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 Scientists (New York and 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 careers@fxcompared.com including details of relevant experience and relationships. Please put "Data Scientist Position" in the subject line of your email.


Business Development Manager (London)

The business development manager will be working to deliver additional clients to the business. The candidate will also be expected to have a role in the management of their accounts brought on-board. Candidate must have experience with existing financial services clients.

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Specific Responsibilities

  • Proactively prospect, qualify, grow, and maintain an account list while meeting annual revenue goals
  • Quickly establish credibility and trusted relationships with prospective partners
  • Participate in internal project-related meetings including internal brainstorms

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree
  • At least three years business development experience
  • Knowledge of and strong interest in the financial services world
  • Existing relationships in sectors that relate to money transfer or with relevant audiences will be highly valued
  • Strong verbal communication skills to be able to communicate with clients
  • 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.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@fxcompared.com including details of relevant experience and relationships. Please put "Business Development Manager" in the subject line of your email.


Product Manager

The Project Manager will report directly to our CTO and manage the execution of a wide variety of special projects that are mission critical to our business and the game-changing Financial Services platform we are building. In this high-visibility role, you will be responsible for overseeing teams of local and offshore researchers who execute telephone and web surveys in several languages. 

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Responsibilities

- Deliver projects on time within budget and scope.

- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

- Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

- Ensure resource availability and allocation

- Develop a detailed project plan to track progress

- Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

- Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

- Report and escalate to management as needed

- Manage relationships with all stakeholders

- Perform risk management to minimize project risks

- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Requirements

- 2+ years of technology project management experience

- Exceptional attention to detail

- 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

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

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

- Experience managing offshore research teams

- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, leadership, and negotiating skills

- Assertiveness and resilience

- An honest, ego-less approach

- Excellent client and internally facing written and verbal communication skills

- 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

Nice to Have

- PMP / PRINCE II certification

- Data Science, Statistics

- Knowledge of data warehousing and ETL development tools


Conversion Marketing Manager (New York)

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.

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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


Requirements

  • 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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