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Work at Skilling

If you’re on the hunt for a new job and want to work with us, have a look at the jobs listed below. We’re always looking for the finest talent to join our team so if you’ve got something we need, send us an email and let’s have a chat.

Global Market Analyst

Marketing & Sales Marbella or Nicosia More

Summary

Skilling is growing. Fast.

Launched over a year ago, Skilling, a relatively new player in the crowded FX and CFD sector, with its own proprietary trading platform, is looking for an experienced market analyst to join our growing European team to build world-class news and education offering and expand our footprint in financial media.

Now is probably the most exciting time to join Skilling and be a part of the global success story. The role has an enormous potential for an entrepreneurially minded market analyst to grow both professionally and personally. You will have a wide remit to build and extend our current educational programme, news services, and media and PR strategies globally, from the ground up. Responsibilities

  • Build Skilling’s own education programme across wide array of channels: our content hub, market videos, on-stage engagements, and others.
  • Build Skilling’s news service, ranging from daily/weekly webinars to exclusive market commentary.
  • Become Skilling’s brand and public ambassador, building a culture of trust, integrity, gravitas and stature, when it comes to financial markets.
  • Regularly pitch our content to wide array of media outlets to get audio, video or in person coverage of the financial markets and current news.
  • Scale Skilling’s market analysis, research and commentary team to build world-class in-house studio, recognisable across financial media around the globe.
  • Conduct regular news and educational in-person, audio and video seminars, podcasts and webinars.
  • Build and utilise media relationships to grow Skilling’s brand image and reach. Be responsible for Skilling PR and brand image and work closely with the CMO to delivery effective PR and strategies.
  • Write educational content for Skilling marketing, product, and sales teams. Use market commentary, media and PR relationships to help develop Skilling marketing and commercial strategies.

Requirements

  • 4+ years’ experience in FX and CFD market analyst, market strategist, research analyst or similar roles, with a proven track record of executing market research, analysis and building external relationships to build brands.
  • Strong knowledge of forex and CFD trading, financial markets, financial services sector, and economy as a whole.
  • Able to write daily market commentary based on fundamental, technical, and quantitative analyses.
  • Experience conducting webinars, seminars and meeting key clients face to face to grow trust and relationships.
  • Experience and relationships with financial media. Being a regular contributor is a strong plus.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and presentation skills. Ability to create captivating content and person in person to a financially savvy audience.
  • Advanced degree in economics and/or finance is a plus.
  • Additional language is a plus.

Personal specifications

  • Self-starter with get it done attitude, with ability to drive projects with minimum supervision from inception to completion.
  • Enthusiast, team player, communicator and presenter.
  • Ambitious and hungry for growth and development.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills. Ability to work with a number of different stakeholders from around the world.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong team management skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask and work on multiple demanding projects with tight deadlines simultaneously.

Who we areTrading. Made. Simple. Skilling is a different FX and CFD trading platform. We are disrupting an industry by making trading simple and available to everyone. When trading is easier to understand, it gives our clients the confidence to make better investment decisions.We believe that great people working in a great way makes Skilling a great company. Skilling now has over 30 staff working from offices in Cyprus, Malta, and Spain, and is built from the ground up with a group-level agile culture. Skilling was launched in 2019 and is backed by experienced investors. Be part of this new adventure and apply now!

What you get

  • Modern FinTech start-up environment in a sunny climate.
  • Team lunches, drinks, snacks, smoothies, shopping delivery and group events.
  • Collaboration! Complete support from your teammates across all departments and a real get it done attitude for our customers.
  • Clean and modern, a spacious working environment.
  • Private medical cover.
  • 25 days annual leave, local bank holidays, and flexible time-off policy to balance your life with work.

Interested in shaping the future of trading with us?

We'd love to talk. Reach out to us at [email protected]

Backend Developer

Engineering Marbella More

Summary

We’re scaling at Skilling!

We are seeking an experienced Backend developer to join our growing team, based in Cyprus. You will sit within one of our five autonomous product teams to build high impact features for our new trading platform.

You and your team have complete control over the product; from concept, design and build to run, promote and optimize. With the aim to establish ourselves as a major disruptor of a trillion dollar industry.

