The best tech jobs in London this December
If you’re on the job hunt this side of Christmas, we want to do what we can to help. We know how busy this time of year can be, and trying to land a new job on top of everything could be overwhelming. So, we’ve put together a little list of some of the best tech jobs in London this month.
Digital designer, Monzo
Monzo’s mission is to make money work for everyone. It has a broad community of 5 million customers, some of whom are very engaged, and some of whom it would like to get closer to. It recently created its first-ever CRM team and will be rolling out a roadmap of engagement and retention strategies that will require the support of a designer to drive the brand experience. A big part of the team’s work will be building email journeys for millions of customers, and you will be in charge of designing how all of these will look.
Monzo is seeking an experienced digital designer to join its newly formed CRM team. You will work across a range of digital media, including email, app, web, and more. You will have creative input across all areas of the customer lifecycle, developing new ideas and spotting creative opportunities to communicate its brand and engage with its target audience.
You will design email journeys that communicate with customers at all stages of their lifecycle, from onboarding experience to when they are ready to engage with new features. As well as working within email templates on the Braze platform, Monzo is looking for someone who can create bespoke designs that add more flair to those important customer moments. You will work closely with the brand designers to expand its current brand portfolio and ensure it is kept fresh and exciting. You will be a brand guardian for the business, ensuring all designs are kept on-brand and of high quality. Monzo loves designers to come in with insights, ideas and concepts that will help take the brand to the next level.
Senior data analyst, Klarna
Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005 and has gone on to disrupt the banking industry. Now, it’s creating the world’s smoothest shopping experience. Klarna serves over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining every 8 minutes, including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Its offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive. You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced international working environment. Since you will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce the best work results. Klarna embraces change; you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.
Analytics at Klarna is divided into many teams, all with their own unique responsibilities. However, there are some commonalities – they consist of highly driven people with a combination of analytical skills and a great team spirit who all love to solve hard problems. As your career develops you will develop expertise in certain areas. However, there are a number of core skills shared by all analysts at Klarna.
Finance operations manager, Freetrade
Freetrade believes investing should be open to everyone. It’s one of the best ways to grow your savings, but for a lot of people, investing seems complicated, expensive and remote. Freetrade want to change all that. It’s a technology company that brings simple, free stock investing to everyone. The company has built a beautiful investing app to trade in real shares, with zero commissions and low, fixed fees in a fluid, mobile-first experience.
As the first challenger stockbroker to disrupt the £1.2tr UK retail investment market, it’s poised to expand into Europe in 2022. Freetrade has just closed a Series B funding round led by New York-based growth fund, Left Lane Capital, alongside L Catterton, and Draper Esprit, bringing the total raised to over £65m.
With the team constantly evolving it’s now looking for an exceptional finance operations manager to join Freetrade. You will report directly to the new associate director, financial control and be responsible for developing Freetrade’s financial operations, internal controls and for being a key contributor in the building of a world-class financial reporting and control function. You will be leading the core financial control team in a growing international business – specifically the centralised finance operations and systems. For example, new product accounting and back-office integration to finance systems, procure to pay, general ledger maintenance, payroll and the core aspects of the subsidiary (UK and overseas) monthly close process. You will be responsible for building a scalable finance function – developing each of its people, systems/automation and processes for the existing business and in support of Freetrade’s international growth plans. Freetrade already has a footprint in the UK, Sweden, Canada and Australia.
Principal site reliability engineer, Funding Circle UK
Funding Circle UK connects small business owners to investors to create jobs, help families and power economies, because it believes that people are made to do more. And it wants to help them get the finance they need to thrive, creating thousands of jobs as they drive the economy forward. So, Funding Circle UK created the leading online marketplace for small business loans. Its investors have lent £11.4bn in 143,000 loans to 100,000 small business owners. In a single year, it unlocked 135,000 jobs and contributed £10bn to the global economy. There’s never been a better time to join!
Funding Circle is looking for a principal engineer with a drive and passion for technology and designing first-class cloud infrastructure. If you enjoy automation, working with cutting-edge technology, and helping define and steer the technical direction of a global brand then this role is for you.
Would you describe yourself as a creative and ambitious engineer who’s always ready to take on the next cutting-edge technology and build scalable infrastructure? If your answer is yes, you’re going to fit right in with the team. You will be delivering a long term technical vision for the platform/SRE function and an iterative plan to get there, while also influencing the wider engineering community and getting buy-in, selling ideas and getting the backing of the team without taking a brute force approach.
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