Careers

Here at FundsLibrary, we value exceptional people and support them with great benefits, learning and development opportunities and competitive compensation.

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals and we welcome speculative job applications. Please send your CV and the area of the business you are interested in to careers@fundslibrary.com

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Join us!

We are the go-to resource for investors and financial services professionals, sourcing the latest and most accurate data from 700 global fund groups, and providing market leading solutions for 10 of the top 20 UK platforms.

And it doesn’t just happen all by itself. It takes great people so why not join us and enjoy a supportive workplace and modern offices in Bristol and in the City of London.

Our Values

By focusing on our core values we unite to achieve our goals.

Successful client collaboration

Working in partnership with our clients for shared success.

Inspired team working

Inspiring each other to collectively achieve challenging goals.

Taking a stance for quality

Striving for the highest standards as a matter of habit.

Demonstrating our expertise

Using our wealth of experience to provide value and innovation to our clients.

Having a winning attitude

Winning is not everything but wanting to win is.

Your reward

We want every member of our team to feel valued and make it one of our priorities to offer the right environment to flourish. Our Values Awards recognise exceptional team members. Read about our latest winners here.

We work in a bright open plan office space that has been designed to our own specifications, as well as a raft of team activities that we put on just for you, from “Breakfast Wednesdays” to our annual off-site team building days. You can also join in a host of fun socials put on by our social committee or take part in one of our hobby groups. Into running? Gaming? You name it, we’ve got it!

Why not read all about our most recent Team Building Day?

 

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What benefits can you expect working at FundsLibrary?

Save and invest

We offer our employees a competitive pension scheme. To help you save and invest in your future, we will contribute to your pot. The more you save, the more we contribute.

Health package

Our comprehensive health package lets you select the right cover for you and your family and includes cash back on various treatments, such as out-patient, dental and eye care.

Looking to the future

'Save As You Earn' is a fantastic opportunity to become a shareholder in our parent company, Hargreaves Lansdown, with up to 20% off the market value. You can also access a range of discounts on their products and services.

From A to B

The Cycle to Work scheme helps you save tax and spread the cost of a new bike and equipment over 12 months. Secure garage parking for bicycles and a car park discount are also available.

Fitness and wellbeing

We believe in the mantra ‘healthy body – healthy mind’. We have many fitness clubs, including a lunchtime running group, cycling teams and yoga, plus a generous gym discount to help you achieve your goals and perform at your best.

Enjoy your free time

Enjoy discounts at some of Bristol’s best places to eat and drink as well as a range of great deals at cinemas and top retailers.

Current opportunities

  • Business Analyst/Technical Product Owner

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    Location: St Catherine’s Court, Clifton, Bristol

    The Company

    FundsLibrary are a leading digital platform, supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry.

    Our business is built around three pillars of expertise:

    We are the industry’s gateway to an established Data Distribution network. We seek effective ways to deliver the best investment data and meet the challenges of regulatory change. We source data from over 700 global fund groups for around 40,000 products and receive over 185 million annual requests for our market insights and fund data.

    For over 15 years’ we have been delivering Digital Solutions for a large selection of blue chip clients, including Asset Managers, Investment Platforms and Technology Providers.

    Within our Regulatory Solutions business area we currently work with Europe’s largest Fund Managers and this well-established client base is testament to our pre-eminent position in Europe for KIID and MiFID II distribution.

    Role description:

    We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst/Technical Product Owner. Working as part of a Scrum team delivering Digital Solutions and Core Platform functionality, you will be an effective team player with strong problem solving and communication skills capable of dealing with all areas of the business. You will support the Solutions Product Owner in the refinement of user stories and acceptance criteria and value, develop and prioritise cases and stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are best aligned with the strategy. You will also maintain a healthy backlog of sprint ready user stories.

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    • Perform the role of Technical Product Owner for the Scrum Team, ensuring alignment to technology strategy and goals, communicating stakeholder vision/direction and taking the lead in technology-led initiatives
    • Develop documentation in support of delivery efforts, operational readiness and handover to BAU
    • Structure releases to ensure there is early, incremental and regular realisation of value to the business
    • Ensure the team produce high quality estimates and holds the team to account to deliver
    • Participate in Scrum Team rituals (daily stand-ups, reviews and retrospectives)
    • Assist the Scrum Master in resolving or mitigating impediments
    • Ensure the developed product is fit for purpose, meets defined quality and security standards and can be supported operationally
    • Support the evolution of business analysis/product ownership standards within FundsLibrary
    • Support the Sales Process, for example through contributing to RFPs and working with Clients, Business Development and Solutions Product Owners to help define and shape future solutions
    • Able to work independently and on company-wide initiatives outside of the Scrum process
    • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

