Recruitment Roundup – 15th September 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.

Sero Group – Head of Product

Company – Sero Group 

Job Title –  Head of Product

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – up to £85,000

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (6% pension contribution from us; healthcare with family & dental options & more)


Sero is looking for an experienced Head of Product to help them drive the strategy and execution of all Sero’s digital products.

This role is a key part of the Sero leadership team with strong progression opportunities towards an executive position and Chief Product Officer. Sero are building the technology that’s going to lead the Net Zero housing revolution! Their products are both business and customer facing which makes this role really exciting, with huge opportunity for impact on our business and in people’s lives. 

It’s a chance to be part of a growing, friendly team trying to make a positive difference and fight the climate emergency. 

What you’ll do:

  • As Head of Product you will be defining the product vision, innovation, development and design for all of Sero’s products.  
  • You will lead Sero’s growing team of Product Managers. 
  • You will ensure a cohesive set of products which deliver value to each customer base, whether it be business or residents living in Sero’s homes. 
  • Using research, analytics and market data you will lead the product vision and strategy across all internal teams, while ensuring this vision aligns to the Sero philosophy.  
  • You will translate the business strategy and priorities for product development into a roadmap for the future.  
  • At Sero pride themselves on their innovative solutions, their products should be forward thinking and out of the box, while maintaining their value and simplicity. 

Skills & qualifications:

  • Experienced product leader with 10 years+ experience in tech, a good understanding of scale up business will provide an advantage 
  • Experience within energy or construction would be beneficial  
  • Problem solver with experience of troubleshooting and developing creative solutions 
  • Worked collaboratively with large engineering teams and agile methodologies 
  • Able to create structure out of ambiguity and have a pragmatic can do and make it happen attitude 
  • Confident working with a variety of senior stakeholders and clients  
  • Design thinking and UX centered approach 
  • Will need a good understanding of subscription based business models. 

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

Stable Resources Ltd – Azure Data Engineer

Company – Stable Resources Ltd

Job Title –  Azure Data Engineer

Location – Bristol

Salary – £50,000/yr – £65,000/yr

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes


The Azure Data Engineer will work within the Consulting team to deliver a variety of client services on the Microsoft Stack. Working on new data projects or enhancing a solution estate you will be designing, developing and deploying solutions on the Azure data stack across a wide range of client industries and business disciplines. Reporting to the Operations Director the successful candidate will take on projects from a prepared Statement of Work through the full development life cycle and advise internal and external stakeholders on any Risks, Project Quality or Project Timeline items arising from the development project. The successful candidate will assist in all levels of planning and execution of Azure Data Engineering projects.

Ideally, you will have customer facing experience in creating end to end Azure Data Engineering solutions for a range of industry sectors and business applications. Experience of ThoughtSpot, Cognos, TM1, Tableau, Qlik, AWS Cloud, Support as well as the Microsoft Stack will be a distinct advantage.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepare, input in subject matter expertise for Project Statements of Work.
  • Undertake necessary planning, design, development, and deployment activities using Microsoft Stack.
  • Update and input in project plans.
  • Keep abreast of changing and new versions of Azure Data stack.
  • Record consulting time accurately and timely into Assimil8 in house timesheets systems.
  • Expose data to end users using PowerBI, Azure API apps and other platforms.
  • Design and build modern data pipelines and data streams.
  • Act as a BI solution architect and Dimensional modeller to design robust, secure and supportable data solutions to meet client requirements.
  • Support departmental teams such as Sales and Support teams with any client specific requests.
  • Undertake appropriate technical certifications, exams on vendor toolsets.

 About you:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in data engineering, ideally using Azure Data Factory, SQL, Cosmos DB, Power BI, SSAS
  • Experience of data visualisation using Power BI, SAS VA and Power Pivot
  • Experience of dimensional and relational data modelling
  • Experience of delivering end to end BI solution from requirements, design to delivery
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps or similar tools
  • Data Integrations using Azure Data Factory, Data Bricks and APIs
  • Data Repositories in SQL Server and Analysis Services
  • Storytelling, Reports and Data Visualisations using Microsoft Power BI, and or other.
  • Data Modelling, SQL and Data Warehouse and Reporting solutions.

