Front-End Developer

| Greater NYC Area

CAIS is a rapidly growing and dynamic Fintech firm on a mission to build the premier two-sided marketplace for wealth managers and product providers. We are a high-energy, collaborative, and meritocratic group who seeks to make an impact and plays to win.

Join us in disrupting a multi-trillion dollar industry and go where no one has gone before. Do you want to make web applications best in class, fast, and work on every screen? We are looking for a front-end developer to join an agile team of problem solvers. Strong alignment with the values and principles of the software craftmanship movement is imperative. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years experience in front-end development, excellent personal organization, and attention to detail as well as a love of software craftmanship and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Primary Objectives

  • Develop expertise on all CAIS software development properties
  • Create valuable, high quality software as a competitive advantage for CAIS
  • Work in a team environment to implement and maintain the CAIS platform, improving the experience for our customers with every release
  • Write readable, testable, and maintainable code
  • Collaborate to understand and improve our technical practices
  • Collaborate cross-functionally
  • Relentlessly pursue automation
  • Manage relationships with internal, non-technology stakeholders
  • Balance both long and short-term priorities, helping us to plan creatively and innovate

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of front-end development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a programming, user experience/design or technology discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience writing testable and maintainable code
  • Experience with styling HTML with CSS, bringing UX design assets to life as working software
  • Experience with CSS 3 preprocessors like LESS and SASS
  • Experience consuming web services through AJAX
  • Comfort with GIT or similar version control software
  • Excellent ability to solve open-ended problems in an elegant, scalable manner; critical thinker
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in teams and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

CAIS is located in the bustling Midtown East neighborhood of Manhattan with an endless number of restaurants nearby and very central to public transit

What are CAIS Perks + Benefits

CAIS Benefits Overview

CAIS offers highly subsdized health care (almost free!), free vision and dental insurance, $15/day lunch allowance, $100 towards an Equinox membership, and a 401k plan plus 4% match.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
CAIS employees receive between 15 and 20 days of paid vacation days and 3 paid personal days per year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 50 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
CAIS offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
At a minimum, CAIS hosts a firm-wide Summer Offsite Party and a Winter Holiday Party every year.
Free Daily Meals
We provide a Seamless lunch allowance of $15/day.
Stocked Kitchen
CAIS has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and a slew of cereal, nuts, and candy.
Happy Hours
We host "Third Thursdays" Happy Hours at our office with beer, music, and poker.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
CAIS reimburses its employees $100 per month for Equinox memberships.
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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