CME Group Front End Developer in Belfast, United Kingdom

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

The engineering and execution team develop a variety of trading and post-trade solutions, supporting our exchange and clearing business. Internal mobility and flexibility are a key part to our agile approach to technology delivery. The successful candidate, throughout their career, will form a key part in driving our success across technology, and will find opportunities to work in a variety of projects and technologies, beyond their initial team and specialism.

Principal Accountabilities

Writes application modules and unit tests with guidance. Designs with guidance and codes independently. Assists with code optimization. Participates in code reviews whilst reviewing code to proactively identify and mitigate potential issues and defects. Helps to identify sources of defects as well as troubleshoots various forms of code. Uses patterns frequently, contributing to best practice and process enhancements.

Essential Criteria

A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related discipline is required. Please note equivalent combination of education and relevant proven work experience will be considered. Excellent front-end web development skills: HTML5 and XHTML using semantic mark-up and patterns for code reuse CSS with a solid understanding of modern techniques such as Responsive Web Design, Graceful Degradation and Object-Oriented Development, LESS/SASS Strong JavaScript and jQuery skills with knowledge of developing large modular applications Experience in application architecture, W3C standards, accessibility and usability Experience of MVC, MVVM, MVW frameworks Experience of building high performance websites and applications Understanding of the consumption of RESTful web services via HTTP

Desirable Criteria

Experience coding in a story-driven, agile environment. Prior experience working in financial services/exchange space. Prior experience working with BDD methodologies and automated acceptance criteria. Prior experience using Confluence, JIRA, or other Atlassian tools. Fortify, Sonar, Coverity experience.

Locations: Belfast

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