Quantitative Financial Analyst

Redwood City, CA

Post Date: 09/01/2017 Job ID: 22926 Industry: Front End Software Eng
Category : Front End Software Eng
Location/City : CA - Redwood City
Area Code : 650
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22926


Job # 22925 - Quantitative Data Analyst


Location: Redwood City, CA

Company:

Our client is an emerging high-tech company based in Silicon Valley, focused on
an innovative platform that provides insights and answers to the complexity
of ever-growing information. They are an accomplished team of alums from top
universities and industry leaders, and their managers have track records of
billion-dollar exits.
The company has successfully launched a portfolio of products and services,
including an intelligent framework based on a stack of Artificial Intelligence
algorithms that digest a multitude of data sources, both structured and
unstructured, and extract financial, economic, political and social indicators,
alongside the semantic explanatory rationale describing any given event.
Such a portfolio of services gives influential decision makers, researchers and
analysts a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of
information. They have a range of customers in the education sector
including some of the top research institutions across the US, UK and Europe.

Job Opportunity:

They are looking for a senior engineer to help us ship well-crafted applications
and data visualization using web technology. We have great insight and data
distilled from state-of-the-art data science to help the world explore
knowledge. They need someone to help us scale the UI to achieve our vision.
This role will come with plenty of authority over the architecture, the look and
feel of our applications. They value progress over process. We
believe in using the best tools for the job but more importantly we believe
that a skilled engineer is more important than the frameworks she chooses.
Our application architecture currently centers around React and D3. We are
committed to using the best framework and tooling as the ecosystem
evolves.

Requirements:

- Deep knowledge of vanilla JavaScript and CSS, or other UI / graphics
intensive programming experience
- Data visualization and animation experience using D3, Canvas, SVG or
WebGL
- Meticulous attention to visual details and frame rate
- Understanding of browser quirks and cross-device challenges
- Experience with performance optimization, profiling and debugging,
in-browser and across the whole stack
- Experience developing with a web front end framework, e.g. React,
Angular, Ember
- BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or
equivalent professional experience
- 5+ years of professional software engineering experience
You will be a good fit if you have...
- Familiarity with UI / UX design patterns, e.g. Apple's Human Interface
Guidelines or Google's Material Design
- Strong understanding of client application architecture, including MVC
- Understanding of the principles of accessibility; developed for users
with disabilities
- Web application development using the React ecosystem
- Experience with API design and implementation
- Experience with mentoring team members and pushing the team to
ship
Contact:


e: will[at]redfishtech.com


p: 208-788-8260 ||| 336-645-3858


t: [at]will_redfish


l: /in/willthomas007/




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