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Node.JS Boston Message Board › Wanted: Passionate Front End Developer

Wanted: Passionate Front End Developer

Pete B.
user 48122072
Boston, MA
Post #: 5
Do you enjoy building intuitive, high impact user experiences? Are you eager to work with the latest in Open Source technologies? If this sounds like you then perhaps you’d enjoy being part of a high caliber team working to reshape the global financial industry.

Step forward 18 months …

The new release of our analytic software for equity portfolio managers has just earned an award from Bloomberg News as the “Best advancement in investment technology in a decade.” All of us at Cabot Research want to thank you for helping make our goal a reality. We thought we needed someone with a B.S. in Computer Science and over 10 years of experience, 4 of which involved building sophisticated JavaScript web applications. You brought that and much more – it was your energy, creativity, sense of esthetic and ability to write clear and efficient code quickly that really made the difference. And you accomplished it with an unparalleled blend of team work and individual contributions.

Now, back to the present …

Cabot Research LLC is the world’s leader in assisting equity portfolio managers in learning how to improve. We do it through a combination of rigorous analytics, web-based software and superior client experience. We’re now well into rebuilding our entire cloud-based environment to catapult our patented analytics into a world class, market-changing application. What we need now to round out our team is a highly talented and results-oriented individual to help make our world class analytics an intuitive and insightful user experience.

Here is what you will be expected to accomplish in your first year.

Initial 30 days

Demonstrate a working knowledge of our JavaScript frameworks and libraries including Backbone.js, Highcharts, Express and node.js.

Days 31 – 90

Develop prototype software for retrieving data from our backend REST service and generating charts, graphs and tables.

Months 4 – 12

Contribute extensively toward the completion and initial deployment of the next version of Cabot’s analytic software. This will involve design, rapid prototyping, beta testing and completion of the initial release of the front end for the new product.

Specific skills and experience required include:

• 5+ years web development; Successful experience building web front ends, which should include strong skills in JavaScript and MVC frameworks such as backbone.js.
• Working knowledge of open-source projects and distributed computing, such as Node.js.
• Proven results implementing frameworks, 2+ years experience with one or more of: REST; Ruby/ Rails; Java/ Spring, Backbone.js.
• Documented capacity to solve technical problems; Confirmed ability to write clear, functioning code,
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, minimum.

The choice is yours...

If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you’ve been looking for then please let us know. Send your resume to careers [at] and we’ll get back to you within 36 hours.

Cabot Research LLC

Cabot is the world’s leader in helping equity portfolio managers develop greater self awareness and improve. We do this through a web-based service that delivers extensive portfolio analytics and decision support. Our customers are professional portfolio managers investing in the U.S. and globally, many of them are household names. You can learn more about our company at

Please note:
This is a full time position. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and reside in the Boston area or be willing to relocate. Candidates only please.
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