Click here for more information on his role or to apply.

Admiral Pioneer – Professional Indemnity and Cyber Underwriter

Company – Admiral Pioneer 

Job Title –  Professional Indemnity and Cyber Underwriter

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (view some of Admiral’s key employee benefits here)


Admiral Pioneer is a new business within Admiral Group with the objective of seeding, launching, and scaling new businesses that will become one of the growth engines for Admiral in the future. These new businesses will anchor around meeting customer needs in growth areas. We will achieve this by experimenting and proving new products, business models, and partnerships through a disciplined, discovery-driven approach.

Admiral is currently expanding the team and is looking for an individual to join and support the continued growth and development of the small business proposition – a digital, flexible and innovative proposition.

This is a perfect role for an underwriter looking for the next challenge and an opportunity to join an exciting new venture.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Underwriting decisions – This will be done by interpreting underwriting guidelines.
  • Accept and decline risks – at policy and portfolio level.
  • Apply terms as required.
  • Provide technical assistance on underwriting matters.
  • Involvement in the creation and ongoing development of policy wordings and documents.
  • Engage with the Governance Team to ensure we are compliant with internal process and regulatory requirements to deliver a customer centric proposition.
  • Support Admiral Pioneer’s culture by demonstrating a ‘can-do’ approach.

About You:

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Professional Indemnity, Cyber Crime and SME Package insurance.
  • Previous involvement with wording and documentation production.
  • Experience resolving technical queries by referring to policies, procedures and specifications.
  • Experience in supporting with developing, administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines.
  • Experience with the compilation and analysis of statistics.
  • The ability to think differently in a high energy, challenging and Agile environment.

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

Hodge – Customer Services Representative

Company – Hodge 

Job Title –  Customer Services Representative

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (Competitive Salary & Annual Bonus, Competitive Pensions Scheme & more) 


Hodge is looking for people to join our growing customer operations team at Hodge during a time of exciting transformation and growth. If you share Hodge’s belief that our job is to make ourselves easy to do business with, then Hodge would love to speak to you about roles in their Customer Service team.

Hodge Bank is based in the heart of Cardiff City Centre and as part of our operations team, successful candidates will provide customer service and support to our Operations department.

You should apply for this role if:

  • You are passionate about delivering effortless customer service
  • You want to develop a career within a growing operations team where you get rewarded for learning new skills and developing yourself in role
  • You are curious by nature and are comfortable challenging the way things are done and the processes that we follow
  • You want to work for a company who makes a difference in the local community that they work in

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

Active Quote – Back-End Developer

Company – Active Quote 

Job Title –  Back-End Developer 

Location – Bangor, Bromley or Dublin

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Permanent, full-time

Perks – Yes (30-32 days holiday per year, full ongoing training provided & more) 


Active Quote is looking for a Back-End Software Developer with the skills, passion to help create innovative websites and applications to meet their company’s needs. If you are looking to further enhance your career, have passion for developing applications and improving existing ones, then Active Quote would like to meet you.

You will work with the development team, using industry best practice and standards to develop new websites and applications and improving existing ones using the .NET Framework and technologies including ASP.Net, ASP.Net Core, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript. You will have a mixture of both back end and front-end web development experience as well as developing in an Agile/Scrum environment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop through the entire development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Developing and evolving the business’s sites and applications using the latest software development infrastructure and methods
  • Maintain existing legacy applications
  • Work collaborative with developers, data scientists and other key business areas
  • Developing to coding quality, standards and best practice
  • Diagnose and fix bugs – Take accountability of issues/incidents and lead through to resolution
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Self-development in line with emerging technologies
  • Produce clear and concise documentation when required
  • To constantly display and encourage ActiveQuote company values of INTEGRITY, UNITY, INNOVATION and PASSION

