IT Manager (Remote)



Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024
About the company
WealthKernel (WK) is a VC-backed, award-winning FinTech company specialising in the Wealth Management industry. Our mission is to make financial services better and more accessible for everyday people. As an API-first technology company, we aim to become the AWS of savings, investment, and pension infrastructure. We are proud to announce that we were recently awarded the Startup Programme - FinTech prize at the CogX Awards 2023.
About the job
WK’s IT Manager develops the vision, strategy, and direction for IT and cyber-security, driving improvements to processes and to the portfolio of business applications that support our growth.
Job Responsibilities
  • Development and delivery of the IT strategy and projects, while ensuring alignment with the wider company strategy
  • Ensuring IT policies and procedures are up to date, adhered to, and effective in meeting privacy and regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring security systems and controls are in place to protect critical business systems and data from unauthorized or accidental access in accordance with security policy requirements
  • Playing a leading role in managing and improving the firm's ISMS and managing the ISO 27001 certification process
  • Responsible for IT supplier engagement, procurement, and commercial management
  • Effectively communicating all aspects of IT to non-IT stakeholders clearly which shows benefits and overall business improvement
  • Ensuring all staff are trained and fully understand their responsibilities regarding GDPR and data protection
  • Facilitating completion of audits, certifications, due diligence questionnaires, etc regarding our security posture.
  • Managing the lifecycle of WealthKernel’s IT hardware and third-party software
  • Put systems and processes in place which allow the business to ensure that information security is maintained
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels and communicate effectively in both technical and none technical terms.

  • Management of SaaS tooling (Jira, Slack, Notion)
  • In depth knowledge of Google Workspace
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft 365, AAD (Entra ID), Intune, and supportive services
  • Risk management & governance
  • Project management
  • Process and policy creation & management
  • Understanding of cybersecurity best practices, and upcoming changes (e.g. ISO27001: 2022, DORA)
  • Understanding of Threat Intelligence best practices


Why us?
  • We believe in transparency and empowering people.
  • We want you to challenge us and also to accept being challenged.
  • We want you to learn from your mistakes. We want you to propose and try new things.
  • We believe in results. We don’t micromanage. We trust you.
  • You will have the opportunity to grow and develop your skills into new areas while working in an open, creative, and collaborative environment.
  • You will work hands-on with experienced professionals who will always be one click away from you if you need their help.
Company Benefits
  • Working in a multicultural environment
  • A positive and collaborative working culture
  • Competitive pay package
  • Remotely based position (forever!)
  • Company team retreats
If you have the confidence, energy, and passion to take on this exciting role, please get in touch!