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Edward Tooze

Edward Tooze

Consultant

edward.tooze@orbisconsultants.com +44 (0)2038541266
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Originally from Sunny Suffolk, I’ve been living and working in London since graduating from Durham University.

I joined Orbis in October 2017 and work on the FinTech desk, focusing primarily on placing Regulatory Specialist, Business Analyst, Project Management and Business Infrastructure Professionals into high-tier financial services firms.

Outside of work I’m an avid long-distance athlete and have completed of half and full marathons, including Paris and Amsterdam. Currently I have sights-set on completely my first ultra-marathon and long-distance tri.

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Posted about 4 hours ago

Marketing Consultant - Leading Financial Institution

London, England

£400 - £500 per day

Key Responsibilities Develop an understanding of the relevant financial products to develop strategic marketing plans. Identifying the product positioning and marketing needs for campaigns and develop campaigns to fit these needs. Engaging directly with customers, prospects and influencers to research, test and evolve the marketing message. Monitoring of the competitive marketing landscape. Defining the segmentation of target customers and prospects, and tailoring marketing content to specific segments. Identifying and developing channels for product marketing such as industry groups and associations, conferences, buyer groups etc. Working with integrated marketing team to ensure campaigns are created, executed and measured against pre-defined goals and in alignment with business/sales goals. Creating and maintain quarterly metric reports and bi-annual strategy documents. Budget management for marketing of business lines. The role requires experienced application of the following tactics and channels: online advertising; website management; direct marketing; industry events/tradeshows; content development; marketing collateral; education material, and social media. Key Skills and Experience Considerable marketing experience with exposure to the finance industry is An understanding of derivative markets and/or post-trade services/risk management is preferable. Comfortable in a global, matrixed organisation and working in cross functional teams. Experience in analysing and presenting marketing performance data to improve marketing performance and approach Outstanding organisational, interpersonal and relationship building skills Extensive practice in implementing digital marketing programs leveraging the latest technologies, media and marketing automation tools to develop effective communication with targeted clients Strong ability to partner and maintain positive working relationships across internal teams and external customers/agencies/vendors. Proactively offers solutions, promotes and sell ideas persuasively, projects a positive professional image. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Pardot, Salesforce and Google Analytics.

Posted about 19 hours ago

Marketing Consultant - Leading Financial Institution

London, England

£4000 - £5000 per day

Key Responsibilities Develop an understanding of the relevant financial products to develop strategic marketing plans. Identifying the product positioning and marketing needs for campaigns and develop campaigns to fit these needs. Engaging directly with customers, prospects and influencers to research, test and evolve the marketing message. Monitoring of the competitive marketing landscape. Defining the segmentation of target customers and prospects, and tailoring marketing content to specific segments. Identifying and developing channels for product marketing such as industry groups and associations, conferences, buyer groups etc. Working with integrated marketing team to ensure campaigns are created, executed and measured against pre-defined goals and in alignment with business/sales goals. Creating and maintain quarterly metric reports and bi-annual strategy documents. Budget management for marketing of business lines. The role requires experienced application of the following tactics and channels: online advertising; website management; direct marketing; industry events/tradeshows; content development; marketing collateral; education material, and social media. Key Skills and Experience Considerable marketing experience with exposure to the finance industry is An understanding of derivative markets and/or post-trade services/risk management is preferable. Comfortable in a global, matrixed organisation and working in cross functional teams. Experience in analysing and presenting marketing performance data to improve marketing performance and approach Outstanding organisational, interpersonal and relationship building skills Extensive practice in implementing digital marketing programs leveraging the latest technologies, media and marketing automation tools to develop effective communication with targeted clients Strong ability to partner and maintain positive working relationships across internal teams and external customers/agencies/vendors. Proactively offers solutions, promotes and sell ideas persuasively, projects a positive professional image. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Pardot, Salesforce and Google Analytics.

