• Blockchain Engineer

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    A Software Engineer role in the regional R&D team available. 


    People in our Research & Development team contribute to the realisation of new ideas and enhancements to existing functionality through proof of concept solutions that align to FNZ’s strategic product road map.


    Initial work will focus on innovation in the Asset Management Industry and involve working on FNZ’s Blockchain product which services web apps for Transfer Agency Back Office and Fund Managers.


    We are looking for high performing people who can function collaboratively as part of a small team, and can take ownership from the get-go and work with minimal guidance.

    • Communicate with designers, front-end developers and business users to produce an industry leading product and service
    • Work with the technical and commercial team to make technical decisions and consolidate product delivery
    • To develop and deliver the product to a number of large clients
    • Work closely with our business analysts and product managers to design and implement new functionality
    • Collaborate with other engineers globally (London, Shanghai, Hong Kong or Wellington) to make sure that the solutions are robust, scalable, and secure.
    • Be able to work independently, meet deadlines and take responsibility for their own workload;
    • Maintain good communication skills and a team-player attitude
    • Not afraid to get out of your comfort-zone and keep up with new technologies.

    Be open to travel and short-term opportunities for working in other FNZ offices or at the client-sites.

    Experience Required


    • At least 2  years’ experience as a full-stack or back-end developer.
    • Degree in Computing Science/Software Engineering/IT and other related subjects;
    • Have confidence and experience in:
      • blockchain or distributed ledger technology (e.g. Ethereum, Hyperledger, R3, Ripple, bitcoin), not mandantory requirment, but better to know some related knowledge.
      • Cryptography that includes creation and using of public/private key- not mandantory requirment either.
      • SHA256 algorithms for encryption and decryption
      • Understanding of advanced/state-of-the-art cryptography, including asymmetric (pub/priv key), symmetric, hash functions, encryption/signatures.
      • Linux, Javascript, GoLang, Open source, C, C++, python, Java
      • HTML5 and CSS3
      • Node.js
      • Agile methodologies
      • Algorithms object-orientated programming (OOP) concepts
      • Testing frameworks like Mocha, Jest, Engyme
      • Building & deploying react application’s to AWS Cloud
      • Virtualization: AWS, Citrix, AWS, VMWare
      • P2P networking and distributed systems.
      • Understanding of various distributed consensus methodologies (Mining, PoS, Paxos, etc.).
      • Experience with APIs.
      • Advanced version control knowledge
      • Experience within finance and/or insurance is an advantage however candidates from all industries will be considered.


    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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