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Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Kirat Singh the man behind JPMorgan's Athena programme and Bank of America's Quartz platform has quit investment banking to start his own firm.

Six skills financial services firms want to see from their technologists now

Six skills financial services firms want to see from their technologists now

Banks are working hard to attract technologists, offering Google-style office space, flexible working arrangements and the promise of innovative projects to ensure they can compete with the tech…

Cloud computing and app development – two areas where banks are hiring technologists

Cloud computing and app development – two areas where banks are hiring technologists

Financial services firms had held off investing heavily in either cloud computing or mobile app development for one common reason – security concerns. However, as both technologies have…

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“At ANZ, working flexibly won’t hinder your career and you won’t be seen as lacking ambition.”

This is where to focus your application if you want an IT job in banking now

This is where to focus your application if you want an IT job in banking now

If you work in financial technology do you have a skill-set that will set you apart from the competition? After all, while the job market for IT professionals…

Five IT skill-sets that banks still struggle to find

Five IT skill-sets that banks still struggle to find

No one is suggesting that the job market for IT professionals within the banking sector is particularly buoyant currently, but there are certain skill-sets that still manage to…

Could Scala be the hot skill-set for technologists in 2012?

Could Scala be the hot skill-set for technologists in 2012?

We've mentioned previously that some top tier investment banks have been looking to increase the use of comparatively new programming languages, but some recruiters are predicting that the…