Senior Investment Associate

An exciting and varied position, our Senior Investment Associate reports to the CEO, playing four critical roles at UBX:

  • Investment manager for our venture fund
  • Driving valuation across our portfolio: both within our venture fund and studio
  • Raising capital for UBX
  • Assisting in key corporate transactions including the analysis and structuring of joint ventures, acquisitions, mergers, or spin-offs/sale of ventures.

This role requires a motivated and enthusiastic individual with initiative requiring light supervision. Positive, cultured, and capable of easily interacting confidently with founders and senior management. Flexible and willing to get involved in many different aspects of the business as required.

  • Value of the portfolio
  • Execution of strategic initiatives linked to portfolio companies
  • Valuation and funding of UBX
  • Deal flow quality, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Business and value added through structuring and execution of high value corporate transactions

The successful candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • A university degree in business or finance, preferably an MBA from a top business school. 
  • At least 5 years combined experience in financial analysis, managing startups or venture capital investment or private equity; networked in the – VC community. Preferably has experience in financial services, financial technology and the technology industry.
  • Expert capability in quantitative and qualitative analytics, mathematics, finances, and economics. Advanced knowledge and understanding of financial markets. Experience with cash flow modeling and investment valuation techniques.
  • Ability to produce well designed professional looking Powerpoint presentations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Experience using a CRM and document management system to organize and manage deal pipelines, preferably experience with Streak and Google Workplace.
  • Excels at organization, time management and attention to detail with the demonstrated ability to perform under intense pressure, scrutiny and demands.
  • Broad minded with a global perspective: opening the door to a deeper understanding of industries, cultures and communities.
  • Social and relationship building skills: being able to deal with difficult or extreme situations while having high energy and a positive attitude that exudes confidence yet empathy. Builds understanding of the needs of clients, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • An experienced professional with thorough understanding of diverse business processes and strategy development. A creative strategist who is also a tactical thinker, always calculating a game plan to scale-up our business.
  • An individual who is passionate about disruption, who is able to disrupt him/herself before others do.
  • Possesses a desire to solve complex problems and to create new and innovative solutions. A forward thinking and adventurous business innovator that seeks to find new ideas and challenge conventional ones. Creating opportunity and access for all by connecting people and communities.

Investment Analyst

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join us to work within our investment team. You will help us lead research into various financial services and technology industry segments, keep our deal flow machine running, help to build solid foundations for investment decisions by supporting due diligence on potential investments, and be the first point of contact for founders. You will work with other members of the investment team, and support both venture leads in our venture studio and business sponsors for existing and potential investments in the broader group.

Performance in this role will be measured across key performance indicators (KPIs) such as the following:

  • Value of the portfolio
  • Execution of strategic initiatives linked to portfolio companies
  • Valuation and funding of UBX
  • Deal flow quality, efficiency and effectiveness

The successful candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in Investment Banking, Consulting or Finance.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or related field, MBA or CFA preferred.
  • Deep understanding of valuation and modeling (LBOs, liquidation waterfalls, cap tables, Discount Cash Flows, etc.) and a high level of proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets to complete this work accurately.
  • A strong passion for investing and evaluating investment opportunities both quantitatively and qualitatively, high level of proficiency in PowerPoint/Google Slides to distill information & key concepts into presentation format.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A strong sense of urgency and self-motivation to work autonomously.
  • Limitless curiosity about business models and understanding of how companies make money.
  • An interest in the fintech investment category and in gaining exposure to companies across that landscape including cryptocurrency, tokenized assets, exchanges & trading platforms, lending, digital payments, data businesses and technology companies.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Collaborative, empathetic and communicative. A true team player.
  • Deeply passionate about startups, technology, and innovation.
  • Practical work experience in startups and/or venture capital, private equity or consulting is preferred.

General Counsel

UBX is seeking an in-house General Counsel to manage our legal affairs and play an important role in our compliance efforts. General Counsel will play a key role in our rapidly growing ventures, partnering to help build and evolve our value propositions, potentially expand to new jurisdictions, all while balancing business objectives and legal risk across the regulated sectors in which we operate.The role is ideal for an attorney who enjoys negotiating and reviewing legal transactions but is also looking for a broader and strategic role in a growing organization.

