What is Sourcecards and what do we offer our employees?

SourceCards is an innovative and powerful FinTech payment account, with multiple accounts, one of which gives you the freedom to buy anything anywhere and five of which are restricted for essentials such as food, rent, travel, utilities and other essentials. These can be can be configured to provide the appropriate degree of flexibility or control to enable people to budget and manage their money better.

Much more than this SourceCards provides a host of other features designed to help people to manage their affairs better. These include the ability to provide discounts on essential goods and services, the ability to apply for charity grants, where applicable and receive online support from a designated mentor or case worker.

SourceCards is partly a Fintech platform which solves a variety of social and commercial budgeting problems, and partly a network of stake holders such as government and local authorities, social landlords, charities, Churches, businesses and communities who help vulnerable people to manage their finances.

A key objective of SourceCards is to give everyone, whether Partners or Account holders, a wonderful user experience and help them to achieve their goals.

SourceCards is a very young company, which has built an amazing solution which will make a real difference to people’s lives. At the same time, because Councils and similar organization pay to use SourceCards, we are a commercial operation which will generate profits whilst doing good.

SourceCards has an experienced management team who have previously created and run successful businesses. (For details see our website.) Under their inspiration, vision and leadership new employees can expect to be well managed, well trained and well incentivized to make the best of their skills and the opportunities available.

SourceCards believes in rewarding hard work and achievement: employees who prove themselves may in due course be invited to participate in the Employee share scheme.

Positions currently available:

- Senior Developer

We’re looking for a senior developer to join our fast growing team, based in Paddington, West London.

SourceCards is the go-to payment provider for anyone who wants a simple and effective way to manage their money. The company has huge ambitions and a strong track record to date, and this is an opportunity for a hands-on developer to be a founding part of the technical team.

With a highly sophisticated platform already engineered by our strategic technical partners, we now need to build our internal technical capabilities. This role would be the first of these.

We're after a full-stack developer who has the following skills as a minimum:

• Minimum of 3 years commercial experience or a good degree in the relevant skills

• Excellent engineering and problem-solving skills

• Generally have a deep understanding of the web and how it works, you should know your 301s from your 403s

• Proficient in Ruby/Rails

• Strong Javascript skills

• Good HTML and CSS skills, familiarity with Sass and build tools would be good

• Experience working with a range of APIs

• An understanding of database theory with experience of Postgres

• Good knowledge of the entire development process, including testing, build, deployment and maintenance

In addition, we need someone who can help build a development team and create an environment that will allow us to attract world class talent. You’ll need to be organised, work well under pressure and act as an ambassador for the company externally.

And because we are a small team, we’ll also need this person to manage our outsourced IT support team albeit this will be a small part of the day-to-day.

In return, we’ll give you:

• Competitive salary

• 25 days holiday

• Statutory pension

• Annual conference/training budget

• Potential equity participation

If this role and this way of thinking appeals to you we'd love to hear from you. Please do get in touch. [email protected]

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