Recruitment Roundup – 9th February 2022 

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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. 

Ship Shape – DevOps (AWS)

Company – Ship Shape

Job Title – DevOps (AWS)

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Work 4.5 days per week, paid for 5 days, hack day each fortnight and more)


Greenfield opportunity to join a small (<10 people) company and manage an AWS-based cloud environment, drive CI/CD, implement monitoring, performance testing, etc.

​​Ship Shape already has an MVP in Production and in use with customers, with positive feedback. Now we need to take our next step, and for this we need a DevOps engineer that will create a world-class foundation for our product.

You will work with your direct team: Senior Full-Stack Developer, Web Developer, Chief Data Scientist, Data Engineer.


  • Be a small startup’s DevOps function
  • Efficiently control and manage 
  • Improve documentation

What Ship Shape are looking for:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related information technology field

Skills & experience needed:

  • Senior experience, of which min. 5 years experience in DevOps / SRE / Cloud Engineering role. You have managed environments, release processes, security, networking in an AWS environment
  • Experience to know what priorities must be for a small company with limited resource; what gains most benefit and mitigates most risk?
  • Great knowledge of AWS Fargate, EKS, ECS, EC2, Terraform, Cloud Formation, Docker, Bitbucket, Bitbucket pipelines, AWS IAM, AWS Organisations and Billing, JIRA, DB management (MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Postgres)
  • Good Linux, infrastructure, and networking knowledge
  • Strong understanding of security, storage, data protection best practice on AWS and in general, and practical experience of implementing solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of release management processes and tools in an Agile environment, including CI/CD
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain monitoring and performance solutions
  • Proven ability to document processes, procedures, know-how (Confluence)

For more information on this role of to apply visit Ship Shape’s website here. 

Sero – Scrum Master 

Company – Sero

Job Title – Scrum Master 

Location – Cardiff (remote options available)

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – £50,000 DOE

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


Join Sero’s digital team and be responsible for leading our development teams in an agile methodology. Sero are looking for passionate people with the technical know-how to increase Sero’s productivity and efficiency across various products with various release targets. 

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

You will be responsible for:  

  • Leading the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owners and development teams to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organisation
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Resolve conflicts, blockers and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owners and provide education where needed

 Skills & qualifications:

  • Prior experience on a scrum team
  • Ability to analyse, think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to work with, and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in a fast paced and energetic environment

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

Sorodo – Customer Relationship Manager

Company – Sorodo

Job Title – Customer Relationship Manager 

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – £18,000 – £20,000

Perks – Yes (Commission scheme based on individual and team performance, 25 holiday days and more)


Sorodo is a fast-growing and innovative online business finance platform that helps UK SMEs access the right funding products from a wide range of providers through technology.

Sorodo are looking for their 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.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • 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

The candidate:

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Experience in phone calls hot and cold
  • 1-3 years minimum knowledge and understanding of business finance
  • 1-3 years minimum sales experience in phone calls (hot and cold) in the field or related area
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g. CRM software) and telephone systems
  • Extremely organised with strong administration skills, and attention to detail
  • Cool-tempered and able to handle rejection
  • A polite and friendly manner
  • Be able to work independently and as a team
  • Punctual, professional and positive

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

Comparison Creator – IT Manager

Company – Comparison Creator

Job Title – IT Manager

Location – ​​Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – TBC + bonuses depending on knowledge, skills & experience

Perks – Yes 


Comparison Creator is an independent, privately owned software development company specialising in providing an outsourced solution for product comparison websites. 

Comparison Creator are looking for a motivated and technically skilled IT Development Manager to join Comparison Creator on a permanent basis.


  • Technical leadership of the development team and delivery process
  • Line management and career development of a group of highly skilled LAMP developers
  • Knowledge and understanding of open-source technologies
  • Solid understanding of modern front end development technologies

For more information on this role or to apply visit Comparison Creator’s website here. 

Currencycloud – Client Onboarding Manager

Company – Currencycloud

Job Title –Client Onboarding Manager

Location – UK

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

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


Currencycloud is an open & collaborative Fintech unicorn that lives and breathes their company values: Be Human, Better Together and Own it.

About the role:

Currencycloud’s Compliance Department is looking for a talented Client Onboarding Manager to lead one of the Client Onboarding Teams. The Client Onboarding Manager will report to the Head of Compliance Operations in London.

