Senior Software Engineer (Front-End)

Apex Fintech Solutions

Apex Fintech Solutions

Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023


Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and Webull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. 

Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Portland, and Belfast. 

If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. 

AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:

  • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards

  • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company

  • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards


As a Senior Software Engineer (Front-End), you will be responsible for building front end user interfaces and behaviors for financial and business-focused web applications. The quality and performance of these interfaces makes your role crucial for the success of our business. You show technical mastery and experience with core front end technologies, as well as working with libraries and design systems.


Your creativity is critical for finding new solutions and helping define processes that make delivery more effective and performant. You should be proficient in user interface standards and guidelines and should have a passion for detail and accuracy. You should have some experience with automated testing and working with quality engineering teams.


A few reasons why you might love us:

  • We are a leader in the space - Apex is recognized for disrupting the financial services industry, enabling fintech standouts like Stash, Robinhood and Betterment. We have an amazing track record of success, and we foster ongoing innovation. So, you get all the benefits of a proven, growing company, while enjoying a very entrepreneurial culture.

  • We see tech differently - You will work with people who are leaders in the tech industry. We are passionate engineers dedicated to finding new and different ways to use technology to solve our customers’ problems.

  • Your work will have an immediate impact - You will be able to see your direct impact on our tech department and with our clients. You won't be just another talented engineer chained to a desk slinging lines of code.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Implement visual designs and requirements from designers and product managers accurately and consistently

  • Connect front end interfaces to back end APIs and databases

  • Work in multidisciplinary team with other professionals such as quality assurance, technical writers, product managers, and UX designers

  • Build high-quality prototypes to demonstrate new features or enhancements

  • Contribute to the creation and deployment of a core UI pattern and component library

  • Create reusable packages that can expedite the development of user interfaces and functionality

  • Provide high level of quality when implementing layouts and visual elements

  • Optimize our web applications for performance and response

  • Design mobile-based features using responsive and adaptive design techniques

  • Maintain consistency with brand guidelines

  • Test your applications and perform code reviews

  • Gather and incorporate feedback from end-users and customers

  • Make suggestions and explore alternate solutions in a productive and helpful manner

  • Keep abreast of latest and emerging technologies


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • 7 - 10 years of React, TypeScript, JavaScript

  • 7 - 10 years of experience building enterprise grade UI applications

  • 7 - 10 years of building and/or consuming REST APIs

  • Strong understanding of Responsive design and SaaS based architecture

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep experience with modern UI frameworks and libraries

  • Experience with testing software and working with quality engineering teams

  • Experience working with designers and technical writers

  • Familiarity with design systems and reusable components

  • Experience with documenting and deploying code, working with source repositories, CI/CD Pipelines

  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company success

  • Critical thinker with excellent, goal-oriented problem-solving skills

  • Good time-management skills and accountability

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

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We offer a robust package of employee perks and benefits, including healthcare benefits (medical, dental and vision, EAP), competitive PTO, 401k match, parental leave, and HSA contribution match. We also provide our employees with a paid subscription to the Calm app and offer generous external learning and tuition reimbursement benefits. At AFS, we offer a hybrid work schedule for most roles that allows employees to have the flexibility of working from home and one of our primary offices.

AFS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, natural or protective hairstyle, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law.