Investopedia - Front-End Software Developer - Markets

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 27 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audience.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Job Description

About the team:

The Product team drives the product vision, design, development and optimization for Investopedia. The team is comprised of product managers, data analysts, designers and software developers who leverage lean and agile development principles to create exceptional user experiences.

We also manage the rapid growth of Advisor Insights, the premier platform enabling thousands of financial advisors to market their businesses by publishing thought leadership articles or answering investor questions.

Some of our recent accomplishments include:

  • Launching a new Investopedia Markets experience, complete with a watch list, quotes pages, and a markets homepage so investors can better track stock performance

  • Launching a new Priority Leads Program for Advisor Insights, which aims to further fuel platform growth by matching financial advisors with potential leads

  • Launching the following feature on Advisor Insights to allow users to “follow” their favorite financial advisors when they publish new articles or answers

  • Launching a new Investopedia homepage that highlights our company focus on providing our users with more timely content

Development at Investopedia:

The development team at Investopedia believes in owning their impact and fighting complexity while giving back and having fun. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. Our work crosses a wide variety of teams, applications, and technology stacks within Investopedia - collaboration and communication are as important as writing new code. We work primarily with PHP but have started to extract smaller services using Node.js and Python. We are currently undergoing tremendous growth in our business and are looking for several additional software developers to help us continue to deliver exceptional user experiences.

Qualifications

Software development qualities that are relevant to us:

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

  • Deep understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.

  • Exceptional ability to deliver high-quality and engaging user experiences.

  • Experience with online advertising, publishing, and SEO.

  • Proficiency using PHP/HTML/CSS/Javascript.

  • Ability to leverage and integrate with third party APIs.

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and working in a world-class development culture.

  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities.

Additional Information

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work in 2016 by Business Intelligence Group

  • (http://bit.ly/1UmhijO)

  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (http://bit.ly/1VN8EgG)

  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (http://onforb.es/1Qntovl)

  • And these guys and gals! (http://bit.ly/2chB0lX)

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited about growth, innovation, hard work, and fun!

We have some of the greatest benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, RRSP Matching Program (matches up to 5% per pay day), free parking, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching and FREE snacks. More importantly – we know how hard you work so we celebrate that hard work often.