Recruitment Roundup – 27th 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.

Voltric – Lead Full Stack Engineer

Company – Voltric

Job Title – Lead Full Stack Engineer

Location – Remote (Cardiff & Bristol)

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full-time, permanent 


Voltric is looking for an exciting new senior full stack role to get in at the ground level and lead engineering as they grow. Voltric is looking for someone in working with a modern stack (currently Node, Microservices, AWS) to deliver multiple web and mobile applications to support their different users across customers, suppliers and partners. 

Voltric’s platform will combine data from vehicles and provide insight to their partners. Voltric have got the initial PoC running for their first few vehicles but are looking to scale up quickly following their pre-seed funding round and the support of several accelerator programmes. 

This role will report to and be fully supported by the Director of Technology and Innovation but Voltric wants you to lead the development of their platform. 

Upcoming projects in this role will involve: 

  • Platform – Updating the architecture ready to consume data from multiple sources. 
  • Customer – Providing a leading customer experience on web and mobile. 
  • Partner – Sharing the appropriate data with partners (e.g. vehicle owners, finance, or charging partners)

Must Haves:

  • Solid understanding & experience writing scalable Node applications. 
  • Understanding of AWS (variety of services and deploying them via CloudFormation)
  • Experience setting up and evolving CI/CD pipelines 
  • Experience with a variety of different automated testing techniques & practices 
  • Comfortable contributing to technical discussions around implementation & architecture
  • Desire to constantly learn & evolve technical skills and propose changes to push technology usage forward.

You can visit Voltric’s website here. 

To apply, email [email protected] – Administration Assistant 

Company –

Job Title – Administration Assistant 

Location – Cardiff

Salary – Competitive 

Contract – Full-Time, Permanent 

Perks – yes (28 days holiday, group pension scheme & more)


You will be responsible for providing support to the Office Manager on office related tasks as a part of our remote-led hybrid model. Ensuring that office standards are maintained and that all administrative processes work effectively.

You will also provide general administrative duties to the wider HR team, as and when required.

To be successful in this role you will need to be an effective and competent communicator with exceptional administrative and organisational skills. You will be an effective problem solver and be flexible enough to embrace change with the development of existing services and the implementation of new services

Key tasks:

  • Acting as the first port of call for all internal and external facilities and office-related queries.
  • Managing the office inbox; responding to queries or cascading to other teams, as required.
  • Assisting and supporting the Office Manager on projects including research.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the office is presentable and set up for the day for internal and external visitors.
  • Monitoring office supplies, ordering new stationery, refreshments, and electronics as per company policy.
  • Managing the post in distribution and deliveries.
  • Ensuring onsite PPE stock is at the required levels to meet business needs.
  • Responsible for the online desk booking system including its administration and the production and analysis of its reporting tool.
  • Taking ownership of the office access system, creating ID cards, monthly reporting, and actioning changes.
  • Co-ordinating visitors to the office including ID passes, WIFI logins and desk bookings.
  • Responsible for coordinating office and H&S maintenance checks and ensuring records are up to date.
  • Assisting with contractor visits.
  • Working with and supporting internal teams (Tech and Infosec etc), to ensure the smooth running of the office.
  • Providing administrative support to the HR team as and when required.


  • Previous administrative experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Flexible, supportive, and always ready to go the extra mile.
  • A great communicator who is friendly, calm and efficient – even on the busiest days.
  • A self-starter who is robust, positive, cheerful, with a solutions-focused approach is essential.
  • Accurate, thorough, and well organised, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service ethic towards internal and external clients.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Maintaining high levels of confidentiality
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

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

Sero – Lead Developer 

Company – Sero

Job Title – Lead Developer 

Location – Cardiff / Remote 

Salary – Competitive salary up to up to £75,000

Contract – Full-Time, Permanent 

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


Sero operates a microservice architecture in GCP using Typescript & NodeJS for their back-end on Kubernetes with Express and TypeORM; and their front end is Cordova based.

This is a great opportunity to join an amazing business at an exciting time in their development, with recent investments enabling a platform for significant future growth. 

You will be responsible for development and delivery of the code base supporting end to end IT solutions that enable Sero to manage customer interactions, the development of new tooling portfolios supporting carbon neutral developments, energy optimisation and predictive modelling. 

