Fintech is currently enjoying its time in the spotlight, with the sector experiencing massive growth and companies of all sizes vying to be part of the fintech revolution.
Of course, with that remarkable growth comes a bevy of job opportunities, with companies recruiting for everything from project managers to support services and HR.
But who’s hiring?
The following six companies are among the top employers in fintech, and are currently seeking top tech talent.
Accenture is a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, offering clients a diverse range of services. The global firm has offices in Dublin.
The company seeks candidates who are highly motivated and highly talented, who have an interest in technology and business and strong problem-solving skills, and who like working on teams and with clients.
Accenture is currently hiring service delivery leads, digital business intelligence consultants, technical support analysts, programme and project managers, QA analysts and marketing specialists, among others.
Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics
Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics (ACIA) utilises unmatched data capabilities to deliver data-driven insights to clients.
Candidates with a strong technical background and strong business acumen will go far with ACIA, as will those with the ability to explain complex technical issues to those without an in-depth understanding of the area.
ACIA’s employees find their work exciting and challenging, relish the collaborative environment, enjoy the freedom to be creative and innovative, and respect the fact that the company is very human-focused.
ACIA is currently hiring for information security specialists, business analysts, project managers, .NET application developers and SQL developers, among others.
Since the recording of the above video, ACIA has appointed a new CEO, Todd Curry.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global financial institution, providing clients with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and financial and risk management products and services. The multinational has offices in Dublin and Carrick-on-Shannon.
At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, employees get the opportunity to work on large, complex problems, building solutions and tools that can transform the whole industry. A job at Bank of America Merrill Lynch means you will be working with a diverse group of people, and some of the most talented people in the industry.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch looks for people who have career development in mind, people who want to work in different locations around the world, and people who want to work in a technically demanding environment.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is currently hiring UI developers, data quality and governance analysts, senior developers, treasury specialists and operations analysts, among others.
Fidelity Investments provides a diverse range of technology capabilities, building solutions for trading, investing, fund pricing, and cybersecurity businesses, among others, and has offices in Dublin and Galway.
Fidelity looks for candidates with a willingness to learn and progress within the company, the aptitude and ability to collaborate globally, and great communication skills. When Fidelity is meeting candidates, a person’s potential can almost be more important than their background.
Fidelity is currently hiring software engineers, project managers, investment data analysts, software developers and web designers, among others.
IFDS is a leading provider of third-party administration and IT services, with offices in Dublin city centre and Dublin Park West.
The fintech company seeks candidates who are dynamic and self-motivated, preferably with an IT background or qualification, and hires at junior and senior level.
Employees at IFDS talk about the diverse, passionate, young and supportive workforce, and the supportive ecosystem. For them, the work is ever-changing and fast-paced, with the company constantly innovating, reinventing and searching for better ways to do things.
IFDS is currently hiring QA analysts, technical architects, senior policy associates, business support specialists, project managers and PMO lead specialists, among others.
Pramerica is a business and technology operations subsidiary of Prudential Financial, and has offices – soon to be expanded in a new facility – in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.
Pramerica looks for candidates with more than one skill set – those with a background in IT should also have an interest in and knowledge of business, and vice versa.
Employees with Pramerica talk about the diversity of staff and how multicultural the offices are, the dedicated teams and supportive management, and how energising it is to be partnered with a talented group of people, globally.
Pramerica is currently hiring product managers, systems engineers, accountants, financial managers, programmers and Unix developers, among others.
Updated 26 August 2015 at 2.46pm: ACIA was referred to as Aon in earlier versions of this article. The article was also altered to highlight changes to ACIA’s leadership team.
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