What you will do

  • Work with our Product, UX and Front end dev experts in building core products to bring Trading to the Living room
  • Design, develop and deploy different components with a focus on high availability, low latency and easy scalability
  • Measure live systems, evaluate features and system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance
  • Develop systems using Java or other JVM based technologies
  • Be proactive, engage in collaborative work in a cross-functional team
  • Work both on new features and verification and optimisations of current ones
  • Source inspiration both from our SMEs, clients and views from outside our industry to create game changing products
  • Disrupt our thinking! Show us how we could be better at what we’re already better at
  • Bring the latest and greatest technologies to benefit us and our clients

Your skills

  • Expert knowledge in Java/J2EE
  • Experience in design and development of distributed, scalable and highly available systems (SOA preferably in Microservices design pattern, Event Driven Architecture)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of functional programming and Event driven Architectures
  • Know your way around application servers, such Tomcat, Jetty and/or the Node.js platform
  • Have experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery experience with Bash, Git, Jenkins, AWS on Unix.
  • Strong Agile philosophies from working in SCRUM/ Kanban/ Lean startup teams

Who you are

  • Striving to be the best in your area of expertise, no compromises
  • Able to see experience from the user's point of view, and craft services to make their lives easier
  • Very focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term
  • A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies
  • Are passionate about what you do and self organised and controlled.
  • Fluent in English with a huge portion of humor
  • An intraprenuer - enjoy working closely with others to create better ways of working for your team.
  • Bonus Points

    • Financial or Gambling experience
    • Knowledge from any other JVM language such as Scala, Groovy or Clojure
    • Experience from high scalability sites
    • Familiar with mobile development environment (Android, iOS, hybrid technologies)

    What you get

    • Modern FinTech start-up environment in a sunny climate.
    • Team lunches, drinks, snacks, smoothies, shopping delivery and group events.
    • Collaboration! Complete support from your teammates across all departments and a real get it done attitude for our customers.
    • Clean and modern, a spacious working environment.
    • Private medical cover.
    • 25 days annual leave, local bank holidays, and flexible time-off policy to balance your life with work.

    Who we are

    Trading. Made. Simple. Skilling is a different FX and CFD trading platform. We are disrupting an industry by making trading simple and available to everyone. When trading is easier to understand, it gives our clients the confidence to make better investment decisions.We believe that great people working in a great way makes Skilling a great company. Skilling now has over 30 staff working from offices in Cyprus, Malta, and Spain, and is built from the ground up with a group-level agile culture. Skilling was launched in 2019 and is backed by experienced investors. Be part of this new adventure and apply now!

    Interested in shaping the future of trading with us?

    We'd love to talk. Reach out to us at [email protected]

QA Automation

Engineering Marbella More

Summary

We’re scaling at Skilling!

We are seeking an experienced QA Automation to join our growing family.You will sit across our three autonomous product teams to architect, implement, and continuously deliver the testing tools and infrastructure required to run tests at scale for both our front-end and back-end components.

At Skilling we believe testing comes first, not last.

What you will do

  • Work with our Product, Engineering and DevOps teams in building core products to bring Trading to the Living room.
  • Create, test and maintain both the UI and service layers of your product
  • Support developers in understanding how to write more testable and robust code and software with the appropriate level of quality.
  • Collaboratively work across all areas of IT development, actively liaising with developers and business stakeholders to improve overall quality and performance.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to our development team around strategies and production deployment plans with the team ensuring high availability of service.
  • Work both on new features and verification and optimisations of current ones
  • Source inspiration both from our SMEs, clients and views from outside our industry to create game changing products
  • Disrupt our thinking! Show us how we could be better at what we’re already better at
  • Bring the latest and greatest technologies to benefit us and our clients

Your skills

  • Understanding the benefits of using Automated Testing and when using is appropriate.
  • Ability to understand software architecture and the implications that this has on testing.
  • Good understanding of how to best design automated testing across application layers using UI, API, and Integration tests.
  • Excellent working knowledge of web automation tools such as Selenium in multiple browsers.
  • Ability to identify when performance testing is required and advise the team on how best to perform performance testing
  • Excellent bug reporting. Familiar with tools such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience testing of APIs, Web Services and Backend Services.
  • Strong Agile philosophies from working in SCRUM/ Kanban/ Lean startup teams

Who you are

  • Striving to be the best in your area of expertise, no compromises
  • Very focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term
  • A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies
  • Are passionate about what you do and self organised and controlled.
  • Fluent in English with a huge portion of humor
  • An intraprenuer - enjoy working closely with others to create better ways of working for your team.

