Current Vacancies at IDscan

A bit about us…

We live in an increasingly virtual world.  The data we share every day reflects our identities.  And this data offers a massive opportunity for businesses that understand it.

But it’s a balancing act; identity is a deeply personal matter.  As a result, companies need to treat their customers as individuals not just business opportunities.  That’s where we, at IDscan, come in.  We believe everyone should be able to conduct business safely and efficiently, everywhere. And we do that by using identity intelligently.

Recently, we were voted best in show at the 2016 Finovate Europe 2016, we help over 1,000 businesses to automate the onboarding of consumers and employees. We are at the forefront of the technology and use artificial intelligence to read and validate identity documents such as passports for organisations to create a happy digital onboarding journey across all channels. IDscan are proud to be part of the wider GBG Family.

All vacancies below are based at our London office.



The Role… (Vision)

This role will sit within the Product Management team but work between the Technical and Commercial team to ensure the products are accurately defined and can be communicated internally and externally with clarity and consistency Documentation needs to be tailored and accessible to its audience to ensure a full understanding of its capabilities.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Identify and document a singular and consistent language around the technology and products that have been developed.
• Accurately document all products ensuring the method of presentation and communication is suitable for the audience.
• Along with Technical Pre Sales assist with the completion of RFP’s ensuring a consistency of language and accuracy of information.
• Assist in the collation of technical information required for legal and compliance documents
• Support Sales and Marketing with the creation of articles and literature required for marketing purposes.
• Ensure all features & functionality delivered by development whether new or enhancements are reflected in the product documentation
• Maintain a competition & UVP3 (unique value proposition) document up to date working collaboratively with ales & product management

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• A background in software development and solid technical understanding
• Exceptional written English skills
• Good presentation and learning awareness skills
• Ability to liaise, acquire and understand information from all aspects of the business, especially around customer needs and technical development
• Proven track record in proactively driving projects forward and delivering projects on time
• A creative and logical thinking style
• A good awareness of branding and maintaining consistent messages that both accurately represent the products and also wow customers

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The Role… (Vision)

Reporting directly to the CEO this is a challenging and varied role to manage a team of Technical Account Managers and Support Engineers who work with both internal teams as well as directly with customers.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Leading a team of Technical Account Managers and Support Engineers to ensure the customer requirements are delivered with service excellence
• Ensuring all team members are clear on their contribution, by ensuring everyone has an up to date role description and Individual VOS; regular 1:1’s and team meetings are in place; appropriate feedback, coaching, support and direction against development set out in a Development Plan is given. Champions a culture of engagement through Q12 based communications and action planning
• Fully engages with GBG’s talent acquisition process and strives to always hire the best and most engaged Team Members for his/hers Team
• To constantly monitor and ensure that all stakeholders are enforcing the IDscan delivery and post delivery process.
• To abstract the product development team from direct communication with sales and customers.
• Work together with the Product Owners, Business Development and Sales to plan and execute projects.
• Ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by establishing realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring that existing projects remain on target to meet agreed deadlines.
• Work closely with the Product Owner, Sales, and Business Development, for understanding the system’s functional and non-functional requirements
• Demonstrate leadership abilities to our clients with the deployment of software upgrades, enhancements and fixes that are coordinated based on release schedules
• Organize daily meetings and sprint planning as necessary.
• Help technical account managers resolve both technical problems as well as human resources issues
• Monitor individual technical account managers’ performance
• Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development
• Have a visibility of the high level picture of all the current projects from the delivery perspective
• Sign off requirements schedule, technical project design documents and project timelines with the collaboration of Product Owners
• Provide support to the pre-sales technical team in creating requirements schedule and defining project scope.
• Appointed as point of escalation for technical account managers
• Work on preparing the delivery processes and procedures with Product Owners

