• Junior Developer

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    Developers at FNZ are all-rounders who design databases, write complex financial business logic and create slick web applications. They also work closely with business analysts, testers and other members of the project team to produce world class software. Developers will be expected to learn all about our application, the business and the industry we operate in.


    Developers work alongside business analyst and test analyst within the Development Centre and report to their designated Build Manager.


    • Development:
      • Interpret complex financial business requirements and translate into high-transactional, high-availability, secure, working systems;
      • Design and build the highly intuitive user interface and interactive financial tools required by financial advisers and investors;
      • Develop real-time transaction processing systems that support millions of trades every day in investment securities in multiple world markets;
      • Work closely with our business analysts to design and implement new functionality for our major institutional customers around the world.
      • Collaborate with other developers to make sure that the solutions developed are robust and in-line with the requirements;
    • Support new functionality during testing and in production; and
    • Ensure code is designed and built in a reusable manner.



    • Design / Quality:
      • Provide solutions and recommendations for the resolution of technical issues that arise and ensure solutions meet the technical specs and design requirements;
      • Help design and build APIs and external system interfaces for integration into core FNZ products and third party vendor applications;
      • Adhere to the defined procedures for code management, code reviews, coding standards, naming conventions and security standards;
      • Write automated unit tests for any newly created code; and
      • Perform manual unit testing to ensure any changes made to the system are of a high standard and the system hasn’t regressed.
    • Collaboration / Communication:
      • Promote the development team both internally and externally. Ensure that creative solutions, tight code, tough problems solved are called out appropriately to the developer community, and where they lead to visible outcomes, to the broader FNZ teams and clients; and
      • Collaborate with other developers to share knowledge, best practices, useful technology, and opportunities for cross-project system design / solutions.
    • Technology:
      • Keep abreast of latest and/or relevant technologies, tools and methods. Identify adoption of technology, tools and methods best suited to FNZ;
      • Proactively resolve technical (environmental, coding and testing) issues that impede development progress. Assist in the resolution of technical issues when requested by other developers; and
      • Create novel solutions to problems by incorporating cutting edge technology or generic concepts.

    Experience Required

    Primary requirements

    • First class honours degree, Masters or equivalent
    • Some experience with one or many programming languages;
    • Confident, and able to take initiative in a delivery-focused environment;
    • Independent, self-directing working style;
    • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic fast-paced industry;
    • Enjoy working as part of a high performance team;
    • Hard-working, innovative and takes pride in their work; and
    • Passionate about creating innovative solutions for customers.

    Secondary requirements

    • Experience with Microsoft development products (including C#/VB.NET, ASP.NET, MVC and SQL Server), jQuery, Java, CSS
    • Experience with web development
    • Familiarity with financial products and markets
    • Understanding of web services
    • Familiar with code analysis or automated testing tools

    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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