Senior Front-End Developer

The Role

The Pragma team is looking for a Senior Front-End Developer who will be responsible for the development of our new and existing web applications. We are actively looking for an experienced, passionate, and enthusiastic developer proficient with React and modern JavaScript tools and libraries, who can translate complex requirements into seamless user interfaces. Your primary focus will be on designing and implementing user interface components using cutting-edge web technologies, ensuring our platform delivers exceptional experiences to our clients. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including backend developers and UI/UX designers, to deliver high-quality, performant, and scalable front-end solutions.



  • Develop new user-facing features using React.js and TypeScript, ensuring high-quality code that adheres to best practices and coding standards.
  • Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use, promoting code reusability and efficiency in development.
  • Provide innovative UX solutions to address complex UI implementation challenges, collaborating closely with UI/UX designers to deliver intuitive and user-friendly interfaces.
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code, paying attention to detail and closely following design specifications to achieve pixel-perfect implementations.
  • Optimize components for maximum performance across standard browsers, leveraging performance profiling tools and techniques to deliver fast and responsive user experiences.
  • Convert broad requirements into executable work items, breaking down complex tasks into smaller, manageable chunks and estimating effort accurately.
  • Document architecture and design, providing clear and concise technical documentation that outlines the rationale behind design decisions and facilitates effective collaboration among team members.
  • Create deployment instructions and support the deployment process, ensuring smooth and successful release of frontend components.



  • 5+ years enterprise software development experience within the JavaScript/TypeScript development stack
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5, TypeScript, React, and CSS, with a deep understanding of their core concepts and best practices.
  • Professional experience with ES6 and newer ES specifications
  • Professional experience working with RESTful APIs, WebSockets, and Web Workers
  • Practical knowledge of web tooling such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, and Lerna.
  • Proficient with Chrome developer tools.
  • Understanding of web performance and usability issues, incorporating best practices to deliver fast, responsive, and user-friendly web applications.
  • Familiarity with UI E2E testing frameworks such as Playwright, Puppeteer, Cypress, Protractor, enabling thorough testing of user interfaces and ensuring quality assurance.
  • Experience with automated unit and integration testing, utilizing testing frameworks (Jest) and tools to ensure the reliability and functionality of frontend components.
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token (JWT), and their implementation in web applications.
  • Professional experience working with Git, Git Flow
  • Desirable experience with ag-grid and Highcharts
  • Desirable experience working with trading systems.


About Us

Pragma, a MarketAxess company, provides broker-neutral, multi-asset trading solutions that power, commodity trading advisors, hedge funds, broker-dealers, banks, and an exchange.


Pragma offers a stimulating environment in which initiative and enthusiasm are the rule. We value excellence in everything we do, and distinguish ourselves from our competitors by the quality of our software, the sophistication of our products’ analytical underpinnings and the partnership we form with each of our clients. Our uncompromising attitude has resulted in a product that is acknowledged by our many institutional clients to be best in its class.



In addition to working on cutting edge technology and in our culture of innovation, collaboration, and openness, we offer:

  • Hybrid Environment: Our employees enjoy a mix of working in the office and from home
  • Free Food: We provide free lunch for employees when they are working in the office. Plus, our offices are stocked with snacks
  • Paid Time Off: Competitive PTO package including vacation and personal days, sick leave and charity days
  • Generous Parental Leave: Up to 20 weeks fully paid leave
  • 401(k): Dollar-for-dollar employer match up to $17,500
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Employees can purchase MarketAxess common stock at a discount
  • Wellness Stipend: We provide employees with up to $1K annually towards gym memberships, home office equipment and more
  • Onsite Healthcare: We offer convenient access to world-class care through Mount Sinai at our Hudson Yards location
  • Tuition Assistance and Professional Development: Benefit from live and on-demand learning, role-specific training, employee-led Lunch and Learns and guest speakers
  • Core benefits: Highly competitive medical, dental, and vision programs

For job positions in NYC, NY, and other locations where required, the estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $150,000 USD to $225,000 USD. Actual salary may vary depending on job-related factors, which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. You may also be eligible for annual cash incentives, equity, and other benefit programs.


MarketAxess Corporation and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic in the location in which the candidate is applying.


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