    What we are looking for

    Essential:

    • A level (Grade C) or above
    • Proficiency in using MS Products, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Good understanding of Agile processes
    • Able to demonstrate capability as a Business Analyst and Technical Product Owner within an Agile environment
    • Ability to manage workload in an efficient and timely manner, yet confident to respond to changing business needs
    • Proven experience of managing stakeholder relationships at all levels of the organisation
    • Excellent attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication and influencing skills
    • Willingness to learn, share and develop knowledge and skills and to support the development of others
    • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced environment
    • Comfortable working with and managing clients
    • Proactive, resourceful and able to work under own initiative within a team, or independently
    • Exhibits a passion for continuous improvement and service excellence

    Desirable:

    • Degree or equivalent
    • A recognised qualification in Business Analysis
    • Formal Agile/Scrum accreditation
    • Proven ability to document effective user stories
    • Experienced gained in the Finance Sector, ideally as a Business Analyst
    • Experience working with, and an appreciation of digital products and front-end web tools
    • Competent user of requirements management and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence

    What we can offer you:

    We are an innovative and fast-paced company which provides a challenging and engaging space for you to advance your career. Our office is a collaborative and colourful space which inspires employees to work together to accomplish collective objectives and build strong working relationships. We support career development with the attendance of industry courses or conferences and have created a culture that allows employees to provide honest feedback and speak their mind on a regular basis, whether that be regarding a particular project or the business as a whole. We hold employee Values Awards on a regular basis to recognise and thank those employees who embody the company values.

     The benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits including pension and private health cover
    • Regular social outings arranged by our employee social committee
    • Annual summer away day and Christmas party
    • Discounts at local restaurants and bars
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Pool table

    To apply, please email your CV to careers@fundslibrary.com

    FundsLibrary is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

  • DevOps Engineer

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    Location: St Catherine’s Court, Clifton, Bristol

    The Company

    FundsLibrary are a leading digital platform, supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry.

    Our business is built around three pillars of expertise:

    We are the industry’s gateway to an established Data Distribution network. We seek effective ways to deliver the best investment data and meet the challenges of regulatory change. We source data from over 700 global fund groups for around 40,000 products and receive over 185 million annual requests for our market insights and fund data.

    For over 15 years’ we have been delivering Digital Solutions for a large selection of blue chip clients, including Asset Managers, Investment Platforms and Technology Providers.

    Within our Regulatory Solutions business area we currently work with Europe’s largest Fund Managers and this well-established client base is testament to our pre-eminent position in Europe for KIID and MiFID II distribution.

    Role description:

    We are looking for someone with technical skills (particularly around the Microsoft devops/Azure stack), industry experience and an appreciation of best practice within the field of configuration, release and reliability management.   The ideal candidate will be a proactive evangelist for devops excellence, be a versatile problem solver (including taking a share in building and monitoring the health of services) and be able to step back to consider the bigger picture – working with other stakeholders like QA and InfoSec to ensure what FundsLibrary develops and deploys to the cloud is of sufficient quality, security and consistency and playing a role in continually reviewing and improving the SDLC towards that end.

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    • Assuming ownership for all matters relating to governance and the configuration of our hosting environments (Azure) through processes, template provisioning, pipeline deploys and scripted automation (Azure DevOps/ARM/Powershell)
    • Playing a key role in safeguarding the quality, availability, scalability, resiliency and performance of Fundslibrary cloud services via:
      • Automating the provisioning/release management steps
      • Ensuring the relevant quality gates are in place
      • Managing the release process (including performing proactive monitoring thereof)
    • Giving some oversight to the release management process for legacy on-premise solutions including making improvements to this whilst these are still used during our transition

    What we are looking for:

    Essential:

    • Working knowledge of build and deploy tools – ideally Azure DevOps
    • Working knowledge of public cloud systems – particularly Azure
    • Working knowledge of container platforms
    • Working knowledge of infrastructure and application monitoring tools
    • Working knowledge of PowerShell Scripting and ARM templates
    • Some basic knowledge of SQL and writing TSQL Queries
    • Some basic knowledge of Git or other SCM tools
    • 5+ years’ relevant technical and industry experience

    Desirable:

    • Educated to a degree level: Either – Comp Science/Engineering or a numerate degree
    • Some working knowledge of C# and .Net Programming platforms
    • Some working knowledge of consuming REST APIs
    • Some working knowledge of consuming message brokers
    • Some working knowledge of Microsoft/Windows based infrastructure including Windows Server 2012-2016
    • Understand core principles of networking including commercial/office networking topologies, internet (particularly http/s protocol, DNS, IP addresses, routing, security, SFTP, SMTP)

