Front-End Engineer

Posted on Jan 9, 2020 by Nutmeg

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Front-End Engineer

Location: London, Vauxhall
Department: Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Job in a nutshell:

Nutmeg is Europe's leading Digital Wealth Manager, but we don't want to stop there! We are in the middle of building a new scalable platform to help us achieve our mission of being the most trusted Digital Wealth Manager in the world.

We are now looking for a Front-End Engineer to help us with the migration of our front-end away from Ruby to React. We are around 10-15% of the way through this and about 60% of your time will be spent working with React.

We are building an in-house bespoke UI Design System (cross platform), for our FE clients, and building new Restful API's. We are refactoring legacy code and enabling our developers to create clear and clean pragmatic solutions. We've introduced Kafka, run our systems on AWS, and have built a DevOps team to provide our Engineers with the tools needed to observe their domain. We have built a strong engineering foundation for knowledge sharing with several skill shares, guilds, and open discussions running every month.

Experience Required:

  • Must be comfortable with HTML and CSS/CSS Pre-processors
  • Experience with ReactJS / Redux and any other JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails will be highly beneficial but not essential
  • Solid experience with REST APIs and keen to dig deeper into the stack
  • Experienced with TDD
  • Experience with building highly-scalable and well-performing web platforms
  • Delivery experience on cloud platforms and familiarity with AWS
  • Experience with Git or other similar distributed SCM systems
  • Must know how to work on a *nix client environment (OS X, GNU/Linux) and be familiar with the terminal

Nice to have:

  • Commercial experience in a regulated industry
  • Willing to attend conferences and meet-ups
  • A keen contributor to open source project


  • 25 days' holiday
  • Birthday day off
  • 2 days' paid community leave
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruit and artisanal coffee
  • Cycle storage and showers onsite
  • Choice of hardware
  • Generous pension plan
  • Private healthcare from day 1
  • Season ticket loans
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to coaching platform & regular knowledge sharing
  • Part of a diverse and inclusive Nutmeg team

Reference: 824731101

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