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Current vacancies

Kingston Upon Thames (head office)

Business Development Executive 

The Role

We’re seeking a smart Inside Sales individual who is passionate about Fintech and who can work effectively in a high-growth software solutions environment and get things done with minimal instructions. Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will be responsible for generating and qualifying Marketing Qualified Leads (MQLs) for our Sales team, bridging the Sales and Marketing functions.

The Company

Intelligent Environments provides financial service organisations with the ability to transform their digital customer experience. We do this through Interact®, our powerful software platform, whose pre-built components enable our clients to deliver customised solutions to market quickly. By integrating into any core banking system and Fintech ecosystem, we bring together the functionality to improve the customer experience, accelerate growth, optimise costs and manage risk. We are the chosen partner to four of the UK’s five largest banks and have deployed Interact in 28 countries. We were recognised as one of the world’s “most significant providers” in the Q3 2017 Forrester Wave for Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, offering “a well-defined Digital Banking Platform that supports Corporate Banking, Private Banking and excels in Retail Banking.” Intelligent Environments is privately owned and has more than 130 employees. Our head office is set on the riverside in London with further offices in Belfast, Frankfurt, Dubai, Brisbane & Auckland.  For more information visit iewpecorp.wpengine.com.

Responsibilities

  • Generate MQLs by identifying and contacting potential customers, based on inbound and outbound activities
  • Identify new opportunities and evaluate their position in the industry; researching and analysing sales options, making appointments at C level
  • Be effective in the use of the sales CRM system and in the collection, analysis and summary of information for reports and approvals
  • Execute calling campaigns, and reactivate business relationships with dormant clients and up and cross-sell to active ones, either Inbound or Outbound
  • Manage campaigns and bridge the relationship between Marketing and Sales
  • Provide feedback to product teams in order to ensure market and competitor information is shared

Your Skills & Experience Essential

  • Experience and a good understanding of how to manage a complex & long IT sales cycle, preferably within the Fintech industry
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Collaborative working approach
  • Strong ability to develop and manage relations with prospects and colleagues
  • New business sales driven, as opposed to account management
  • Strong MS Office skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Salesforce.

Desired

  • Financial products and services: asset finance, commercial banking, credit cards, current accounts, deposit savings, investments, loans, mortgages, motor finance, pensions, prepay accounts, and wealth management
  • Strong interest in digital technology and awareness of key issues in the market
  • Experience of selling a digital platform
  • Marketing automation experience

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary based upon your skills and experience
  • Company Pension: the company contributes 4% of your basic salary once you have completed 3 months employment. If you wish, you may join sooner and make your own contributions
  • Life Assurance: pays a sum equivalent to four times your basic salary
  • Health Plan: on commencement of employment
  • Holidays: 25 working days plus 8 statutory holidays

The Location Kingston upon Thames

Business Development Manager

The Role

We’re seeking a smart, creative and hungry new business hunter, who can work effectively in a high-growth software solutions environment and get things done with minimal instructions. In this role you will be instrumental in finding and closing new client business.

The Company

Intelligent Environments provides financial service organisations with the ability to transform their digital customer experience. We do this through Interact®, our powerful software platform, whose pre-built components enable our clients to deliver customised solutions to market quickly. By integrating into any core banking system and Fintech ecosystem, we bring together the functionality to improve the customer experience, accelerate growth, optimise costs and manage risk. We are the chosen partner to four of the UK’s five largest banks and have deployed Interact in 28 countries. We were recognised as one of the world’s “most significant providers” in the Q3 2017 Forrester Wave for Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, offering “a well-defined Digital Banking Platform that supports Corporate Banking, Private Banking and excels in Retail Banking.” Intelligent Environments is privately owned and has more than 130 employees. Our head office is set on the riverside in London with further offices in Belfast, Frankfurt, Dubai, Brisbane & Auckland.  For more information visit iewpecorp.wpengine.com.

Responsibilities

  • Identify new opportunities and evaluate their position in the industry; researching and analysing sales options, making appointments at C level
  • Respond to tender enquiries, and follow up on the leads generated by marketing activities
  • Develop relationships and recommend solutions based on the Interact product set
  • Work the pipeline through to shorten sales cycles
  • Qualify opportunities and take a lead role through the sales process working in conjunction with team
  • Be a strong negotiator and work with teams to complete contract agreement
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance
  • Identify product improvements by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Be effective in the use of the sales CRM system and in the collection, analysis and summary of information for reports and approvals
  • Contribute to marketing initiatives through the contribution of ideas and initiatives.
  • Provide feedback to product and marketing teams in order to ensure market and competitor information is shared.
  • Share industry knowledge and experience with other members of the sales team.
  • Attend regular sales meetings, conferences and exhibitions.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record of selling (preferably complex financial services) software solutions whilst working in an SME
  • Experience and a sound understanding of how to drive a complex IT sales cycle and experience of working within a business implementing multi-month technically complex, financial software solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Collaborative working approach
  • Develop and manage relations with prospects and colleagues
  • Demonstrable ability to control the sales cycle
  • New business sales driven as opposed to account management
  • Strong pipeline management skills
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of business and financial services
  • Self-starter and fast learner who favours target driven environments
  • Have undertaken professional sales training

