• Graduate Software Developer (Elite Graduate Programme)

    Job Locations CZ-Brno
    # 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 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 Brno Development Centre and report to their designated Build Manager.



    • Interpret complex financial business requirements and translate into high-transactional, high-availability, secure and 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Collaborate with other developers to share knowledge, best practices, useful technology, and opportunities for cross-project system design and solutions.  


    • 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.
    • Create novel solutions to problems by incorporating cutting edge technology or generic concepts.

    Experience Required

    Primary Requirements:

    • Bachelor degree or higher (min A- average for under-graduate, first class for post-graduate).
    • 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.
    • 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 or 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 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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