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Engineering Intern

Location: London, Hybrid Remote, or Remote in the UK

We have an office in London & this position can either be based in the office, hybrid-remote, or remote within the UK (subject to your existing legal right to work in the jurisdiction).

About OpenFin

OpenFin is a fast-growing financial technology company backed by the worlds largest banks & most respected Fintech VCs, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Bain Capital Ventures, DRW, Nyca Partners, & Pivot Investment Partners.  OpenFin modernizes & democratizes app development & distribution in the finance space. We provide a secure OS that brings a fast & intuitive app experience to the financial desktop. Built on Googles Chromium & GitHubs Electron open source projects, OpenFin combines native experience, data sharing, lightning-fast distribution, & robust security with an agile web development & deployment model to accelerate digital transformation & innovation. OpenFin is used by thousands of developers to deploy & run more than 3500 apps at more than 2400 financial institutions.

About the Role

We are seeking out Engineering Interns for our Internship Program. The ideal candidate will be interested in developing their skills, while becoming a contributing member of our Engineering team. You should be excited about learning new languages, frameworks & technologies. At the conclusion of the Internship Program, successful candidates will be considered for a full time permanent position, or given the opportunity to continue on in a PT capacity.


Your work here at OpenFin will cover a range of interests & areas of expertise that can scale to what you would like to learn! The following are three key areas where you could contribute:

Contribute to the OpenFin UI Library: 

  • Architect & build accessible, extensible, & well-tested React components used in several OpenFin products shipping this year.

Help shape the OpenFin Developer Experience:

  • Build out automation & testing, documentation, prototypes, & have the opportunity to give tech talks. Here you can help optimize & build out our engineering processes.
  • You will also create community knowledge with product engineering teams, working with the UI Library.

Contribute to building new features:

  • Deliver a best-in-class user experience in OpenFin products.

What Were Looking For

  • A user-focused, empathetic person who wants to collaborate, write, talk, & dream about code that people will love to use.
  • Comfortable building React components & a passion for making them pixel perfect.
  • Awareness of accessibility best practices, progressive enhancement, the DOM /  Shadow DOM & how React works under the hood.
  • Familiarity & an interest in using Typescript, Styled Components, & Framer Motion. 
  • An interest in learning cross-platform development for Mac & Windows using Electron & modern tools & frameworks like Webpack & NextJS.

A Few Of Our Product Engineering Values

  • Code with Empathywrite your code thinking about the person who might use it next, that person might be you ;)
  • Dont follow the GPS into the lake: we like when engineers are intuitive, critical & opinionated on what they want to work on & how they think things should be built. Design debates as a way to continually improve our processes & software are a core element of our Engineering culture. We want people who strive to make things better & are always willing to learn from others.
  • Dont take all of the blamewhen software breaks, were all on the hook. We share knowledge, responsibility, & an excitement for fixing things when we discover them. 

Life at OpenFin

At OpenFin, our mission is to stay on the cutting edge of web technologies & to enable our customers to do the same. We pride ourselves on our friendly, diverse, understanding & supportive culture. Our goal is to create a space where employees can learn & innovate, & overall, have a good time doing it. We value & appreciate that our employees have a wide set of interests & experiences. Getting to know each other & forming relationships is important, which is why we regularly host offsite events, happy hours & virtual social hours, in addition to having a variety of Employee Resource Groups to participate in. Our environment is conducive to a productive & enjoyable learning experience -- aligned together, moving fast & working to create compelling solutions for our clients.

Voted FinTech of the Year, 2022 at the US FinTech Awards
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