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Channel Recruitment

We pride ourselves on recruiting and developing strong, inclusive teams.

We aim to attract passionate and bright individuals, who will thrive in our culture of integrity, inclusion, collaboration and continuous learning.

We are a firm with real entrepreneurial drive and don’t believe in squashing people’s individuality. We want you to use your unique talents and experiences to help the firm grow. Working closely and collaboratively with people throughout the firm, we foster a culture that encourages you to be yourself.

Whether you have an interest in data driven change, risk decisioning, business intelligence, market insights, machine learning and artificial intelligence in application, supporting SME growth, the business funding landscape, research, and analysis – then we may have a position for you in the team.

If you are interested in joining the Channel team, please send a copy of your resume/CV to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

Current job vacancies:

Mid Software Engineer

Mid-Level Software Engineer

£50k to £70k + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Flexible UK Location – Occasional travel to London will be required

Channel Digital is on a mission to enable data-driven lending for our partners and investors to the support the financial well-being of SMEs.

SMEs are the backbone of the global economy. There are 24 million SMEs in Europe providing 85% of the employment and generating 60% of the GDP, yet 1/3 of SMEs cannot obtain the finance they need to grow.

Combining cutting edge technology including AI and Machine Learning, Channel Digital aims to plug the funding gap for SMEs fast.

You Will:

  • Be a founding member of a new agile cross functional team delivering an exciting greenfield platform to support the finance needs of SMEs.
  • Design, build and maintain new APIs, integrations and core abstractions.
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
  • Introduce and improve engineering standards, tooling and processes.
  • Be empowered to ship and iterate rapidly.

This Role Maybe a Great Fit If You:

  • Are a mid-level polyglot developer with knowledge and experience across multiple languages (C#, JAVA, JavaScript (React, Vue, Angular, Node), Python etc.) who likes to use the right tool for the job.
  • Have experience of the cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) and building cloud native software (Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Have a keen interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Have strong written and verbal communications skills.

We’re Looking For Someone Who Has:

  • A degree in Computer Science and at least 3 years commercial experience, or the equivalent work experience
  • A passion for problem-solving, a rapid learner who relishes a technical challenge
  • Been key member of a cross functional agile delivery team on a greenfield project
  • Has worked successfully across the full stack (frontend and backend), is enthusiastic and promotes best practice in terms of tools, technology, and testing.
  • Pride in being part of a team successfully delivering challenging projects involving multiple technologies.

Channel are looking for exciting mid-level software engineers, who are passionate about technology and want to design and build a scalable, cloud native fintech platform that gives SMEs access to the finance they need. You will be a member of the founding technical team, with the ability to influence the technical direction of the product, your work will have a real impact. This is a rare opportunity to be really involved in a true greenfield project at inception that will make a real difference to SMEs all across the UK and Europe.

At Channel, we are looking for talented people who can deliver regardless of their CV. Even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description, if you know you have what it takes, please apply.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

Data Scientist

Founding Data Scientist

£75k – £100k + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Flexible UK Location – Occasional travel to London will be required

Channel Digital is on a mission to enable data-driven lending for our partners and investors to the support the financial well-being of SMEs. 

SMEs are the backbone of the global economy. There are 24 million SMEs in Europe providing 85% of the employment and generating 60% of the GDP, yet 1/3 of SMEs cannot obtain the finance they need to grow.

Combining cutting edge technology including AI and Machine Learning, Channel Digital aims to plug the funding gap for SMEs fast.

You Will:

  • Be a founding member of a new cross functional team delivering an exciting greenfield platform to support the finance needs of SMEs
  • Apply statistical, machine learning and risk models on large datasets to:
  • Measure results and outcomes
  • Identify causal impact and attribution
  • Quantify and monitor ongoing risk
  • Design, analyse and interpret the results of experiments
  • Design, implement and launch data science solutions to empower data-driven risk decisions
  • Drive the collection of new data, develop new insights
  • This Role Maybe a Great Fit If You:
  • Have some experience of credit risk
  • Have 2 + years of working with and analysing large data sets to solve problems
  • A PhD or MS in quantitative field (E.g. Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Natural Sciences)
  • Have expert knowledge of a scientific computing language (such as Python or R) and SQL
  • Have strong knowledge in statistics, machine learning and optimization.

