Front End Engineer - Innovative Fintech Startup

Front End Engineer - Innovative Fintech Startup

Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a pioneering Canadian FinTech enterprise that's revolutionizing the financial services landscape by simplifying and securing the lending process. This innovative company seamlessly integrates cutting-edge fraud detection, ID verification, anti-money laundering (AML), and income verification solutions into a single platform and API. They are committed to enhancing the digital customer journey, significantly reducing fraud, and increasing conversion rates. By blending speed with security, they empower financial institutions to deliver superior digital experiences without the traditional tradeoffs. Join a team that is not only shaping the future of financial transactions but also values swift, secure, and efficient solutions.

We are in search of a dynamic Front End Engineer who thrives in innovative environments and is passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology in the financial sector. The ideal candidate possesses not only technical prowess in React and Typescript but also a deep understanding of user experience design across various devices and platforms. If you are a problem-solver who enjoys collaborative projects and is eager to take on challenges that shape the future of digital financial services, you could be the perfect addition to our team. This role is tailored for those who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career that blends development with creativity and impact in a vibrant, fast-paced startup atmosphere.

What You'll Be Doing:

- Developing and maintaining high-quality web applications using React, Typescript, and modern CSS frameworks.
- Implementing responsive and visually appealing user interfaces, ensuring a seamless user experience across various devices and platforms.
- Collaborating with backend developers, UI/UX designers, and product managers to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
- Optimizing applications for maximum speed, scalability, and security.
- Utilizing D3.js or similar libraries for complex data visualizations.
- Participating in code reviews, contributing to team knowledge sharing, and maintaining coding standards.
- Debugging and resolving technical issues across multiple browsers and devices.
- Staying updated with emerging frontend technologies and best practices.

Tech Stack You'll Be Working With:

- React
- Typescript
- Modern CSS frameworks (e.g., Tailwind CSS, Bootstrap)
- D3.js or similar libraries
- Git

What's In It For You:

- Competitive salary, plus participation in the Employee Incentive (Options) pool.
- Opportunity to work with a dynamic fintech turned Enterprise software startup, contributing to innovative solutions in the Canadian auto and mortgage financing sectors.
- Chance to enhance your skills and knowledge in financial data aggregation or similar domains.
- Joining a core team of skilled professionals based in the heart of downtown Toronto.
- Primarily remote work with 1 day per week in the office to build relationships and foster a strong team culture.
- Access to amenities of a co-working space, including lounge access, private call phone booths, free coffee, tea, snacks, and regular happy hours.
- Health/Dental plan, after initial 6 months of employment.

Must Have Skills:

What You've Done:

- Demonstrated expertise in building single-page applications using React, including proficiency in React hooks, state management, and lifecycle methods.
- Strong knowledge of Typescript, including type definitions, interfaces, and integration with React.
- Experience with modern CSS frameworks (e.g., Tailwind CSS, Bootstrap) and preprocessors (e.g., SASS, LESS).
- Familiarity with D3.js or similar libraries for creating dynamic, interactive data visualizations.
- Knowledge of optimization techniques for web performance, including lazy loading, code splitting, and caching strategies.
- Proficiency in responsive web design and cross-browser compatibility issues.
- Experience with version control systems, preferably Git.
- Excellent communication skills for team collaboration and technical discussions.
- Strong analytical skills with a focus on solutions.
- Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.
- Comfortable in a fast-paced and evolving startup environment.
- Dedication to learning new technologies and best practices.


Starting: ASAP

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