React Developer – Associate

at Phaxis
Published November 29, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required
The position is for 5+ years React Developer whose duties include:

  • The ideal candidates will be clear, organized thinkers who are able to communicate well within the team and with our business clients. Most importantly, they will be enthusiastic about building excellent software that makes a direct impact on the bottom line of the business we support.
  • Work closely with trading and diligence teams to integrate various components of a warehouse finance platform.
  • Provide technical assistance to front office functions, including traders, quants and risk officers.
  • Follow release and production change procedures and work with other teams to deliver and maintain reliable and functional front-office applications.
  • High degree of competence with React software development with software development foundations (ie. design pattern and principles)
  • Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects
  • Implement Devops Tool chain products to support build, test and release automations for the in house applications
  • Reengineer the existing applications for private and public cloud migration
  • Perform design and code reviews with other members in the team
  • Support production releases, respond to user queries and production issues and work towards successful resolutions.


  • 5 plus years' experience in the financial IT industry and hands on with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Must have strong knowledge of JavaScript, (Typescript is a plus), React, Redux, Material-UI, Node.js
  • Should be familiar with Node.js development and nice to have experience with Electron
  • Proficient in UI Testing Automation frameworks using Jest, React Testing Library (or Enzyme)
  • Working knowledge of Restful APIs, caching solutions and event-driven architectures (websockets).
  • Must have working knowledge of all major CI/CD tools like Gitlab, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible etc. for build, packaging and deployment
  • Comfortable working with global technology teams, good problem solving attitude and ability to articulate the technical solutions to managers and senior members
  • Understand functional and non-functional requirements and develop a scalable and high performance solutions.
  • Experience in managing a small team of developers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be team oriented and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Finance

Must Haves:
- Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
- 3-5+ years of front-end development using React, JavaScript, and HTML in a mid to large size organization.
- Working knowledge of major CI/CD tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible etc. for build, packaging, and deployment (current CI/CD environment is already built)
- Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Computer Science, Math, or Related)
- Proven work experience with steady job history
- Ability to work with teams both locally, remote, and globally
- Willing to commute to NYC 2x/week on Tuesdays and Thursdays (must currently be local to NYC, Tri-state area)
- Any background building financial/mortgage applications (not required)
- Typescript and Mobile experience
Phaxis is looking for a React Developer (Associate Level) for a hybrid role in NYC for a leading global financial firm. This position would be 2 days onsite (Tuesday/Thursday) in NYC. This person must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with 3-5+ years of strong development experience using React, JavaScript, and HTML5 for a mid-large size organization. In this role you will be working with front-office employees to build out the front-end of the main application used by the mortgage business units (financial/mortgage industry experience is not required). You must have a proven history of job stability and ability to work with teams both onshore and offshore. Only apply to this role if you meet the minimum requirements.

Salary: $120,000 - $150,000 DOE + Bonus
Reference #: 23-06327