The role has primary responsibility for the successful deployment of software packages and maintaining and enhancing the release processes.
This role focuses on deploying software packages and scripts for high availability wealth management production systems along with releases into a number of development and test environments used by our internal teams and by our client test teams. You will eventually be responsible for the software releases to our production platforms.
Specific Role Responsibilities
Executes software release management processes. Includes deploying software with standard software tools to test, client and eventually Production environments. Accurately applies code fixes to all environments as required.
The ideal candidate will have experience with source control systems, software build systems in the context of MS .NET and MS SQL technologies, bug-tracking systems, and shell scripting. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to operate independently on a day-to-day basis, handle software upgrades in a non-disruptive fashion, understand when to escalate issues and risks, and produce small software deliverables (e.g. scripting, automation. system integration) with minimal hands on oversight. The ideal candidate must be well-organized, possess effective oral and written communication skills, and have a healthy respect for process-driven activities.
The successful candidate must possess a solid understanding in most of the following areas:
FNZ is the market leading provider of technology and administration services to major financial institutions in the platform and wealth management sectors across the globe. We partner with life companies, banks, asset managers and discretionary wealth managers to enable them to develop and distribute financial products and services to their customers across all major distribution channels.
FNZ has a strong blue-chip customer base including Standard Life, Axa Wealth, JP Morgan, HSBC, AMP, National Australia Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Friends Life, UBS, Zurich Financial and Close Brothers Asset Management. It has helped these customers grow to over £30 billion of platform assets in aggregate. FNZ now employs over 700 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Wellington and Sydney.