Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

React Engineer (Private Companies) (FTC) (5309)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to express themselves and helps drive innovation and creativity. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Role: React Engineer (Private Companies) (FTC)

Location: London

Team Description

Our team has a mission to provide best in class products and services for companies within a growing but under-served market from a digital perspective.  This gives us a real opportunity to make a difference for our clients and users, to really simplify how they do business and to come up with innovative solutions for their problems.  The platform itself is still relatively young and that also brings a lot of opportunity for anyone joining us to have a real influence on how it grows and evolves into something we can all be proud of.  You'll be working with a team that values diversity in all forms and focuses on psychology safety so you can bring your whole self to work every day.

What new technology can you learn about at Investec?

Here are the main technologies we use to power Investec in the cloud:

  • C# to write our backend code
  • TypeScript with Angular and React for building our frontends
  • Azure for our infrastructure in the cloud
  • EventGrid, EventHub and ServiceBus for sending messages
  • MS SQL Server and CosmosDB for storing our data
  • Terraform and Azure Bicep for our infrastructure as code

Description of role and key responsibilities

You'll come in and contribute to the development and growth of our digital platform for private companies, Investec ix.  Depending on the squad you join, you could be working on a wide variety of products within the platform and we're currently going through a growth phase, so we are regularly bringing in new products and services.

Our current key areas of focus are:

  • The development of a new current account, working in partnership with our Fintech Banking as a Service (BaaS) partner Monese
  • Supporting the growth of our Foreign Exchange (FX) business where we have developed a true, revenue generating experience on the platform
  • Building a new end to end sales platform for our Asset Finance business

Our technology stack is a combination of a React front end & .NET with Azure as our cloud solution of choice.

Within any of the product areas you will be responsible for:

  • Building and maintaining products for our clients that are user centred and create value for the business
  • Writing high quality code and assisting in code reviews
  • Working and collaborating within a product team with a product owner and designers to understand the problems our clients have and coming up with solutions for them
  • Supporting the live service, working closely with our client facing teams to resolve incidents and support our clients

 Core skills and knowledge

  • you're a software engineer at heart and you're enjoy writing code to solve problems
  • you're curious about new technologies and how the financial industry works
  • you're comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity
  • you hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
  • you thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • you have strong experience building frontend software in Angular or React
  • you have a product mindset: you care about customer outcomes, and you want to make data-informed decisions
  • you enjoy building delightful and beautiful front-end that users enjoy coming back to

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role.

  • you're familiar with how to build applications in Azure
  • you have some experience building backend applications

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Dawn Ermes

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