Front End Developer Surveillance

FD Technologies plc is a global leader in consulting, business services and technology. We are the home for diverse thinkers and innovators. We know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company.


The KX strategic R&D team is looking for passionate and driven Front-End Developers to create the next generation of data visualization software for the KX platform. We specialize in visualizing and interacting with data for a range of clients around the world and we enjoy solving the challenges that come with translating high-volume, real-time data into intuitive visual interfaces that inform and empower our clients’ decision-making.

Our ideal candidate can build robust web applications while also appreciating good design and the user experience, and is enthusiastic about working with others to find the best possible solution.



  • Strong programming ability and working knowledge of Javascript, HTML, CSS and Web Services (a demo or portfolio is ideal).
  • Experience of frameworks (React, Angular, Backbone etc), design patterns and build systems.
  • Is a technology enthusiast! Interested and engaged in the community.
  • Enjoys problem-solving and appreciates an elegant solution.


Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with technologies like Typescript, SASS, Node, RESTful web services, Gulp, Jenkins CI, Java, Python, Bash, Socket Programming, Visual Studio, Adobe Photoshop, kdb+, MongoDB, MySQL.
  • Visual design experience, understanding of user experience and responsive design.
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks such as QUnit, Selenium, Nightwatch.
  • Knowledge of project management tools such as JIRA, Trac, GitHub or Subversion.
  • Linux server administration: shell scripting, web server configuration, Tomcat, nginx.

This is a great opportunity to become an integral part of a small team of developers working with cutting-edge technology and producing creative and unique online applications.


This role is offered as a remote position.

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar


Who are we?

FD Technologies plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).


KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

First Derivative

First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.