Senior Front-End Web Developer (Remote - Work from Anywhere)

Xapo

Xapo

Software Engineering
Gibraltar
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Work from anywhere, impact everywhere

Diversity is at the heart of who we are at Xapo Bank. We’re a fully distributed team of over 140 Xapiens that work remotely from 40+ countries around the world.

Our beginning: A world that enjoys economic freedom and wealth protection, no matter where you live or who is running your country. This is the dream that drove Wences Casares, our Founder and Chairman, to quietly transform the world of banking.

To achieve that, we search the world for the best people for the job. We work hard, think globally, and inspire each other to learn and grow. We are committed to changing the way things are done.

Risk is inherent in all of our business activities and managing risk well is the responsibility of every Xapien. Sound risk management enables us to serve our customers and deliver value for our shareholders, and helps make Xapo a great place to work.

Although we are headquartered in Gibraltar, this is a full time, 100% remote position
Work from anywhere!

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Senior Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translating design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the product designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks and works. Aside from publicly faced applications, the person will contribute to internal back office UIs, building easy-to-use interfaces for internal teams in ever-evolving architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of design from a visual and experience standpoint.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure consistency of data gathered from the user
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Developing internal tooling UI and platform for non-web-native team members to use

Skills needed:

  • Great understanding of the newest trends, best practices and standards in web development
  • Experience in leading the development of medium to large-scale projects, focusing on UX and Security.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting, security best practices, and browser performance optimizations
  • Great knowledge of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, ReactJS, Vue (at least one of them), etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, SPA, SSG
  • Good knowledge of tools necessary for autonomous delivers (image processing, building, etc)
  • Familiarity with tools such as Figma and Lokalise is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GitHub.
  • Good knowledge of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.
  • Experience in designing web architecture, including Backend for Frontend, micro frontends, and usage of docker.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high level of ownership mentality to deliver results independently and iteratively.

Other requirements

  • A dedicated workspace.
  • A reliable internet connection with the fastest speed possible in your area.
  • Devices and other essential equipment that meet minimal technical specifications.
  • Alignment with Our Values and the Xapo Values-Driven Leadership principles.

Why work for Xapo?

IMPACT GLOBALLY, WORK REMOTELY.

  • Shape the Future: Improve lives through cutting-edge technology, work 100% remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Great work-life balance: Build amazing things with a balance of autonomy and collaborative teamwork. Set your own work schedule and make use of a flexible PTO plan when you need to recharge.
  • Expect Excellence: Collaborate, learn, and grow with a high-performance team. Learn how you learn best - from books to conferences, you’ll get a yearly budget for your individual learning and development goals.

At Xapo, we prioritize consumer protection and adhere to regulatory requirements by ensuring that all Xapiens are accountable for upholding principles of fair treatment, transparency, and ethical conduct in their interactions with customers and stakeholders.