UBX is both a corporate venture studio and venture fund:

  • We are incubating and bringing to commercialization and scale ventures that are wholly or majority owned by UBX in our venture studio.
  • We are investing into emerging financial technology companies, typically at the seed to series A stage. Our investment activities include follow-on investment and potential liquidity events.

For our venture fund, this role involves coordinating and/or performing legal review of transaction matters between the investment team and outside counsel on initial and follow-on investments. For our venture studio, this role involves leading legal review of venture studio transactions, providing legal counsel to our venture leads, leading execution on most compliance matters including regulatory filings, reviewing commercial and employment contracts, and coordinating legal efforts with outside counsel relating to venture and company activities.

This role may be ideal for an attorney with experience working with emerging technology companies who wants to transition to a position supporting multiple ventures and venture capital. This role will work closely with the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer, and investment team reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have ideally between 7-10 years qualified experience in a leading law firm or in-house corporate counsel, ideally with significant exposure to venture capital, early stage financing work and legal matters involving venture-backed technology companies.
  • Experience in the commercial and regulatory space, gained ideally through a combination of law firm and in-house roles of increasing visibility and responsibility. Experience with BSP, AMLA, SEC, IC, Data Privacy and cybersecurity regulations is preferred.
  • Have experience with the laws and regulatory framework related to payments, lending, investments and capital markets, insurance and banking. 
  • Prior experience with fintech companies is preferred.
  • Solid experience with commercial contracts, whether negotiating from a commercial perspective or reviewing from a regulatory perspective, including leading negotiations or discussions with both large partners and small companies.
  • Have experience navigating the application of evolving and sometimes overlapping regulations in a business context.
  • Are an entrepreneur who sees ambiguity as opportunity, and obstacles as chances to build new solutions. Takes an interest in a variety of tasks to support UBX’s growth.
  • Can successfully work independently with little guidance, but also uses good judgment and escalates issues when needed.
  • Eager to collaborate and comfortable and effective at building strong relationships with people across a variety of functional teams, skill sets and levels of professional experience. 
  • Have a demonstrated drive for results, work ethic and ability to prioritize risks and projects to focus on what’s important, get things done, and seize opportunities.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent planning and organization skills. 
  • Ability to execute beyond core legal areas. Exhibits the potential to be a strategic business leader and a value-added partner to the investment and administrative teams across multiple areas.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Some financial and analytical capabilities are required.
  • A passion and deep Interest in emerging technology companies and venture capital.

HR Manager

This role reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer and in its absence, reports to the CTO or President and CEO. Responsible for being an enabler of Agile at all levels of the organization and focused on strategic transformation with leaders, leads and squad level stakeholders. Contribute to the growth of Agile and provide localized coaching and transformation enablement.

This role requires one to be a Human resources generalist that can coordinate and communicate well with different Departments as well as being capable of coordinating with and assisting in the functioning of other departments. In addition this role is expected to be involved in hiring, L&D, OD, Talent Management, compensation and Performance Management.

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Human Resources manager, HR Recruiter or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Information Technology, business, communications, or a related field.
  • Excellent written and oral Communication skills in both English and Filipino
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

Risk and Compliance Officer

The role of a Risk officer is an ambassador of the organization on risk policies and processes as well as being in charge of overseeing the organization’s compliance with laws and regulations, including any related licensing requirements. In partnership with business ventures, they provide guidance on the development of risk assessment and ensure controls are in place and operating effectively across the organization. They are also responsible for developing and implementing compliance programs, reviewing company policies and providing advice to management on possible risks.

Success in the role of Compliance Officer will be measured by metrics such as:

  • Compliance to laws and regulations
  • Key Operational risk indicators and compliance measures
  • Process documentations
  • Overall Risk Performance Rating
  • Execution of Risk activities and Programs
  • Process documentations

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role as Compliance officer or risk officer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management / Law / Finance
  • Good knowledge on legal requirements and procedures – preferred
  • Good knowledge on regulatory laws and requirements
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experienced in planning and organizational leadership skills. High level of attention to details.
  • Excellent written, oral and client facing communication skills.

