As the UK fintech industry continues to transform, so do its hiring needs. From AI playing a greater role in round-the-clock customer support, buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) becoming increasingly mainstream to the rise of neobanks like Kroo, further disruption is expected well into 2024.
AI, machine learning and blockchain are amongst the chief catalysts, reshaping the future of this industry, enhancing efficiency and bolstering security. And while these developments signal significant growth for fintech, they also herald the emergence of a talent gap.
Looking at technology trends across 3.5 million job postings in growth areas, a 2023 report from consultancy company McKinsey found that “many of the skills in greatest demand have less than half as many qualified practitioners per posting as the global average”. AI was noted as the fastest growing in job postings.
For AI-skilled employees this is good news, as the market is most definitely tipped in your favour right now and there are countless opportunities for you to explore.
For those with less confidence or experience, now is the time to highlight your knowledge, no matter how small, to recruiters and start futureproofing your career.
3 great UK fintech jobs available now
Based in London, Guardian Professional Corporate Services is hiring for a rapidly-growing, progressive business in a fast-paced, collegial working environment. It is currently recruiting a talented sales manager to work for an award-winning client in the fintech and payment industry.
You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, sales, or a similar area and a proven track record in the sales industry as a sales manager. Experience in finance, fintech and payment industries is desirable. For more information, see the full requirements here.
Noir Consulting is recruiting for a threat and vulnerability manager to join an ambitious fintech start-up. This is your chance to work with the sharpest minds in private wealth management and financial software development.
If you’ve experience in applications deployment, DNS, PKI, OS (Windows, MAC, *NIX), SDN, encryption, security solutions, ‘attack and defensive’ methods, threat hunting, threat modelling, reverse engineering, vulnerability management, data modelling and cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP, Alibaba), this is the role for you. The client is willing to provide training for technologies such as forensics authentication, Python, Shell, Ansible, Jenkins, Azure architecture, threat intelligence and more. This hybrid role offers a performance bonus (up to 20 per cent), pension scheme (10per cent and private healthcare. For more information or to apply, click here.
Are you a technologist C# software engineer who enjoys working on complex low-latency, real-time systems? You could be progressing your career, in a senior, hands-on role at a hugely-successful fintech / FX brokerage whilst enjoying a range of perks and benefits.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of an agile development team, with a focus on backend development of inhouse trade processing systems that have real-time, low latency capabilities. The successful candidate will earn a competitive salary, up to £110,000 plus bonus, medical insurance, flexible working and a personalised career development. Discover more about the role and its benefits here.
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