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Frontend Engineer

Halo Investing

Halo Investing

Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Frontend Engineer

Location: Chicago

About us:

Halo Investing is an award-winning technology platform that disrupts how protective investment solutions are used worldwide. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices worldwide, we’re on a mission to change the world by democratizing access to investment solutions that were previously unavailable to most investors. Our marketplace connects financial advisors and investors to protective investment products – including structured notes, buffered ETFs, and annuities – offered by leading global financial institutions.

In October 2021, Halo announced that it raised over US $100 million in Series C funding. The latest fundraising round was led by Owl Capital and included the Mubadala-backed US $1 billion fund managed by Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners, in addition to existing investors Allianz Life Ventures and William Blair.

Come join our uniquely motivated, dynamic and proactive team. Above all, we value collaboration, communication, and passion!

About the Role:

The Frontend Engineer designs, architects and engineers the UI of our FinTech Platform. The Frontend Engineer has experience working on the full lifecycle of a SaaS development project and works well in a collaborative team environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for frontend web development.
  • Understanding how to work with several languages and frameworks including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, React and everything in between.
  • Collaborate with your team to design new and enhanced features.
  • Ensure the scalability and quality of all code.
  • Be able to develop features using a design system.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years experience building UIs using React as the main framework.
  • Technical experience with the following libraries is a plus: Next.js, jotai, react-query, and MUI.
  • Expertise in SaaS/platform architecture and SPAs.
  • Deep understanding of object-oriented programming, API design, etc. to articulate back-end requirements.
  • Experience creating component-based architecture for reusability, uniformity, and efficiency.
  • Experience using a universal theme, and storybook, to adhere to the design team’s guidelines.
  • Able to work with product management and design to bring requirements and mockups into reality on a feature-to-feature basis as well as overall platform design.
  • Ability to learn quickly, take ownership, and provide direction on projects that involve various functions and levels of co-workers.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skill.


Get ready for an incredible opportunity with a company that values and rewards its employees. We offer a competitive package of great benefits that will make your work life both fulfilling and enjoyable!

  • Work with a great team in an exciting work environment
  • Hands-on and structured learning opportunities, continued professional growth
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life/disability, etc.)
  • Multiple voluntary benefits! Identity protection, pet insurance, accident insurance and more
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k program to help build wealth for the future
  • Paid parental leave to bond with your new addition
  • Free snacks
  • Company-paid, on-site gym membership
  • Building and in-office happy hours
  • Ad-hoc outings and activities like baseball games, yoga classes and more!

Halo Values Diversity and Inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to disability or special need when applying for a role or during our recruitment process, please contact us at: hr@haloinvesting.com