Paid Advertising Specialist

Job Description

  • Developing, executing, and optimizing cutting-edge digital campaigns from conception to launch
  • Launch Paid Digital Ad Campaigns in Facebook Business Advertising, Google Display Ads, Google Search Ads and other Google paid ads platforms.
  • Implementing the Paid Advertising campaigns under the direction of a Digital Media Manager
  • Working cross-departmentally to align campaign strategies and goals across the organization
  • Providing ongoing actionable insights into campaign performance to relevant stakeholders, and regular reporting of all Paid Advertising campaigns
  • Defining, measuring, and evaluating relevant paid media KPIs
  • Building out media buys for various ad platforms and overseeing the day-to-day execution of paid media
  • Overseeing and managing the overall budget for paid media, with supervision under the Digital Media Manager.
  • Conducting in-depth keyword and website research, ad grouping and audience targeting
  • Maintaining knowledge of industry best practices and new technologies

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in paid advertising
  • Knowledgeable in Facebook Business Advertising, Google Display Ads, Google Search Ads and other Google paid ads platforms.
  • Experience in launching multiple ad campaigns with different Target Markets
  • Launching Paid Media campaigns for B2B Brands and Saas Products
  • Able to handle, read, understand and interpret numbers, statistics and data in order to make improvements to campaigns. 
  • Understanding of the business, business’ goals, customers and customer intents in order to target customers with the correct ad copy, display ads, placements and keywords
  • Analytical, creative and time management skills

KPIs

  • ROI 
  • On-site conversions
  • Cost & click performance
  • Impressions/total reach
  • Website traffic

Video Editor and Maker

Job Description

  • Working cross-departmentally to align campaign strategies and goals across the organization
  • Work with the Marketing team in aligning video content or creating proposed storyboard drafts of the video and sound quality based on brand standards.
  • Gather and transfer all forms of media into editing software and ensure each was updated in the correct format
  • Operate editing systems and equipment used for video media and effects
  • Establish a clear understanding of the storyline and purpose of the video’s creation
  • Edit video to include music, sound clips and other important aspects of the project
  • Ensure the correct formatting and presentation for finalized videos according to brand specifications
  • Optimize video format, content and specifications – based on brand guidelines and posting

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of demonstrable videography and video editing experience are required
  • Ability to multitask and work toward several milestones on various projects simultaneously
  • Creative experience in filmmaking or videography
  • Ability to understand the desired outcome of a project and the ability to bring them to life
  • Experience editing various video projects and inserting sound effects, music and transitions
  • Successful experience balancing innovation and creativity with the parameters and guidelines of a brand
  • Expert level video editing skills; color correction, audio mixing, continuity
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite products: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • Knowledge of video codecs, file compatibility and compression methods
  • Proficiency with the Google ecosystem; drive, docs, sheets etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with audio engineering preferred and is a BIG plus, but not required.

KPIs

  • Video views
  • Watch time
  • Play rate
  • Click through rate
  • Video social engagement

Graphic Designer

Job Description

  • Defining and creating a visual direction for the brands (logos, colors, typography, etc.)
  • Assisting in creating brand books for each venture by providing design assets, guidelines, and the final brand book layout.
  • Implementing the creative execution during the design stages, under the direction of a Brand Communications Manager
  • Supporting marketing campaign launches by providing key visuals, ads, landing pages, content, emailers and other campaign deliverables.
  • Establishing a standard in design collaterals based on the ventures’ branding.
  • Producing design templates and materials for ventures’ current and future partners which they can use for cross-promotion in social media and websites.
  • Designing and prototyping marketing websites, and being involved in pre-planning stage up to developing stage.
  • Collaborating with other marketing members to establish a clear and concise brand voice, tone, and personality through designs assets.
  • Collaborating with the Design Team to create and maintain a cohesive and consistent brand and design system between Marketing and Product.
  • Design Static and non-standard images for social content and Email Design Marketing Design website landing pages for multiple target markets.
  • Operate with the company’s design guidelines, delivering consistent branding and styles across both internal and external creatives

Qualifications

  • At least 2-5 years of experience in graphic design
  • Experience in creative direction
  • Intermediate knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
  • Knowledge in UI/UX Design Softwares such as Figma is a plus
  • Time and project management skills; able to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Efficient; able to accomplish deliverables in a timely manner with minimal revision.

