Front End Developer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  17 Jan, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-56982

Job Description

About us
We’re Deriv. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was 20 years ago. We’re still going strong. More than a million traders from around the globe have trusted us with their money. We work across continents so traders can get trading simply, from anywhere, at any time and every time. Be part of something big. Join us.

Our team
We are the front-end team at We combine the art of design with programming by implementing an engaging user interface for our online trading platforms. Advocating for our clients’ needs, we help to develop customer-centric products by providing the best user experience possible.

Your role
As a Front-end Developer at, you will take care of our application development with a strong focus on improving the user experience. You will advocate for clients’ needs when implementing new products and features on our web applications.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain advanced features, tools, and applications according to best practices in UI / UX, front-end development and hybrid mobile application development.
  • Test and debug our ever-evolving product line to improve their speed, scalability, and usability across multiple browsers, devices, and web standards.
  • Stay on top of the latest JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools in order to apply them when necessary to solve challenges related to web and mobile development.
  • Research and test new web technologies and make recommendations on opportunities to improve our user interface.
  • Ensure the design and development of each product is consistent with our style guide, and that everything works as planned with each release.
  • Provide technical leadership, leading by example throughout the development process.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members to understand the big picture of the organisation and its goals.
  • Collaborate regularly with researchers, designers, and developers on the implementation of new features and products.

What you have

  • Extensive experience of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience with package managers (npm), task runners (Gulp, Webpack, Grunt), CSS processors (Sass, Stylus), and APIs (WebSocket).
  • Familiarity with various JavaScript standards, libraries, frameworks, compilers, and transpilers including ES6, TypeScript, Babel, Web Workers, React, and Angular.
  • Extensive knowledge in advanced coding techniques and cross-platform development.
  • Ability to write high-quality, self-documenting code using test-driven development techniques.
  • Familiarity with testing and debugging processes, including unit testing and UI testing.
  • Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms.
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.

What’s good to have

  • Knowledge of information security and data protection.
  • Experience in responsive and mobile web design.
  • Good grasp of user experience and user interface design.
  • Familiarity in search engine optimisation (SEO).
  • Knowledge of back-end technologies.

What we’ll give you

  • Growth-inducing challenges.
  • Productive work atmosphere.
  • Cooperation, support, and empowerment.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Market-based salary.
  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Health benefits.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Travel and internet allowances.

Birkirkara, Malta

About location
Malta is a historical archipelago country in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Rich with beautiful beaches, cathedrals, museums, cafes, and retail outlets, Malta is an ideal location to work from.