    What we can offer you:

    We are an innovative and fast-paced company which provides a challenging and engaging space for you to advance your career. Our office is a collaborative and colourful space which inspires employees to work together to accomplish collective objectives and build strong working relationships. We support career development with the attendance of industry courses or conferences and have created a culture that allows employees to provide honest feedback and speak their mind on a regular basis, whether that be regarding a particular project or the business as a whole. We hold employee Values Awards on a regular basis to recognise and thank those employees who embody the company values.

    The benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits including pension and private health cover
    • Regular social outings arranged by our employee social committee
    • Annual summer away day and Christmas party
    • Discounts at local restaurants and bars
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free fruit, tea and coffee
    • Pool table

    To apply, please email your CV to careers@fundslibrary.com

    FundsLibrary is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

  • Development Lead

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    Location: St Catherine’s Court, Clifton, Bristol

    The Company

    FundsLibrary are a leading digital platform, supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry.

    Our business is built around three pillars of expertise:

    We are the industry’s gateway to an established Data Distribution network. We seek effective ways to deliver the best investment data and meet the challenges of regulatory change. We source data from over 700 global fund groups for around 40,000 products and receive over 185 million annual requests for our market insights and fund data.

    For over 15 years’ we have been delivering Digital Solutions for a large selection of blue chip clients, including Asset Managers, Investment Platforms and Technology Providers.

    Within our Regulatory Solutions business area we currently work with Europe’s largest Fund Managers and this well-established client base is testament to our pre-eminent position in Europe for KIID and MiFID II distribution.

    Role description:

    A vacancy has arisen for a Development Lead. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career by undertaking a key role in the delivery of products and services which produce exceptional results for our clients.

    We are looking for someone with strong technical and people skills to lead one of our development teams. In addition to strong skills in our technical stack (Microsoft, full stack development), the ideal candidate will be a proactive evangelist for our technical and business strategy, emulating best practice where quality and timely delivery is concerned. At the same time they will be able to demonstrate commercial understanding. They will promote a good working environment, modelling the behaviours we expect in all our colleagues including:

    • Working collaboratively with all relevant stakeholders
    • Be committed to quality, setting and driving for the highest standards
    • Inspiring others to work collaboratively to achieve challenging goals
    • Demonstrating expertise – using the wealth of experience available to provide value and innovation to our clients
    • Have a winning attitude – leaving your ego at the door and wanting the team to achieve its fullest potential

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    • Team and Performance Management
    • Architectural and Technical Product Ownership
    • Planning and Resource Management
    • Execution and Quality Assurance

    What we are looking for:

    Essential:

    • Microsoft Stack (C#, .Net, .Net Core) including Azure
    • Good knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL
    • Unit Testing / TDD / BDD experience
    • Managing staff
    • 5+ years’ relevant software development experience
    • Professional experience with relational databases (eg SQL Server/Oracle)
    • Demonstrable understanding of modern web technologies including Javascript frameworks
    • Capable of analysing complex problems and producing clear, clean solutions
    • Desire and ability to learn new technologies
    • Problem solving and analytical skills. Able to communicate complex problems clearly and concisely
    • Passionate about technology
    • Able to work well in a team and inspire others to work collaboratively
    • Positivity in the face of challenge. Calmness under pressure.
    • Willingness to learn and desire to develop professionally

    Desirable:

    • Educated to a degree level: Either – Comp Science/Engineering or a numerate degree
    • JS Frameworks: Typescript, LESS, Angular, React, View.js
    • Microservices or Service Orientated Architectures, Message broker paradigms
    • Non-SQL data storage paradigms
    • ElasticSearch
    • Experience of working in a Financial Services environment
    • Hands-on professional experience developing and deploying solutions on cloud-based infrastructure
    • Able to work flexibly outside core hours (subject to prior agreement)

    What we can offer you:

    We are an innovative and fast-paced company which provides a challenging and engaging space for you to advance your career. Our office is a collaborative and colourful space which inspires employees to work together to accomplish collective objectives and build strong working relationships. We support career development with the attendance of industry courses or conferences and have created a culture that allows employees to provide honest feedback and speak their mind on a regular basis, whether that be regarding a particular project or the business as a whole. We hold employee Values Awards on a regular basis to recognise and thank those employees who embody the company values.