The detail:

  • Ensure frictionless operations of the Onboarding Team on a daily basis and in a long term
  • Identify potential operational obstacles and provide a workable solution
  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting and be able to identify patterns and abnormalities
  • Work closely with management on the delivery of wider compliance and business framework
  • Monitor wider business changes, assess the impact on onboarding and introduce new processes accordingly
  • Be able to identify improvements to current processes and work closely with other stakeholders to implement changes
  • Assist management with complex queries, reporting and analysis of client’s behaviour
  • Ensure that process documentation is kept up to date with the latest changes being added as soon as practical
  • Propose quarterly/yearly Team objectives
  • Oversee the implementation of quarterly projects and provide ongoing feedback on the progress
  • Attend internal and external meetings as onboarding point of contact
  • Be a champion of CC culture and values – be the one who inspires and motivates the team
  • Recognise key potentials and take steps to support teams in their development
  • Team management including 121s, appraisals, hiring


  • Minimum 3 years of working experience with a focus on team management
  • Proven operational experience with a methodical and process-driven approach
  • Experience in the Financial Technology (FinTech) sector is welcomed
  • Understanding of financial crime controls and their application to client onboarding processes is a plus
  • Self-driven, highly analytical
  • A natural leader able to motivate and inspire team members to excel
  • Have exceptional organisational skills and pay attention to detail
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence others
  • Ability to prioritise work by taking the impact and scale of the work into consideration, as well as manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a willingness to get your hands dirty

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

Vantage Data Centers – Assistant Quality Manager

Company – Vantage Data Centers 

Job Title – Assistant Quality Manager

Location – Newport

Contract – 6 month FTC

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes 


Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects, and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises.

The Compliance Assistant Quality Manager will support the Director Compliance & Data Protection in ensuring that the company complies with external regulatory requirements and internal policies. The role will plan, develop, implement and evaluate activities across the compliance program. This is a 6 month fixed term contract role. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Communication of Policy and procedure updates
  • Monitoring of all internal VDC logs
  • Facilitating and delivery of internal audits relating to ISO accreditation 9000, 14001, 45001 & 27001
  • Logging of Incidents
  • Document control on Vivantio system
  • General administration as required by Director Compliance & Data Protection and support for process development for VDC teams.
  • Verifying compliance of New Supplier approval process including completion of due diligence checks and NDA’s


  • Lead, develop and motivate all direct reports. Identify training requirements and mentor team members
  • Member of the H&S committee
  • Member of the Global Compliance team
  • Reviewing policies and procedures
  • Adherence to ongoing ISO requirements
  • Adherence to contractual obligations
  • Adherence to Health & Safety, Security, Privacy & Environmental
  • Assist Director Compliance with implementation of any new standards
  • Assist with completion of PCI DSS and Soc 1, SOC2 and SOC 3 audits
  • Weekly reports to Director Compliance
  • Monitoring Client complaints and dissatisfaction and producing subsequent reports
  • Monitoring of all internal VDC logs
  • Facilitating and delivery of internal audits relating to ISO accreditation 9000, 14001, 45001 & 27001
  • Logging of Incidents
  • Document control on Vivantio system
  • General administration as required by Director Compliance & Data Protection and support for process development for VDC
  • Verifying compliance of New Supplier approval process including completion of due diligence checks and NDA’s
  • Communication of Policy and procedure updates

For more information on this role or to apply visit Vantage Data Centers’s website here. 

Stable resources Ltd – ​​Marketing Manager

Company – Stable resources Ltd

Job Title – Marketing Manager

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes 

The Role:

  • Developing brand-compliant, compelling content and design briefs to support plans/activities which ultimately informs our overall marketing strategy.
  • Work alongside our Stable core team and Directors to develop marketing plans which will ultimately inform our UK marketing strategy priorities
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships by enhancing our services to our existing trusted network; introduce new and creative methods to build upon and introduce new partnerships to our network.
  • Draft engaging and creative copy for a range of materials focusing on our core markets
  • Experience of developing pro-active, cross-channel communications campaigns to support sales/referral generation
  • Ensuring external communications are consistent and brand compliant
  • Generating leads and enquiries to support referral generation activities and new business opportunities
  • Evaluating marketing and campaign activity to determine impact and ROI
  • Attending events, conferences and meetings, in line with our marketing and communications strategy.
  • Marketing Strategy: GTM strategy conception, key market focus, messaging and positioning, customer persona development
  • SEO: keyword search, content creation, link building, on-page and off-page optimisation
  • PPC: PPC campaign strategy, landing page design, reporting
  • Social Media Marketing: planning, advertising, analytics, social media management
  • Branding: brand research, graphic design, strategy, typography
  • UX: consulting, design, usability, function