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager, and you’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve. You’ll do this via your personal VOS.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• The confidence and professional credibility that comes from experience
• Experience in championing a culture of engagement having recruited, developed and managed engaged teams.
• Considerable experience working through the design, development, release cycle, and delivering software products to market
• Worked with Scrum methodologies and Agile practices
• Strong understanding of the software development cycle
• Experience in programming (C#, Java, Objective-C, etc.)
• Experience in software deployment (MSI, SCCM,…).
• Relevant experience with system integration and web services (RESTful and SOAP).
• Understanding of relational databases (MSSQL, Oracle) development and maintenance.
• High command of verbal and written English.
• Willingness to dive into software environments and technical issues
• Self-motivated, team player, action-and-results oriented
• Well organized, good communication and reporting skills
• Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines
• Experience with managing the development of SaaS and cloud-based applications

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The Role… (Vision)

You will work in a practical and cutting edge technology and see how it makes positive impact to people and businesses.
You will investigate what the technology has to offer to make our systems smarter, more capable, more reliable and more enjoyable to interact with. You will need to equip yourself with high sense of quality as it is the reliability and accuracy that sets the product apart.
You will be part of advancing a technology that will enable more opportunities and more interactions in the virtual world and strengthen remote trust in a convenient manner.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Be a core member of our development team and be able to take active part in our development
• Acquire the needed knowledge of our domain from our team members and invest it
• Take part of planning the development of our planned features and maintenance
• Adopt our practices of development including clean coding and quality assurance and contribute toward them
• Use your development skills to contribute to module development and prepare automated tests
• Structure, refactor and optimise code from research artefacts and make it production-ready
• Take part in maintaining existing code and porting code from previous versions or other products
• Take part in analysing test results and in contributing toward preparing action plans when necessary

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)
These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

Required experience:
• Proficiency in C++
• Experienced with Modern C++ (C++ 11)
• Experienced in object-oriented programming
• Have good understating of basic software design practices including modular design and design patterns
• Experience developing on multiple platforms (At least two of Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS or Android …etc.)
• Core understanding of compilers, linkers and make systems
• Experience with automated testing
• Familiar with multi-threading and concurrency
Nice-to-have experience:
• Experience working in a Continuous Integration environment
• Cross-platform development in C++ and especially using CMake
• Experience in Good API design
• Experience with SDK/Framework packaging
• Experience in the domain of image processing. Familiarity with image processing libraries like OpenCV
• Experience in the domain of artificial intelligence
• Good experience with Boost library
• Experience in performance optimisation
• Experience with parallelism on hardware level (using SIMD instructions/intrinsics or GPU programming)
• Shell scripting experience (Bash or other shell scripting platforms)

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The Role… (Vision)

Working from our London office near Canary Wharf and reporting directly into the Finance Director, this is a varied and challenging role. IDscan are an international business now part of a wider PLC group, meaning that the role has plenty of opportunity for growth and development.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• The production of the monthly consolidated management accounts, detailing the profit and loss, balance sheet and cashflow statements.
• The consolidation aggregates the results from IDscan’s three foreign subsidiaries.
• You will have responsibility for controlling the nominal ledger and ensuring the balance sheets are reconciled each month.
• The holding company GBG, is a listed company therefore there is a requirement to support GBG’s reporting by providing monthly analysis and assistance to the central Group Finance Function.

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• A qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA or similar)
• Someone that wants to be part of a growing business and capable of growing with it
• Someone that takes full accountability and has the tenacity to find solutions with a sense of urgency
• Excellent organisation and planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst maintaining quality
• First rate interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Strong accounting reporting knowledge
• Excellent excel skills and IT system skills
• A self-starter with a can do attitude able to operate in an autonomous, hands-on environment
• You will be able to demonstrate a positive, engaging, hard-working approach and exhibit the company values of Innovation, Quality, Excellence, Respect and Trust
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience with Sage 50 is useful but not essential

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The Role… (Vision)

To build and maintain a healthy and productive work environment for the team. To take the responsibility and maintain the wellbeing of team members. To own team work processes and ensure its effectiveness.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Coach the team to use the right software development process to create a successful product, facilitate organisational change and establish an effective way of working.
• Organise team meetings, including release planning, stand-ups, release reviews, sprint reports and retrospectives.
• Document and communicate development process reports (sprint planning, sprint review, … ) and team meeting minutes.
• Create six month personal objective for every team member and monitor their improvements.
• Conduct one-to-one bi-monthly meetings with each team member, so that their performance and improvement is under control.
• Submit to the Technical Director regular reports to review team performance and individual contributions towards the overall team goals and objectives.
• Travel to remote offices with sufficient frequency to ensure on track team delivery and cohesion.
• Participating in recruitment process in the team: identifying needed roles, searching for candidates and organising interviews.
• Increase internal team communication.
• Help team members to overcome any obstacle that reduces efficiency.
• Fill the gap in knowledge within the team in relation to software development process.
• Maintain and review technical documentation and keep them up to date.

