Fintech Engineering

in Singapore

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.  

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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.

Global Opportunities

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.


Hosting our headquarters in Singapore since we began our journey in the Executive Search space, we firmly believe that Singapore is the gateway to the Asia Pacific region.

It is one of the most competitive job markets in the world. Singapore provides access to a diverse talent pool that is highly educated, experienced and well-trained. Additionally, the country has a strong economy and business environment, providing a reliable and attractive platform for businesses to operate. The country also has a well-developed infrastructure, making it easy to conduct our executive recruitment activities. Finally, Singapore has a stable political climate and is a welcoming place for international businesses, creating a safe and secure environment for our executive recruitment efforts.

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 Singapore, are regional experts, supporting companies to build teams that will drive forward their Asia growth and change strategies.

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Commuting and Culture:

Commuting in Singapore is generally efficient and convenient. Singapore has an extensive public transport system that includes buses, trains, and taxis. The trains are well-maintained, clean, and efficient. Bus services are also reliable, and taxis are reasonably priced. All public transport services have been designed to make commuting effortless for everyone.

The culture in Singapore to work is highly professional, with a strong emphasis on hard work and dedication. People are highly motivated and driven to succeed, and respect is given to those who put in the hard work. Singapore is a meritocratic society, so performance is key to success. The culture is also quite international, with many different cultures represented in the workplace. Respect for diversity is a key value in Singapore, and workplace bullying and harassment of any kind is not tolerated.

Our Recognised Awards

• Finalist - Global Brands Magazine Awards

• Best Places to Work in Singapore for 2019

• LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agency 2017

• The Global Recruiter Asia Pacific Awards 2017

• Asia Recruitment Awards 2017

• LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agency 2016

• Recruitment International Best Newcomer

What are senior to executive level salaries like in Singapore?

Salaries in Singapore vary depending on the industry, qualifications, and experience of the individual. Generally, salaries in Singapore tend to be higher than in other countries in the region. The salary range for senior to executive-level positions in Singapore vary significantly depending on the role and industry. Generally speaking, salaries for senior executives in Singapore range from between SGD7,000 to SGD30,000 per month, with the most senior positions commanding much higher salaries.

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.​

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