Front End Lead Architect needed for a leading financial services company

Front End Lead Architect for Leading Financial Organisation in Manchester – £65,000-£70,000

A global leader in the financial sector is looking for a Front End Lead Architect to join their team to work on some exciting projects.

The Client

A global payments provider is looking for a Front End Lead Architect to join their team at a very busy and exciting time to take part in their journey to help shape their digital future. They are engaged in various aspects of the enhanced banking world such as personal banking, epayments, corporate & investment banking as well as wealth management. The office is designed for creative individuals that are motivated and want to be involved in one of the most innovative and disruptive brands in the world by making sure that they work in a collaborative, dress-down and adult environment. Along with best-in-class benefits and structures such as a large bonus, in-house training and gym as well as cafes and bars where you can go to wind down. The main focus of the team is to display deep collaboration with other business units, marketing, finance, product developers, product managers and customer experience to integrate innovation and deployment.

The Role as Front End Lead Architect

As a Front End Lead Architect you will be developing a “rich client” application in JavaScript to provide an exceptional functional and visual client experience. The site will be designed to be responsive and adaptive for desktop tablet and mobile. You will be focusing on creation and ownership of the solution architecture for the web and mobile applications as well as being a part of a respected cool team that will help play a big part in developing their target culture of disciplined innovation.

The Candidate

As a Front End Lead Architect you will be comfortable working in a big exciting established organisation where you will gain an insight into a world leader within the financial services sector. You would be able to demonstrate strong and proven solution design skills across web based architectures as well as being able to communicate clearly to help provide a world class service and drive the dedication to the client experience. Key Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and MV* patterns
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript frameworks and libraries
  • Advanced knowledge of AngularJS, Backbone and Knockout.
  • Knowledge of HTML and HTML5
  • Knowledge of CSS 3 including media queries and animations
  • Knowledge of responsive web design techniques including CSS responsive design
  • Experience of agile delivery methodologies, specifically SCRUM.
  • Experience of working with complex security protocols

If you would like to be a part of a leading financial company that is involved in creating and designing future digital products please apply now!