Careers at FXcompared


FXcompared is a leading player in the fast growing fintech and international payments space.

We are currently hiring in both our London and New York locations for the roles below.

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Vice President, Software Development (New York)

You’ll closely manage a small team of onshore and offshore software developers and QA resources. Hands on experience coding and architecting applications written in Python/Django, ReactJS among other JavaScript libraries, CSS3 and HTML5 is needed. You’ll also work closely with the team to productionalize Python analytical programs created by our Data Science Team. This is a brand new position that reports directly to our CTO.

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Key skills:
  • Hands-on experience building Big Data applications and high-volume Websites.
  • 4 years of software development management experience (onshore and offshore)
  • 3 years of Python/Django experience
  • 2 years experience with enterprise architecture and developing highly scalable Production websites/services
  • Experience with database design and maintenance
  • 2 years working with enterprise ETL tools and technologies (Talend, Pentaho, Snaplogic, etc.)
  • Expertise in OO architecture and design
  • JavaScript, ReactJS, D3JS, PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Pentaho, MySQL, PHP, Amazon Web Services, Talend and/or LAMP is helpful.

If you’re an entrepreneurial, high-energy technical leader ready to motivate and mentor a growing team, this is a great opportunity for you. Come join us as we get ready to launch our new, game-changing BI platform.

Data Scientist (London)

FXcompared Intelligence is our research and insights division. We are looking for full-time Data Scientists to be responsible for analysis and presentation of our data.

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Role will include

  • Analyze data to answer business questions and produce data-driven stories that reveal key insights into behavior, in particular using data visualization
  • Normalizing various forms of data. Populating SQL tables from scraped data.
  • Collation of data from external sources
  • Knowledge of Python and SQL is preferred.

General Skills

  • 2+ Years Experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, especially in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Relevant experience in a variety of sectors, with focus on requirements analysis and documentation for various audiences (both technical & non-technical), and business process analysis.
  • A motivated and driven individual to solve problems and find solutions.
  • Must be eager to work in a small team environment with a start-up feel.
  • A genuine interest in new tools and technology.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to including details of relevant experience and relationships. Please put "Data Scientist Position" in the subject line of your email.

Marketing Executive (London)

Working with the Global GM, you will take an active part in much of the day to day running of the business. Your duties will be wide ranging and provide interest and opportunities to develop and learn.

You will benefit from performing both marketing and operational duties and have a fulfilling and rewarding career.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. FXcompared Intelligence is the leading independent money transfer (FX) comparison site and intelligence group. We have offices in New York and London. To date, over $1.5bn has been transferred by users, both individuals and small businesses on our platform.

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Specific Responsibilities

  • Help construct the content writers briefs.
  • Manage the rosta of content writers to ensure timely delivery of articles.
  • Perform editorial duties in terms of spell checking, unique content checking and that the article meets the original brief.
  • Collate and co-ordinate the writers invoices and communicate with Finance to ensure they are processed.
  • Upload articles to the inhouse CMS
  • Compile daily stats for the Operating Model
  • Perform various marketing lead duties relating to keyword research, link research and other research related topics.
  • Compile month end stats ensuring relevant stakeholders have what they need.
  • Help with testing and product development tasks
  • Assist with compiling prospect targets, researching contacts and initiating conversations for the GM to take forwards.
  • Working with external suppliers and agencies across PR, direct mail, and design and monitoring their performance.
  • Help with paid marketing development and optimisations. Namely, Adwords, Bing and Facebook
  • Other marketing and marketing analytics duties as the occur.
  • Necessary Skills and Experience

    • Excellent Excel capabilities with the ability to create pivot tables
    • Excellent written and verbal English
    • Experience with Adwords is required
    • An understanding at a basic level of SEO is an advantage
    • Ability to work on a multitude of tasks is a requirement
    • Great numerical skills
    • Excellent with all Microsoft packages

    “Nice to Have” Skills

    • Experience in creating email templates and campaigns is an advantage
    • Experience with creating and managing Content Ads such as with Outbrain
    • Experience with link building
    • Experience with dealing with PR and marketing agencies

    Soft Skills

    • Work well under pressure
    • You should be self-confident and motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative
    • Good attention to detail
    • Self-motivation and eagerness to learn
    • An honest, ego-less approach that inspires collaboration
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Creative and nimble with ability to overcome obstacles to solve the hardest problems
    • Flexible and responsive with ability to adapt to rapid change in direction or business priority

Please submit your cover letter and resume to including details of relevant experience and relationships. Please put "Marketing Executive - London" in the subject line of your email.