Posted about 21 hours ago

Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect

Guildford, Surrey

£60000 - £80000 per annum

A leading technology consultancy firm who specialise in Aerospace, Maritime, Defence and Cyber sectors are looking for an Infrastructure / Solutions Architect to join one of their growing teams. Responsibilities Prepare infrastructure designs. Improve exisiting clients systems. Play a key role in implementing new designs on clients sites. Complete architecture reviews. Ensure system architecture maps are documented and maintained. Skills and Experience Experience working across networks, including VPNs, OSI models, routing, VLANs and firewalling. Understan Midrange and Enterprise storage solutionsl. Familiar with VMware virtualization solutions. Also HA DR and clustering solutions. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

Posted about 21 hours ago

Marketing Specialist - Leading Financial Institution

London, England

£200 - £350 per day

Key Responsbilities The individual will be committed to learning about the company's products and services in order to enhance the impact of our campaigns. Work alongside marketing managers to implement campaigns in a timely and accurate way, and to ensure full front to back delivery and project management of all campaigns and how they fulfil business objectives. Work alongside team to ensure testing and experimenting with how products go to market, with a continued focus on analytics and identifying insights and opportunities across products. Focus on new client acquisition campaigns and account-based marketing initiatives. Operate with a useful skill set in Salesforce, Pardot, Google360, Jira, Smartsheet, and other analytical tools we bring on board. Key Skills and Experience Exposure and experience in marketing automation tools, CRMs and marketing campaigns. Degree qualified with a minimum of one-year work experience, even across multiple internships, preferably in a financial institution. Actively looking to build a career in Marketing, with an interest in financial services. Exceptional literacy skills, advanced analytical skills, a self-starting attitude and be highly organised. Able to interact with different stakeholders, positively, and be a willing and positive team player.

Posted about 21 hours ago

Senior Blockchain Engineer - FinTec - Phoenix

Phoenix

Our Client, a leading Global Finance Company, are looking to grow their Blockchain Engineering team to accommodate a number of projects across North America. The position is for a full time employee. Locations: Phoenix, New York City and remote. Role: You will be part of an innovative and fast-growing engineering team responsible for delivering new capabilities developed on Blockchain technology. You will develop innovative ideas and proof of concept to deliver against the existing and future needs of customers across physical, digital, mobile and social media around the globe. Requirements: 5+ years of software development experience using cloud-native architecture. 3+ years of hands-on full-stack development Strong understanding of either; Java, Javascript, Python or Go Knowledgeable in key cryptography, API security and advanced cryptographic concepts. Delivering working prototypes and proof-of-concepts for iterative development with testing and automation framework experience Experience of DApps development leveraging Ethereum or Hyperledger, Corda etc Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field Technical Environment: Java, Javascript, Python, Go, J2EE, NodeJS, Docker, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Corda, Rally, Scrum, Agile, Kanban, REST API, Jasmine, Chai, Mocha

Posted 1 day ago

Production Support Analyst

City of London, London

Up to £0.00 per annum

Must have hands-on experience of Unix/Linux - Must be strong Scripting KSH & PERL Previous Financial Markets experience - Fixed Income Batch monitoring and scheduling Trade support Environments management ITIL

Posted 1 day ago

IT Commercial Manager - Leading Technology Provider

London, England

£90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus

Key Responsibilities Reduce the ongoing IT cost base through challenging existing services (e.g. price x quantity) ensuring that new software purchases or renewal are optimised. Work closely with partners and suppliers, both internal and external; deliver against contractual commitments and provide value for money services and products. Contract management activities and guidance throughout the project and services lifecycle, including managing commercial requirements, deliverables and performance of specified contracts at all phases. Ensure that the services received from internal and external 3rd parties are delivered in line with good financial practices, constantly challenging charges and unit pricing to ensure that the services are delivered according to industry best practice. Drivng discussions with suppliers, both internal and external ensuring that value for money and ongoing cost reductions are achieved. Support Investment and Business Case activities so that financial rigor is applied and our investment is maximised. Key Skills and Experience Broad IT and supplier management experience particularly software licensing, product selection and review and preventing unnecessary IT spend. Knowledge of legal issues, profitability requirements, contract structure, terms and conditions, sub-contract considerations, funding and payment plans. Astute analytical ability to identify commercial risks and opportunities, and ability to devise a flexible range of mitigations. Knowledge of tools and techniques that can be used to assist forecasting and cost control. Experience with SAP, Salesforce and other mainstream management platforms a plus. Stakeholder management skills; good communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Contract negotiation experience. Ability to understand and challenge project P&L accounts.