We’re Looking For Someone Who Has:

  • A track record of identifying, scoping and leading complex data science projects with huge business impact as part of a cross-functional team.
  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner.
  • Pride in successfully delivering challenging projects involving multiple technologies

Channel are looking for an incredible data scientist, who can find new ways to leverage SME data, to help them get access to the finance they need, and make a real difference to SMEs all across the UK and Europe. You will be a key part of the founding technical team, with the ability to have a real impact on the decisions made by the platform. You will also have incredible support from our panel of industry advisors, who leverage AI and Machine Learning in the real world, today.

At Channel, we are always looking for talented people who can deliver regardless of their CV. Even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description, if you know you have what it takes, please apply.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

Data Engineer

Founding Data Engineer

£75k – £100k + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Flexible UK Location – Occasional travel to London will be required

Channel Digital is on a mission to enable data-driven lending for our partners and investors to the support the financial well-being of SMEs. 

SMEs are the backbone of the global economy. There are 24 million SMEs in Europe providing 85% of the employment and generating 60% of the GDP, yet 1/3 of SMEs cannot obtain the finance they need to grow.

Combining cutting edge technology including AI and Machine Learning, Channel Digital aims to plug the funding gap for SMEs fast.

You Will:

  • Be a founding member of a new cross functional team delivering an exciting greenfield platform to support the finance needs of SMEs
  • Design, develop, deploy and own data pipelines
  • Become the subject matter expert and manage the SLAs for those data pipelines 
  • Work alongside a data scientist to develop and apply new data models
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources, work alongside engineers to manage and develop our data structures as the project evolves

This Role Maybe a Great Fit If You:

  • Have 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineering or Data Science role with a strong focus on building data pipelines and conducting data intensive analysis
  • Have a strong engineering background and a passion for data 
  • Have prior experience in writing and debugging data pipelines using cloud-native distributed data frameworks (Hadoop, Spark etc).
  • Have knowledge of scientific computing language such as Python or R

We’re Looking For Someone Who Has:

  • Successfully delivered efficient and scalable data pipelines with multiple technologies to aggressive timelines in a greenfield project
  • A naturally inquisitive nature in diving into data inconsistencies to pinpoint issues
  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, precise and actionable manner.

Channel are looking for an amazing data engineer, with real passion and skill, who wants to make a real difference to SMEs all across the UK and Europe. You will be a key part of the founding technical team, with the ability to really lead the technical direction of the data platform from its inception. You will also have amazing support from our panel of industry advisors, who leverage AI and Machine Learning in the real world, today.

At Channel, we are always looking for talented people who can deliver regardless of their CV. Even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description, if you think you have what it takes, please apply.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

Senior Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

£80k to £100k + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Flexible UK Location – Occasional travel to London will be required

Channel Digital is on a mission to enable data-driven lending for our partners and investors to the support the financial well-being of SMEs. 

SMEs are the backbone of the global economy. There are 24 million SMEs in Europe providing 85% of the employment and generating 60% of the GDP, yet 1/3 of SMEs cannot obtain the finance they need to grow.

Combining cutting edge technology including AI and Machine Learning, Channel Digital aims to plug the funding gap for SMEs fast.

You Will:

  • Be a founding member of an all new agile cross functional team delivering an exciting greenfield platform to support the finance needs of SMEs
  • Lead the design, build and maintain new APIs, integrations, data models and core abstractions
  • Lead the response to production issues, minimising mean time to recovery (MTTR)
  • Lead the introduction and improvement of engineering standards, tooling and processes
  • Be empowered to ship and iterate rapidly

This Role Maybe a Great Fit If You:

  • Are an experienced full stack polyglot developer with experience across multiple languages (C#, JAVA, JavaScript, Python etc.) who likes to pick and use the right tool for the job.
  • Have deep experience of the cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) and building scalable cloud native software (Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Have experience or a keen interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

We’re Looking For Someone Who Has:

  • A well rounded pragmatic approach to software engineering, who can build software and systems that balance simplicity and flexibility.
  • Knowledge of cyber security best practice and defence in depth
  • Successfully led and mentored an agile cross functional delivery team on a greenfield project
  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • High-standards for themself and others particularly when working with production systems, promotes best practice across tools, technology and testing.
  • Pride in successfully delivering challenging projects involving multiple technologies.

Channel are looking for prodigious lead software engineer, who is passionate about technology and wants to lead the design and build of a scalable, cloud native fintech platform to help SMEs get access to the finance they need. You will be a key part of the founding technical team, with the ability to really influence the technical direction of the platform, from the technology stack, to the cloud provider we adopt. This is a rare opportunity to be really involved in a true greenfield project at inception that will make a real difference to SMEs all across the UK and Europe.