Your scope will cover the full stack and your responsibilities, outside of delivering code, will include;

  • Setting the coding standard and performing code reviews
  • Interpreting user stories and working with the scrum team to turn these into deliverable tasks
  • Leading solutioning based on the user stories
  • Driving CI/CD into our delivery cycles.
  • Writing and executing test plans (unit, integration and stress)
  • Assisting with timeline and cost assessments
  • Mentoring less experienced team members

Skills & qualifications:

  • At least 12 months experience as a senior / lead software developer.
  • Experience working on typescript + node products for both mobile and web
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with cloud platforms, preferably using Kubernetes in a microservice environment.
  • Knowledge of designing and implementing CI/CD
  • A deep understanding of relational and non-relational data stores
  • Awareness of Agile principles and the benefits of the differing methodologies
  • A useful extra would be to have experience with billing and/or time series developments.

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

W2 – Junior Solutions Engineer

Company – W2 Global Data 

Job Title –  Junior Solutions Engineer

Location – Cardiff

Pay – National minimum wage

Contract – 37.5 hours/week, Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Perks – Yes


The Junior Solutions Engineer is key in building, maintaining and growing relationships between W2 and their customers by supporting our sales and commercial teams, and going above-and-beyond for those we assist. The role requires someone confident, adaptable, and ready to learn in a new and exciting environment.

Applicants must be between 16 and 24. Training provided. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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 Commercial team with completing Sales Proposals and similar documents.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist Technical Support Engineer where required with support tickets
  • Maintain a ‘continuous improvement’ approach in the support of all W2 services
  • Record and deliver feedback to the Product team regarding customer integration and onboarding.
  • Transfer knowledge to customers and co-workers
  • Work with the W2 Product and Operations team to file and track customer enhancement requests
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends and emerging technologies

For more information on this role or how to apply, click here.

Ship Shape – Junior Data Analyst

Company – Ship Shape

Job Title – Junior Data Analyst 

Location – Cardiff (WFH the norm)

Wage – £10 p/h

Contract –Paid Internship that could lead to a full-time role (immediate start)

Perks – Yes (Access to courses and training & more)


Ship Shape is offering professionals a great start to their career in start-ups and financial services.

This role includes training, exposure to the Fintech industry and can form the foundations of a career in Data Science and AI (no prior experience required).

The Role will include: 

  • Sourcing seed data to power Ship Shape’s database.
  • Finding and vetting new Venture Capital firms.
  • Identifying and qualifying new data sources.
  • Researching portfolio companies.
  • Manual Quality Assurance (QA) of the data capture system output.
  • Work alongside the Data Science (DS) team to develop and test.
  • Maintain documentation of QA.
  • Manual capture of data
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Continual testing of our tools to ensure issues are found and logged with relevant detail.
  • Formal documentation of bugs and issues. When necessary, briefing the team on your findings.
  • Curating the Database.
  • Understanding the data and the reason(s) behind it appearing in searches.
  • Identifying and documenting gaps in the database to allow additional data capture to occur. 
  • Taking part in special projects.
  • Test dataset creation and modification of test data.
  • Attend meetings to discuss data requirements for special projects.

Specifics of skills needed to be evidenced:

  • Analytical skills: running large data sets.
  • Time management skills: coordinating one’s own activities to stay on schedule.
  • Documentation skills: writing procedures and reports that can be used by members of the team.
  • Self-starter/motivator: ability to work out what tasks need to be done, and stay on course to hit a deadline.
  • Excel/ Google Sheets: proficient at manipulating data and building checks and tests.

For more information on this role or to apply, visit Ship Shape’s website here

Hodge – Due Diligence Specialist

Company – Hodge Bank 

Job Title – Due Diligence Specialist 

Location – Cardiff 

Salary – £25,000 – £35,000

Contract – Permanent, Full-Time 

Perks – Yes (Competitive Pension, 26 days holiday entitlement & more)


Hodge has an exciting and new opportunity for Due Diligence Specialists to join our dynamic and collaborative Commercial Lending Team.

This is a great opportunity for ambitious individuals to be part of  a fast paced and growing team with ambitious new business targets.  You will be working for a successful organisation which is passionate about delivering excellence and delighting our clients.

This is a new role to establish an excellent Due Diligence service for Portfolio Buy to Let, Residential investment and Development loans within the Commercial Lending team. We have achieved significant growth and have ambitious plans to grow further.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert; sharing technical expertise, advice and guidance.
  • Prepare commercial lending facility letters, liaising with Bank panel Solicitors where appropriate.
  • Agree and accept the Terms of Engagement with the Professionals engaged to assist with the completion of the Bank’s Security.
  • Instruct third party lawyers and valuers.
  • Review all third party reports and correspondence to ensure they are acceptable from a risk perspective.
  • Review all the technical reports documentation to confirm to the relationship team that the due diligence is completed to a satisfactory standard.
  • Proactively seek improvements to existing processes.
  • Review and assess the risks of complex client applications.