Posted 1 day ago

Product Specialist - Leading Financial Institution

City of London, London

£55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension

Key Responsibilities Positioning and expanding the product suite into the financial services and corporate sectors across the UK, Nordics and Irish territories. Engaging with customers regarding their product experience, to gather feedback for portfolio evolution. Promoting additional value added services and functionality within the existing client portfolio. Support the management of a revenue and opportunity target (by product stream and by market) and take ownership for these targets being met. Working collaboratively with colleagues from across both product and relationship management disciplines. Represent the company, promoting the company's message, products and services to grow the business (i.e. participate in, and speak at workshops, business forums and conferences as a thought leader). Continue to develop market expertise and credibility as a product spokesperson and domain expert within the wider industry Communicate relevant market and sales intelligence to management and senior stakeholders (i.e. as client feedback, required updates or development items), in informative and engaging formats. Key Skills and Experience Experience in a sales/relationship management role OR in a product/go to market role, with demonstrable involvement in the sales life cycle. Growth mindset, enthusiastic learner keen to get involved in a wide variety of projects across other business development product lines if/& when appropriate. Domain knowledge experience/demonstrable interest in cross-border payments, domestic payments schemes or payment market infrastructures, retail/card payments, corporate treasury, cash management. Experience of working with or within large global financial institutions. Sales methodology training such as SPIN, Challenger, Agile etc highly desirable. Can-do, pro-active attitude. Excellent communication skills: modifies communication style to others, acknowledges and respects other views. Effective stakeholder management: internally as well as externally as good relationships are key to this role. Strong business acumen, customer orientation and problem-solving skills.

Posted 1 day ago

Senior Android Developer - Singapore - FinTech

Singapore, Singapore

US$120000 - US$130000 per annum + (Singapore Dollars)

Senior Android Developer - Singapore - FinTech We're looking for an Android Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of customers around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity; someone who enjoys solving tough problems and working with new technologies. This person should not be shy about sharing their ideas, and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code. As an Android Engineer, you'll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for customers. Mobile Engineering's aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase. Responsibilities: Contribute to the design, architecture, and development of apps that are elegant, efficient, secure, highly available, and maintainable Work closely with other developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction Contribute insights into ways to improve the processes and tools used on the Android team Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, "can-do" attitude in a fast moving environment Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices Collaborate with your project manager and other software developers to plan design, develop, test, and maintain the Android application Provide thought-leadership regarding implementation best practices Assist in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field. Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps (RxJava, MVP, Kotlin, etc), mobile payments, and wearables Minimum of 3 years of experience in Android Development and 7 years of experience in Software Development Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.) Great knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices Excellent technical knowledge of Java for Android, Android SDK and Android Studio Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect Android applications to back-end services Experience working with testing libraries like Espresso and Junit Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying Android apps Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks Understanding of code versioning using git, github and gitflow. Understanding of accessibility and security compliance Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs Basic understanding of Web Technologies like JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5 Experience with Kotlin is a plus Experience with payments technology is a plus

Posted 1 day ago

Senior iOS Developer - FinTech - Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

Up to US$200000 per annum + Singapore Dollars

Senior iOS Developer - Digital Finance - Singapore We're looking for an iOS Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code. You'll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for millions of customers. Mobile Engineering's aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase. You'll be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibilities will be to work on a small team of engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity. Senior iOS Developer - Required: University degree in Engineering Required Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps, mobile payments, and wearables. Must have extensive experience focused exclusively on native iOS development. Proven ability to stay highly informed on iOS best practices and latest developments. Experience with financial / banking app development is a must. Building proof of concepts based on latest tech trends such as Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence. Strong knowledge of clean code principles. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience working in a large international corporation with multi-billion dollars in revenue. Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and - execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.) Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect iOS applications to back-end services using asynchronous network calls. Basic understanding of Web Technologies (Javascript, CSS, HTML5) Experience working with automated testing on the iOS platform. Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying iOS apps. Knowledge of the open-source iOS ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks. Experience with Auto Layout required. Understanding of code versioning using git. Understanding of accessibility and security compliance. Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application. Experience with UI animations a plus. Experience with Swift, objective-C, cocoa touch, UIKit, XCode is required. Experience with payments technology is a plus. Apps published in the Apple App Store is a plus.