Recruitment Roundup – 13th October 2021

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Welcome back to FinTech Wales’ most recent Recruitment Roundup, where you can find a selection of the latest job vacancies listed by our FinTech Wales members.

If you’re ready to take the next step professionally or know someone looking to kickstart a career with an industry-leading financial technology company based in Wales, then check out the freshest jobs in Welsh FinTech included in today’s roundup.

Backbase – Technical Product Owner 

Company – Backbase 

Job Title –  Technical Product Owner

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes


Backbase Identity provides a modern, user-focused identity management solution fully integrated into the Backbase Digital Banking Platform.

About You:

  • You are passionate about technology – you want to be working with the latest software technologies and standards, and be the subject matter expert for your domain;
  • You are comfortable with the demands of performance, scalability, and security in a modern software architecture and have proven experience of delivering performant scalable products ready for production;
  • You are an excellent communicator, and can confidently introduce complex concepts and solutions to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders;
  • You can see the world from multiple perspectives, and can empathize with end-users and engineers alike;
  • You have a strong understanding of APIs and software architecture and can collaborate closely with architects and engineers in design to solve complex problems in a pragmatic way;
  • You have experience analyzing, capturing and structuring software product requirements in an dynamic, agile environment;
  • You have hands-on experience of agile software delivery practices and know how to bring value to an MVP or prototype and iterate to deliver value to the product;
  • You are eager to take responsibility and contribute to the full delivery life cycle of your squads and are able to work independently in a multicultural and international environment to achieve results;
  • Experience working with identity lifecycle management, strong customer authentication, web and mobile security technologies, and associated industry standards such as FIDO and OpenID Connect would be a strong benefit.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Backbase’s website, here. 

Coincover – Demand Generation Executive

Company – Coincover

Job Title –  Demand Generation Executive

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Flexible and remote working, binus scheme & more)


Coincover are looking for a Demand Generation Executive to convert the significant interest in what they do into winnable opportunities and build Coincover’s position as the Safety Standard for Cryptocurrency.  

A demand-gen evangelist you’ll be responsible for bringing your passion for high-performing campaigns across all aspects of Demand Generation – and that starts with helping Coincover build their capabilities from almost nothing today (except a decent flow of inbound) into a high-performing machine within 18 months – with the resources you need to succeed – including a team skilled and equipped to help you succeed.  It’s no exaggeration to say this is a role with significant opportunity. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and executing short- and long-term multi-channel campaigns to drive leads and the sales pipeline 
  • Developing customer personas and knowing their buying preferences  
  • Leading A/B testing strategies and execution across all channels 
  • Monitoring and optimizing campaigns and programs 
  • Grow new leads by converting site traffic through calls-to-action, landing pages, and lead generation content (including offers). 
  • Optimize our marketing automation and lead nurturing processes through email, content, and social channels. 
  • Working within a team of marketing professionals and collaborating with other departments, like SDR, sales and content, to develop and enhance strategies 
  • Measuring and analysing campaign and marketing success – supported by a Marketing Ops function 
  • Helping us bed-in our (tbc) marketing automation platform 
  • Delivering performance reports to leadership and departments you partner with 

For more information on this role or to apply, viit Coincover’s website, here. 

Wealthify – Power BI Developer 

Company – Wealthify

Job Title –  Power BI Developer

Location – Penarth, Wales

Salary – Competitive salary up to £45,000

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Annual bonus between 0-20% of your annual salary which is linked to both the company and individual performance, Private Medical Insurance & more)


Wealthify is an ambitious, multi-award-winning online investment company located in Penarth, Wales. Wealthily are here to inspire anyone to build their future wealth, and they do this by making investing easy, affordable, and accessible.

Wealthify is looking for a motivated Power BI Developer to create and manage Business Intelligence and Reporting solutions at Wealthify, primarily using Power BI.

A talent for problem-solving is also a must – the role requires someone who will improve our business intelligence systems to allow the business to make the correct decisions with all available data.

