NXT – User Interface (UI) Developer

Posted 29 Apr 2020


Chicago IT Jobs (UX/UI Designer Jobs)

In our mission to be the most successful investment team in the world, we hire the brightest minds in technology, research, and finance to create innovative solutions that impact the financial markets and take data analysis to new levels. User Interface (UI) Developers at Citadel are crucial members of the team gathering requirements and continuously delivering high-quality applications. Our UI Developers leverage advanced JavaScript knowledge and visualization skills to build scalable and performant web applications. These members of our team are thought leaders who engage the development community to push boundaries of what is the next generation of Citadel’s web investment platform. We’re looking for superior User Interface Developers to join NXT, Citadel’s Technology Network. NXT offers a combination of training, experience, and exposure to get you to the next level in your career. YOUR OPPORTUNITY:

Develop solutions that enable our internal investment professionals to research, monitor, and trade in real-time on internal/external information. This includes gathering requirements, prototyping solutions, and delivering final products that optimize users workflows and interactions across the investment process
Partner with the industry’s top analysts, traders, quantitative researchers, and data scientists to design, develop, and deploy solutions that answer fundamental questions about financial markets
Visualize financial data in a way that will allow investment professionals to discover new insights, improve research processes, and decision-making
Drive our evolution by challenging the status quo and identifying opportunities to enhance our platform


Passion for working with users and developing solutions that deliver amazing user experience
Experience with data visualization using D3, ChartIQ or other visualization frameworks
Experience with any of the following: React, Angular, Redux, Electron/OpenFin, WebAssembly, Node.js
Experience with wire-framing, prototyping and user-centric design
Proficiency with JavaScript (ES6) or TypeScript
Proficiency with HTML5 (Canvas, WebWorkers, WebSockets), CSS3, SASS
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Bachelor’s, Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

About Citadel

Citadel is a global investment firm built around world-class talent, sound risk management, and innovative leading-edge technology. For a quarter of a century, Citadel’s hedge funds have delivered meaningful and measurable results to top-tier investors around the world, including sovereign wealth funds, public institutions, corporate pensions, endowments and foundations.

With an unparalleled ability to identify and execute on great ideas, Citadel’s team of more than 675 investment professionals, operating from offices including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai, deploy capital across all major asset classes, in all major financial markets.

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