoDB/DynamoDB

    • SQL: Postgres

    • Graph: neo4j

  • AWS Environment

    • Cloudfront/S3

    • ECS

    • SQS

    • AWS Lambda

  • Terraform


We expect candidates to have:


  • Previous experience with modern front-end development frameworks (especially React)

  • An understanding of design and UX principles

  • Interest in data visualisation techniques and libraries

  • Worked in the past with the elements of our stack (we invite you to apply even if it is just a small part, considering that you are willing to learn and improve in other areas)

  • ‘End-to-end’ experience in the software development chain, from product design to release and post-production

  • Contact with the deployment process and experimented with automated process for testing and deployment and cloud services

  • Good communication and presentation skill

  • Enjoy ‘start-up’ culture, be willing to learn and share knowledge with our peers

  • Is a curious person that likes to understand the whole stack and architecture of software, even if you are only working directly with a small part of it

Company Benefits

  • You will work with a recent technology in an innovative atmosphere

  • 25 days starting holiday

  • Competitive salary

  • Brand new Macbook for a great development experience

Hiring Process

  1. Initial Interview call

  2. Technical exercise

  3. Final interview