Frontend Web Developer

Job Description

Grasshopper is a leading Proprietary Trading Group and a major liquidity provider for global exchanges.  We are seeking a team-oriented individual to join us as a Front End Web Developer to be based in our Ho Chi Minh Office.

We are looking for team-players who are creative in their approach to problem solving. They take the initiative to explore different ways to resolve an issue, and systematically find the most efficient and effective way to do it.

We do not have customers; we do not indulge in politics; we are not typical.  We are motivated problem solvers, thirsty technologists, and adept risk takers.



As part of the Front End Web Developer team, you will:

  • support, design and develop web applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and TypeScript
  • work closely with traders and other technology team members.
  • expected to contribute new ideas, participate in code reviews and improve overall user front-end experience.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in programming web based applications (e.g. Single Page Applications).
  • A self-starter and team player with excellent communication skills in English.
  • Good knowledge in computer science and love coding in JavaScript and TypeScript.
  • Very good skills in exploiting Angular 2/4, ReactJS, or Vue.js, Bootstrap, etc. frameworks.
  • Care about user experience and enthusiastic about testing.
  • Experience of ES6/7, TypeScript 2.0, WebSocket and Web Workers will be a plus.
  • Experience of Python/Java/C++ and/or implementing micro-services will be an advantage.


  • Min. Bachelor degree in any discipline

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.


We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.

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