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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.

 

THE TEAM

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.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • 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

 

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 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

 

COO, FinTech / Blockchain, Luxembourg Based

COO, FinTech / Blockchain, Luxembourg Based

Our client is one of the largest Bitcoin and blockchain companies. They operate a virtual currency exchange and marketplace. They provide their customers with convenient and exciting ways to buy, sell and spend bitcoins.

Their vision is to build a truly global Bitcoin and blockchain company to reflect the international nature of the virtual currency. Their mission is to make the world simpler through blockchain.

The role will be based in their EU headquarters in Luxembourg. They are a fast-growing, dynamic and international team with a passion for virtual currency and blockchain technology.

 

Role Description:

We are currently searching for our Chief Operating Officer to define, manage and steer our strategy at all levels within our EU branch, in line with our global organizational focus. Candidates must be able to analyze data, assess business performance, perform budgeting, and of optimizing measurements of success in all business divisions. A capacity to strive in fast-changing environments and of flexibly working with an international team is essential. Exposure to the fintech and or blockchain environment, and a background in financial institutions is also of relevance. We offer to our collaborators a dynamic and exciting environment and projects on cryptocurrency and blockchain knowledge sharing with other team members and industry top minds.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee the business strategy of all our EU branch divisions, with special emphasis on the marketing, the compliance and the IT divisions.
  • Implement and track success metrics, KPIs, objectives and performance measurements of all business divisions.
  • Perform reporting on required indicators and present them in front of all related stakeholders for strategic/steering meetings and decision-making processes.
  • Perform risk assessment and risk management of the entire EU business, proactively identifying current and potential future risks.
  • Perform budgeting and budget analysis, in line with the goals and targets of each business division.
  • Work directly with other company managers, C-levels, and the company board of directors towards the accomplishment of the EU and global organizational strategy.
  • Build and promote relationships with external stakeholders of relevance, such as regulators, institutions, governmental agencies, professional circles amongst others, in representation and interest of the organizational strategy.
  • Provide support in the expansion of the EU business.
  • Participate in internal audits in representation of the company as required.
  • Perform general management and support duties to all company members and divisions in need.

 

Desired Skills And Experience:

  • Proven education in the field of Business Administration.
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in Chief Operating Officer positions, preferably within the field of fintech, blockchain and/or payments institutions.
  • Proven exposure to regulators, fintech professional circles and financial executive environments.
  • Exposure to fast-changing/complex institutions/start-ups desired.
  • Experience in dealing with diverse and international small and big teams appreciated.
  • Any experience with Confluence, Jira or Zendesk systems is a big plus.

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Head of Data Science – Credit Risk

Head of Data Science – Credit Risk

An exciting FinTech company is scaling up their business and is looking for a Senior Data Scientist, to drive innovation. Work alongside over 100 driven and fun data experts and take that opportunity to join one of the most successful FinTechs in Berlin!

The tasks:

  • As a senior data scientist, you’ll work closely with the risk managers, data engineers, as well as data analysts to actualize the potential derived from the data sets.
  • You perform complex statistical analyses on large data sets and develop algorithms that translate data into actionable insights for the business.
  • You work as a Fullstack Data Scientist, from data collection to cleaning, to feature engineering, to training, to validating and implementing machine learning models, including monitoring performance.

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 2 years of industry work experience as a Data Scientist in a financial services environment, ideally in the credit risk field.
  • Bachelor or Master in computer science or similar.
  • Excellent coding skills in Python, good knowledge of AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Good know-how within Big Data technologies such as Hive or Spark.
  • Fluent English language skills, German is a plus.
  • Enjoy working in a fast pace Start-up environment.
  • Any of the following technologies is a plus: Scala, JavaScript, Docker, GoLang, Kafka, Tableau, Airflow.
  • Ideally experience in the FinTech Start-up scene.

FinTech Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Copenhagen

FinTech Systems Accountant – Product Expert, Copenhagen

 

Our client is one the fastest growing and multi-award winning international FinTech companies and a true market leader in their field!

 

As an accounting product expert you will get to know the software platform inside out. You are the link between the business requirements (our clients), the solution (our application) and the product development team.

 

It is your responsibility to analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions, and communicate them as useable information and solutions to your co-workers. You manage feature requests. You will collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.

