The FinTech Wales Recruitment Roundup – 2nd June 2021

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Welcome to the FinTech Wales Recruitment Roundup, the bite-sized bulletin of the latest jobs added to our FinTech Wales member’s career pages.

If you or someone you know is looking for an opportunity to work at an industry-leading financial technology company based in Wales, then check out the freshest jobs in Welsh FinTech in today’s roundup.

Wealthify - Flutter App Developer

Company – Wealthify

Job Title – Flutter App Developer

Location – Penarth

Salary – Competitive salary up to £45,000

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “We are currently rebuilding our mobile app for iOS and Android from the ground up using Flutter. This is an opportunity to join the team in the early stages of the build, using your experience as an app developer to help us build a market leading experience.”

Responsibilities

“You’ll be working as a developer in a cross-functional squad of designers, product, engineers, and testers, to deliver new products and features. Squads develop and own features end-to-end, so you’ll have opportunity to work across a wide range of products and technologies.

We’re hosted in Microsoft Azure and take advantage of cloud technologies to ensure our platform is secure, fast, and scales to meet demand.All team members participate in architecture and design choices, sprint planning and code reviewing; and tech leads are on hand to coach and mentor others.

We write high quality, high performance, scalable code, and release small and often, using Git and Azure DevOps. Developers all contribute to code reviews, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.”

Apply on the Wealthify website here

Confused.com – PPC Executive

Company – Confused.com

Job Title -PPC Executive

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “An exciting opportunity has risen within the PPC (pay per click) team at Confused.com! We’re looking for someone who has PPC experience and is highly motivated and looking to take the next step in their career. It’s a great position for someone with the right talent and enthusiasm.The team takes pride in delivering excellence through account optimisation, testing, data analysis, training, and building relationships with our suppliers (e.g. Google, Bing, Marin and SA360).”

Responsibilities

  • Building and implementing new PPC campaigns and accounts, according to briefs, and managing and monitoring these campaigns
  • Updating and managing large sets of data regularly to help us measure and report on a range of KPI’s
  • Supporting the PPC team in all tasks as required
  • Reporting on ad copy and landing page A/B testing
  • Working closely with product owners to support their business targets, in line with our team priorities
  • Monitoring competitor activity and discovering new opportunities
  • Making recommendations to improve performance and to drive further efficiencies
  • Identifying any deviations in performance
  • Liaising with compliance to ensure our ad copy adheres to FCA regulations
  • Ensuring that our technology is functioning correctly and raise, or fix, any issues

Apply on the Confused.com website here

Admiral – Graduate Data Scientist

Company – Admiral

Job Title – Graduate Data Scientist

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permament

Perks – Yes

Description – At Admiral, machine learning and artificial intelligence play a central role in delivering our market-leading products. We are currently looking for numerically-minded graduates with good communication skills to join our International Pricing and Analytics division, based out of our global headquarters in Cardiff.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to solve key issues using a range of machine learning techniques
  • Be up to date with trends in data science, learning and sharing new skills and methods
  • Communicate results to key decision makers, including division Heads and regional CEOs
  • Educate other divisions and countries on best practices for responsible data science

Apply on the Admiral website here

Principality Building Society – Academy Developer

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Academy Developer

Location – Cardiff

Salary – £20,500 up to £24,500

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “This is an exciting development opportunity for someone to join a multi-skilled Scrum Team as an Academy Integration Developer. This role is for someone with a desire to learn and take on responsibility, allowing them to begin an exciting, varied career in Software Development at the Principality Building Society.”

Responsibilities

  • Complete training and certification in software development using Mulesoft and SQL Server.
  • Produce and update technical documentation.
  • Develop new software components and make changes to existing ones.
  • Complete unit tests and work with QA engineers to ensure changes meet acceptance criteria
  • Investigate and fix issues associated with production systems
  • Ensure work follows standards and best practice.
  • Work in a Scrum Team, proactively taking part in ceremonies and contributing to the team’s success.
  • Maintain an awareness of the Society’s policies and procedures and adhere to them.
  • Promote and embrace a culture of continuous improvement
  • To potentially provide out of hours technical support once a level of competency has been achieved

Currencycloud – Operations Delivery Specialist

Company – Currencycloud

Job Title – Operations Delivery Specialist

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Full Time, Permanent

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “The Operations Delivery Specialist is responsible for ensuring the quality of our systems are continuously working to a high standard and that new features and integrations are operating at an acceptable level prior to releasing into production environments and making readily available to our clients.”

Responsibilities

  • Continuously develop understanding of payment, settlement and trading processes and system workflows, acting as a subject matter expert making sure adequate documentation is in place and stay up to date
  • Use this knowledge and understanding to help specify projects, working with both the Product and Tech Teams to set out requirements and making sure all risks/assumptions are understood and edge cases captured and handled
  • Identify improvements and suggest solutions for the operations system and workflow and communicating these to the Director of Service Delivery and/or VP Operations
  • Support Product and Tech Teams to address issues during development /testing phases
  • Create core Operations Delivery documentation – test plans and scripts for products and features
  • Ensure Operations Landing Plan is kept up to date weekly
  • Liaise with Product Owners weekly to organise testing and time efficiently post release to ensure feedback turn around is fast
  • Own and deliver on ‘last mile’ testing/’check out’ and pilot activity, once tech deliverables are released into UAT/production environments, to ensure projects are delivered without any negative impacts to business/clients
  • Lead continuous improvement activity – tracking system/process issues and driving root cause analysis/resolution in the medium term
  • Conduct post release checks ensuring that core functions of the business are fully operational
  • Work with Operations team globally to ensure smooth implementation of projects (e.g. training feature demos, feedback sessions, etc.)

