Front-End Developer

12 months ago
Job ID
Information Technology

Nasdaq Position Overview

Nasdaq is looking for talented front-end engineers who are interested in leveraging innovative technologies such as blockchain to change the landscape of financial services. There is currently an opportunity to join the development team responsible for Nasdaq Linq, a blockchain enabled platform for managing un-listed securities. Nasdaq, an applied technologies company regarded as a thought leader in the blockchain ecosystem, is working to leverage this revolutionary tech in a variety of use cases, several of which have been made public. Linq was one of the earliest of such implementations and has been cited as a "the first platform from an established financial services firm to demonstrate how asset trading could be managed digitally through the use of blockchain-based platforms".


We are looking for motivated professionals who are well versed in modern web-based technologies and are excited about the implications blockchain tech can have on the financial sector. 


The right candidate will have strong capabilities in the following:


  • Core front-end
  • Expert experience with JavaScript (ES5, ES6)
  • Significant experience with EmberJS or other client side frameworks (BackboneJS, AngularJS, ReactJS).
  • Experience building large, modular and maintainable JavaScript codebases
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, ability to translate high-fidelity mockups into complete web pages, with a strong interest in visual and functional polish
  • Experience with Git and the ability to structure your workflow around its concepts
  • Strong understanding of the best practices involved in developing web applications, and the ability to discover solutions to the new challenges that you’ll face

Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications

  • Education Required: Degree qualified in a discipline related to Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.  
  • Experience Required: 3+ years. 
  • The ideal candidate would have experience being part of a distributed team and have a collaborative approach of working with other team members
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus
  • Feels comfortable working with Linux/Unix

Skills, Requirements and Competencies

  • Is looking always to gain efficiencies and implements these within own discipline.
  • Plans and prioritizes work using resources in the best possible way to complete tasks on time and with high quality.
  • Proactively shares experiences and knowledge towards the achievement of team objectives.



Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.



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