    The benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits including pension and private health cover
    • Regular social outings arranged by our employee social committee
    • Annual summer away day and Christmas party
    • Discounts at local restaurants and bars
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free fruit, tea and coffee
    • Pool table

    To apply, please email your CV to careers@fundslibrary.com

    FundsLibrary is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

  • Head of Service Operations

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    Location: St Catherine’s Court, Clifton, Bristol

    The Company

    FundsLibrary are a leading digital platform, supporting the life cycle of fund data, documents and regulatory reporting for the Asset Management industry.

    Our business is built around three pillars of expertise:

    We are the industry’s gateway to an established Data Distribution network. We seek effective ways to deliver the best investment data and meet the challenges of regulatory change. We source data from over 700 global fund groups for around 40,000 products and receive over 185 million annual requests for our market insights and fund data.

    For over 15 years’ we have been delivering Digital Solutions for a large selection of blue chip clients, including Asset Managers, Investment Platforms and Technology Providers.

    Within our Regulatory Solutions business area we currently work with Europe’s largest Fund Managers and this well-established client base is testament to our pre-eminent position in Europe for KIID and MiFID II distribution.

    What we can offer you:

    We are an innovative and fast-paced company which provides a challenging and engaging space for you to advance your career. Our offices are collaborative and colourful spaces which inspire employees to work together to accomplish collective objectives and to build strong working relationships. We are supportive of career development, and there are many opportunities to be involved in cross-functional initiatives allowing you to broaden your network and to provide opportunities to provide your views on a particular project or at a wider business level. We celebrate our team by holding Values Awards to recognise and thank those employees who embody the company values, as well as rewarding successes on a more regular basis through a range of initiatives.

    Role description:

    This is an exciting opportunity for a committed, pro-active and self-motivated leader to join our growing business within our leadership team. You will have a proven track record in managing professional and effective teams providing business process and/or technology services to B2B clients within financial services, ideally pan European. You will also have experience of onboarding and implementations for clients.

    We are a growing business that is scaling in the range of services we provide and geographically. The role is for someone that can stamp their mark by bringing their experience, ability to drive change and a strategic perspective to build upon the foundations that exist. Your passion for service to clients and leadership style should inspire, set direction for, and steer our team leaders and client facing teams. Through coaching you will identify our talented individuals and provide the support they need to grow and reach their full potential.

    You will strive to raise standards with processes, controls and client engagement to best in class, whilst working closely with our Technology team to identify and drive ongoing innovation and improvements for the solutions we supply.

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    The management of two team leaders and currently some 15-20 client facing staff covering:

    • Data Services team servicing our Data Solutions clients and;
    • Client Services team that mainly supports our Digital and Regulatory Solutions clients. This includes managing client implementation and onboarding.

    Specifically:

    • Creation and delivery of a Services strategy including clear KPIs
    • Ensuring our client-facing teams successfully deliver the agreed service levels
    • Monitoring and managing client satisfaction, queries and projects to completion
    • Flawless execution of on-boarding and client projects
    • Ensuring best practice policies, processes & controls and methodologies are implemented in a manner they can be scaled with volume and geographic expansion
    • Ensuring the team deliver excellent communication and reporting to our clients and partners
    • Motivating, leading, coaching, training and supporting the team to deliver the strategy and continuously improve individually and collectively
    • Driving for growth ensuring that all team members have stretching personal objectives, development plans and regular performance reviews to embed a high performance culture
    • Deploy effective risk management and security controls

    Your knowledge, skills and experience should include:

    • Minimum five year track record in managing professional and effective teams in multi locations providing business process and/or technology services to B2B clients
    • Financial services experience (preferably fund management or related service provider)
    • Significant first-hand experience of having managed projects and on boarding of clients
    • Ability to display a resilient and adaptable style, embracing change and remaining calm under pressure and robust in demanding circumstances, particularly with clients
    • Commercial and political acumen, ability to comfortably engage with clients at the C-Level
    • Experienced in interfacing across both technical and non-technical teams and individuals
    • Excellent attention to detail and a meticulous eye for identifying inconsistencies and inaccuracies
    • Excellent people skills and management style with the ability to motivate and inspire
    • Clear communication and presentation skills
    • Proven ability to put the client first
    • Degree or professional qualifications or time with a professional services firm, an advantage

    The benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits including pension and private health cover
    • Regular social outings arranged by our employee social committee
    • Annual summer away day and Christmas party
    • Discounts at local restaurants and bars
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free fruit, tea and coffee
    • Pool table

    To apply, please email your CV to careers@fundslibrary.com

    FundsLibrary is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

All figures correct as at 30.06.2019.