VAKT

UI Engineer – Developer

Vertical
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Energy
Department
Developer
Website

Job Title: UI Engineer – Developer
Location: UK – Canary Wharf, London. Occasional travel may be required
Reporting to: CTO
Compensation: Market rates + KPI based Bonus

Overview
The domain engineer will focus on development of solutions for new and existing markets enabled on the VAKT platform. This includes the development of front ends, middle tier business logic, persistence (DB/Ledger) and infrastructure components related to a vertical slice through the platform in support of user stories in various industry markets and sectors.

Key Skills and experience

Required:
• UI/UX experience
• A flexible developer mind-set with core skills in React and JavaScript
• Ability to learn quickly and be productive across multiple languages and technologies
• Experience of working in an Agile/XP mode, knowledge of associated tools and approaches
• Experience in CI/ Automation, Test driven development
• Strong Communication skills
• Computer Science or Engineering degree

Desired:
• Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
• Some experience or understanding of Distributed Ledger technology (esp Ethereum)
• Understanding of Distributed computing concepts
• Java – Springboot

Of additional interest:
• Experience of working in Commodities or financial services

About VAKT

VAKT is building a post trade commodities platform underpinned by Blockchain technology that will improve efficiency, drive industry standardisation and ultimately cause disruption in the commodities markets. We are a uniquely placed super start up, backed and well funded by a consortium of Oil Majors, Trading Houses and banks
Development schedules are tight, with MVP planned before the end of 2018, and to accelerate the design and build process we are making use of a development partner, however we will be hiring key technology roles, from Architecture to DevOps to ensure good governance, operational, maintenance and product evolution capability, and ultimately full ownership of the platform.

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