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Position overview:
We are currently seeking a Senior JavaScript developer, to join our Global Information Technology Organization in Budapest.   In this role, you will join our Global Solutions team based in Switzerland, Hungary, and Hong Kong. Your mission will be to build, revamp and maintain web interfaces of some of our major internal systems.
Sharing the work pipeline ownership across the team, you will have the possibility to influence technologies, architectures, standards, to initiate discussions or even projects.  You will interact with multiple local and remote groups across the firm acting as your clients or service providers.


  • You are an enthusiast technologist; pride yourself as a great JavaScript developer
  • You will support the existing UI  and rewrite some part using new and modern JavaScript libraries like AngularJS
  • You understand all the key concepts when building frontend applications
  • You heard and know most related JS frameworks, have significant experience with one of them, teach and help your colleagues most of the time
  • You are creative and love building beautiful UIs
  • You are a professional who likes working in an agile environment
  • You are sensitive to code quality and like producing clean code
  • You test your code and know integration best practices
  • You feel motivated by introducing innovative solutions and like to be challenged too
  • You are a professional who likes to work autonomously in a delivery oriented environment
  • You will work in a multi-cultural distributed environment

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
  • Strong skills in JavaScript (and related libraries/tools), frontend technologies (CSS, HTML5, REST services) and UI design principles
  • Experience with Angular is a big plus
  • Proven track records
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Comfortable to develop some Java backend functionalities when necessary
  • Can work with Windows and Linux
  • Excellent English language and communication skills

No experience in the financial industry is required.

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MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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Budapest, Hungary
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