Compliance Analyst (SaaS)

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Thought Machine is solving one of the biggest problems in banking. Since launching in 2014, our mission has been to liberate banks from outdated, legacy technology which stifles their ability to innovate. Thought Machine’s core product is a cloud native, core banking engine built to run any type of bank - from established Tier 1 banks all the way to new challenger banks.

To move closer to achieving our mission, we are looking for highly talented individuals to join the fast growing team. With a founding team drawn from Google, we have a deep culture of engineering excellence and we believe it is this which delivers a solution compelling enough to engender a seismic shift in the banking industry.

Thought Machine was recognised on LinkedIn’s Top Startups List (2019) and named in Fintech 50 (2019). We pride ourselves on having an excellent internal culture, where we take cultural fit as important as technical fit when we make new hires. At Thought Machine, we strive hard to create a fast-paced, supportive and fun working environment to enable the team to produce the best technical work in the industry.

Reporting to the Compliance Director, this newly created role will be responsible for the expansion of our compliance function and working closely with engineering, delivery and product teams to ensure we align with our financial regulation roadmap. The successful applicants will be at the forefront of creating a SaaS offering for Thought Machine and Vault.


  • Work closely with Thought Machine’s engineering and delivery teams to ensure Vault is built in accordance with Thought Machine’s financial regulation roadmap.
  • Ensure Though Machine's SaaS controls relating to security, confidentiality, availability, processing integrity and privacy meet best practice and pass external audits/reviews undertaken by our customers or third party reviews.
  • Help with the expansion of Thought Machine’s compliance function, building out the team, creating new policies and updating existing policies.
  • Project management of cross-organisational change/transformation Governance projects.
  • Project status reports and dashboards.



  • 2+ years’ experience working in a compliance regulation or consultancy role.
  • Ability to work within a cross functional environment particularly with engineering and delivery functions.
  • Experience working in a compliance function in a company that provides a SaaS platform/ solution
  • High energy and the desire to work in a fast moving environment.


  • Sufficient proficiency in systems and process design so as to provide requirements to engineering and delivery teams.
  • Experience in fintech or financial services (specifically retail banking)


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Private health insurance (including dental & optical)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Onsite gym
  • Sports and hobby clubs, subsidised by Thought Machine
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Huge range of healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, smoothies, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • A talented & experienced team as your colleagues
  • An environment where we encourage learning and progress
  • Weekly food pop up
  • Monthly social with arcade games

Thought Machine is committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and value people who take a journey unique to them. We provide everyone with equal access to professional development. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description.

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