Desirable experience:

  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data Modelling Techniques
  • Proven track record of delivering business intelligence solutions
  • Extensive experience in the Microsoft BI Stack:
    • Azure SQL, including T-SQL queries, views, stored procedures
    • SSAS / Power BI Data Modelling
    • SSRS / Paginated Reports
    • Power BI (including DAX, Power Query, Dataflows, Premium features)
  • ETL and Data Ingestion (e.g., Microsoft Flow/Power Automate, Azure Data Factory)
  • Effective report and dashboard design and data visualisation skills (e.g., report layout, bookmarks, advanced navigation, filters, branding and experience)
  • Knowledge and experience working with databases, including optimising storage and query performance
  • The ability to assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Experience working with data from external sources (e.g., Google Analytics, Facebook etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Proven ability to take initiative and be innovative

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Wealthify’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Wealthify. 

Currencycloud – Financial Crime Analyst 

Company – Currencycloud

Job Title –  Financial Crime Analyst

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Individual learning and development budget, mental health days & more)


Currencycloud is looking for a talented Senior Compliance Analyst to join their New Business Onboarding team. This role would be an ideal role for a Junior KYC Analyst looking to take the next steps in their career. Coincover is ideally looking for someone who had previously dealt with the onboarding of a variety of regulated clients such as Payment Institutions and other Financial Institutions.

The details:

  • Responsible for onboarding Financial Institutions, Payment Institutions and Corporates in a myriad of industries and jurisdictions
  • Assisting the Team Lead in managing any new opportunities
  • Carrying out know-your-customer (KYC) and Know-your-business (KYB) checks
  • Reviewing and assessing a client’s regulatory cover
  • Performing Risk Assessments on new clients
  • Assessing the effectiveness of each clients AML framework
  • Undertaking onboarding calls to identify potential gaps within the client’s AML procedures
  • Conducting KYC Refreshes on existing New Business clients
  • Evaluating transactional activity of clients
  • Proactively escalating urgent cases to the MLRO/DMLRO for further review
  • Complete Compliance administration (such as keeping client records up to date)
  • Participate in regular reviews of departmental procedures and identify potential areas for improvement
  • Work cross-departmentally to proactively identify and resolve any queries and complaints
  • Keep up to date with current and future regulatory changes that affect the business and use this knowledge to proactively suggest improvements to compliance policies and procedures

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise:

  • Has an understanding of AML regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fast thinker and quick learner with the ability to work effectively under pressure, in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent team working skills, capable of managing own workload and has tenacious attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise work by taking the impact and scale of the work into consideration, as well as manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Able to analyse information to formulate questions and recommendations

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Currencycloud’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Currencycloud. 

Hodge – Graduate Cyber Security Engineer

Company – Hodge 

Job Title – Graduate Cyber Security Engineer

Location – Cardiff / Remote

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes 


Hodge is looking for a Graduate Cyber Security Engineer to join the cyber team as part of their IT Service Delivery team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start a career in cyber and work with some of the latest technologies in a dynamic working environment.

Reporting to the Senior Cyber Security Engineer, you’ll be the initial point of contact for responding to cyber issues and queries. You will be a good communicator with all levels of the business, providing a professional service and show a willingness to learn. You will be a strong team player with a pro-active and problem-solving approach to your work.

You will be responsible for:

  • Operating a range of tools and platforms across all areas of Hodge’s infrastructure.  
  • You will need to be able to prioritise your workload based on incoming alerts and requests, alongside ongoing work to ensure the estate is kept up to date.
  • Implementing and operating vulnerability management processes across applications and infrastructure,
  • Remediating identified issues and ensuring status is reported accurately.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Hodge’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Hodge.  

