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Risk Developer

full-time Coinfloor London

Coinfloor is the UK’s No. 1 Cryptocurrency exchange. Founded with a focus on trust, security and reliability, our goal has always been to create a safe and accessible place to trade and invest in cryptocurrency. Coinfloor’s history goes back to 2012 when we experienced first-hand the challenges of buying, selling and trading bitcoins in the UK, and wanted to build a business that solved this problem.

Coinfloor’s team is passionate about Cryptocurrency. We believe that this is one of the most exciting and disruptive spaces in technology and finance and we are still only at the beginning. Joining our team is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a revolution that will ultimately affect every aspect of our lives.

We are a profitable early stage business with aggressive revenue growth. We believe in simplicity, transparency and operational efficiency.

Job Description

The Risk Developer will be an integral part of Coinfloor’s 24/7, 365 days a year, Risk Team and help design, implement and monitor Coinfloor’s Risk systems in line with best practice. The cryptocurrency space is both exciting and fast moving so you will work to keep abreast of the latest developments in the space and ensure that Coinfloor’s platform is able to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Coinfloor is based in the City and is a successful but still relatively young company. This is a chance to join when the technology is still open to significant change. It would suit a gifted technologist who is keen on taking ownership and making a substantial impact in a fast moving and creative Fintech startup environment whilst expanding, learning and applying the latest Risk Management methodologies from his or her colleagues in the Risk Management team. This role will sit within the Risk Management department working directly with the Risk team.

The Environment

Fast changing, Intense, Innovative, Flexible, Challenging, Growth driven, Rewarding, Demanding

The Team

Exploratory, Creative, Problem solving, Diverse, Logical, Ambitious, Precise, Trustworthy

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement Java based Risk GUI’s and Dashboards
  • Join and contribute to development of our continuous improvement process
  • Support Coinfloor’s Risk systems and be fully capable of resolving / fixing any issues
  • Assist members of the Risk team in the delivery of their projects through team work on architectural, design, coding and testing best practice
  • Key member of the Risk Team, which is a 24/7, 365 days a year function and will need to be comfortable working nights and weekend on call shifts on a regular rotational basis.
  • Learn key Risk skills.

Technical Skills

  • Strong Java GUI Developer (JavaFx/Swing)
  • Javascript, CSS, HTML (desirable)
  • Enthusiasm about working in an agile and collaborative environment

Soft Skills

  • Strong interest in expanding knowledge around Risk measurement & management.
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical background, ability to think practically and pro-actively propose solutions
  • Strong believer in best practice as an eventual goal but able to make pragmatic shorter term decisions
  • Ability to drive projects forward, proactive and motivated to succeed
  • Team player in a very fast moving environment and able to work in small, multidisciplinary environments effectively
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise effectively
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Open to direction and a collaborative work style
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical solutions and issues to technical and non-technical audiences
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree
  • Strong background and work experience in the Finance, Algorithmic Trading, Financial Computing, Fintech or Cryptocurrency space preferred but not essential
  • Fintech or other related experience desirable but interest in learning more about Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin essential

Compensation: £TBC PA commensurate with experience.
published: May 31, 2018

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