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Frontend Engineer, Investing

Company: Index Ventures
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a frontend engineer to join our Investing team. In this role you will design, implement and ship best in class web interfaces and web platform infrastructure for all of our investment products. The team is a cross-functional client-facing team that builds the entire user experience around our investment accounts from onboarding and merchandising to managing every aspect of the accounts. We balance new multi-month feature development with ongoing improvements to existing features. Code gets deployed daily and usually makes up several major projects a year.Note: This role has the option to be U.S.-based remote or based in Palo Alto, CA.As a core member of the Investing team, you will:Collaborate with a team of backend, web and mobile engineers to build features and enhance existing featuresCollaborate with our design team to create the best user experience for Wealthfront clientsJoin other web engineers to triage and resolve operational issues, ensuring that mission critical systems and services operate smoothly across the Wealthfront platformGet an opportunity to work with the leadership team to define Wealthfront's investing product strategy and impact our clients long termHelp craft future architecture, tools, and engineering principles the web platform will useIterating on our test, build, and deployment infrastructureOur Tech StackOur Rails web server backs a client-side application built using Typescript, React, Redux and D3Our automated testing infrastructure uses a variety of frameworks and libraries including Jest, React Testing Library, RSpec and PuppeteerWe rely on in-house solutions for feature gating, A/B tests, analytics, and continuous deploymentWhat You Have2+ years in a frontend engineering roleKnowledge of core Javascript concepts like closures and native DOM APIs, etcExperience with any modern frontend framework like React.Experience with Ruby on Rails or a similar server-side framework (such as Express or Django)Passion for test-driven development, automated testing, and continuous integrationOnce you join, Wealthfront will:Pair you with a mentor who will guide you through our structured onboarding programEncourage you to work on projects that match your professional goalsSupport your professional development by providing feedback during weekly 1:1s and during our bi-annual reviewsProvide autonomy so you can be a happy and successful member of our teamEveryone across the financial spectrum deserves to live secure and rewarding lives. In order to successfully serve clients across the United States, the Wealthfront team is focused on hiring team members with a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.About WealthfrontWealthfront is a nextgen banking and investing service on a mission to build a financial system that favors people, not institutions. We help you grow your wealth through automated investing and savings tools and give you a complete picture of your financial life with an intuitive mobile app.Our ultimate vision is to optimize and automate all of our clients' finances and build what we call Self-Driving Money. We want clients to be able to automatically deposit their paycheck into their Wealthfront Cash Account, and let us take care of the rest " pay their bills, top off their emergency fund or 401(k), and invest the rest in their Wealthfront Investing accounts based on their goals. Join us and help turn this industry on its head and build a service that our clients don't just like, they love.Location Palo AltoDate Posted21 Apr 2021FunctionDesign & UISectorFintechSDL2017

Keywords: Index Ventures, Palo Alto , Frontend Engineer, Investing, Other , Palo Alto, California

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