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Geoswift is an innovative payment technology company connecting China and the rest of the world. The company is comprised by the world’s leading payment technology experts and by combining this deep understanding of the industry, technology, and global and China monetary policy, Geoswift provides clients with customized one-stop cross-border payment solutions to and from China.

Geoswift is relied upon by the world’s leading e-commerce companies, most prestigious universities and the largest brands in the travel industry to grow their businesses. It is the acquirer of UnionPay International in North America and a long term partner of many other leading financial institutions. It also maintains over 20 currency exchange outlets throughout China. Geoswift is headquartered in Hong Kong with operating offices in Shanghai, London, Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco for strategic and regulatory functions.


Geoswift

We are always looking for great talent. If you are interested, please send your CV to career@geoswift.com.

All applications received will be treated in strict confidence and be used exclusively for employment purpose only.

Hong Kong

IT Security Engineer

We are looking for an experienced system security engineer, who enjoys security work and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space. The Security Engineer will make things more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data. The Security Engineer will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and integration of the corporate systems and server architecture. This individual will also be responsible for implementation and administration of network security hardware and software, enforcing the network security policy and complying with requirements of external security audits and recommendations.

Job Description

  • Performing analysis of network security needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software.
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and correcting network problems remotely and on-site.
  • Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancements
  • Design and implement IT infrastructure
  • Establish and enforce the security standard in IT infrastructure
  • Design and implement Windows 2008/2012 R2 server, AD, MySQL and MSSQL
  • Provide IT services in patch management, email system administration, software deployment, application support, log management, network and server

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Information Technology, Computer, related majors or equivalent experience
  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Extensive experience with Windows 2008/2012, MSSQL, MySQL
  • Strong working expertise with eth following technologies: DNS, DHCP, FTP, Vmware, IP Phone, Network, AD, desktop, Firewall, Switch, Router, Storage and Sharepoint

Treasury Executive

Job Description

  • Handle daily transaction and prepare funds remittance
  • Provide various types of reports & statements accurately  e.g. day end report, monthly report etc.
  • Liaise with banks for the discrepancies of transactions
  • Responsible for daily business communication, and coordinate with Treasury Manager to complete tasks
  • FX documents handling

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 1-3 years accounting experience in payment industry
  • Proficient in Office software
  • Fast learner and team player
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Mandarin

Compliance Analyst

Job Description

  • Provide guidance to a group of managers and staff at various levels in the functional unit in delivering and/or effectively supporting compliance programs, processes and procedures as well as accomplishing compliance goals and strategies
  • Develop, implement and enforce policies, procedures, and programs to minimize potential money laundering risk using a risk based approach
  • Assist with the Company Licenses in the region
  • Assist with building relationships with regulators including Central Banks, FIUs, Law Enforcement
  • Assist with addressing problems and issues
  • Assist in performing compliance / AML investigation, checking, monitoring and review from regulatory perspective in a timely manner to ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions
  • Provide research analytics and reports to senior management and participate in various governance forums and incorporate feedback into process
  • Compile risk analytics data from a variety of sources needed to identify trending and root cause analysis on key risk indicators of AML risk

Desired Skills and Experience

  • University degree and proven track record of work experience in multi-regional and /or multi-regional financial or payment service business or a regulatory agency
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience that include experience in any of the following
    – Anti-Money Laundering and counter terrorist financing compliance, general compliance and/or risk based compliance, auditing and consultancy
  • Understanding of the North Asia region
  • Understanding of anti-money laundering regulations within the banking/financial services industry
  • Proven track record of moderately complex problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Strong analytical skills, able to analyze root causes of AML compliance risk issues

Shanghai

FX Specialist

We are growing Geoswift Limited and are looking for a talented FX Specialist to join our FX team to develop and strengthen our Foreign Exchange Business. Come and be a part of an exciting, growing team! The FX Specialist will work from our Shanghai office. If you are interested, please send your Resume and CV to career@geoswift.com.

Job Description

  • Providing excellent service to our customers
  • Satisfying customers’ needs
  • Be able to do foreign exchange and other relevant works
  • Completing maximum sales in the basis of sales procedure
  • Organizing outlets business and maintain business image
  • Coordinating with team members
  • Completing personal and team performance index

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor or above degree holder majoring in English/finance/accounting/auditing or related discipline
  • Fresh graduate is welcomed
  • Willing to work in finance industry and have good service attitude
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Strong ownership and can-do spirit
  • Willing to work with shift
  • Good personal image , characteristics and healthy
  • Willing to learn Foreign exchange knowledge and operation system

Vancouver

IT Specialist

Job Description

  • Design, implement and administer Linux server, Windows 2008/2012R2 server, AD, MySQL and MSSQL
  • Data backup, Windows/Linux platform and database synchronization
  • Install and administer networking and security devices
  • Implement and administer DNS, DHCP, FTP, VMware, Office365, Sharepoint and middleware
  • Support patch management, email system administration, storage access and backup administration, software deployment, application support and log management, network and server monitoring, server hardening and 3rd party tools installation
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery and continuity
  • Provide on-site or remote product installation, support and problem solving for IT Infrastructure related tasks such as network, systems, email, server, desktop and IP phones
  • Assist business partner and client in system integration through API
  • Work with Global IT team, operation, business units and vendors in different locations for various initiatives

Desired Skills and Experience

Degree in Information Technology or equivalent with at least 4 years hands-on experience, holder of certification in CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MSCE a definite advantage

  • Proactive and strong incident analysis skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, both English and Chinese
  • Team player, open and willing to learn
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products (Office, Internet Explorer, Sharepoint, Windows) and Linux technology
  • Strong knowledge of PC and related hardware
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco products (Switch, Router, Firewall and VPN)
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Experience and knowledge with PCI DSS or ISO27001 is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, Chinese (Mandarin) ability is an advantage
  • Team player, open and willing to learn

Payment Operations Executive

To assist operations Director in the efficient running of team in Canada, ensuring all financial, quality and customer service targets are consistently met.