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• Positive can do attitude to new challenges
• Ability to recognise and analyse problems
• Team building, interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Technical experience within Software development
• Develop and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships.
• Collaborative brain storming
• Certified Scrum Master and previous Scrum Master experience

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The Role… (Vision)

This is a pivotal role responsible for the operational management of the mobile team and the success of the process in making the vision a reality.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Leading a team of Mobile Developers to ensure the road map is fulfilled on time and in line with the vision.
• Ensuring all team members are clear on their contribution, by ensuring everyone has an up to date role description and Individual VOS; regular 1:1’s and team meetings are in place; appropriate feedback, coaching, support and direction against development set out in a Development Plan is given.
• Champions a culture of engagement through Q12 based communications and action planning
• Fully engages with GBG’s talent acquisition process and strives to always hire the best and most engaged team members for his/hers team
• To successfully complete on time key mobile projects

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with your manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• Experience managing and engaging successful teams working both remotely and in-house.
• Ability to demonstrate previous proven success in getting a mobile product into production.
• Someone able to manage and lead but who when required is comfortable writing code, doing code reviews, writing code for demos and even contributing to the main project to ensure the success of the project.
• Strong technical experience within Software development
• Experience working within an agile environment.
• A specialist in either Android or IOS Development
• Strong interpersonal skills and emotionally intelligent
• Ideally degree educated from a recognised university

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The Role… (Vision)

Working within the Employee Experience team as part of the Talent Attraction team this role has the opportunity to really make a mark on the future success of IDscan, as we integrate following the recent acquisition by GBG. We’re looking for someone to act as a full breadth of Talent Attraction, working with the Global Talent Attraction Manager to attract and find the best and most engaged candidates in line with the businesses growth strategy.

What you’ll do… (Objectives)

• Supported by the Global Head of Talent you will work to ensure we have a best in class recruitment strategy and have the tools, skills and knowledge to deliver it.
• Act as part of the People team and contribute to the successful delivery of the overall People VOS.
• Work with colleagues to deliver and act as a ambassador for the GBG employer brand.
• Ensure we have a strong pipeline of candidates for all priority roles.
• Partnering with colleagues as appropriate to deliver the best in class recruitment service aligned with the business needs.
• Work with the Global Head of Talent to develop and enhance our existing recruitment process and ensure consistent application.
• We have a robust set of assessment criteria for technical/ non tech and employee/ managerial roles, and ensure consistent application through training and role modelling.
• Maintain the list of suppliers to deliver our needs, ensuring fit with our employer brand and application of competitive terms.
• Successfully coach managers/ leaders through the recruitment cycle, ensuring application of the agreed standards.
• Work in collaboration with the broader people team to deliver agreed priorities.

How you’ll deliver it… (Strategies)

• These will be determined by you, in collaboration with Global Talent Attraction manager. You’ll update them regularly to keep your contribution relevant as we evolve.

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

• A deep specialist knowledge in recruitment/ talent acquisition, and relevant tools/ systems.
• Likely to have had exposure to a range of companies, across a variety of markets but ideally with a Tech focus.
• Experience of working in an environment built on clear expectations, feedback, accountability and outcome based delivery.
• Personable and solution focused, with a desire to make everyday tasks easier for people, someone with natural strength in customer service.
• Someone confident with ambiguity, and able to suggest improvements to processes, whilst deploying high attention to detail.
• Self-motivated and able to work with autonomy.
• Absolutely confidential in all situations.
• Proven delivery in sales/ technology/ customer driven business.
• Skills and knowledge across the full range of Microsoft tools plus bespoke databases.

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