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Web Applications Engineer

Location: San Mateo

Xignite Engineering is a talented, energetic team building out a highly scalable and reliable cloud-computing architecture that powers Xignite and enables the business to grow rapidly. Our engineering team creates complete end-to-end technology products and solutions to deliver financial market data timely and accurately to our customers.

The Role

  • Take full ownership of and responsibility for Xignite’s external customer-facing website
  • Design, build, and deploy innovative marketing solutions to drive new business
  • Create a dynamic, customizable, multi-tenant platform for private-label solutions
  • Ensure successful technical implementations by leading Fortune 1000 financial services firms
  • Drive productivity improvements through tools, processes, test-driven development, and continuous refactoring
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment

Your Skill Set

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline/experience
  • Solid object oriented design and analytical skills
  • 2-5 years experience with external customer-facing websites, preferably e-commerce websites
  • Experience building highly scalable, multi-tier web architectures
  • Good understanding of MVC/MVVM architectures, RESTful APIs, front-end frameworks
  • Good working knowledge of JavaScript fundamentals and server side language(s) such as C#, Python, Ruby
  • Highly self-motivated, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Good communication skills

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, or React
  • Experience developing for and deploying to the cloud, AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with testing and testing frameworks
  • Experience with .NET and IIS

Benefits and Perks

  • Subsidized (free) medical insurance for employee
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • PTO, plus stock market holidays
  • Free lunches, snacks and beverages
  • Subsidized YMCA membership
  • Darts, Wii ping pong, and more!
  • Walking distance to Hayward Park Caltrain station; shuttle to Hillsdale station
  • Onsite café

About Xignite

  • Named one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies from disruptive fintech firms, such as Betterment, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, StockTwits, Wealthfront and Yodlee, to leading financial institutions, exchanges and market data vendors including, NASDAQ OMX,SIX Financial Information and BMO. For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.Apply to: jobs@xignite.com