bunq: Break Free from the Status Quo

Posted by | 31 March, 2019 | Amsterdam

bunq: Break Free from the Status Quo

Every job seeker is longing to have an employer that has their same vision in life and in work. Someone who will value you as more than just an employee. This April, we welcome you to join our Tech Job Fair in Amsterdam so you can find the employer you deserve. There will be many companies joining us, including bunq. If you have a passion for innovative tech, bunq is definitely looking for you.

Founded in 2015, bunq allows you to experience world-class mobile banking. They are the only bank in the world that lets you decide what happens with your money, wherever you want, whenever you want, with whomever you want.  Your privacy is always guaranteed and your account is fully protected by the Deposit Guarantee Scheme of the Dutch National Bank (DNB).

Want to grab a  chance to speak with them in person? Sign up here to meet the team. You can find out more about the company below:

What’s the story behind the creation of your company?

One day, founder Ali Niknam, decided that banking could and should be better. He took matters into his own hands and created bunq in 2015. Through hard and relentless work, the Dutch, Fintech start-up became the first company to acquire a banking license in the Netherlands in 35 years!

With bunq you get real-time, mobile banking, instant payments and helpful support 365 days a year. Unsurprisingly, this made bunq a hit in a rather short amount of time (and not just because you can you set up a bank account in a matter of minutes).

Ali describes bunq as a tech-company with a banking license- a game changer in the long line of traditional banks.

And, like other fin-tech companies, bunq is jam-packed with employees from all over the world. With so many nationalities on board, it was a logical step for bunq to reach out to the many expats in the Netherlands.

What’s your company culture like?

We value effective communication, proactivity and being able to work independently.

What kind of people are you looking for?

At bunq the biggest department is IT, so if coding is your superpower, we would love to speak with you. But also we have some positions in Product, Finance, Compliance, HR/Recruitment, Digital Marketing and Design team in place, so if you’d like to know what’s out there, please check out our website.

Who’s the best match for your team?

Someone who embraces change, is open, humble and loves to have fun.

What benefits and perks do you offer your employees?

A dedicated, international team that makes the Bank Of The Free what it is: the de facto innovator in the world of banking.

  • We're data-driven, we make success measurable and we commit to deadlines.
  • We work hard, do good and have fun. Feel free to add a gif to your graph.
  • We provide food & fuel to keep your engine running, including in-house chefs and delicious dinners.
  • The bunq, our spacious office, just a 2-minute walk from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station.

To learn more about bunq, check out the following Ziggo documentary that dives into the world of bunq:

Be sure to see all of the opportunities they have at our Amsterdam tech job fair. You can also visit their website for more info or  follow them on Twitter @bunq for updates!

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