Front-end Developer (Cardiff, UK) in VC-Funded, Fast-Growing Software Startup

Full-time Bipsync UK Ltd in Cardiff

Up to £55k plus stock options, flexible working and travel opportunities.

Bipsync is a fast growing, venture-funded SaaS startup with a product obsessively designed to help financial organizations manage their research. Our customers are multi-billion-dollar financial institutions, based all over the world.

As a Front-end Developer you’ll define and develop the core product features on a range of platforms, including web, desktop and mobile. Our full tech stack includes many modern technologies and learning opportunities, and you’ll have the opportunity to work on green-field projects atop the Bipsync platform.

You will join our experienced product engineering team, working out of our modern and spacious Cardiff office in Stadium Plaza, a stone’s throw from Cardiff Central train station. We also have an office in New York with the potential for international travel.

You must have extensive experience with JavaScript and web technologies in general. You should have an eye for good user-experience and high attention to detail. Ideally you’ll have been heavily involved in the design or prototyping of other products or applications.

We offer a competitive salary and significant benefits in an exciting, friendly and flexible work environment. We are an equal-opportunities company that values diversity, and welcome all qualified applicants.

About the Front-end Developer Role

You will join the product development team, which is responsible for all aspects of the Bipsync product. This includes web, desktop and iOS apps, a browser extension and a suite of plugins.

As a Front-end developer, you will help define and develop new features and iterate existing ones, always taking into account end-user needs and product vision. You’ll enjoy a short feedback loop through our continuous integration and deployment system and our dedicated QA team will assist in validating your work.


  • Plan, prototype, build and deploy software features in collaboration with the product team.
  • Create efficient, maintainable, testable code.
  • Collaborate with peers on interface design, code reviews and testing.
  • Coordinate with the New York business team to achieve product and company goals.
  • Learn from your team members and teach when you can.
  • Pragmatically analyse customer feedback and usage data to improve and iterate features.
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation.

About You

You are an experienced web developer with an intuitive feel for what makes great software. You enjoy seeing code and feature development through the full lifecycle: from requirements gathering, specification and prototyping through to deployment and ongoing iteration. You’re a fast learner who will thrive in a rapidly evolving startup with continuous delivery and weekly product releases.


  • A relevant technical/computing degree is preferred, or an equivalent technical background. Essentially we need to see some examples or documented experience that demonstrates your technical skills.
  • Experience with Javascript, CSS and other fundamental web technologies.
  • Proven experience with source control, unit tests, continuous integration and other software development best practices.
  • Knowledge of, or a willingness to learn: Backbone.js, React, Electron, Elasticsearch.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Stock options.
  • Flexible working.
  • Unlimited vacation policy.
  • Enhanced parental leave policies.
  • Outdoor balcony to relax and work outside for those sunny days (they do happen in Cardiff!).
  • Free tea, freshly ground coffee, fruit, healthy snacks and goodies in our well-stocked kitchen.
  • Access to the Stadium Plaza leisure amenities, with Pure Gym onsite and free cinema tickets every month.
  • Optional travel to the US.
  • Birthday celebrations, regular lunches, events and team nights out.

How to Apply

  • Please submit your CV and cover letter, together with optional code samples or GitHub URL, to jobs@bipsync.com.
  • This position is not exclusive to any recruiters at this time, please contact us directly if you have any queries.
  • Feel free to send us an email with any questions.

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Published at 26-07-2018
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