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Junior Javascript Developer


At Oval we are looking to innovate the traditional finance space with a new completely disintermediated platform for saving and investing. We believe that intermediation is over, with technology disruption, in a number of industries, replacing the middleman. We want to do the same for finance. It is an ambitious task and thus we are looking for people to join the Oval team to help make this happen.

You will be part of a team of serial entrepreneurs with a global market experience in building tech startups and you will have the opportunity to change the financial market, by bringing better education and inclusion. You will be independent and can manage your own schedule but will be working with an international and diverse team of people that together have the mission to change the financial world forever.
In this Role you will:
  • Collaborate with product owners, designers and other developers to build a best-in-class experience for our customers
  • Transcend the traditional boundaries of Frontend and Backend, designing and delivering performant, maintainable, and scalable features and services
  • Think in terms of components and systems while considering a holistic user experience
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems for our customers
  • Practice data-informed product development through analytics, A/B testing, etc.

Your Profile and Mindset
  • Keen to stay up to date with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Understanding of functional programming principles
  • Understanding of test driven development (TDD), and desire to write tests
  • Broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product and conversion rates
  • Ability to work independently and plan your own solutions to problems
  • Passion for technology, product and user experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in JavaScript application development incl. asynchronous programming, Promises, ES6
  • Significant experience developing and maintaining stateful, sophisticated Single-page Applications
  • Back-end MVC Framework
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience developing in a modern front end framework, react.js is preferred, but experience with Vue, Angular, Backbone, Ember or Knockout is also relevant
  • Excellent Italian/English communication skills, both verbal and written

Oval Benefits
  • Full time salary + Stock Options Plan
  • Top class equipment incl. MacBook, screen, keyboard and mouse
  • Your own Oval Money t-shirt and water flask when you join
  • A budget to spend on learning and self improvement through conferences, books and classes
  • Possibility to spend time across Oval offices and to fly to conferences around the world where Oval is participating
  • Annual retreat for the team in an exotic location to dive into the new product features and growth strategy
  • Professional development
We believe you are a hard worker, a visionary and a dreamer. We want you to think like a leader and act like an executor. We want you to have a big heart and a sharp mind.

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