Trust Payments – Software Development Manager

Company – Trust Payments

Job Title – Software Development Manager

Location – Bangor

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Full-Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes (Flexible home working, Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance & more)


As a software development manager, you will be at the heart of driving their software development and innovation programmes. You will be leading a team of high performing developers as well as producing world class code yourself. The team and business is growing rapidly and this is a great opportunity to join a well-established business who value their staff


  •   Strong experience of managing a team of software developers
  •   Strong background in Python development
  •   Good knowledge of the latest technology trends & developments
  •   Good knowledge of Agile (ideally implementing or driving its adoption)
  •   Strong verbal and written communication and influencing skills
  •   Full software development lifecycle ownership
  •   Knowledge of Agile/Scrum processes
  •   Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  •   Manage the team of 10-15 people
  •   Drive architecture
  •   Review code
  •   Growth and security of the business in line with the operating plan
  •   Comply with all legislation and codes of practice appropriate to the role
  •   Comply with the Health and Safety at work Act (1974) and relevant directives in all activities
  •   Compliance on all relevant aspects of GDPR as appropriate to the role

Apply on the company website here

Admiral – Head of Security Consulting and Assurance

Company – Admiral 

Job Title – Software Development Manager

Location – Remote 

Salary – Competitive

Contract – Full-Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes (You can view some of Admiral’s Key Benefits here


The Head of Security Consulting & Assurance role is a senior Information & Cyber security management position in the organisation, responsible for ensuring that we deliver world class security consulting & assurance to enable our business objectives.  You will be a player manager – respected for your knowledge and ability in technical and strategic areas. Your vision will define and drive how the function will meet the business demand to deliver at pace, safely. We are a cloud based scaled agile environment thus experience with SAFe is highly desirable.

This role is responsible for delivery of all information security consulting, security testing and vulnerability management, security assurance etc for the Admiral UK Insurance business (EUI).

They will also be responsible for setting development of information security standards with other members of the Security Leadership Team and will be expected to lead the governance and risk management discussions with reference to organisation context.

Main Duties:

  • establish information security roles and responsibilities for Admiral UK Insurance employees and third-party stakeholders
  • provide the business with a clear understanding of their issues and risks and what they can do to improve
  • be responsible for the overall operation and management of risk management processes, including supply chain risk management and contract security schedules
  • maintain a current understanding of the vulnerability and risk exposure of the organisation
  • support new business and IT initiatives by providing expert security consultancy at all levels of delivery, supporting Admiral’s Scaled Agile Framework
  • ensure compliance with Admiral’s legal and regulatory information security obligations, maintaining focus on FCA and PRA requirements
  • translate technical risks into meaningful business information with comprehensible and proportionate risk treatment instructions
  • schedule periodic and ad hoc technical and non-technical security reviews, providing oversight and approval of remediation initiatives
  • establish and communicate priorities for organisational mission, objectives, activities and set cybersecurity policy
  • develop a highly skilled and motivated team.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

The Head of Security Consulting & Assurance will be an experienced information security leader, well versed in helping the business manage information & cyber risk from C-Level through to technology delivery and support teams, be familiar with industry recognised information security control sets, risk management methodologies.

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

Principality Building Society – Branch Manager 

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Branch Manager

Location – Remote 

Salary – £30,000 – £50,000

Contract – Full-Time, Permanent

Perks – Yes (pension, bonus and incentive schemes, life assurance cover & more)


It’s your role to make sure your branch plays an important role at the heart of the community, recognising their needs and ensuring they get the products and services they need. As an effective leader and coach, you’ll manage your team to give our Members great customer service. That means being a great communicator, with the ability to understand customers, build effective working relationships and coach, motivate and develop the people around you to continuously improve performance.

What you’ll bring to the role:

With experience of managing teams to provide excellent customer service, you’ll be used to leading by example and have a record of continuously improving performance and inspiring the people around you. That means you’ve worked with customers to identify their needs, understand which products and services are right for them and ensuring they leave with a solution they’re happy with. What’s more, you’ll not only be constantly looking to develop your team’s abilities, but you’ll always be on the lookout for new ways to improve your own skills and expertise.

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

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If any of these roles are of interest to you then don’t hesitate to contact these outstanding companies and apply for an exciting position. These are just a selection of the employment opportunities in Wales’ budding FinTech sector, so be sure to tune into our weekly roundups every Wednesday as more vacancies become available.

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