Co-founding CTO at Ummah Finance

at Ummah Finance in Kingston upon Thames

Ummah Finance is creating the UK's first digital bank that will be 100% Shari’ah Compliant. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our rapidly growing team as Co-founding Chief Technical Officer (CTO).
Ummah-Finance was founded with a vision to help people achieve their financial goals and aspirations in a way which does not compromise their faith and values. We also aim to support the growth and education of Islamic finance in the UK.

Your Role:
This is a new position to ensure Ummah Finance has the correct technology strategy, processes, and protocols in place to build a robust and scalable digital bank.
We are looking for a co-founding CTO who is both excellent at coding,(which will be a big part of your role in the short term) and can manage a team of coders (as we grow and scale). Enterprise level robustness in design, thinking and coding is essential.

Responsibilities:
As CTO, you will be responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of our technology at Ummah Finance. The right person will be hands-on, ready for a challenge, and a good cultural fit. You will also need to be capable of managing relationships with external platforms.

We are looking for someone who:
· Can build a mobile application dedicated to meet customer experience and expectation.
· Is passionate about the look and feel of their work, the products and services they develop while also exercising robust, secure and scalable solutions to big challenges.
· You are looking for growth and a greater sense of ownership of your work.
· You think big, act swiftly and are excited to roll your sleeves up.
· Can build, and lead a team of developers

Experience and Skills
Essential
· Experienced, full-stack developer
· Capable of building middleware and APIs from scratch
· Comfortable developing responsive front end UI
· Expertise in Java and PHP
· Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3/JS, AngularJS, REST a plus
· A self-starter who enjoys solving technical challenges with novel solutions
· 5+ years in development
· Currently lives in London
· Qualifications: Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Nice to haves
· Experience developing finance related products and services
· Comfortable developing Android, iOS applications with scale in mind
· Experience working in a start-up
· Experience working in Finance industry

If this sounds remotely like you, you should probably get in touch.

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Published at 28 Aug 2017
Expires on 28 Oct 2017
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