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UI Engineer - Risk Technology

Capstone Investment Advisors
UI Engineer - Risk Technology
London, GB
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Job Description

**Overview: **

Capstone is a global, alternative investment management firm operating across a broad range of derivatives-based strategies with a deep understanding of volatility. With approximately $11.2 billion of AUM and 287 employees (as of February 1, 2024), Capstone was formed in 2007 and is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Amsterdam, Milan, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Stamford, and Boston. Through strategic insight, market-leading expertise and advanced technology, we seek to anticipate and harness the complexities of world markets, creating unique opportunities for our clients, team and industry.

Capstone is looking for a GUI specialist for our Risk Development Team. They will be focused on helping us deliver innovative and world leading visualizations for a wide variety of analytics and use their expertise to help us build a world-leading Risk function.

We’re looking for a natural self-starter, with a desire to learn more about finance and who will want to ask questions and find out how things work. They will want to help their team visualize data and help to build user interfaces that will enhance their day-to-day work, as well as innovate in the domain of Buy Side finance.

**Responsibilities: **

  • Build out screens for displaying risk data in tabular and graphical formats
  • Visualize time series data
  • Work closely with teams on best methods for presentation of analytics

Required experience:

  • Professional experience with Angular and JavaScript,
  • Professional experience in Data Visualization, and UI Design
  • Understanding of unit testing and integration testing
  • Have delivered 2 or more client led UI projects for business customers
  • 3-5 Years of professional experience

Advantageous experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in hedge funds or financial services
  • Knowledge of Python or Java
  • Have worked with data from a database or server
  • Experience with MVC or a similar framework
  • Professional experience in at least one asset class or business area (e.g. Fixed Income products, or worked in a Treasury function)
  • Experience with visualization libraries like Plotly or XCharts,
  • Experience with a task management system like JIRA
  • Experience with AG Grid or similar

Capstone is committed to creating an inclusive environment where we welcome people of different backgrounds. Capstone considers applications for employment without regard to all applicable protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

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