SEO Writer

Job Description

  • Conduct keyword research and content strategies for targeting and ranking for high-volume keywords, under the supervision of the Digital Media Manager.
  • Examine competitor content and discover keyword gaps in content.
  • Prioritize content creation based on organic opportunity.
  • Create optimized copy for category and informational pages.
  • Monitor organic performance through a variety of tools like Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Similarweb or SEMrush.
  • Collaborate with team members from other departments to ensure cohesive strategy.
  • Manage multiple projects and topics simultaneously, seamlessly moving from niche to niche as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned which could include (but are not limited to) link building, content marketing efforts or ad-hoc analysis.
  • Planning, strategizing, and executing successful SEO campaigns & efforts while meeting timelines
  • Be able to understand, review, audit, analyze all SEO metrics/reports and provide analysis, improvement/solutions to continuously win the market through excellent lead flow.
  • Write brand-related content using targeted keywords for press seedings

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in SEO and Content writing
  • Strong English and Tagalog communication skills, with proficiency in writing, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to structure content to be scannable (using headlines, bullet lists, bolding, callouts, etc)
  • Ability to be creative and come up with new ideas.
  • Organized and can efficiently manage your workload.
  • Can work independently without a micromanager.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) and the use of keywords and titles is a plus.
  • Experience in using SEMrush, Google Console, Google Analytics and Similar Web

KPIs

  • Keyword Ranking
  • Organic traffic
  • Position Tracking
  • Search Appearance
  • Inbound Links
  • Bounce Rate
  • Content Write-ups

Product Designer

This role reports to the UBX Product Design Lead.

As product designer, you will work with different product owners, project managers, marketing team, and the development team to design compelling and creative experiences for UBX’s customers.

The role requires hands-on and solid background in the conceptualizing, designing, and creating first-class product experiences for UBX’s consumers. Success on this role will be measured by customer feedback and returns such as:

  • Customer acquisition
  • Increased customer activity
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Revenues and efficiencies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts, multimedia, technical or business discipline or any relevant experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in design and user experience work
  • Experienced in handling and being part of a team
  • Experienced in agile working methodologies
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Enthusiasm, passion and curiosity for new technology and customer-centric design
  • Experienced in design tools such as Figma, Balsamiq, Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin and InvisionApp
  • Exhibits thought leadership in user experience, design thinking, and first principles design

Onboarding and Implementation Officer

This role will require one to collaborate with different product owners, project managers, marketing team, development teams and partners to implement and onboard customers to UBX products.

The role is both strategic and hands-on which requires a solid background and experience in engaging with customers, customer relationship management, timeline and budget management and project management. Success on this role would be measured by:

  • Customer activity, loyalty and satisfaction
  • Onboarding turnaround time
  • Time and budget management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any technical or business administration course
  • Relevant experience in customer support, customer onboarding, implementations and project management
  • Well-experienced in handling and being part of a team
  • Well-experienced with agile development concepts (Scrum / Kanban); user stories estimation, design, and CI/CD
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability working in a fast pace software development environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must be flexible and able to work to deadlines

Customer Support Officer

The Customer Support role is the frontline of support for clients. The role will ensure that customer needs and requirements post implementation are attended to by providing helpful information, queries and questions are answered and responded accordingly. As the frontline for the organization, they represent the voice of the customers and as such, customer feedback on product feedback and enhancements are communicated back to the business ventures for consideration.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in customer support or in customer service industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to handle variety of situations and personalities.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Excellent written, oral and client facing communication skills.
  • Good level on problem solving and conflict resolution.

Business Development Manager

The responsibilities of the Business Development Manager (BDM) will be to seek new business opportunities by finding, contacting, and developing meaningful relationships with our customers of tomorrow. This role requires ownership of the sales process which includes but is not limited to process compliance and execution within CRM. In addition, the BDM owns reporting on their sales activities and all aspects of managing their sales performance including pipeline management, meeting KPIs, and sales forecasting.

