Lead Full Stack Developer - FE-bias (Typescript/React)

Makati, Metro Manila
Work Type: Full Time
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Archax is an FCA-regulated exchange, broker and custodian for digital assets, targeted at professional and institutional clients. Our services cover all types of digital assets – from cryptocurrencies to NFTs to digital securities – as well as traditional financial instruments too. Our vision is to develop a truly digital capital markets ecosystem that bridges traditional and crypto markets, leveraging tokenisation and blockchain/DLT/Web3.0 technologies.

Archax pH7 Inc. is an information technology company providing software and application development, back-office tech support and a wide range of consultancy / advisory services to its clients in the fintech industry.

Archax PH7 Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Archax Holdings Ltd (UK).

What's In It for You?

Highly competitive (above industry) salary

Health insurance (includes cover for you and 2 family members)

Employee life insurance

Additional leave

Mandatory Government benefits (SSS, PhilHealth, Pag-IBIG)

Temporary work from home due to Covid

Opportunity to build and grow the technology that will lead the evolution in digital asset trading

Opportunity to enhance and develop your career and portfolio through working on high-profile projects

Opportunity to work with skilled multicultural talents passionate about providing best in class expertise

Encouraged and supported in developing crypto knowledge

The role

Archax has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Full stack developer to join our growing technology team and software platform for a new digital asset exchange; focused on an institutional client base. The ideal applicant will bring previous experience of developing scalable mission critical financial systems, working with global teams, ensuring best practices, and staying within agreed project timelines.

As a Lead Developer you will be leading a team of 3 engineers, making recommendations for tools, maintenance, and testing strategies and assist with creating a maintainable application landscape alongside other Developers, Leads, and Architects. Archax operates using Agile principles on a traditional 2 week scrum cycle.

Working for Archax as they experience continued growth you will have a unique opportunity to enhance and develop your career working on high profile projects with like-minded and skilled colleagues who are as passionate about providing best in class expertise as you are.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

Lead a software development project team (around 6 or more developers) and act as the technical expert, owning the development process;

Analyse, design, develop, test, and deploy applications with a clean-code approach, acting as the most senior technical member of the team.

Research new technologies, multi-tasking on multiple projects with other team members.

Follow software development processes and coding conventions, using Agile/SCRUM principles and working closely with other Leads, Developers, Scrum Masters, Architects, and Testers.

Break down detailed specifications and implement technical requirements based upon the needs of the company and its clients.

Motivate and manage your development team, supporting and mentoring, conducting of routine performance coaching towards your direct support as required by the Management, acting by example and leading from the front.

Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner in a highly scalable development environment.

Contribute ideas to improve process and development practices.

Work very closely with the SCRUM Master to coordinate and lead all required SCRUM meetings with stakeholders and product/business owners, ensuring all relevant information to the team and project are shared and discussed.

Lead meetings with stakeholders/business analysts/developers/architects/clients in English.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

The Senior Full stack Developer should have excellent technical knowledge in analysing, developing, testing, and deploying solutions and their experience should include the following:

  • The ideal candidate will have a degree relevant to Information Technology/Computer Science, Engineering (or equivalent) and at least 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Proven success and expertise in developing innovative solutions and proof-of-concepts both internally and externally;
  • Proven experience estimating, scoping, and writing effective statements of work that clearly set expectations and limit risk for development tasks in tandem with the Development Leads, Architects, and Scrum Masters;
  • Proven experience producing well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices;
  • Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with Typescript/React; mySQL; containerized technologies (Docker/Kubernetes) and understanding of CI/CD and DevOps secure practices;
  • Excellent knowledge of Cloud and in particular AWS, ideally with experience in banking/fintech sectors and industries;
  • Demonstrated capabilities in developing an understanding of the customer business value associated with the deployment of modern financial productivity, system-to-system, and end-user applications;
  • Proven experience working within a software development team, mentoring and offering advice, having passion about development, and engendering a collective mentality;
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills;
  • Excellent English language skills (both spoken and written).

Other Skills and Experience:

Has previously worked in the financial service industry and has experience with capital markets and trading software solutions;

Excellent technical knowledge in developing solutions with Messaging architecture (ZeroMQ/Pub/Sub/WebSockets/Protobufs);

Understanding in implementing blockchain solutions;

Has previously worked with Electron;

Has previously worked with multi-threaded real-time/low latency systems;

Understanding of application architecture including the use of cloud-based technology capabilities such as AWS Blockchain/Lambda/Beanstalk/Serverless, Application Life Cycle Management and Application Platform processes and technology capabilities, Data and DB Management using noSQL/MySQL, Caching, and application middleware architectures.

Archax is an equal opportunities employer and places a high value on diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate based on any attribute.

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