Bonus Points

  • Financial or Gambling experience
  • Experience from high scalability sites.
  • Development experience with Javascript
  • Mobile testing automation experience

What you get

  • Modern FinTech start-up environment in a sunny climate.
  • Team lunches, drinks, snacks, smoothies, shopping delivery and group events.
  • Collaboration! Complete support from your teammates across all departments and a real get it done attitude for our customers.
  • Clean and modern, a spacious working environment.
  • Private medical cover.
  • 25 days annual leave, local bank holidays, and flexible time-off policy to balance your life with work.

Who we are

Trading. Made. Simple. Skilling is a different FX and CFD trading platform. We are disrupting an industry by making trading simple and available to everyone. When trading is easier to understand, it gives our clients the confidence to make better investment decisions.We believe that great people working in a great way makes Skilling a great company. Skilling now has over 30 staff working from offices in Cyprus, Malta, and Spain, and is built from the ground up with a group-level agile culture. Skilling was launched in 2019 and is backed by experienced investors. Be part of this new adventure and apply now!

Interested in shaping the future of trading with us?

We'd love to talk. Reach out to us at [email protected]

Full Stack Developer

Engineering Marbella More

Summary

We’re scaling at Skilling!

We are seeking an experienced Full Stack developer to join our growing Marbella based family. You will sit within one of our three autonomous product teams to build high impact features and integrations for our new trading platform.

You and your team have complete control over the product; from concept, design and build to run, promote and optimize. With the aim to establish ourselves as a major disruptor of a trillion dollar industry.

What you will do

  • Work with our Product, UX, front and back-end dev experts in building core products to bring Trading to the Living room
  • Design, develop and deploy components with a focus on high availability, low latency and easy scalability
  • Develop back end systems using Java or other JVM based technologies, and front end systems using Angular focusing on fault tolerant web-scale UIs accessible on all devices.
  • Be proactive, engage in collaborative work in a cross-functional team
  • Work both on new features and verification and optimisations of current ones
  • Source inspiration from our SMEs, clients and views from outside our industry to create game-changing products
  • Disrupt our thinking! Show us how we could be better at what we’re already better at
  • Bring the latest and greatest technologies to benefit us and our clients
  • Your skills

    • Expert knowledge in Java/J2EE
    • Experience in design and development of distributed, scalable and highly available systems (SOA preferably in Microservices design pattern, Event Driven Architecture)
    • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of functional programming and Event-driven Architectures
    • Have experience with relational and NoSQL databases
    • Firm grasp of Javascript and its nuances including the new EcmaScript standards. Asynchronous, functional and event-based programming with Javascript. HTML5, CSS3 and web development in general.
    • Experience building Angular enterprise applications or similar Javascript frameworks based on components.
    • Knowledgeable about web protocols, application servers and web servers
    • Continuous Integration and Delivery experience with Bash, Git, AWS on Unix.
    • Strong Agile philosophies from working in SCRUM/ Kanban/ Lean startup teams
    • Who you are

      • Striving to be the best in your area of expertise, no compromises
      • Able to see the experience from the user's point of view, and craft services to make their lives easier
      • Very focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term
      • A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies
      • Are passionate about what you do and self-organised and controlled
      • Fluent in English with a huge portion of humour
      • An entrepreneur - enjoy working closely with others to create better ways of working for your team.
      • Bonus Points

        • Financial or Gambling experience
        • Knowledge from any other JVM language such as Scala, Groovy or Clojure
        • Experience from high scalability sites
        • Familiar with mobile development environment (Android, iOS, hybrid technologies)

        What you get

        • Modern FinTech start-up environment in a sunny climate.
        • Team lunches, drinks, snacks, smoothies, shopping delivery and group events.
        • Collaboration! Complete support from your teammates across all departments and a real get it done attitude for our customers.
        • Clean and modern, a spacious working environment.
        • Private medical cover.
        • 25 days annual leave, local bank holidays, and flexible time-off policy to balance your life with work.

        Who we are

        Trading. Made. Simple. Skilling is a different FX and CFD trading platform. We are disrupting an industry by making trading simple and available to everyone. When trading is easier to understand, it gives our clients the confidence to make better investment decisions.We believe that great people working in a great way makes Skilling a great company. Skilling now has over 30 staff working from offices in Cyprus, Malta, and Spain, and is built from the ground up with a group-level agile culture. Skilling was launched in 2019 and is backed by experienced investors. Be part of this new adventure and apply now!

        Interested in shaping the future of trading with us?

        We'd love to talk. Reach out to us at [email protected]