Co-founding CTO

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.

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
· 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 Jan 2018
Expires on 28 Mar 2018