This role requires exposure and understanding of various industry verticals. The BDM must possess strong business acumen to enable the Sales organization to meet the demands that the company requires to hit its targets. The BDM must strike a balance between influencing a fun and dynamic culture of competition, collaboration and support whilst knowing when to demonstrate good character disciplines when required to get the job done. The BDM must exhibit the art and skill of influence and possess analytical competence combined with a sound commercial business acumen and personal motivation to thrive in this demanding and fast-changing environment. The BDM must understand the dynamics of the sales environment and the culture needed to thrive with other sales professionals.

In summary, the characteristics required include:

  • Able to interact and relate at all levels of the customer’s organization, from C-level down to rank-and-file employees.
  • Open to learning, coaching and mentoring, where necessary, so that the knowledge and disciplines required to achieve target can be met.
  • Able to conduct sophisticated and creative analysis of complex issues, then translate those opportunities into actionable deliverables and solutions.
  • A pragmatic outlook for executing real-time day-to-day sales activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence, as required, to be the daily interface for the company and it’s vision.

As part of the sales organization, the person needs to be an outgoing and experienced sales professional, able to operate under pressure of time to deliver ‘right-the-first-time’ solutions whilst contributing as part of a closely-knit and high performing team.

Candidate Skills and Background

A team player with relevant experience in various industry sectors, a passion for helping SMEs and advocate for financial inclusion and digitalization through technology. Preferably experience in working for a Fintech, software vendor or systems integrator. Solid interpersonal skills and comfortable with working within a team and building relationships with senior management up to Executive level in a national organization. Able to work under short-term deadlines whilst maintaining detail accuracy and has consistently delivered sales performance results.

This role would suit someone with a background in small to medium organizations who particularly enjoys and thrives in the real-time nature of a start-up organization and the challenges that come with it.

Experience

Educated to degree level or equivalent of at least 3 years’ experience working as a sales professional with proven sales success. An expert in sales strategies around lead generation, negotiations, and solution selling preferably with experience in working with sales organizations on a national level. Presently working for a fintech provider, an application software supplier, consultancy or systems integrator.

Senior Quality Engineer

The role is to oversee the production of test documents, the creation of test procedures, and to ensure the successful deployment of company products. Success on this role will be measured based on customer feedback and the following metrics:

  • User stories tested and closed
  • Skills improvement and learning potential
  • Quality of test procedures done

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any relevant experience
  • Experience in Web and Mobile Applications testing
  • Knowledge in Software Quality Standards and Processes
  • Ability to accurately identify software use cases and edge cases
  • Ability to troubleshoot software / hardware configuration problems
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and equipment maintenance instructions and
  • procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must be flexible and able to work to deadlines
  • Openness and willingness to learn

Quality Assurance Engineer

The role is to oversee the production of test documents, the creation of test procedures, and to ensure the successful deployment of company products. Success on this role will be measured based on customer feedback and the following metrics:

  • User stories tested and closed
  • Skills improvement and learning potential
  • Quality of test procedures done

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any relevant experience
  • Experience in Web and Mobile Applications testing
  • Knowledge in Software Quality Standards and Processes
  • Ability to accurately identify software use cases and edge cases
  • Ability to troubleshoot software / hardware configuration problems
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and equipment maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Must be flexible and able to work to deadlines
  • Openness and willingness to learn

Senior Software Engineer

This role is the principal leader of UBX’s Shared Services and API development team. This role will require one to collaborate with different product owners, project managers, marketing team, and the other development teams to design and develop applications for UBX’s customers.

The role is both a hands-on and strategic and would require a solid background on backend, microservices and API development. Success on this position will be measured by customer feedback and strategic returns such as:

  • Customer acquisition
  • Operational efficiencies
  • Increased customer activity, loyalty and satisfaction
  • Increased revenues and efficiencies
  • Increased brand awareness and PR reach

You will be working with our Lending Venture Lead in charge of our lending platform and our SME Lending Marketplace www.seekcap.ph.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or any related experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in development and solutions delivery
  • Programming Experience with NodeJS and Python
  • Experience in Cloud based PaaS/IaaS offerings on AWS
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery technologies 
  • Databases (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Bash/Shell
  • Sound knowledge in PaaS architecture and implementation using frameworks like Express, Django, React
  • Experience with RESTful service writing frameworks
  • Experience with API Gateway and Management platforms such as MuleSoft, Apigee or API Gateway
  • Experience with Containers such as Docker
  • Experience with Serverless framework is a plus
  • Experienced in handling a team 
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Enthusiasm, passion and curiosity for new technology and customer-centric design