Preferred Experience 

  • Financial products and services: asset finance, commercial banking, credit cards, current accounts, deposit savings, investments, loans, mortgages, motor finance, pensions, prepay accounts, and wealth management.
  • Strong interest in digital technology and awareness of key issues in the market such as security considerations underlying internet and mobile banking platforms
  • Understanding of working on complex platform integration requirements
  • Experience of selling a digital platform
  • Strong MS Office skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lync, Webex, Salesforce.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Basic Salary & uncapped commission plan: based upon your skills and experience
  • Company Pension: the company contributes 4% of your basic salary once you have completed 3 months employment. If you wish, you may join sooner and make your own contributions
  • Life Assurance: pays a sum equivalent to four times your basic salary
  • Health Plan: on commencement of employment
  • Holidays: 25 working days plus 8 statutory holidays

The Location Kingston upon Thames

Solutions Engineering Consultant 

The Role

In this role you will draw on a comprehensive understanding of Intelligent Environment’s (IE) digital financial services solutions and components to identify and communicate the key benefits to prospects, clients and partners. This role uses consulting skills to build an intimate understanding of prospective clients’ business problems, objectives and priorities.  It will require the ability to map and prioritise client needs to IE’s solution, and convince the client of the business benefits through interaction, correspondence, proposals, presentations and demonstrations throughout the sales process. Reporting directly to the Head of Pre-Sales, the position sits within the wider sales team, under the leadership of the Sales Director. As well as working closely with our own sales team, you will work with the sales and pre-sales teams within our strategic partners (including global tier one organisations), and support responses to their clients. You will be expected to travel with sales team members to client sites during the sales process to meet and present to mid and senior level client representatives.  On occasion, this may require overnight stay and/or international travel.

The Company

Intelligent Environments provides financial service organisations with the ability to transform their digital customer experience. We do this through Interact®, our powerful software platform, whose pre-built components enable our clients to deliver customised solutions to market quickly. By integrating into any core banking system and Fintech ecosystem, we bring together the functionality to improve the customer experience, accelerate growth, optimise costs and manage risk. We are the chosen partner to four of the UK’s five largest banks and have deployed Interact in 28 countries. We were recognised as one of the world’s “most significant providers” in the Q3 2017 Forrester Wave for Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, offering “a well-defined Digital Banking Platform that supports Corporate Banking, Private Banking and excels in Retail Banking.” Intelligent Environments is privately owned and has more than 130 employees. Our head office is set on the riverside in London with further offices in Belfast, Frankfurt, Dubai, Brisbane & Auckland.  For more information visit www.intelligentenvironments.com.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the sales team in all stages of the sales process, including responding to tender enquiries, as well as contributing to solution design and implementation discussions
  • Help identify/develop/prove the business case for the IE solution
  • Manage bids from early engagement to closure from a pre-sales perspective
  • Ensure the highest completion standards in tender documentation in conjunction with the sales team
  • Conduct demonstrations and presentations highlighting IE’s product features and business usage to prospects, clients and partners
  • Work with the design studio team to generate client branded demonstrations where appropriate to the needs of specific prospects and campaigns
  • Work closely with project and product delivery in defining solution scope and establishing associated implementation and product development effort required as the basis of commercial pricing decisions, and assist during business analysis phases as and when required.
  • Work with the product delivery function within IE, to understand and feed into the product roadmap process with new requirements raised in client meetings and RFP documents.

Your Skills & Experience Essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and reasoning skills
  • Good influencing and presentation skills with a relaxed, positive attitude
  • Excellent proposal and technical writing skills
  • Planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the sales process
  • Strong professional presence
  • Solid analytical skills to analyse our prospects’ and clients’ business requirements and match the appropriate IE solution as part of a consultative selling campaign
  • Appreciation of underlying technologies: Microsoft .NET, SQLServer, iOS, Android, etc.
  • Knowledge of financial services industry standard secure web and mobile app channels
  • An understanding of bank processing, transactions, payments and customer interaction channels
  • A background in digital financial services and experience of working with clients in the banking sector
  • A passion and depth of understanding for evolving digital technologies
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs: Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Preferred

  • Experience in some of the following financial products and services: Asset finance, commercial banking, credit cards, current accounts, deposit savings, investments, loans, mortgages, motor finance, pensions, prepay accounts, and wealth management
  • Awareness of security considerations underlying internet and mobile banking platforms
  • Understanding of platform integration requirements.
  • Experience using Salesforce.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Salary & commission: based upon your skills and experience.
  • Holidays: 25 working days plus 8 statutory holidays.
  • Company Pension: the company contributes 4% of your basic salary once you have completed 3 months employment. If you wish, you may join sooner and make your own contributions.
  • Life Assurance: pays a sum equivalent to four times your basic.
  • Health Plan: On commencement of employment with the company you are eligible to join the company’s private health plan at no cost to you.