Skills & Education:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Developer
  • Experience building web-based applications
  • Experience with .Net Framework including .NET Core, ASP, C# and MVC
  • Experience in Web services, Web forms, API’s and SQL database
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework
  • Experience with front-end languages (e.g. Angular, HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Experience of responsive web design and testing framework
  • Familiarity in Agile development, Cloud technologies and CI/CD practices
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Passionate and hard working
  • Engaging and works well with others
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field qualifications

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

Wealthify – Mid-level Software Engineer

Company – Wealthify

Job Title – Mid-level Software Engineer

Location – Penarth

Salary – Competitive salary up to £40,000

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes


You’ll be working as a software engineer 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 the opportunity to work across a wide range of technologies, across web, mobile apps, API, backend, and databases. Wealthify are 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. Wealthify writes high quality, high performance, scalable code, and releases small and often, using Git and Azure DevOps. Developers all contribute to code reviews, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.


  • Experience as a software developer with web or app experience, or both
  • Good analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Advocate of code quality, clean code, and best practice
  • Microsoft stack (C#, .NET Core, SQL, Azure)
  • Experience of test-driven development (unit testing, mocking, integration testing)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum or cross functional teams
  • Understanding of DevOps practices (CI & CD)
  • Familiarity of Cloud environments (e.g., Azure)
  • Mentoring/coaching/team working

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

Coincover – Software Engineer Tech Lead 

Company – Coincover

Job Title – Software Engineer Tech Lead 

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes


Coincover is looking for a Tech Lead to take their engineering and technology to the next level. Putting our customers at the centre of our business you’ll be in the pursuit of engineering excellence, building a team and platform for global scale.  This is a new role with an opportunity to influence and make an impact from the word go.   

Constantly thinking about how you can help Coincover’s customers as well as driving their technology, you will be willing to go the extra mile to make sure they and the Coincover team succeed. Coincover has a growing team with huge aspirations so you’ll be expected to get stuck in – and be able to make a difference from day one. 

As Tech Lead, you’ll be mostly:

  • Taking responsibility for engineering within a small, focused cross-functional team on one of our products 
  • Leading technical design and implementation within the team 
  • Driving continual improvement and team excellence in an agile and collaborative environment  
  • Coaching and mentor others in the engineering team 
  • Working with product owners to ensure work is clearly defined and aligned with business objectives and scoped with effective team estimation 
  • Managing the technical delivery, code management and maintenance within the team to effectively control technical debt  
  • Supporting the sales and customer success teams in customer facing activities providing technical knowledge and support 

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

Principality Building Society – Application Support Engineer 

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Application Support Engineer 

Location – Cardiff

Salary –  Circa £36k

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes


As an Application Support Engineer you’ll be part of a team responsible for management and maintenance of the Society’s Application Estate and will be responsible for the Platform(s), including upgrades, performance tuning and maintenance tasks/administration as required.

The role demands excellent communication and organisation skills and you will work collaboratively with the application user communities and supporting IT teams. The role is hands-on and will require you to manage and troubleshoot complex application problems and contribute to the design and roadmap of the platforms.

What you’ll be bringing to the role:

  • Provide Technical Support to IT & Business colleagues for in house developed and 3rd party software applications
  • Configuration, Monitoring & Maintenance of application platforms, including user account management, platform upgrades, data source management
  • Delivery of best practice in use of tools in test and production environments
  • Ensure Platforms / Data meet compliance policies for Data Retention & Data Security

 What Principality are looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience of software Application Support (ideally in the Financial Services sector)
  • Knowledge of applications developed in .Net and SQL and  3rd party solutions such as SAS, SUN, Quantum, DSX, etc.
  • Experience in application administration & related Infrastructure (Windows Server/Desktop, SQL Infrastructure)
  • A confident communicator, with the passion and empathy to engage others across the business on the value of data in unlocking business value

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

Currencycloud – Product Manager 

Company – Currencycloud

Job Title – Product Manager 

Location – Cardiff (remote)

Salary –  Competitive 

Contract – Full Time, Permanent

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


Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. Coicnover knows that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why they are looking for exceptional talent to join their international payments revolution. 

