Front-End Developer

Front-End Developer

2017-09-25T16:25:34+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Jobs Opportunities|

Job title: Front-End Developer
Location: Downtown Montreal

Are you ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact? You are a result oriented team player with a strong focus delivering high quality code creating value to our product and customers. You are a multitasker and a strategic thinker who can proactively anticipate, identify, and solve problems effectively. Founded in 2012, TickSmith is a young, experienced and dynamic FinTech company seeking an organized and motivated Front-End developer to join the team.

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for designing and developing the user web interface and visualisation tools of our flagship product that manages and consolidates huge data sets of financial data. You will be working with the team and the clients to continuously deliver features aligned with our vision and bring them to life using the latest technology within a highly agile test-driven development environment. You will be building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use, translating designs and wireframes into high quality code and optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of browsers.

What you’ll need

  • Strong knowledge in JavaScript (DOM manipulation, JavaScript object model)
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS and good sense of UX design
  • Strong knowledge with JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, React, Angular, Vue, etc)
  • Experience with continuous delivery with Jenkins and DVCS (Git / Hg)
  • A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Ability to communicate (written and spoken) effectively and collaborate with customers and team
  • Highly motivated and passionate about technology


  • Experience with Bash & Unix/Linux platforms
  • Automated test development experience
  • Interest to work with backend technology as well (Java)
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Familiar with financial market data and/or trading systems

What you’ll get

Fun environment – At TickSmith, you can join in on our community lunches and other company activities. Most importantly, we are not afraid to laugh at ourselves once in awhile. Collaborative culture – You get to work with a great team of bright & dedicated individuals get exposure to a variety of teams across the organization. No silos here. Flexible hours – Give and take is our way of life. Make an impact — At this stage of the Company everyone makes a huge impact on the company. Grow — Opportunity to grow in your role and more – TickSmith’s culture is to make sure that everyone can grow and experience as much as possible. Great location – Located just out of downtown Montreal and easily accessible by public transport.

About us

TickSmith, with its TickVault platform based on Hadoop technology, is a leader in Big Data applications for the capital markets and financial services. As an industry innovator TickSmith is more than a place to work, it’s a place where your thoughts, ideas and creativity will be heard and leveraged while working on cutting edge products and technology. Based in Montreal, we come together daily to collaborate, strategize and execute on our mission.

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