Senior Backend Engineer – Crypto / Blockchain

Our client is an established and rapidly expanding global cryptocurrency & payments platform. Their mission is to move the world to digital currencies. They are growing their team and looking for an experienced head of backend engineering and 2-3 senior backend engineers. The roles require a high level of initiative and expertise in technical infrastructure, software development, security and finance.


We are looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and excellent communication skills combined with a high level of technical engineering expertise. Ideally you have experience of 


The roles can be remote, semi-remote or based in their London office.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with all teams within the business to ensure technical needs are met and planned for
  • Architect and implement new features as required by internal and external API consumers
  • Maintain and improve performance of existing backend code bases
  • Maintain and improve policies relating to backend code quality and security
  • Manage and assist teams requiring devops support


Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of working in a Crypto / Blockchain environment
  • Infrastructure tools experience preferred:

Kubernetes, AWS EC2/VPC/ELB, General Networking

  • Programming languages:

Java, Groovy, JavaScript

  • Frameworks:

Spring, Spring Boot, Grails, JAX-RS / REST, OpenAPI

  • Databases:

MySQL compatible, Athena

  • A higher qualification or equivalent professional qualifications relating to computer science (preferred but not required)
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience in a business environment
  • Finance industry experience
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


CEO / Founders Associate – FinTech / Consumer Finance

Job description

Why this is a great job:

Because this is not a job. We are looking for a business and sparring partner that can help grow our clients business from a Series B stage company to a global banking giant – the first of its kind, focused solely on Emerging Markets. You will be working with a driven A Player team that sees their business as their once in a lifetime opportunity to build an unicorn.



You will be a part of a small elite team within the CEOs Office. Your missions will evolve around the highest priority items in the company and you will be tasked to inform high stake decisions, execute highly complex projects. Previous examples include Identifying new business opportunities, developing products, leading teams.



  • Lead high priority projects to ensure the achievement of objectives and key results
  • Enjoy great autonomy allowing you to identify problems, carry out analysis, design solutions and execute them
  • Design and build leading processes and products
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel that will require you to be adaptable across multiple functions
  • Some previous projects have involved identifying new business opportunities, leading product teams, and hiring talented peopl



  • 5+ years of work experience in a fast-paced FinTech environment (start-up / strategy consulting / investment banking)
  • Previous entrepreneurial experiences are a strong plus
  • High willingness to travel and get stuff done
  • You have a track record of being a top performer in several different areas
  • You can break complex problems into smaller ones and enjoy working with data to facilitate your work
  • You are curious in nature and passionate about making an impact
  • You can demonstrate this through various projects you have been involved in
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skillsIdeally, you hold a STEM or another highly quantitative degree from a globally recognised university


Head of VAT Compliance – Belgium. FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services

Head of VAT Compliance – Belgium. FinTech / eCommerce Financial Services


Location: Belgium




Our client is an innovative FinTech company – part of a global company providing financial services for eCommerce.


Job Description:


  • Using previous experience to help build on the existing VAT Compliance processes as the service expands. Acting as Fiscal Representative for Belgium clients. Working with Tax authorities and clients
  • Supporting the development of a high performance and continuous improvement culture in the Enterprise team
  • Define and implement working procedures to standardize processes, increasing efficiency and effectiveness, and taking advantage of any possible synergies
  • Establishing and monitoring performance against team and individual KPI’s for Belgium and acting swiftly to oversee the achievement of agreed targets. This includes ensuring compliance with internal controls and processes
  • Working to and reviewing SLA’s both internally and externally
  • Working with sales teams to oversee the smooth delivery of customer service excellence. Accountability for team P&L
  • Driving process improvements and enhancing technology changes
  • Ensuring any internal or external audit requirements are met
  • Regularly updating senior stakeholders and gaining their support where required


Candidate Profile:


  • Proven experience in leadership roles in VAT Compliance, ideally with international exposure
  • A good understanding of finance or related business service centres
  • Strong technology and IT background, understanding how various platforms can work together to deliver improving efficiencies
  • Highly analytical and detailed oriented, very hands-on and well developed execution skills
  • Proven track record in leading and developing teams
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English, Flemish & French, and any other languages will be an advantage
  • The successful candidate must be highly results oriented and open to change. In addition, she/he must be used to deliver high quality work under pressure, changing priorities and time constraints.
  • University degree in finance or business administration