Developers required

Developers required at Sensatus, Brighton, UK

BrightonSensatus is a Brighton, UK based company specialising in the development of innovative web-based financial technology for financial institutions and retail investors. We are a young company managed by a team that has taken a previous technology company from start up through to a public listing. Our software is used by tens of thousands of users through our website, timetotrade.eu. Financial institutions worldwide license our technology for use internally or by their own customers.

Our world revolves around receiving real time updates from all the major financial markets around the world and acting on that information, whether it be updating a chart in real-time, detecting a given change in the markets and sending an email or SMS alert or even placing an order to buy or sell.

The development team is being expanded to address a rapid growth in customer demand for our current and planned product set.

We currently have 2 job openings:

Scala back end developer
Competitive salary based on experience

As a back end developer you will help design and build our next generation, distributed trading system. The system will integrate with many different brokers enabling support of the more exotic order types that some brokers do not offer.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or able to demonstrate equivalent work
  • Scala or experience working with the JVM
  • SQL

Also of interest:

  • FIX Protocol experience
  • Participated in the “Foundations of Functional Programming” course on Cousera.org
  • Actor Frameworks (preferably AKKA)
  • Cassandra
  • Trading experience

JavaScript front end developer
Competitive salary based on experience

As a front end developer you will specialise in creating a responsive front end which reacts not only to the user but to changing market information. You will also be involved in developing the next generation of our charting library.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or able to demonstrate equivalent work
  • 3+ year experience writing JavaScript
  • HTML5, CSS3 and related technology

Also of interest:

  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • RequireJS
  • Google Closure Library / Compiler
  • Touch based UI experience (for tablets / smart phones)
  • Trading experience

What next?

So you’ve decided you want to join us, great!  We would love to hear from you, so please send us your CV to jobs@sensatus.com Feel free to link us to your Github, Bitbucket, StackExchange, etc accounts.

Once we’ve received your CV we will email you a short coding assignment (shouldn’t take more than 3 hours) to evaluate your coding style.

We will then invite you down to our offices in Brighton for a technical interview.

Finally, we will take you out to meet the rest of the team allowing you to get to know us a little better.

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