Job Description

  • Be a valuable business partner to our customers. Gain a deep understanding of their objectives and recommendations and interact with new customers and compile operation processes.
  • Participate in sales meetings, understand their requirements and clearly communicating the information back to the appropriate department.
  • Thoroughly and efficiently gather customer information, access and fulfil customer needs, educate the customer where applicable to prevent the need for future contacts and document interactions through contact tracking.
  • Maintain customer relationships and be prepared to work on urgent issue during odd hours.
  • Work with team to identify the right resources for projects, inside the company and with external vendors.
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective internal and external Quality Assurance (QA) programs fostering continuous improvement and exceeding Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance.
  • Collaborate with other teams and align organization vision to further develop the Payments Operations team into a high performing team by defining, executing, and communicating operational processes, standards, and best practices that work flawlessly and minimize firefighting.
  • Identify critical tools, automate routine work where possible, and address longer-term or recurring issues.
  • Help the Operations Director in schedule arrangement, and complete tasks as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Degree holder in Business Administration or any relevant discipline.
  • Understanding of economic, regulatory, and technical factors shaping payment services.
  • Strong analytical skills that will allow good reporting and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Work carefully, patient, and have a good command of communication.
  • Intellectual clarity and toughness, strict in logic.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken Chinese and English.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
  • Able to think independently and provide well thought through and practical solutions to issues.

Product Manager

Job Description

  • Define the strategy and Product roadmap with internal teams at to develop, integrate, test and deploy new APIs, network elements, and other new products and services.
  • Work with internal teams, and regional BD to develop new solutions that leverage Geoswift’s existing platforms and identify and prioritize key new partners needed to facilitate product roadmap, including partner negotiations on pricing, terms etc.
  • Collaboratively provide sell -in process to new partners – developing flows and answering questions about how the platforms/ APIs work.
  • Collect partner requirements and work with internal team to size, scope and prioritize these requirements.
  • Drive integration efforts and communicate onboarding progress to partners and senior management. Identify key issues early and push for resolution to ensure new partners are on boarded quickly and efficiently.
  • Work with compliance team to appropriately document all services, processes and reporting.
  • Working with regional Marketing resources, define and develop Product Marketing focused and customized by region.
  • Partner with product development, user experience design, analytics and global teams to increase velocity
  • Identify high-impact ideas, design, run, and analyze the experiments to drive trial, engagement and retention of users
  • Continually identify innovative solutions in the payments space and global markets, through market demand and expertise on partners capabilities and influence partners to develop solutions that will benefit Geoswift
  • Project manage cross functional initiatives, drive successful product alpha / beta programs, launches and communications + materials (including Project summaries and best practices) with partners globally (e.g., set a plan, deadlines, and ensure timely deliverables)

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.A Degree from accredited University.
  • 5+ years of relevant Product experience in payments industry.
  • Deep Understanding of Product Management, development and payments ecosystems.
  • Motivated, self-starter, willing to roll up sleeves and get things done, and agile.
  • Work well with and gain cooperation amongst global teams; multi-cultural experience.
  • Proven track record of complex problem solving and decision-making ability.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally as needed to support the business.
  • Effective communicator.

San Francisco

Compliance Risk Analyst

Geoswift, a global payments company with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Vancouver, London, Seattle and San Francisco. We are hiring a Compliance Risk Analyst to work from our San Francisco office location. The role is part of Geoswift’s Compliance Department which oversees all aspects of regulatory and legal compliance applicable to the company and will encompass but is not limited to the following areas:
·         Anti-Money Laundering (AML);
·         Economic sanctions;
·         Data Protection; and
·         Payment Services / E-money Directive regulation.

This role will act as a Compliance investigator and be responsible for working in close cooperation with our Global Compliance and Operations groups to ensure Geoswift maintains the highest levels of transaction monitoring and regulatory oversight.

Job Description

  • Function as a key contributor with demonstrated knowledge of AML / KYC issues, as well as broader functional knowledge
  • Conduct transaction monitoring using Geoswift’s automated system, identifying, investigating, evaluating, escalating and recording any suspicious transactions or trends
  • Investigate sanctions hits generated by Geoswift’s automated system. Identifying and recording “false positive results”.  Escalating “true match” results.
  • Investigate, document and prepare suspicious activity/transaction reports to submit to relevant financial intelligent units (FIUs) in compliance with established regulatory guidelines and time frames
  • Conduct periodic internal account/customer reviews to identify potentially suspicious activity
  • Carry out KYC upon client on-boarding and documentation refresh
  • Assist with the identification, evaluation, mitigation, monitoring and mitigation of operational risks with suggestion for improvements
  • Assist in the review and response to provider bank KYC requests
  • Assisting in the application and maintenance of provider bank relationships
  • Prepare suspicious Activity Reports
  • Liaise with clients and Geoswift Business development to investigate suspicious transactions / trends
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.A Degree from accredited University
  • Bilingual English and Mandarin required/strongly preferred
  • 2-4 years’ experience within in the Compliance Team of a financial services firm. Experienced from payment industry is highly preferable
  • Experience conducting transaction monitoring / sanctions investigations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Motivated, organized self-starter with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with global teams to produce results
  • Work well with and gain cooperation amongst global teams; multi-cultural experience a plus
  • Passionate about the benefits of a positive compliance culture
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
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