The Person:

  • Ideally 3-5 years+ Marketing/Communications experience within a high growth Technology sector
  • Creative, imaginative self-starter who can bring new ideas to promote the business
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment, managing multiple projects/activities, on time and within budget
  • Commercially astute with the ability to understand business requirements into actionable marketing activity
  • Being a Welsh speaker would be an advantage (though not mandatory)
  • Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously

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

Principality Building Society – Customer Consultant

Company – Principality Building Society

Job Title – Customer Consultant

Location – Principality Branch, Bangor

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Read about Principality’s Reward & Benefits here


With a background in customer service, you’ll be a people person, with the ability to make Principality Building Society’s Members feel welcomed and cared for. Whether you’re dealing with them face-to-face, or over the phone, you’ll stay calm, friendly and supportive. With the energy and flexibility to deal with a wide range of customers, you’ll always be ready for the next challenge and will be keen to learn new skills and improve our service.

How you’ll make a difference:

You’ll be the first person most Members will see when they come into Principality’s branch and you will quickly understand their needs, identifying the right products or services to help them out and passing them on to expert colleagues if necessary. And when you deal with customers over the phone, you’ll give them the same level of standout service. As the main point of contact with customers, your role is pivotal in helping to keep our members’ money safe.

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

Yoello – Product Owner

Company – Yoello

Job Title – Product Owner

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

Perks – Yes (Employee share scheme, 25 days holiday, and more)


Yoello’s Product Owners are the heartbeat of Yoello and own the product roadmap with accountability for prioritisation, requirements, design, user acceptance and product performance. They are passionate about Yoello’s product, customers and business and this gives them the drive and determination to get things done at pace.

What Yoello’s Product Owners do:

  • Prioritising Yoello’s product backlog and roadmap using value, data driven insight and customer feedback
  • Collaborating and communicating with other PO’s, key stakeholders, engineers and designers to prioritise, build and launch new products and features
  • Owning and documenting the user journey 
  • Analysing and defining requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Leading refinement sessions with engineers and designers ensuring new features and products meet our customers’ needs
  • Signing off on UI/UX designs
  • Conducting UAT (user acceptance testing) and providing the final sign-off on delivered features and products
  • Conducting analysis of customer and business feedback to make value-driven decisions and prioritisation calls
  • Triaging live issues that are detected

About You:

  • You have 2 years experience working in a digital technology environment in a delivery or technical role
  • You are analytical and creative, and often say ‘what does the data say?’
  • You can use your intuition to make a decision when you don’t have the data
  • You can easily put yourself in the mind of our customers and you are driven by the idea of delivering value and great products to Yoello’s users
  • Your attention to detail is impeccable and mistakes can’t get past your eagle eye
  • You have a strong academic record (ideally with some A’s in English, science or maths)

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

Admiral – Capital Analyst

Company – Admiral

Job Title – Capital Analyst

Location – Cardiff

Contract – Full-time, Permanent 

Salary – Competitive 

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

Key Responsibilities:

Working within the Actuarial team and reporting to the Head of Capital, the main responsibilities of the role include supporting the team with the following:

  • The delivery of regulatory capital requirement calculations at Group and solo entity levels
  • Providing the business with risk and capital analysis to support the strategic decision making process
  • The delivery of the IMAP project including validation remediation, model development, creation & maintenance of model documentation and risk parameterisation.

Detailed role profile:

  • Assist with the delivery of capital requirements at Group and solo entity levels for reporting purposes.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior management
  • Regular interaction with the Risk function and develop an understanding of the key financial risks faced by Admiral
  • Assist with the production of the risk and capital analysis to support key decisions across the organisation e.g. business planning, reinsurance strategy and dividends
  • Assist the build and continued improvement of the internal model in readiness for IMAP and beyond:
  • Understand the origins and reasonableness of the data used
  • Parameterisation of the inputs
  • Working alongside the existing team members to design and build the models/calculations
  • Performance of testing on model outputs to ensure appropriateness of model calibration
  • Perform stress and sensitivity testing
  • Production of Model documentation
  • Prepare reports and presentations for senior management and the regulator

For more information on this role or to apply visit Admiral’s 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 position.

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