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About Unbiased

At Unbiased, our mission is simple – we want to help people take on life’s big decisions with ease. How? By connecting them with the ideal professionals to help them.

We have come to realise there just isn’t enough guidance out there for people. From arranging care for a loved one, or arranging a funeral, we face tough decisions every day. That’s where Unbiased comes in. Our service enables millions of people to make confident choices for all of life’s big decisions by providing them with the best professionals and the quickest, simplest solutions for their needs.

About the Role

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

This is an 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
  • 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
  • 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

These are the key technologies we use:

  • 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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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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