JavaScript Developer

  • Engineering
  • London, United Kingdom

JavaScript Developer

Job description

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.


  • 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

  • Demonstrated expertise in JavaScript application development including asynchronous programming, Promises, ES6
  • Significant experience developing and maintaining stateful, sophisticated Single-page Applications
  • Keen to stay up to date with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Understanding of functional programming principles
  • Excellent Italian/English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 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.
  • Understanding of test driven development (TDD), and the desire to write tests.


  • You put the customer at the heart of everything you do and that empathy drives every decision you make.
  • Broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product and conversion rates.
  • Ability to work independently and plan your own solutions to problems
  • Passionate about technology, product and user experience.

Job benefits

  • Full time salary + Stock Options Plan
  • We provide a €2000 of technology spend to build your workstation
  • Have your own Oval Money t-shirt and mug when you join
  • We provide a budget to spend on learning and self improvement through conferences, books and classes
  • Oval allows its team members to spend time across its offices and to fly to conferences around the world where Oval is participating
  • Medical Insurance 
  • 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. You will be the champion to our Ovalers.