LexisNexis – Digital Marketing Manager

Company – LexisNexis

Job Title – Digital Marketing Manager

Location – United Kingdom / Raleigh, NC

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes 


The ideal candidate should be extremely data-driven and comfortable with planning and executing on various stages of large campaigns. He/she should also have a proven track record of working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders and demonstrates the ability to learn new tools quickly. Lastly, this key team member must be a proactive self-starter, have a growth mindset, be detail-oriented, analytical and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This role is responsible for owning, personalizing, and optimizing our website, building paid and organic search strategy, supporting our email marketing channel, supporting our blog channel strategy with SEO, and deploying channel strategies across our go-to-market campaigns. The Digital Marketing Manager is essential to the team in terms of launching and managing global marketing campaigns.

What You’ll Do:

  • Developing and implementing plans to enhance LBS overall digital presence across owned and third-party websites, social media and search
  • Working with the brand marketing managers to optimize digital journeys to enhance customer acquisition and retention including providing recommendations and plans to generate and produce campaigns and content for digital channels to include written and audio/visual formats
  • Management of digital agencies, social media and online communities
  • Advising and training on the best use of social media and digital channels to build relationships and brand profile across the team
  • Optimize the website for user experience (UX), content distribution, and lead conversion rate
  • Set up and optimize organic search campaigns to drive traffic to our website
  • Build and manage paid search campaigns in Google Ads and Microsoft Ads to drive consideration and conversion
  • Support the email marketing team by optimizing landing pages for conversion rate, segmenting customer profiles for more efficient targeting, and by integrating their strategy with LexisNexis’s broader go-to-market channel approach
  • Lead cross-team reporting for all channel efforts and build reporting structure for go-to-market campaigns using tools like Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Data Studio and Tableau

Preferred experience in:

  • WordPress
  • Google Ads
  • Google Analytics
  • SEO
  • Digital Analytics Reporting
  • Social Media Strategy

For more information on this role or to apply, visit LexisNexis’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with LexisNexis. 

Sonovate – Payroll Administrator

Company – Sonovate

Job Title – Payroll Administrator

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (28 days holiday + bank holidays, private medical insurance with Bupa & more)

Main Purpose and Scope for the Role:

To assist the Payroll Manager in processing a portfolio of clients’ payroll in a timely and accurate manner. To create and maintain clients’ payroll records. To carry out calculation of wages and applicable deductions based on candidates’ attendance and timesheet records. Enter payroll information into central system for processing. Ensure the issuance of candidates’ pay and earnings summaries are accurate and sent on time. To make relevant submissions to regulatory authorities.

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Process weekly and monthly end to end payroll for a portfolio of clients (circa 55 agencies)
  • Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • Calculate candidate take-home pay based on time records, benefits, and taxes
  • Work closely with the operations team and key stakeholders to ensure we provide agencies with a high level of service and minimise disruption to the business
  • Makes appropriate RTI and Pension submissions each period
  • Receive and coordinate requests for leave and other Statutory absences
  • Handles changes in worker status and relevant entitlements
  • Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law
  • Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records
  • Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review
  • Perform the weekly distribution of wages through issuance of direct transfers to candidates’ bank accounts


  • Ideally, a background in payroll administration
  • Ideally, knowledge of the recruitment industry
  • Ideally, existing knowledge of BrightPay software
  • Acquired or working towards payroll qualification

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Sonovate’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Sonovate. – Data Delivery Manager

Company –

Job Title –  Data Delivery Manager

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Discretionary cash bonus based on personal and business performance, 28 days holiday & more)


As the Data Delivery Manager, you will be instrumental in ensuring the delivery of the data roadmap, specifically within our Data Science and Marketing Analytics teams, as well as supporting the broader business strategy.

The ideal candidate has a working experience of software and model delivery projects, working across several data platforms and has a curious mind that is interested in identifying opportunities to solve problems and grow revenue. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who embraces ambiguity and an evolving, fast-paced environment. If you are passionate about driving business impacts through data and building a culture that leverages data smartly, then this might be your new opportunity!


