The bank as a platform
We believe in planning things out before we start to build. We solicit feedback. We weigh different approaches.
At the end of the day we're not shipping a hackathon project, we're laying the foundations of the future of global financial infrastructure. It's okay if it takes a bit longer to get it up and running.
KINDNESS & EMPATHY
We are deliberate in using words and actions that communicate our consideration, kindness and empathy. It is not enough to assume that your intent will be positively interpreted by others - you must work to make your positive intent felt.
We share our thankfulness when things go well. If we see something that we feel is wrong, we first learn context and rationale instead of assuming ignorance or bad faith.
Building a bank is hard. It is going to take time, and it won't always be fun. There are going to be mis-steps along the way.
If we're not resilient, we won't make it. So we must be patient, and we must learn from our mistakes.
SIMPLE MADE EASY
There is a lot about banking infrastructure that is inherently complex. For the most part, our customers don't want to have to deal with that complexity.
We look for places where needless complexity can be encapsulated. We then wrap those encapsulations in simple interfaces.
As a bank, we will be a target for hackers and fraudsters. Everything we build needs to be build with security in mind - security of the end user, of the customer, and of ourselves.
This means having a mindset where security isn't "someone else's job". While we do have full-time security experts, everyone who works here is expected to be able to think from a security perspective.
We write everything down and make it freely available inside the company. We share as much about the company's higher-level functions as possible, from bad news to major strategic decisions.
Perks and benefits
Private medical insurance
We offer private medical insurance through AXA and life insurance through AIG to our employees.
Generous stock option grants
We believe in generous stock grants for everyone at the company. We think people do their best work when incentives are aligned :)
Work from home
We aren't prescriptive about whether you need to be in the office or at home. If you've got some chores to bang out in the middle of the day, we'll see you when we see you!
25 days off + annual holidays
We offer 5 weeks off on top of any national holidays (bank holidays here in Europe, federal holidays in the US).