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About Unbiased

Imagine if life had its own navigation system. One that lets you see exactly where you are today and where you want to be. One that helps you and your family find your way. With Unbiased, you can manage all of life’s biggest decisions in one place. Find the experts to support you at every step, see what’s on the horizon, plan ahead and be ready for the unexpected. By mapping out your choices and giving you full control, Unbiased enables you to set your own destination.

We have big ambitions to revolutionise how people make the biggest decisions in their life so they can ensure they are making the right plans for them and their families. We have a fun, relaxed environment in which we are simply trusted to get stuff done. 

About the Role

We’re looking for an outstanding architecture and data focused technologist to join Unbiased as our first CTO.

This is a super exciting time for our Engineering team - we’re now operating in two established markets, with three at early stages and three brand new markets to explore and build product fit for. We have huge ambitions, and the person coming into this role will be absolutely instrumental in helping us achieve them.

Our team currently consists of 13 talented engineers, and you’ll be well placed to help them develop personally and professionally, enabling the timely delivery of high quality features which will be used by the millions of customers who trust Unbiased.

In a nutshell, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Setting and maintaining our technical direction and making architectural decisions to set us up for scalability and success
  • Working collaboratively with senior stakeholders from across the business, understand the goals of the business and translate those into technical solutions

To succeed, you’ll need...

  • Deep experience of growing and managing a multi-skilled team of Engineers - if this experience has been in FinTech, professional services, then that’s an added bonus!
  • Exceptional technical leadership, management and mentorship abilities - you recognise that engineers join unbiased to learn and solve real world problems, and you’re passionate about enabling them to do just that
  • To champion the importance and principles of developing clean, high quality, high performing, secure code
  • Zoomability - you never take your eye off the big picture, but you can focus in on the detail when you need to
  • To provide technical direction to enable delivery of data solutions in a complex environment
  • Experience of progressive delivery management and quality practices
  • A laser focus on building products our users will love and strong commercial acumen
  • To participate actively in meet-ups, conferences and industry events to keep abreast of what’s going on in London’s active tech scene

Our stack

The key technologies we use are:

  • Languages: PHP, JavaScript, HTML/CSS
  • Frameworks: Symfony 3
  • Databases: MySQL
  • Environment: Google Cloud Platform, Linux, Git, JIRA

Job Type: Full-time

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Perks & Benefits

Along with being based in a vibrant office in trendy Clerkenwell, a few of our awesome benefits include:

  • 23 days' annual leave

    Plus time off between Christmas and New Year (enjoy, relax and overeat!)

  • Learning and Development

    £1000 individual training budget per person for you to use to develop yourself - PLUS, Lunch & Learns and leadership development

  • Super fun socials

    Festivals, pub quizzes, chocolate making, poker nights, ping pong (the list goes on!)

  • Extras...

    Generous employer pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan and death in service (which we hope that you will never need)

What makes us different?

We are an ever-growing business so therefore attracting, engaging and retaining top talent is at the core of everything we do. We think our behaviours sum us up pretty well: act lean, be collaborative, think differently and learn from mistakes. 

We have weekly bake-offs (good luck trying to get out of it!), poker nights and team lunches. But more importantly we have opportunities for growth, development and career progression. 


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