Software Engineer – Full Stack

The role is hands-on requires a solid background designing and building applications. Success on this role will be measured based on customer feedback and the following metrics:

  • User stories developed
  • Skills improvement and learning potential
  • Quality of software developed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any relevant experience 
  • Experienced with back-end programming languages {{Ex: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc}}
  • Proficient experience using {{Ex: advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, etc.}}.
  • Familiar with agile development concepts (Scrum / Kanban); user stories estimation, design, and CI/CD
  • Development experience for both mobile-responsive and desktop web applications
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability working in a fast pace software development environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to analyze a wide range of complex software problems, then recommend solutions.
  • Must be flexible and able to work to deadlines

Software Engineer – Frontend

We are looking for a JavaScript developer who is skilled with React or Vue. Your primary focus will be developing user-facing web applications and components. You’ll implement them with frameworks, following generally accepted practices and workflows. You will ensure that you produce robust, secure, modular, and maintainable code. You will coordinate with other team members, including back-end developers and UX/UI designers. Your commitment to team collaboration, perfect communication, and a quality product is crucial.

Qualifications

  • Proficient with the JavaScript language and its modern ES6+ syntax and features
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks and the core principles such as components, reactivity, and the virtual DOM
  • Familiarity with the framework ecosystems
  • Good understanding of HTML5 and CSS3, including understanding of server-side rendering and its benefits and use cases
  • Knowledge of functional programming and object-oriented programming paradigms
  • Ability to write efficient, secure, well-documented, and clean JavaScript code
  • Familiarity with automated JavaScript testing, specifically testing frameworks such as Jest or Mocha
  • Proficiency with modern development tools, like Jira, 
  • Experience with both consuming and designing RESTful APIs
  • Good communication skills in both English and Filipino

Software Engineer – Backend

We are looking for a Node.js / Nest.js Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript and Typescript  
  • Knowledge of Node.js and Nest.js
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages such as Mustache
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as Sass 
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance 
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs. desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Business Analyst

This role reports to the UBX Product Head.

The Business Analyst will work with different product owners, project managers, marketing team, and the development team to design compelling and relevant experiences for UBX’s customers.

The role is both a hands-on and strategic and would require a solid background in the conceptualizing, designing, and developing products or services for clients. Experience in cost management, pricing and building proposals is also necessary. Success on this role will be measured by customer feedback and returns such as:

  • Customer acquisition
  • Increased customer activity
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Revenues and efficiencies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in any technical course, business course or any relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in business analysis work
  • Experienced in design thinking
  • Experienced in being part of a team
  • Experienced in Agile working methodologies
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Enthusiasm, passion and curiosity for new technology and customer-centric design

Technical Writer

Technical writer is responsible for prepare instruction manuals and articles with the main goal to communicate complex, technical information more easily. A Technical Writer must be able to write to meet the needs of their colleagues and must be capable of writing for a specialized Industry.

Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience as a Technical Writer or similar role
  • 2 years of experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for customers
  • Creative skills and usage of photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree Journalism would be a plus
  • Professional Writing or Creative Writing is a big plus
  • Background in engineering or computer science is a big plus
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development

Data Scientist

This role will directly report to the Data Engineering and Analytics Lead.

This role will require one to collaborate with different venture leads, product owners, shared services teams, development teams and other project stakeholders to turn the company’s datasets into valuable and actionable business insights.

The role is both hands-on and strategic that would require experience in processing large amounts of varied data to identify trends and inconsistencies with the goals of the business units.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, Computer Science or any related course.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in the data science field working on datasets and building models.
  • Strong statistical background and have applied statistical techniques such as regression, distributions to a business need.
  • Experienced in using statistical programming languages like R and Python to process data and draw insights.
  • Knowledge on data mining and machine learning techniques such as clustering, decision trees, artificial neural networks, and can decide on its appropriate use case.
  • Experienced in using version control tools such as Git and in following Agile Scrum framework.
  • Ability to learn and implement new and different techniques.
  • Strong project management and business analysis skills.
  • Experienced interfacing with business users and understanding their requirements.
  • Team player and highly collaborative.