Technical Project Manager - London

Job Description
We are looking for a rock star Technical Project Manager to report directly to our CTO and manage the execution of mission critical recurring businesses processes and one-time projects.

Technical Project Manager Job Duties
In this role, you will have the challenge of overseeing onshore/offshore cross functional teams of data scientists, data managers, software developers, quality assurance personnel, and researchers working both locally and offshore on the collection, processing, QA and reporting of data collected from a multitude of online and offline sources in a multitude of formats.  

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* Oversee and improve a critical recurring business process that involves a large number of stakeholders in technical and non-technical roles performing semi-automated data collection and ETL (data management) processes.

* Manage scoping, planning, resourcing, execution and QA of data management and software development recurring business activities and projects.

* Roll up your sleeves when necessary and write functional specifications, run SQL queries, write small data management software programs, and perform UAT.

* Develop Work Breakdown Structures and detailed project plans and schedules to track and communicate progress

* Determine, communicate, manage and mitigate project risks

* Develop or augment business processes, document them, train people and keep them continuously improving.

* Document functional specifications or training materials.

* Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


* 2+ years of technology project management experience

* Strong knowledge of SQL and Microsoft Excel

* Flexible/nimble, creative, driven, resilient, self-directed, entrepreneurial spirit

* Experience at managing remote teams.

* Comfort with utilizing team collaboration software (issue tracking, project management, document sharing, etc.)

* Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in data management, software development, and web technologies

* Skilled at organizational, multi-tasking, communicating and negotiating

Nice to Have (In descending order of importance)

* Python

* Knowledge of data warehousing and ETL development tools

* Experience in design, data collection, and/or analysis survey data

* Data Science, Statistics

* Experience in survey implementation (particularly related to CAPI, online survey methods and in coordinator roles for surveys).

* PMP / PRINCE II certification

Conversion Marketing Manager (London)

The Conversion Manager will own conversion optimization at all points along the customer journey, including paid ads, landing pages, website lead generation, as well as the impact of PR and Content. The candidate will also be expected to implement simple ad campaigns, primarily SEM and Facebook including tracking parameters to enable clean measurement of data through to conversion.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Understand the marketing and business metrics inside and out
  • Understand the website analytics inside and out and be able to proactively identify changes in trends as well as investigate answers to business questions through data
  • Own all marketing A/B testing throughout the customer journey
  • Create and maintain a Marketing Metrics Dashboard to maintain a pulse on the business
  • Define and maintain a tracking parameter system to ensure data passes from trafficked links all the way through to conversion
  • Give concrete SEO recommendations to Content team, including keywords, titles, topics, etc.
  • Manage simple SEM and Facebook ad campaigns
  • Participate in internal project-related meetings including internal brainstorms


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in a performance driven marketing role
  • Expertise in SEO, SEM, Google Analytics and testing platforms (such as Optimizely or Google Web Experiments)
  • Expertise in building a testing roadmap
  • Expertise in devising hypotheses, designing A/B tests, implementation, reading results, and optimizing based on findings
  • Knowledge of and strong interest in online media and the financial services world
  • Strong verbal communication skills to be able to communicate findings
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, with strong attention to detail and developed organizational skills
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines through multi-tasking and reprioritizing as needed
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

As a specialist fast growing online company, this position offers tremendous opportunity for personal development.

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  • Health and benefits packages
  • Flexible working hours
  • Use of a MacBook
  • Team outings

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