CloudQaunt - Providing Capital for Algo Traders

Front-End Web Developer

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will collaborate with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

CloudQuant is THE trading strategy incubator. We’re building a free python data research tool for ordinary people with extraordinary trading ideas. We license and fund the best trading strategies and pay our users a share of the profits. Our group is a FINTECH startup housed under the umbrella of a trading firm with existing infrastructure and financial resources.

Front-End Developer Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and communicate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Grow together with the team in new technical and professional areas


  • Sense of adventure and curiosity about the unknown to be able to calmly navigate unchartered waters with excitement
  • Willingness to address needs and to constantly improve or change based upon feedback from a great deal many sources including management, clients, and Dilbert cartoons.
  • 4+ years of front-end development experience
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of NodeJS and Bootstrap
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience with SEO process and best practices

Nice To Haves:

  • Developer evangelist experience is a plus
  • Trading Algo development experience
  • Trading or investment systems (professionally or personally)
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery, TDD, agile experience



Chicago, IL


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