Front End Developer- SS&C Advent Apply

Posted by SS&C Technologies Inc


SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services. Founded in 1986, SS&C has built the most comprehensive powerhouse of software technology in the financial services industry – technology that complements our unrivaled expertise and professionalism in fund administration, insurance and pension funds, and asset and wealth management accounting and operations. Named by Forbes as one of America’s best midsize employers, SS&C has more than 20,000 employees and 15,000 clients worldwide, and is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia.



This position will be based at 9000 Southisde Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32256.

About Us

Join the company ranked #1 on the list of Best Places to Work in Jacksonville. SS&C Advent, a leading provider of award-winning software and services for the global investment management industry, is seeking a Front End Developer at our office in Jacksonville.


Position Responsibilities


  • Developing modular front-end applications using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, AJAX, etc.

  • Working closely with members of the product development team to achieve the best user experience while writing modular and scalable code

  • Enhancing and building new features with an eye toward semantic and modular HTML/CSS and JavaScript

  • Own features/pages beginning to end, from mockups & design documents/reviews to acceptance testing and deployment

  • Build UIs with anticipation of automated testing leveraging tools like Selenium/Webdriver

  • Drive the establishment and facilitate the implementation of standards and style guides to be used across the entire PD team 

Position Qualifications


  • Exposure to one of: React, Angular 2, Aurelia

  • Knowledge of the FLUX pattern is a plus – Knowledge of redux is even bigger.

  • Experience with modern front-end build processes


    • Any of: Grunt / Gulp / Browserify / Webpack / JSPM

    • How node.js fits into the above

    • How NPM / Bower / JSPM fit into the above


  • Solid knowledge of the Javascript language, including ES2015


    • Experience using Babel or another transpiler is favorable

    • Knowledge about how those things fit into the front end build process is a plus

    • Do you know what this is?  As a full stack, we can afford to teach a little more on the front-end about concepts – as a front-end dev, you should have already done your homework. Would be akin to teaching C# to a full-stack dev.

    • Do you know who Douglas Crockford is?  Have you read his book?


  • Knowledge of CSS Compilers


    • Any of: LESS, SASS, Stylus

    • Knowledge about how those things fit into the front end build process is a plus


  • Knowledge of modern CSS


    • CSS Animations, Flexbox

    • Knowledge of BEM a plus

    • Knowledge of Specificity a plus

    • Knowledge of Stacking Context a plus


  • The ability to keep up to date with the changing environment


    • Things change really fast in the front end

    • Do you know how the frameworks you are using are changing?


  • Application development experience is desired

  • Previous experience working on a team is desired

  • Previous experience working with any form of SDLC is desired (Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall)

 What’s In It for You


  • Exposure to a number of key business groups within the company, including regular interaction with senior management

  • Competitive salary plus great benefits

  • 3 weeks of accrued paid time off in year one plus 9 holidays, increased to 4 weeks accrued paid time off on your 1st year anniversary –**subject to modification based on the level of the role

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to 70% for qualified courses




Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.




SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.




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