The Location Kingston upon Thames

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Software Developer

The Role

You will perform a key role working closely with our Operations, Development and Quality Assurance teams. Your main duties will involve investigating and developing fixes for defects in production systems and designing and developing new features for existing customers. This is a “hands on”, varied and very interesting development role (primarily in C# .NET), working within the Client Delivery department. You will have an ardent interest in technology, and thrive working in an environment employing high standards and best practice software development methodologies. You will be passionate about Agile development practices and be comfortable working in a highly-collaborative team environment of like-minded people. 

The Company

Intelligent Environments provides financial service organisations with the ability to transform their digital customer experience. We do this through Interact®, our powerful software platform, whose pre-built components enable our clients to deliver customised solutions to market quickly. By integrating into any core banking system and Fintech ecosystem, we bring together the functionality to improve the customer experience, accelerate growth, optimise costs and manage risk. We are the chosen partner to four of the UK’s five largest banks and have deployed Interact in 28 countries. We were recognised as one of the world’s “most significant providers” in the Q3 2017 Forrester Wave for Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, offering “a well-defined Digital Banking Platform that supports Corporate Banking, Private Banking and excels in Retail Banking.”  Intelligent Environments have also recently achieved awards for best technology in the Motor Finance industry and best solution within the Collections industry. Intelligent Environments is privately owned and has more than 130 employees. Our head office is set on the riverside in London with further offices in Belfast, Frankfurt, Dubai, Brisbane & Auckland.  For more information visit iewpecorp.wpengine.com. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with the Operations team and Service Desk Manager to triage and investigate defects in production systems and producing work arounds for critical issues as well as change requests for client sytems.
  • Work with the core product development and project teams during the handover of applications from project into BAU support.
  • Ensure any defects are captured and the project handover documentation is complete and up-to-date.
  • Work within the DevOps process to ensure any core product code fixes created are merged back into core product and suggest product enhancements that can be included in the core product.
  • Occasionally travel to IE’s Kingston office for ad hoc activities such as working with project teams, attending training sessions, company events
  • Communicate effectively with various departments internally and occasionally with clients
  • Perform the administration tasks needed to ensure effective processing of defects and change requests

Your Skills & Experience Essential:

  • Solid knowledge of C# .NET
  • Experience of WCF .Net Framework
  • Database development using SQL. SQL Server, (SQL Server 2008,2012 )
  • HTML, XML
  • Experience configuring and debugging in IIS7+
  • Understanding of Windows Server and ability to debug common issues affecting software deployments
  • Experience with Agile and TDD with a thorough understanding of the value gained from adopting these principles

Desirable:

  • Exposure to SOA
  • Some experience of Android &/or iOS application development
  • Product development or project lifecycle, including design, development, delivery, testing, documentation, support and maintenance.
  • Good experience in a similar role

The Benefits

  • Competitive Salary: based upon your skills and experience
  • Holidays: 23 working days plus 10 statutory holidays
  • Company Pension: the company contributes 4% of your basic salary once you have completed 3 months employment. If you wish, you may join sooner and make your own contributions
  • Life Assurance: pays a sum equivalent to four times your basic
  • Health Plan: On commencement of employment with the company you are eligible to join the company’s private health plan at no cost to you

The Location Belfast, Northern Ireland

To apply for the above positions please contact Intelligent Environments Human Resources and attach a copy of your most recent CV (no recruitment agencies please).

 

Our core values

Want to know what drives us and makes us leaders in our field?

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Commitment

We make things happen. We do what we say we will do, and are prepared to make commitments whilst managing the risk. We are prepared to make decisions and stand by our results.

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Respect

We are friendly, professional and respectful of others. We work collaboratively, embrace diversity and value relationships that are built on mutual trust, integrity & honesty.

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Responsibility

We lead by example, and take responsibility for our part in the Company’s success, always acting in the best interests of colleagues, clients and the Company.

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Excellence

We are experts in our field, always seeking out opportunities to develop ourselves and improve how we work. We are passionate about innovation, and embrace change.

If you share these values and have the skills we need then we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Corporate responsibility

In line with our core values we feel it is extremely important to give back, and the entire Intelligent Environments team is actively encouraged to support our chosen charity – The Emily Ash Trust.

The Emily Ash Trust aims to improve the quality of life of children, and young adults, suffering from cancer. It also aims to support the families – the parents and the siblings – of the children. Some of the ways the Trust helps is by organising Pamper Days, Sibling Days Out, Trips of Lifetime and purchasing books specifically written for children and young adults with cancer.

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See below for some of the great ways we have raised money for our charity.

To learn more about this amazing charity and to find out how you too could help go to www.emilyashtrust.co.uk.

Wii 2 Our Mariokart Wii-Off Championship showed that there is no shortage of competitive spirit at Intelligent Environments.

The Mud Challenge The mud run showed that our team are wiling to take on any challenge.

Bake sale We have some aspiring bakers who are always more than happy to whip up some amazing delights for our charity.

Footie Intelligent Environments FC celebrates winning a 5-A-Side Football Tournament at the Lucozade Powerleague.