Backbase – Senior Backend Engineer

Company – Backbase

Job Title – Senior Backend Engineer

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working –

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “You are much more than a developer at Backbase: you are a pioneer, a mentor, an expert, and a guardian. Being one of our Senior Java Developers we expect you to create your own vision and initiate improvements.

Every day you contribute to developing and maintaining the cutting-edge Backbase platform. You are the owner of the components you’ll be working on, dedicating yourself to making the product faster, more stable and more adaptable. You will try new technologies such as fingerprint authentication and retina scan recognition.

”

Requirements

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a Backend Developer,
  • Your background speaks for itself; you have solid experience working in enterprise projects;
  • We need your experience within a product organization as this is our core;
  • We are a global company and fluency in English will help you succeed;
  • We are looking forward to learning about your additional skills, for example Java 8, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Rest APIs, Microservices, design patterns and TDD.

Apply on the Backbase website here

Acquis Insurance – Marketing Executive

Company – Acquis

Job Title – Marketing Executive

Location – Newport

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “Acquis currently works with over 100 leading financial services and asset finance companies across Europe, with ambitious plans to launch programmes in several additional territories.

To support this growth agenda, we are looking to recruit a skilled Marketing Executive to contribute on delivering communications plans and increasing awareness of the Acquis brand in our target markets across Europe.”

Responsibilities

“The role will play an essential part in our marketing team, working closely with the commercial, sales and client management teams, to support new business acquisition and existing client engagement.”

Apply on the Acquis website here

Sonovate – Payroll Manager

Company – Sonovate

Job Title – Payroll Manager

Location – Cardiff

Salary –  Competitive

Flexible Working –

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – As Payroll Manager you’ll be looking after a portfolio of Sonovate’s clients (circa 30 agencies), managing multiple payrolls on a weekly and monthly basis, and using different pension providers.

You will be delivering an accurate and timely payroll service ensuring that each stage of the process is successfully completed, that all employees are paid correctly, and appropriate information is provided to the pension schemes, HMRC and other statutory bodies in a timely manner.

Apply on the Sonovate website here

Sorodo – Customer Relationship Manager

Company – Sorodo

Job Title – Customer Relationship Manager

Location – Mold Flintshire

Salary – 18,000 – 20,000

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “We are looking for our first Customer Relationship Manager to assist a broad range of customers on their journey to obtain business funding. Working in the Mold office, you will be part of a small and dynamic team where you will help manage applications, from lead enquiry to final stage. This position will also give you the opportunity to grow and build a high-performance team.”

Responsibilities

  • Taking inbound phone calls and reaching out to online lead applications
  • Provide support to our SME customers – contact, engage and manage primarily by phone, through the application process
  • Answer customer questions on the range of business finance we offer
  • Ask questions to understand customer requirements
  • Continuous lead follow up
  • Using our CRM system to accurately maintain and keep up to date notes on customers you communicate with
  • Build up an extensive knowledge of business finance, and gain an understanding of the wide variety of lenders in the market

Apply on the Sorodo website here

Trust Payments – Senior Software Developer

Company – Trust Payments

Job Title – Senior Software Developer

Location – Bangor

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “Develop financial payment systems fit for purpose by taking a senior role in the development team, responsible for providing solutions to business requirements.”

Apply on the Trust Payments website here

Coincover – Sales Manager: Partner Recruitment

Company – Coincover

Job Title – Sales Manager: Partner Recruitment

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive

Flexible Working – Yes

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes

Description – “As Sales Manager – Partner Recruitment you’ll be a driving force at Coincover and our growth plans for Crypto Currency Safety.  You’ll be responsible for lead generation and conversion of prospective partners – some of Coincover’s most important customers.

You’ll work closely with our Customer Success and Marketing team to accelerate Coincover’s aspirations to introduce our products and services to new audiences and drive commercial success. This is a new role with the opportunity to make a significant impact!”

Responsibilities

  • Driving business growth globally by developing partnership and strategic relationships
  • Collaborating and consulting with customers, increasing the customer base and optimising business growth by establishing a healthy pipeline of partnerships
  • Researching, identifying and approaching new potential partners and finding the best route into their businesses
  • Tailoring communication to prospective clients to help them understand the potential and benefits of our products and services and in turn, how they can support their business and sales aspirations 
  • Implementing the sales strategy to meet our commercial targets and business growth plans 
  • Working alongside colleagues in Marketing and Customer Success to meet and exceed our sales targets
  • Analysing data trends and client performance, to develop solid sales plans, and preparing and conducting strategic pitches and presentations
  • Working with a broad range of prospective cryptocurrency partners and customers and an internal team 
  • Working with the Head of Commercial and Head of Product to use your sales conversations to feedback customer challenges to inform new markets and products and present commercial strategies to develop commercial performance
  • Proactively improving sales processes and services to continually improve our offering 
  •  Ensuring the CRM is used effectively and efficiently to maximise revenue and provide seamless integration to Customer Success and the onboarding process
  • Refining our sales approach where needed to achieve mutually beneficial results for us and our customers
  • Working with Operations and the Customer Success team to ensure a seamless transition for the customer from the sales stages through to our onboarding process and beyond
  • Researching, identifying and approaching new potential partners and finding the best route into their businesses

Apply on the Coincover website here

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These are just a few of the new opportunities available in Welsh FinTech, so if you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career in financial technology, don’t hesitate to contact any of these outstanding companies and apply for an exciting positions.

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