Lead Web UI Developer (React), Budapest

Lab49 – Software Engineering /
Full-time /
The Role 
Are you a seasoned Web UI Developer with a passion for leading and inspiring teams? Do you thrive in a hands-on role where you can contribute both technically and strategically? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic UI & Mobile Engineering Practice as a Principal Web UI Developer. 
As a consultancy focused on innovation, we build applications that push the envelope in the latest trends in technology and design.  Our teams work on a range of client projects, from short-term point solutions with high business value, to longer-term next-generation financial systems or platforms that transform our client’s businesses. 


    • Act as a hands-on engineer and architect and to support work across the UI & Mobile Engineering Practice; from small initiatives all the way up to the design and build of complex systems. 
    • Lead and participate in projects directly, serving as a role model for project teams and working with all other practices to ensure successful project outcome. 
    • Lead engineers and stakeholders to ensure appropriate progress and results; must be commercial in approach. 
    • Develop strong relationships with clients as a strategic partner and technical advisor, helping us to expand our footprint and secure follow-on work. 
    • Partner with and support the business development team to create and deliver compelling pitches that help define the problem, captivate the client, present a solution, and work out the engagement (scope, structure, deliverables) terms. 
    • Build and reinforce your professional network through active engagement in industry events, public speaking opportunities, etc.  
    • Provide thought leadership for theUI & Mobile Engineering Practice and actively encourage learning and development. 
    • Help drive the ongoing effort to find, attract, interview, and hire top software engineering talent. 
    • People Management, including coaching, mentoring and performance management of employees may be included in this role. 

Required Skills and Experience

    • 10+ years of commercial-grade web/front-end development experience. 
    • Strong experience in modern JavaScript, ideally TypeScript, building web applications with modern frameworks such asReact, Angular and/or Vue. 
    • Solid skills interacting with multiple types of API formats, preferably REST and GraphQL, but additional skills with Websockets, SSE, RPC would be desired. 
    • Contribute to the design process from gathering requirements, planning and ideating from the start of a project. 
    • Demonstrate an understanding of user behavior and how to tailor web experiences to meet the needs of users. 
    • Work with designers and other partners to collaborate on design & wireframing andtake responsibility for delivering high-quality implementations. 
    • Experience withAgile development methodologies. 
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. 
    • Demonstrable team leadership experience. 
    • Knowledge of, and strong demonstrated interest in, global financial markets and financial products is a strong plus. 
    • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, or related work experience. 
Lab49/ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
Lab49/ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.