 

Your responsibilities

 

  • Using knowledge of the DK market to understand our customers needs, interpreting feedback to build and improve our out-the-box package including: working papers, reports, text documents.
  • Ensuring consistency across the UI in each of the DK templates and that template development principles are adhered to.
  • Doing research/analysis for, and creating specification of new modules for the DK software
  • Determining integrations useful for the DK market
  • Determining and maintaining strategic partners for the DK market from accounting knowledge providers
  • Working closely with Product Development team and Project Managers to ensure appropriate prioritisation of work each sprint.
  • Analyze and specify the requirements of the business in general as well as client questions
  • Communicate requirements as useable information and solutions to co-workers (PM’s, Product owners, product developers, etc)
  • Manage feature requests
  • Collect, analyze, choose and decide if a new functionality will be developed and make sure the result meets the eye.
  • Accepting new template features and updates.
  • Coordinating different tests and reviews guaranteeing the quality of new releases.
  • Work closely together with Project Managers, Product owners, (Product) Developers, Clients, Third party developers.
  • Take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

In a nutshell: you take ownership of the application and its progress and you are the go-to person for its content.

 

Are you our next Product Expert?

 

  • You have a background in accountancy with at least 5 years of experience on your track record and you want to use your knowledge and skills to enhance our Silverfin platform.
  • For this role a fluent knowledge of Danish is required, our corporate language is English. Any other language is a plus (Swedish, Norwegian, etc).
  • You have a big interest in Tech.
  • As you are the link between different internal teams and stakeholders, you need to be a good communicator and be able to work with different kinds of people
  • Ability to take ownership is key as you become end responsible for the DK template set.
  • A strong analytical mindset and a great customer focus.
  • A driven mindset to get to know every detail of our software is a must.

What’s in it for you? 

 

In return for your dedication, we offer you a job that scores more than triple A!

  • A fast-paced, no-nonsense FinTech scale-up in an international scene.
  • An open culture.
  • A thriving work environment with lots of enthusiastic people joining forces cross-borders.
  • A competitive salary and secondary benefits.
  • A growing team in a growing company.

 

HR Manager – International Financial Technology Company

Introduction:

 

Our client is a fast paced innovative financial technology company. Launching new products, driving innovation in their sector and operating internationally.


Your Mission:

 

Make the company known as the most rewarding place to work for enterprising and intelligent individuals, by filling vacant roles and supporting the candidates to the top, laying the foundation to enable the entire business to scale fast

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Cultivate the talent plan, help evolve all team members to become “A” players and develop a culture end-to-end
  • Manage a robust “payroll admin” making sure that compensation is properly calculated and paid out.
  • Management has a view on the evolution of their team members compensation evolution.
  • Co-Design, implement an manage rewarding benefits, STi (variable compensation for sales; bonus for the whole team) and administer the LTi
  • Lead the sourcing of all new hires, from proactive headhunting to contract signing
  • Contribute to the roll-out and coaching of job scorecards, 360 assessment and OKR management
  • Own all local HR policies and related legal matters.
  • Work with what you have, or find workarounds, to get the job done independently of whether tools, systems, processes or other resources available or not in the business

 

To support you:

 

You have the managers and the executive team – CEO, COO, CMO, CSO, CFO and CIO. You will report directly to the COO.

 

HR Manager

Our client is a leading international FinTech business. Incredibly dynamic and fast paced. Experiencing high growth and right at the forefront of product innovation.

We are looking to hire a dynamic HR professional to work with the management team on the implementation of a new robust HR function.

This is an exciting position in a fast paced ever changing company.

HR

  • Design, propose and implement human resources strategies, guidelines and procedures within broad principles and policies to meet requirements supporting short and long-term business needs.
  • Provide local insight to corporate guidelines and procedures and manage the administration and implementation within respect to employee training and development programmes, safety and security programs, salary structure, performance appraisals and recognition, and compensation and benefit plans.
  • Ensure compliance of the company’s practices with applicable labour legislation and collective labour agreements.
  • Provide advice to managers
  • Secure professional legal support from external legal counsel as required
  • Assist in articulation of the values and culture of the organisation
  • Work with managers to identify human resources problems/issues and provides leadership and support in finding solutions.
  • Organise and supervise HR/Personnel services that highly qualified personnel are recruited, developed and motivated to achieve business objectives
  • Oversee and ensure the effective running of the local payroll via external provider
  • Oversee and ensure appropriate Occupation health care services for the company
  • Work together with the senior management team to implement group policies and processes at local level.

