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Job Description

Interesting and unique role for a leading financial services company.  They’re looking for a technologist who can offer a deep insight into the FinTech market.

As Senior Technology Manager, you will be responsible for identifying new technologies and technology upgrade opportunities and ensuring these address business problems, improve cost and risk management.  It’s an exciting role as it works closely with product and marketing team on proposition and closely with an off-shore tech team on any functional changes.

The Company

A high profile non-departmental public body that have been tasked with delivering a financial services scheme which is fast becoming a household name.  1000’s and 1000’s of companies across the UK have onboarded their employees to their self-serving transactional, pension platform.  It’s a great place to work, people who work there feel passionate about the product as it will have a huge social impact.  Based in superb offices in Central London.

The Role

This role reports to the Technology Director but is given lots of autonomy.  It’s a highly interesting role and can be split into two parts on a 60/40 split. 

  • Tech Insight (60%)
    To develop and maintain a deep insight in the FinTech market.  Maintaining a low-cost scheme that remains competitive and market leading is critical to the success.  In financial services there are number of technical trends ie open banking, Blockchain, Electronic identify Verification and it will be this persons’ responsibility to investigate and recommend whether these should be adopted.

 

  • IT Solution (40%)

As Technology Manager, you will be the conduit between the company and their 3rd party off shore team for any technical developments that may arise consequently to a change request.   

Day to day you will:

  • Analysis and offer insight into technical tends with FinTech
  • To help develop company strategic view on technology adoption, implementing a roadmap for adoption of new technologies or upgrades
  • To maintain requirements in line with legislation and guidance
  • To provide subject matter expert advice and technical assurance to different stakeholders
  • Maintenance of organisation wide architecture
  • Work closely with product, marketing, programme team and offshore technical team
  • Maintain information flow with key vendors and technology market commentators.

About You

This is a technology hybrid role so I’m looking for someone who has gained experience analysing and evaluating FinTech technologies and provided insight into how they can be applied and someone who has practical experience of building IT solutions involving several technologies.  You would have been informed product selection and implemented recommendations to result.  You’ll be confident putting together and building a business case that will engage technical and non-technical stakeholders.   You’ll have the innate ability to see the bigger picture and challenge the detail when required. 

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