• Outputs Analyst - Graduate Opportunity

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

    Thunderhead is a third party application which is used across all FNZ wrap platforms to produce client documents, emails and bulk printing for all of our clients.  As an Outputs Analyst you will have responsibility for the design, build and maintenance of client documents across all FNZ platforms.  You will be a highly motivated individual who will work closely with project analysts, developers, testers, infrastructure, service and support and as required you will sometimes liaise directly with our clients to deliver high quality outputs.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for an extremely varied role which includes a good mixture of analytical and technical work.  It’s a fast paced role with lots to learn and where no two days are the same.  The role will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to work in a global team to design and build client outputs across all FNZ platforms.  As an entry level role training will be provided in all aspects of the work.


    Primary Accountabilities

    • Solution design.
    • Creation of output design specifications.
    • SQL server skills.
    • Understanding of XML data files.
    • Design and creation of XSD schemas.
    • Basic HTML and Java Script skills.
    • Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Workload management and prioritisation

    Core Responsibilities

    •  Working closely with FNZ system analysts, solution consultants, developers and technical specialists to ensure the best solution design for new client outputs.
    • Design and build XSD schemas which create the data structure of the client outputs.
    • Use industry standard software tools to design and build client outputs.
    • Unit test and peer review output build to ensure a high level of quality.
    • Analyse and resolve any outputs defects during the test cycle.
    • Conduct releases of build items and defects.
    • Work with the Outputs team to design efficient work flow processes, best practice and knowledge transfer.
    • Manage and prioritise own workload using workload management system.

    Experience Required

    Required Knowledge & Skill-Set


    • Excellent written English and attention to detail.
    • Effective organisational, administration and time management skills.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Logical analytical mind-set.
    • Good problem solving ability.

    Personal Capabilities


    • Desire to learn and develop skills.
    • Drive to succeed in everything you do.
    • Pride in the work you deliver.
    • Motivation and enthusiasm to be a key team player.
    • Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Out of the box thinking.
    • Ability to articulate ideas and solutions.
    • Prepared to go the extra mile.

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global FinTech firm, transforming the way financial institutions serve their wealth management customers.  We partner with banks, insurers and asset managers to help consumers better achieve their financial goals.  The business has grown rapidly in recent years, as its institutional customers have used FNZ’s platform to improve transparency, choice and drive down long-term costs for consumers of wealth management products across all segments: from mass-market workplace pensions to mass-affluent and high-net-worth clients.


    Today, FNZ is responsible for over £330 billion in assets under administration (AuA) held by around 5 million customers of some of the world’s largest financial institutions, including Standard Aberdeen, Santander, Lloyds Bank, Vanguard, Generali, Barclays, Quilter, UOB, Aviva, Zurich, UBS, BNZ, Findex and FNZC. In total, FNZ partners with over 60 financial institutions across the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.  The company has over 1,400 employees in the UK, Czech Republic, Shanghai, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.


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