As head of department you are responsible for the delivery of the local department function and operations:

  • Prepare the local departmental budget;
  • Manage HR departments and staff in accordance with annual objectives, budgets and plans;
  • Implement the HR policies within the local departments to ensure the recruitment, training, retention and motivation of staff;
  • Coordinate matters with effect outside own department; and coordinate with and escalate matters to the supervisor.

Technical skills

  • You have a university degree in a related field.
  • You have 7 years of relevant experience in Human Resources.
  • You are native in Finnish with excellent verbal and written skills in English.

Soft skills

  • Proven experience in managing – you possess leadership abilities and know how to motivate and manage people.
  • You have a strong business mind and accountability.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • You are able to work under pressure.
  • You are able to work in a fast pace international and multicultural environment.

Head of B2B Sales – International Fintech / Consumer Finance

Head of B2B Sales – International Fintech / Consumer Finance

Established fast growing International Fintech company

Introduction:

A newly created senior strategic level position for an established and fast growing International Fintech company.

Based in their HQ in Finland, but overseeing and supporting all group activity in current and new office locations.

Job Description:

You will be responsible for generating and driving B2B sales for 2 exciting new products.

This is a newly created position for a real superstar senior strategi B2B sales person.

You will have the opportunity to build and grow your own team.

Candidate Profile:

Fantastic B2B sales experience with proven results

Ideally Findncial services / Fintech or Consumer Finance Experience

for more information please apply with a copy of your CV.

Senior Architect – FinTech

Our client is a rapidly growing international fintech company. They combine customer oriented marketing, service design and fast tech development.
We are looking for a Senior Software Architect

As a Software Architect, you will be an important part of their Software Development team and report directly to our Head of Software Development in Helsinki, Finland. In your role, you will be a technical lead in a senior Scrum team and work hands-on in challenging development projects. You will work closely with other architects to make sure their financial platform is developed using current best practices and technologies, and with high quality standards. You will also actively communicate with business owners to ensure that solutions fulfill the needs of our fast growing business.

What type of competence are we looking for?

7+ years of experience of professional software development
Experience of object oriented software development, database and web technologies
Experience of C#/.Net technologies and tools
Experience of agile development
Experience of banking, financial or e-commerce domains is beneficial

What type of person are we looking for?

Self-motivated, self-steering, willing to learn new tools and technologies
Natural troubleshooter with logical and analytic approach on things
Dynamic personality who feels like home in a fast-moving and fast-growing company
Team player with high integrity level and discipline to follow agreed processes
Mindset for building high-quality software and taking responsibility of the solutions
Fluency in English is a requirement

What they can offer you?

Independent and challenging role in rapidly growing international FinTech (Financial Technology) group
Friendly team of top professionals sharing strong sense of community and common purpose
Possibility to work with latest technologies and make an impact on the way of working

Excellent salary and package

You have a great profile for the role.

 

Please let me know if you would like to discuss the details.

 

Best regards, Chris

Group HR Director

HR Director – Head of Human Resources

Established fast growing International Fintech company

Introduction:

A newly created group level position for an established and fast growing International Fintech company.

Based in their HQ in Finland, but overseeing and supporting all group activity in current and new office locations.

Job Description:

You will be responsible for building the HR function to support significant growth and manage a client-focused HR Service.

Responsibilities will include:

Strategic – Develop strategic relationships across the business to assist in the development of the company’s short and long term HR objectives and developing a clearly defined culture and employer brand within the organisation.

Talent management – Work with the Head of Recruitment to pipeline talent and build out a succession plan in line with the needs of the business and designing, implementing and overseeing a robust performance management process and coaching the management team in the application.

Learning & Development – Designing and implementing a Learning and Development framework, ensuring it is relevant to the needs of the business.

HR Policy – ensure the organisation has a robust HR framework to support the needs of a growing, agile organisation.

You will be a proactive self-starter who can work autonomously and has the ambition to build a first-class HR function supporting a highly ambitious Fintech business on its journey into the mainstream financial world.

Your Profile:

Substantial experience of working as an HR Director, ideally within a high growth / technology business.

Experience of building out an HR function, particularly in the areas of L & D, performance management.

Excellent relationship builder, resilient and with meticulous attention to detail
Strong academics and analytical with an ability to present and explain data in a clear, straightforward way.

Commercial mindset: an ability to understand the wider business requirements and develop the HR function accordingly