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Software Engineer UI, Macro Front Office Technology


1 year ago

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As Point72 reimagines the future of investing, our Technology group is constantly improving our company’s IT infrastructure, positioning us at the forefront of a rapidly evolving technology landscape. We’re a team of experts experimenting, discovering new ways to harness the power of open source solutions, and embracing enterprise agile methodology. We encourage professional development to ensure you bring innovative ideas to our products while satisfying your own intellectual curiosity.

Over the past 18 months, we have seen significant investment in the technology team, focused on the transformation of the Firm’s technology organization, into a world-class, cloud-first, technology group. During this time, the Global Macro business has expanded significantly, and as a result, we are expanding the Macro technology team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exceptional team, in a major growth phase. We are looking for problem solvers who are passionate about delivering best in class technology.


You will join the team focused on delivering core technology used by the front office in Point72’s Global Macro business. As a Software Engineer, you will make a major contribution to the core technology used to provide real time data and analytics to our Global Macro investment professionals. Specifically, you will:

  • Deliver an ongoing feature-set within a complete web application

  • Write tested, idiomatic, and documented React, JavaScript, HTML and CSS

  • Coordinate with the user interface design team to build an effective and achievable result

  • Cooperate with the back-end developer in the process of building the RESTful API

  • Communicate with external web services


  • Proficiency in React

  • Familiarity with Angular

  • Proficiency with modern JavaScript (ES6+), CSS (Flexbox/CSS Grid a plus), and HTML5

  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript / ES6 practices and commonly used modules based on extensive work experience

  • Professional, precise communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of asynchronous mechanisms used in the modern web development (Promises, Observables, etc)

  • Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components

  • Extensive knowledge of CSS and JS methods for providing performant visual effects

  • Thorough understanding of the responsibilities of the platform, database, API, caching layer, proxies, and other web services used in the system

  • Validating user actions on the client side and providing responsive feedback

  • Experience with coordinating with server infrastructure for delivering front-end app and assets

  • Architecting and automating the build process for production, using task runners (e.g. webpack, browserify, gulp)

  • Writing extensive unit tests using automated TDD tasks

  • Creating e2e test suites for all components, and running them with Protractor (or a well reasoned alternative)

  • Creating configuration, build, and test scripts for Continuous Integration environments

  • Commitment to the highest ethical standard


We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. We want you to concentrate on success and leave the rest to us. When you work here, we provide:

  • Sports card

  • Private life insurance

  • Private medical and dental care, with vision allowance

  • Private pension scheme

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community

  • Business travel accident insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Educational assistance reimbursement


Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent.

Our Warsaw office gives us access to world-class talent with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We’re looking to build an office of subject-matter experts whose fresh perspectives will help evolve our infrastructure and advance the capabilities of our teams. Learn more at Point72.com/Warsaw.


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