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Fintech meet Sports Betting Smarkets has revolutionised peer-to-peer trading on sporting and political events. They’ve built a platform that operates like a stock exchange, yet is easy to use and has handled over £13 billion worth of trades since 2010. They’ve only been able to achieve this success by hiring bright, curious engineering talent, and are looking for more creative problem solvers to join them. You’ll be tackling interesting technical problems from day one, surrounded by amazing software engineers who are genuinely passionate about great engineering culture. Responsibilities The front-end team are responsible for managing the website, Android and iOS apps. They’re split into two sub teams of website and apps, however everyone can work on both of these projects thanks to the similarity of the syntax of React and React Native.

  • Working on their new generation of apps
  • Thinking about how can they make things simpler, more intuitive and easier for their customers
  • Creating new, more advanced features like event visualisation, charts, and trading oriented tools
  • Focusing on usability and performance – a betting exchange handles a lot of real time data, so the front-end applications are much more complex than a simple website
  • Learning about UX as you’ll be working closely with their designers Desirable attributes
  • Good understanding of software design, data structures, and algorithms
  • 5+ years or more experience
  • Proficient in React or React Native They offer
  • Friendly and open company culture
  • Three healthy meals a day cooked by their in house chefs
  • Flexible work hours
  • Personal training and conference budget
  • Bright and friendly office near tower bridge, with the usual start-up perks (Foosball table, fruit and snack bar, various gaming consoles and more)
  • Monthly office events like parties, pub quizzes or fun workshops
  • And of course, a competitive salary matching your experience level They encourage an open and transparent working environment Smarkets adopts a self-managed work style, which allows people freedom and creativity to work on the problems that interest them, and solve them in the right way. In their commitment to transparency, they publish their salary data internally and have a genuine open-door policy. You’ll thrive in this environment if you like to discuss your ideas with others and work out solutions together. Check out their careers page to find out more. You should apply if the work they’re doing sounds interesting to you! You need a good understanding of computer science fundamentals, but they’re happy to let you learn other things on the job. About Smarkets Their strength is technology and trading with a passion to push the known boundaries of real-time financial technology. With their self-management structure, flexible work environment and uncapped holiday allowance, Smarkets offers a unique opportunity to be part of a great work culture. Their office in St Katharine’s Docks (Tower Hill) comes complete with a fantastic roof terrace and a team of in-house chefs cooking breakfast and lunch every day. The fine print They transfer and store the information you submit to help them process your application and to make their hiring process better. They also make use of third-party hiring tools to help them process applications. As they are based in both Europe and the United States, your data may leave the European Economic Area when they process it. Please only submit your application if you are happy for them to use your information in this way.

 

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