At Channel, we are always looking for talented people who can deliver regardless of their CV. Even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description, if you know you have what it takes, please apply.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

Junior Software Engineer

Junior Software Engineer

£25k to £45k + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Flexible UK Location – Occasional travel to London will be required

Channel Digital is on a mission to enable data-driven lending for our partners and investors to the support the financial well-being of SMEs. 

SMEs are the backbone of the global economy. There are 24 million SMEs in Europe providing 85% of the employment and generating 60% of the GDP, yet 1/3 of SMEs cannot obtain the finance they need to grow.

Combining cutting edge technology including AI and Machine Learning, Channel Digital aims to plug the funding gap for SMEs fast.

You Will:

  • Be a founding member of a new agile cross functional team delivering an exciting greenfield platform to support the finance needs of SMEs.
  • Help design, build and maintain new APIs, integrations and core abstractions.
  • Help debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
  • Help introduce and improve engineering standards, tooling and processes
  • Be empowered to ship and iterate rapidly.

This Role Maybe a Great Fit If You:

  • Are a junior polyglot developer with some knowledge and experience across multiple languages (C#, JAVA, JavaScript (React, Vue, Angular, Node), Python etc.) who likes to use the right tool for the job.
  • Want to learn and gain experience of the cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) and building cloud native software (Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Have an interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Have strong written and verbal communications skills.

We’re Looking For Someone Who Has:

  • A degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • The ability to learn through independent research, working with other software engineer and subject matter experts
  • A good balance of general development skills and some specialized domain knowledge.
  • Experience in code review practices and an understanding of how to safely update production systems.
  • Pride in being part of a team successfully delivering challenging projects involving multiple technologies.

Channel are looking for precocious junior software engineers, who are passionate about technology and want to learn and help to design and build a scalable, cloud native fintech platform that gives SMEs access to the finance they need. You will be part of the founding technical team, gaining wide exposure to how modern cloud native platforms are architected and built from ground up. Accelerate your technology career by being involved with an early stage start-up, this is a rare opportunity to be really involved in a true greenfield project at inception that will make a real difference to SMEs all across the UK and Europe.

At Channel, we are looking for talented people who can deliver regardless of their CV. Even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description, if you know you have what it takes, please apply.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

ESG Intern

Job Advert – ESG & Sustainable Finance Intern

As the ESG Intern, you will join and support the ESG and Sustainable Finance team by working on sector or client specific ESG analysis/research projects. You will work closely with the team to develop strategic approaches to ESG integration and sustainable finance solutions for our clients.  You must be able to commit to work as a  Summer Intern for the period of 20 June 2022 until 20 September 2022.

Responsibilities: 

Research: Research and analysis to deliver concise, ad-hoc market research reports on sustainability themes and developments.

ESG Integration: analysing material ESG issues facing potential investment opportunities using large amounts of qualitative and quantitative datasets. This includes benchmarking companies on their ESG performance and refining data spreadsheets

Engagement: Support engagement efforts with companies to encourage ESG improvements. Supporting the team through preparation of document engagement efforts (letters, calls, meetings).

Who are we?

Channel is an FCA regulated full-scope AIFM, with a pristine regulatory and compliance track record. Since 2014, we have managed over USD 9bn of assets across various working capital financing formats, including trade receivables, inventory, and supply chain finance.

Channel has invested significantly in developing proprietary systems using APIs, Open Banking and cloud-based technologies to provide finance to businesses. Our tech infrastructure enables seamless onboarding of Partners and Investors and facilitates a fast and efficient digital lending experience.

We are committed to pursuing best practises in environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and to facilitating sustainable trade finance for businesses across the globe.

Who are you?

The Candidate

  • Undergraduate university degree or equivalent. Pursuing an advanced degree with an emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues or related a plus.
  • Demonstrable interest in sustainable finance and ESG
  • Innovative in thinking about sustainable finance with a strong desire to pursue a career in the sector

You will have experience conducting research, quantitative analysis and basic financial modelling.  You will be able to proactively recalibrate research scope when necessary and clearly articulate complex findings.  You will have excellent written and oral communication skills.  You will be highly motivated and results driven.  

At Channel we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued, motivated and able to be themselves. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant’s suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

Please send all applications to karen.may@channelcapital.co.uk

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