  • A highly proficient, delivery manager, with an understanding of Agile methodologies, and experience matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • A wide breadth of knowledge of technology platforms and systems and can make a strong contribution to discussions regarding technical problems and issues.
  • You are a strong communicator, with an ability to build strong relationships, understand wider business priorities as well as individual challenges, can communicate to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, as well as enabling discussions within a multidisciplinary team.
  • You will ensure senior management and executives are aware of meaningful developments and performance updates in a relevant, objective and timely manner.
  • Monitor progress and manage resources against a baseline delivery plan, managing risks and issues as they arise, collaborating to resolve or escalate them.


  • Previous experience in below or related technologies would be beneficial:
    • Azure DevOps
    • Machine Learning – AzureML, Keras, Data Bricks
    • Languages – XML, Python, C#, SQL
  • Education / Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineer or related field is desirable.
  • Certification in one or more of the following is preferred: Certified Scrum Master, DSDM Foundation, DSDM Practitioner and Certified Scrum Practitioner

For more information on this role or to apply, visit’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with 

Principality Building Society – Integration Developer

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Integration Developer

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – £35,000 to £40,000

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Click here for more information on Principality’s Reward & Benefits


Principality is a mutual building society, owned by and run for the benefit of their 500,000 Members. As a business, Principality has been helping people across Wales and the borders to find homes and save towards what matters to them for 160 years. As Principality’s Members and customers’ needs and ambitions evolve, they are transforming their business to keep pace and this takes people from a variety of backgrounds, with a combination of different skills and experience.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Solving business problems and delivering change as a member of one of Principality’s delivery teams in their end-to-end change model.
  • Taking high-level solution designs and creating low-level design documents, showing orchestration across our API network.
  • Collaborating with the test engineers within your team to ensure Principality’s APIs are built with the highest quality and meeting their requirements by creating unit tests.
  • Using a test driven development approach to implement the design of your APIs using Mulesoft Anypoint Platform.
  • Contributing to the integration community of practice. Sharing knowledge, building our standards and ways of working across teams and value streams.
  • Provide support to production services and fix any bugs identified.

Experience you’ll bring:

  • RESTful API design – RAML/OAS/Swagger
  • Web service development – Mulesoft/Java Spring Boot/ASP.NET Web API.
  • Operating within an agile framework – Scrum/Kanban/Lean.
  • Version control systems – Git/TFS

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Principality’s website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Principality.

Trust Payments – Information Security Manager

Company – Trust Payments 

Job Title –  Information Security Manager

Location – Bangor, Bromley or Dublin

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Flexible home working, pension, pealthcare, Life Assurance & more)


Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. 

The main purpose of the job is to develop and implement security strategies at our company. Creating security policies and procedures, controlling budgets for security operations, and coordinating security staff.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Collaborating with department managers to determine security needs
  • Planning and implementing comprehensive security strategies
  • Supervising, recruiting, and training security personnel
  • Gathering security intelligence and implementing preventative measures (SoC/SIEM
  • Developing work schedules, allocating tasks, and monitoring personnel performance
  • Coordinating responses to emergencies and alarms, as well as compiling incident reports.
  • PCI DSS and CyberEssentials assessment duties
  • Conduct internal application penetration tests
  • Maintain and update the internal penetration testing framework
  • Carry out staff security awareness training
  • Safeguard assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems
  • Determine security inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits, annual security reviews and firewall/router configuration reviews
  • Assist in or conduct risk analysis as required on IT related changes.

 Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in leading a QSA PCI DSS audit, which resulted in the successful delivery of a RoC and AoC
  • Ideally the candidate should have previous experience in leading and achieving ISO 27001 certification
  • Experience and qualifications in an IT Security Field, certifications such as CISSP or CISM are desirable.
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and technologies.
  • Experience of penetration testing tools, techniques and methodologies
  • Understanding of OWASP and SANS security documentation
  • Experience of Cloud based solutions and security such as AWS and Azure would be advantageous

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Trust Payments’ website, here. Click here to explore more openings with Trust Payments. 

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