Why are Fintech Engineering jobs in demand?
Whether it's a multinational corporation to VC backed start-ups, the need for Fintech Engineering leaders is more in demand than ever before. The technology market is already fiercely competitive which means that roles such as Fintech Engineering are pivotal to businesses.
The field of engineering plays a crucial role in the Fintech industry, as it is responsible for producing high-quality, scalable code that enables a product to function. Disruptive innovations in FinTech include robotic advisory, asset management firms, online banking, mobile payments, and online remittances, among others. As a result, landscapes are redefining, financial services are restructuring, and traditional models are being pushed toward an end. Engineering professionals and FinTech engineers make finance accessible to both businesses and individuals. To succeed in today's complex world, fintech engineers need to be able to identify and solve problems that their predecessors never faced. Integration of the cloud, remote workforces, rapidly changing technologies, the evolution of new technologies are all part of this challenge.
Key responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
- Collaborate with all relevant stakeholders across the business to build an achievable, realistic long-term roadmap
- Build, scale and develop a team of engineers with high accountability
- Managing the work, performance and professional development of teams
Depending on the size/type of business, Fintech Engineering may be called different titles, such as Engineering Manager, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Engineering, Chief Information Security Officer, Senior Backend Developer, Senior Frontend Developer and other such combinations.
Space Executive, an international recruitment business spanning the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong. We hire permanent and interim leadership mandates within the FinTech arena at both multinationals and high-growth, VC backed start-ups. We represent a wide variety of Fintech Engineering opportunities across the globe. Get in touch with us to hear more and we can run a tailored search to your requirements.
What are salaries like for Fintech Engineers?
Salaries for Fintech Engineers in the UK and Europe vary depending on the company, size and the experience of the engineer. Generally speaking, salaries for Fintech Engineers can average around £60,000 in the UK, while very experienced workers can make up to £80,000 per year or more. Take a look at our Salary Survey Report which gives a valuable snapshot of trends around salary ranges.
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We launched our executive recruitment team in London to take advantage of the city's vast and diverse talent pool. London is one of the world's most important financial, cultural, and business hubs, and the city is home to many of the world's leading financial institutions and multinational companies. By having a presence in London, we can access a huge range of potential candidates and provide our clients with the best available talent.
Hiring effective leadership in this complex region is the biggest challenge facing VC backed start ups and multinational companies. Our Space Executive team, based in London, are regional experts, supporting companies to build teams that will drive forward their Europe growth and change strategies.
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What are senior to executive level salaries like in London?
The average senior to executive level salary in London can vary greatly depending on the company, industry, and job title. Generally speaking, salaries for senior and executive level roles in London can range from £50,000 to £150,000 per year or higher.
Take a look at the Salary Survey Report which gives a valuable snapshot of trends around salary ranges, how global events have impacted salary levels and the predictions for future salary changes. It also discusses the key issues employers are facing in relation to talent management and recruitment.