Financial Technology

Financial Technology

Money has been part of human history for the last 3,000 years and comes in many different forms. Whether in the shape of a metal coin, a piece of paper with a historical figure on it, or a number on a computer, one thing is for certain – money is constantly evolving. With an estimated 10% of all European FinTech businesses now based in Switzerland, the Swiss FinTech industry is on the verge of experiencing a ‘big decade’ industry boom. Last year there were a total of 356 fintech companies in Switzerland, a growth rate of 62% compared to 2017.

The potential for innovation in finance is substantial; the FinTech sector in Switzerland attracted CHF 324m in venture capital in 2019, compared to CHF 130m in 2017. Investment and asset management is the second most crowded fintech segment in Switzerland, behind blockchain and crypto. Swiss-based firm Numbrs, developer of a mobile banking platform, recently achieved ‘unicorn’ status after receiving CHF198 million from backers, giving the company a $1bn valuation.

Organisations across the board are increasing their investments in FinTech as well, including traditional banks, insurers and other large financial institutions. Some integrate FinTech into their existing product and service offerings, while others invest in FinTech start-ups or set up their own incubators. Employment in the sector will continue to grow as high usage of mobile devices and technology-based solutions will push the demand for financial and banking solutions, which can be accessed through personal devices.

Our consultants are specialists in their markets, recruiting top talent for organisations across the FinTech job markets throughout Switzerland and Europe.

Financial Technology Jobs

Systems Software Engineer
Negotiable, New York

A leading hedge fund is seeking a Systems Software Engineer to join their team in Chicago or NY....

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ALM // Liquidty Risk // IRRBB Risk Managers
Negotiable, Amsterdam

My clients who are based in Amsterdam are currently looking to grow their financial risk departme...

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Network Engineer | HFT Firm
£100000 - £250000 per annum, Amsterdam

*Previous financial experience is not required and visa sponsorship is possible* We are work...

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Quantitative Developer
US$150000 - US$150001 per year, California

A prestigious Hedge Fund in Los Angeles has begun the process of transitioning into the Quantita...

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Lead Java Developer
US$151001 - US$200000 per year, England

SENIOR BACKEND DEVELOPER FOR LEADING GLOBAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTION One of the world's leadin...

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Data Scientist/Quant Developer
Negotiable, Austin

Selby Jennings is working with a top-tier hedge fund in their Austin, TX location. They are curr...

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Senior C++ Software Engineer
Negotiable, New York

Selby Jennings is working with an elite hedge fund in their New York City/Chicago office. This f...

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IT Audit Manager
US$100000 - US$140000 per annum, Atlanta

Responsibilities: Responsible for the management of a portfolio of audit assignments to ensu...

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C++/Python Data Engineer
Negotiable, Austin

Selby Jennings is working with an elite hedge fund in their Austin, TX location. They are cu...

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