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Dimensional Fund Advisors
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Dimensional Fund Advisors
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Front End Developer
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Note to applicants:  Resumes are required as part of your application.  When applying from a mobile device or tablet, you may not be able to attach a resume.  If you cannot attach a resume at the time of your application, you will receive a follow up email asking  you to attach your resume from a computer.

Job Description:

Dimensional Fund Advisors applies academic research to the practical world of investing. Our objective is to help clients structure globally diversified portfolios and to add value through engineering and trading. Dimensional manages assets exclusively for institutional investors and the clients of registered financial advisors. From offices in Santa Monica, Austin, London, Sydney, Tokyo, and Singapore, our professional staff supervises portfolios twenty-four hours a day.

This position will be a key member of our website and analytical tools technology team responsible for the implementation and support of several applications. The person selected for this position will work closely with our sales and marketing teams to understand business needs and define requirements. The optimal candidate for this opportunity will have experience will full product life-cycle development including analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and support of complex systems.

Dimensional Fund Advisors is looking for a Front-End Developer with experience in data visualization and UI development. Your experience will include working with multiple technologies and domains. CMS experience is desired.


Responsibilities:

  • Turn creative prototypes and behavioral specs into HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Ensure code is maintainable, scalable, built for ease of use, and performs optimally.
  • Troubleshoot problems and work with peer teams to resolve.
  • Provide estimates and feasibility of features. Work with project managers to coordinate development activities.
  • Collaborate with designers and UI/UX to enhance user experience.
  • Support for existing Marketing systems, websites, and digital apps and tools.

Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree
  • 3+ years' experience in web development.
  • Solid hand-coding of JavaScript, CSS and semantic, standards-compliant HTML.
  • Proficient SCSS.
  • Solid understanding of SVG.
  • Experience with React and SPAs.
  • Experience developing for mobile, tablet, and desktops.
  • Strong organizational skills to perform with minimal guidance and competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide innovative, creative solutions to tasks and problems.
  • Previous success in following engineering standards and best practices.
  • Experience working with endpoints.
  • Prior experience working with visual/graphic designers.
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-device compatibility testing.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with JSON and Node.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with any of C#, Razor, IIS, Git, MSSQL, Base64, XML, Azure, Media Encoding.
  • Experience with CMS and componentization of layouts.
  • D3 experience desired.
  • Experience with Zeplin, InVision or similar prototyping tool.
  • Understanding of Accessibility, Section 508 and ARIA.
  • Understanding of financial services, money management experience preferred.
  • Practical knowledge of web page optimization techniques and guidelines for fast page load times (chunking, bundling, minification, gzip, frame rates, performance testing).
  • Experience with code analysis tools.
  • Experience with multilingual websites.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

Posted 3 Days AgoFull time2019-5387

Dimensional is a global investment firm guided by deep convictions about the power of capital markets.  We are a leader in applying advanced financial science to equity and fixed income investment strategies.  By employing a rigorous and systematic investment approach, we seek to capture what the market offers in all its dimensions.

For more than 30 years, we have translated research into real-world investment solutions for clients.  Our clients include financial advisory, pension funds, retirement plans, college savings plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds.  Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with 14 offices around the world, Dimensional manages $586 billion globally as of June 30, 2019.

Dimensional Fund Advisor LP is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  

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