Front End Software Engineer - London at Broadway Technology | Powderkeg

Location: London, England

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Development

Broadway Technology is a software company that builds and sells high- performance distributed systems that make the business of trading and transacting money (and other financial assets) easier, faster, safer, and smarter for everyone involved. Our technology makes it simple to create, combine, and extend large-scale, high-performance intelligent systems in ways that were never before possible. As pioneers within our industry, we hire top talent and strive to build the next generation of thought leaders.

Broadway is seeking Senior Front End Software Engineers to develop state-of- the-art front-end applications for our groundbreaking automated trading platform. We engineer and manage high-frequency, low-latency, distributed trading systems that allow our customers to trade around the clock. Our platform technology simplifies creating and extending these large-scale, high- performance, integrated systems.

We are a growing international enterprise software company that is built and run by engineers, with a long track record building software that powers the trading systems of some of the largest banks in the world. We write the software and supply APIs to allow those banks to focus on what they do best: modeling and predicting the direction of the market based on real time data that flows through our applications.

Broadway’s solutions are built on the Toc, our core platform for scalable high-performance distributed computing. For nearly two decades, we’ve been using the Toc to build intelligent trading systems for leading financial institutions.

As part of our team of collaborative, talented engineers, you will own (typically multiple months-long) development projects end-to-end, from conception through support and maintenance, including many fast-cycle version iterations. You will have significant freedom and self-direction to tackle a wealth of interesting and challenging problems.


  • Work with a combination of modern web technologies (HTML5, TypeScript, Angular) and windows desktop development (C#, .NET) to design, implement and maintain new user-facing features
  • Produce exemplary code and deliver completed projects on time
  • Create and track project plans and convey status, issues and risks effectively
  • Perform unit and system level testing on your application and all affected systems
  • Work closely with customer-facing technical consultants to ensure that development efforts truly meet customer needs
  • Work closely with technical leads to ensure effective coordination and integration between interrelated projects
  • Play a key role in the development of best practices in software design, implementation, and coding standards
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers

Behavioral Profile

  • Self-starter with ability to self-regulate and problem-solve independently through obstacles in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Results-driven with a strong ownership mentality and drive to deliver on schedule; maintains realistic estimations and escalates proactively when necessary
  • Superior abstract thinking abilities
  • Motivated to learn about new industries, master new technologies, and push technological boundaries
  • Connects code to the business problems being solved and translates effectively across business and technical boundaries
  • Team player who openly shares information, helps others, and is open to new ideas and “going the extra mile” when needed


  • 5+ years of experience in front-end development utilizing industry standards and best practices
  • Advanced experience in reactive web front-end development, specifically HTML5, CSS/SCSS, TypeScript, Angular 10+
  • Single Page Application experience
  • Experience developing windows desktop front-end applications using C#/Winforms/WPF is a plus
  • Exceptional programming skills and grasp of software engineering principles
  • Demonstrated success managing development projects end-to-end with significant ownership over technical decision-making.
  • Experience with using Git version control
  • Familiarity with SQL and databases
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field

Nice to Haves

  • Enterprise software experience or experience with financial software and/or financial trading
  • Experience with financial broker/exchange APIs (e.g. price feeds, order execution)

About Broadway Technology

Founded in 2003, Broadway has over 100 employees worldwide with offices in New York, Austin, London, Chicago, and Hyderabad. Our founders are industry- recognized innovators with advanced CS/engineering degrees and 15+ years leading high-tech ventures. We are a leading provider of advanced high- performance financial trading solutions. Our proprietary software platform is an open, flexible, complete solution for screen and automated trading operations of any size and complexity. We've delivered some of the world’s most advanced trading systems to premier global banks, proprietary trading groups, and hedge funds. Our software manages billions of dollars in transactions across five continents daily. We take a rapid, methodical approach to development, and we focus on creating solutions that solve our clients’ immediate needs yet can evolve and scale as needs change. We also believe that creating the best technology is not enough. We have a deep commitment to providing the best service and support in the industry. We partner with our customers to solve the hardest problems they face and ensure they achieve their goals. We are hands-on and solutions-oriented, and we understand that we succeed only when our customers succeed.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Front End Software Engineer - London
  • Company
    Broadway Technology
  • Location
    New York, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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