Currencycloud is looking for an enterprising, self-starting Product Manager to join our team.

Your mission is to: 

  1. Make Currencycloud’s Collections Product the very best in Fintech 
  2. Maximise the work of a dedicated engineering squad.

Your work will be framed by two questions: 

  1. What products and features should we build and why?  
  2. How do we deliver these products and features to market?

What you’ll get to do:

  • Product development & delivery
  • Product strategy & roadmap
  • Generating, maintaining & prioritising the product backlog
  • Driving the delivery of the product strategy & product backlog

About you:

  • 1-2 years + proven experience in a Product Owner/Product Manager role, preferably in a software-first Fintech or tech start-up
  • Comfortable working with agile frameworks like Scrum or Kanban
  • Ability to define a product backlog using standard categories like epics & user stories
  • Preferably domain knowledge in Fintech – e.g. payments, FX, transaction banking or trading

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

W2 Global Data – Junior Onboarding and Technical Support Engineer

Company – W2 Global Data 

Job Title –  Junior Solutions Engineer

Location – Cardiff, home-based

Pay – Competitive

Contract – Full-time, Permanent

Perks – Yes (Flexible schedule, wellness programmes & more)


W2 is seeking a motivated and energetic individual who thrives on working with customers to resolve complex technical issues. This position requires a team player who is motivated to learn, and who strives to find timely solutions to such technical issues. It will require constant and effective communications with internal/external cross-functional teams. This individual will have the opportunity and freedom to cultivate new and innovative support solutions which will benefit W2’s entire client base.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist the Sales and Commercial teams with detailed technical demonstrations, offering in-depth knowledge of W2’s products and services, and how they work on a technical level.
  • Assist with both pre and post support queries from customers including predefinition of configuration of products, customer onboarding and first line support.
  • Identify and analyse customers’ requirements and how W2 can assist with our line of services.
  • Consult with customers to design and analyse workflows and define rulesets to help them achieve the best experience with W2’s services.
  • Provide updates and reports on the status of customers currently being onboarded.
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure customer onboarding experience is smooth for customer and W2.
  • Proactively assist our customers with their integration to shorten the time it takes them to go live using W2’s services.
  • Assist the Commercial team with completing Sales Proposals and similar documents.
  • Facilitate customers running trials against the W2 services, whether organising access for a trial, or collecting and processing batch data for a customer.
  • Support customer migrations to newer versions of existing products.
  • Identify and pursue business development opportunities for existing customers, alongside the customer success team.
  • Assist Technical Support Engineers where required with support tickets.
  • Maintain a ‘continuous improvement’ approach in the support of all W2 services (inc. the W2 APIs).
  • Deliver training / guidance externally when new products are launched.
  • Record and deliver feedback to the Product team regarding customer integration and onboarding.
  • Transfer knowledge to customers and co-workers whenever applicable.
  • Work with the W2 Product and Operations team to file and track customer enhancement requests.
  • Work with the Development team to identify, test and help assist in resolving bugs raised by customers.
  • Ensure that industry standards and best practices are maintained across the organisation.
  • Ensure company problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure the company’s customer-facing services comply with community expectations and applicable laws and regulations for privacy, security, and social responsibility.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Work with customers and customer data to perform analytical functions.
  • Achieve proficiency of W2 support software used to log, track, and manage reported issues.
  • Handle emails, web-to-case reports and customer calls regarding technical issues related to W2 services.
  • Re-produce and resolve complex technical issues in a timely manner.
  • Create knowledge base articles to enhance the reuse of technical knowledge.

Click here for more information on this role or to apply. 

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