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JavaScript Engineer

Req #: 170076773
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.


As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes

Keen understanding of financial control and budget management

Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals


Responsible for design and implementation of user interface using HTML5, JavaScript, and open source frameworks, such as React, AngularJS, backbone, electron, node, for a variety of platforms including desktop and mobile.

To prototype and deliver working Proof of Concepts in order to demonstrate a technical ability to meet architecturally significant requirements, including non-functional requirements.

Stay current on trends and technology related to rich Internet applications, mobile, and UX.

Build strategic generic tech solutions that can be reused and leveraged across business areas.

Possess framework mindset, in terms of building components/libraries that can be easily ported, integrated and upgraded with minimal effort by various applications.

Proficient in JavaScript/CSS/HTML5 including experience with RESTFul services.

Experience with Node.js, and JavaScript build tools (Webpack, Grunt).

Proven experience with JavaScript libraries (React, AngularJS, JQuery, backbone).

Experience in building desktop application using JavaScript framework (OpenFin/Electron) is a plus.

Experience with highly scalable Grid views for high volume row fetches, including technologies such as SlickGrid, JQGrid

In depth understanding of cross browser support issues (including rendering and performance issues)

Unit testing and automation technologies

Experience with MVC frameworks and architecture


Qualifications - External

Required Skills and qualifications

  •  Advanced programming skill in JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5
  • Advanced proficiency in multiple open source JavaScript frameworks – React, AngularJS, JQuery
  • Advanced experience with Node.js, Webpack and Grunt
  • Unit testing and Automaton frameworks, e.g. Jasmine, Karma
  • Development of high quality/fidelity user interface
  • Interpersonal skills/High motivation/Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficient in application security concepts
  • Performance tuning
  • Desired/Additional skills
  • Mobile development
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