Front-End Developer Derivatives

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zürich City

  • Duration: start date negotiable

swissQuant Group provides quantitative services, consultancy and products for financial and industrial clients, including a number of global Fortune 500 companies. Our business edge originates from the effective translation of Intelligent Technology into measurable, bottom-line client value. swissQuant Group is a privately held company incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of ETH Zürich.


As valued member of the Front-End Development team you will use your skills and experience across technology and finance to create industry leading web applications for portfolio management, risk calculation and financial data analytics.


You are the expert in front-end development, JavaScript and ReactJS. You can work independently or as part of small group in the development and delivery of web applications and services. Your mastery of technology allows you to build prototypes quickly to help support business development and to build high quality robust products. You will be responsible for designing and building front-ends for multiple projects and provide technical leadership and mentoring to other software developers in front-end design and UX. You will liaise with clients to identify requirements and define UI and front-end architecture. You are confident and articulate and possess excellent presentation skills. Your excellent multi-tasking and time management skills complete your profile and ensure your success.


To be a successful candidate, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • University degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Applied Sciences

  • At least 3 years working experience in web development, preferably in financial sector

  • Experience in representation and visualization of financial data and analytics in web applications

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (ES6), and popular JS Frameworks/technologies (ReactJS, Vue, Redux, Web Components, etc)

  • Solid understanding of modern web development concepts, e.g. Responsive Web Design, web applications, Single Page Application, communications with backend, REST etc.

  • Passion for User Experience and ability to create graphical design for web applications

  • Know-how to set up development, testing and production environments

  • Solid understanding of software development product lifecycle (JS testing, CI etc.), practices and tools

  • Exposure to data visualisation (D3, etc.) and reactive programming is a plus

  • Experience in development for mobile platforms is a plus

  • Fluency in English is required, German is a plus.

  • Effective project management and time management skills

Front-End Developer Derivatives (PDF, 145 kb)

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