React Developer – Front-end – Manila


Mabuhay! This is an exciting opportunity for a Front End Developer  to join a pioneer team in the Philippines! We are a growing company that is expanding our operations and setting up a brand new office in the country. Join us as we embark on this exciting journey and work alongside a team of dedicated professionals in other locations around the globe to help shape the future of our business in the region. As a member of our pioneering team, you will have the unique opportunity to help build our brand and establish our presence in the Philippines. We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about their work and eager to make an impact in the dynamic and fast-paced capital markets/trading industry.

At Adaptive, we are a financial consulting firm that partners with capital, commodity, and digital market participants. We value differentiation through technology. Our experienced teams design and deliver complex front-office technology solutions using our proven accelerators to create long-term competitive advantage.

Our clients include the world’s leading investment banks, investment managers, fintech and capital market service providers. With a global reach with offices in London, New York, Barcelona and Montreal, we have a proven track record of delivering powerful, elegant and intuitive trading technology solutions. 


  • A great team player who loves sharing knowledge and learning from others
  • A problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Excited about learning new things and keeping up to date
  • Happy to work in a test-driven and Agile development fashion
  • Happy to work in a hybrid environment, with once a week in our office in Ortigas CBD for meetings with colleagues, training, and social activities.


  • At least one  year experience in software development.
  • Technical skills:
    • Solid client-side development experience, gained while building single-page web applications.
    • Excellent JavaScript knowledge and experience: you understand prototypical inheritance, the event loop, function scope and closures.
    • Proficiency in user-interface technologies in addition to JavaScript, eg HTML5 and CSS3; and in React.js
    • Practical knowledge of web tooling such as Webpack, NPM, Yarn, Vite, ESlint
    • Understanding of ES6 and newer ES specifications
    • Proficient with Chrome developer tools, including knowing how to diagnose and fix performance issues
  • Experience and knowledge:
    • Experience with software maintenance, bug fixing, and enhancements.
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).
    • Experience working with a real-time GUI.
  • Other skills:
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong desire to raise the bar for your team technically
    • Tenacious, curious, and collaborative in all aspects of your work
    • A quick learner with excellent communication skills


  • Maintain and enhance the front-end functionality of our financial trading applications
  • Identify and fix bugs and performance issues in the front-end codebase
  • Develop and implement new features and enhancements to improve the user experience of the application
  • Use the latest technology to create elegant and robust solutions
  • Contribute to building and releasing quality software on time
  • Use your knowledge to build great-looking, event-driven and highly interactive interfaces
  • Participate in a test-driven, agile environment
  • Collaborate with server-side developers, user-experience designers and business analysts to understand requirements and provide technical solutions
  • Keep up to date with the developments in UI and software development  technology and quickly adapt to them to achieve better results


  • Experience developing Front Office financial systems
  • Experience using messaging technologies
  • Experience in delivering OMS/EMS/Exchange/real time trading systems
  • Exposure to equities trading and brokerages
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms, such as AWS or Azure, is a plus.
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience with TypeScript, Rx.js, Redux
  • Experience with Event-driven APIs
  • React Native experience is a plus 



  • To be immersed in high-standard engineering culture. Our fantastic team takes pride in crafting complex technical solutions but also loves sharing their knowledge and helping you grow professionally (we have great people here  at Adaptive😁) You can learn from anyone here, which is  the beauty of it
  • To take part in the growth and development of a great company
  • Our teams feel free to speak up, make suggestions and raise concerns.
  • Collaborative team environment: we all work together, respect each other, and pitch in
  • Great consideration for work/life balance (highly-flexible, hybrid working model, well-being benefits…). The balance between professional and personal life is massively important to us.
  • We work hard to provide a positive, collaborative and inclusive culture and to positively impact our staff and local communities through different well-being, diversity and inclusion programmes.


You can check our Glassdoor page 🎉


Among our benefits are:

  • 23 days PTO
  • Retirement plan
  • HMO including dependents
  • Group Life Insurance


Long interview processes are stressful and boring, and that is not us 😉

We want to make sure that everything runs smoothly.

So here you will have three stage interviews:

1- A chat with one of our great recruiters.
2- A zoom chat with one of our Front End colleagues where they will ask you detailed questions about Front End knowledge and your experience
3- A Face to Face interview (either in our office or via Zoom). ​​During this interview, we will dig even deeper, and you will have a technical task to do.

But don’t worry; everything will be explained to you step by step by your recruiter. 

Here is a little tip for you during those stages: 

Collaboration is massively important to us, so don't hesitate to share your thoughts, ask questions, ask for help if needed, etc 😊 


Diversity and inclusion are key to a great workplace, and Adaptive is better when it’s more representative of the world around us. We want everyone to feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work without any fear of judgment or negativity. 

All we ask is that our colleagues are respectful, collaborative, passionate about what they do, and have the skills needed to be successful in their roles.



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