Senior UI Developer

Location: San Francisco, CA
Position Overview
Our client, the world's premier financial data and analytics provider for over 30 years, is providing timely and accurate data to the world's financial institutions, including the largest banks and most elite hedge funds. In their San Francisco office, they’ve identified an opportunity to reach a new client base by building a brand-new product that opens their data, core products and visualizations to data scientists, machine learning researchers, and quantitative modelers. If you don't know anything about finance, you'll pick it up by interacting with a world-class team of market experts.
  • Build extensions and features on top of the Jupyter Notebook
  • Design and build financial visualizations
  • Learn and understand the variety of ways quantitative developers interact with our data; from back-testing trading strategies over years of price history information to modeling and evaluating portfolio risk
  • Come up with ideas on how to improve the financial data science platform and help implement them
  • A minimum of 2+ years' professional experience developing advanced applications in JavaScript and/or Python
  • Experience developing in Angular, React or another web framework
  • Experience in Visualization libraries like D3, Vega, etc.
  • Experience with chromium is a plus
  • Experience with Text and Code editors or experience with IDE plugins is a plus
  • Experience contributing to Open-Source projects is a plus
  • An appreciation for how this organization’s data sets underpin the world's financial systems  
About MGRS Group
MGRS Group specializes in the placement of information technologists, with a very specific focus on object-oriented programmers. We effectively recruit for C/C++, C# and Java Software Engineers as well as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python and Perl Developers. We work with the most talented developers in this business, at all levels in their career and within various areas such as Research and Development (R&D), Market Data, Trading Systems, HFT, Low Latency, Data Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business Intelligence (BI), Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Websphere Portal and Business Integration.
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