Data Engineer

This role will require one to collaborate with different product owners, project managers, marketing team, and the other development teams to design and develop applications for UBX’s customers. This team is also responsible for enterprise BI and analytics.

The role is both a hands-on and would require BI technologies, data strategy, data science, data modelling & engineering and developing AI applications. Success on this position will be measured by customer feedback and strategic returns such as:

  • Customer acquisition
  • Increased customer activity, loyalty and satisfaction
  • Increased revenues and efficiencies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, actuarial, statistics, computer science or information technology or any relevant experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in development and solutions delivery
  • PL/SQL Oracle development experience
  • Hands-on experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience pulling data from a variety of data source types
  • Dimensional modelling experience
  • Experience interfacing with business users and understanding their requirements
  • Ability to learn and implement new and different techniques
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Experienced in Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, Hbase, Hive, Sqoop
  • Experienced in AWS Data Pipeline, Redshift, Glue, Kinesis
  • Experienced with OLAP, SSAS, and MDX

Senior Security Engineer

This role will directly report to the Head of Technology Operations in UBX.

This role requires a hands-on security engineer with expertise and passion in solving difficult security problems in distributed, multi-tenant services and infrastructure using container-native technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and other technologies in the CNCF family.

As a Security Engineer you will be working closely with software engineers from the various cloud service teams to build a secure container-native architecture that is fundamentally sound and efficient. Your influence over the design of the full system architecture is critical. You should be familiar with security at all levels of the software, hardware, and network stack; while being exceptionally deep in a few. Intellectual curiosity and an excitement for the challenges of securing complex, massive systems is a must. You should value simplicity and usability as well as security and work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment.

Success on this role will be measured based on customer feedback and the following metrics:

  • Increased customer activity, loyalty and satisfaction
  • High system capacity, availability and redundancy
  • System resilience on cyber-attacks and threats

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience in security engineering
  • A hacker’s mindset and ability to assess risks
  • Strong security experience in container- and cloud-native software
  • Experience in working in a large cloud or internet software company is preferred
  • Ability to effectively assess and communicate risks and appropriate levels of urgency to management and engineering staff
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to succeed through collaboration and working through internal and external organizations and individuals
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of common web vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10, for example), how to test for them and how to remediate them
  • Experience protecting against and mitigating real world attacks (DDoS, XSS, session-hijacking, SQL injection, CSRF, etc.)
  • Knowledge of mobile platform security architectures
  • Experience with security automation and/or DevSecOps
  • Experience with embedded device security (bonus)
  • Experience with Bitcoin & Blockchain (bonus)
  • Background in applied cryptography (bonus)

Senior DevOps Engineer

This role will be reporting to the Technology Operations Team in UBX. The role supports the implementation of application lifecycle management tools and processes which enable rapid development and deployment of software. DevOps Engineers embrace continuous integration/deployment in delivery pipelines that perform automated quality checks, deploy cloud infrastructure and applications quickly, and provide operational metrics that can be consumed by development teams.

The role is hands-on requires a solid background in the cloud management and infrastructure, continuous integration and deployment, container orchestration and hybrid developer/system administration.

Success on this role will be measured based on customer feedback and the following metrics:

  • Increased customer activity, loyalty and satisfaction
  • High system capacity, availability and redundancy
  • Faster and more efficient deployment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any relevant experience
  • 5+ years working in DevOps Teams with recent experience in Designing and developing Organization’s Cloud deployments
  • Exposure to DevOps practices, including automation, configuration management, and release
  • management
  • Ability to script in Go, Pearl, Ruby, Python, PHP or other modern scripting languages
  • Experience with monitoring tools
  • Workable knowledge of Configuration Management Products (e.g. Chef, Puppet, AWS Cloud Formation)
  • Experience in the entire software product life cycle: Development, QE and Release management.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability working in a fast pace software development environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to analyze a wide range of complex software problems, then recommend solutions.
  • Must be flexible and able to work to deadlines