The best job you’ll ever have

The best job you'll ever have

At the forefront of our industry, we’re influencing the way it works. We invest in the latest technologies to build our ground-breaking solutions. Through innovative offerings we give our clients the tools to improve their own financial futures.

From our ownership to our advice we’re steadfastly independent. The firm is entirely owned by people working in the business. That means we invest for the long term and put integrity at the heart of everything we do. It also allows our people to think freely and challenge the way things are done, whilst working in our supportive, inclusive environment. 

Our teams are passionate about working at the cutting-edge of technology and building software that has a positive impact for our people and society. Together, we can build a better future.

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Collaboration and Teamwork

All of our technology and digital teams are multi-disciplinary and we collaborate across many skill areas no matter what the piece of work is or where we are adding value. 

We have service, product, content and user experience (UX) designers working with business analysts, software developers and quality engineers, ensuring our teams meet user and business needs.

Most of our products depend on stochastic modelling packages so our teams also include model developers and model quality analysts who are often qualified actuaries. 

Our Experience Design team uses design thinking to solve problems based on user need and jobs to be done, working in collaboration with multi-disciplinary product teams to ensure our products and services are tested with users.

Bringing it all together is our delivery leadership who help the teams bring strategy to life and keep us all disciplined on our agile principles and continuous improvement.

Underpinning the digital teams is a core IT team who provide secure and resilient infrastructures and platforms that are the engine room of our firm.

The combination of different skills makes for a stimulating and satisfying working environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop while building the best possible solutions for our firm and clients. 

I really value the ability to collaborate with my digital colleagues. Whether it’s workshopping with the dev team to turbo-charge our modelling capabilities with the latest tech or working with our UX experts to better present our solutions.

David McGruther - Partner, Insights & Analytics

David McGruther

Our Technology Stack

At Hymans you will work on large scale, complex problems using the latest tools and cloud technologies with highly skilled individuals in multi-disciplinary teams. We target the latest versions of  .Net core, Angular, Microsoft 365 and the Microsoft Azure stack as our core development platform.

Our Infrastructure and Operations teams leverage industry leading technologies to support our business and our clients, whilst ensuring cyber security remains at the heart of everything we do.

Our open and collaborative culture provides great support and opportunities for growth. Special interest groups for targeted technology areas allow us to evolve and improve upon our development practices, embracing new UX designs, emerging backend technologies, discuss programming paradigms, design patterns and architectures.

You are always learning – not only about the latest development trends, but about the varied set of domains in which Hymans operate.

Languages & Technology

C#, F#, R, T-SQL, Web API, Angular, Nx, Ngrx, Cosmos DB, SQL Server, Azure Storage, Azure API Management, Azure Functions, Azure Batch, M365, Powershell, Power Platform, SharePoint Online, Dynamics Online, DataVerse, Leading Security Platforms.

Azure DevOps

We use Microsoft Azure DevOps, ADO and Git for our source control, build and deployment pipelines.

Cloud First

An assumption that new developments will make use of cloud technology. Increasing proportion of legacy systems now running on Azure cloud.

Special Interest Groups

Firmwide groups of interested people identifying opportunities for the firm in areas such as UI/UX, Artificial Intelligence or improving our release processes.

Automation First

Automated testing by default is our aim, with the following frameworks in widespread use across our assets – Selenium, Specflow, LightBDD, Cypress, Postman, K6.

Harnessing our CI/CD capability is a priority for all teams providing them with the autonomy to deploy changes to production seamlessly, rapidly and frequently.

Working with us

We want to make working at Hymans Robertson the best job you'll ever have – that might sound ambitious but that’s our goal!

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Career stories with Amy Sutherlands

Meet Amy Sutherland - Responsible Investment Consultant and Head of our Birmingham Office.

Career stories with Erica Huddleston

Erica shares her career story having worked at Hymans Robertson for 15 years in our. Third Party Administration team.

Hybrid and flexible working so people can enjoy the best of both worlds.

We have a great flexible working approach with flexible hours and hybrid-working so we can enjoy the positive wellbeing of working from home as well as the benefits of meeting colleagues in our sociable, modern office environments.

Our range of benefits are flexible so you can choose the ones that meet your lifestyle and needs.

Our range of benefits are not just standard financial services benefits but reflect the fact we genuinely care about your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing, both in and outside of work. Whether you’re interested in discounted gym memberships, healthcare benefits, carbon offsetting or our electric car buying scheme, we have something to suit everyone.

And let’s not forget about annual salary reviews, universal bonus scheme and On-The-Spot Awards for outstanding contributions. 

Our purpose – together, building better futures - is at the heart of why we exist.

We also care about the world around us, so we’re constantly investing in our Corporate Social Responsibility to support our communities and the enviroment. Our skills also mean we're uniquely placed to help address financial education and social incusion via the Hymans Robertson Foundation.

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Combining different perspectives, styles, skills, life and work experiences are the magic ingredients for a rewarding career.

Diversity and Inclusion is one of Hymans’ strategic imperatives and we have some pretty challenging ambitions to meet. We recognise that the tech industry doesn’t have great diversity across all levels of seniority and we will work hard to contribute to changing that. To make sure that happens we are recruiting from an ever widening pool of resource and will actively seek equity in career development opportunities.   

We want all our people to meet their full potential and to have the opportunity to learn from the best. We have a Diversity & Inclusion Group that meet regularly to discuss topical issues and develop ideas for improving our approach. The group has champions from all areas of the business. You can find out more about our diversity and inclusion principles here.

Our D&I vision

Career stories with Claire Mc Ewan

Clare shares her fascinating career story so far, and some tips to anyone else considering a change in direction.

Career stories with Laurence Sime

Laurence shares some of her career highlights so far and what her current role involves as a Technical Architect.

Career stories with Gregor Cannon

Gregor, Delivery Lead, he shares the path he’s taken to get to his current role, and some of the things that have helped him along the way.

Career stories with Amy Sutherlands

Meet Amy Sutherland - Responsible Investment Consultant and Head of our Birmingham Office.

Career stories with Erica Huddleston

Erica shares her career story having worked at Hymans Robertson for 15 years in our. Third Party Administration team.

What our people say about working with us

Special Interest Groups

We have scaled our organisation structure using networks of communities who get together to cross-pollinate ideas, innovate and push for best practice. The members of these groups are responsible for setting and delivering expectations for their own skill areas. No one knows it better than them, so that makes sense.

We also have expert groups in place where colleagues from key skill areas across multiple teams come together to tackle specific issues. Without these groups we wouldn’t be as successful as we are in delegating CI/CD to our development teams, meeting the stringent security requirements of our industry, or in leading our product design with user experience.

Every single one of us is involved in one or both of these groups, and dedicated time for these activities is protected to ensure we continue to work across teams to achieve our ambitions.

I love the variety in my role. I’m able to continually learn and develop while working in a talented multi-disciplinary digital team, and with a range of stakeholders across our different business units. No two days are ever the same.

Kirsty Calder - Business Analyst, Insights & Analytics

Kirsty Calder

It's your career

Whether you have a wealth of experience, or you’re new to the world of tech, there will be plenty of learning and development opportunities along the way.

We won’t pigeonhole you into a role or a linear career pathway. You’ll be in control of how your career develops and we will encourage you all the way.

Everyone can access in-house training and external accredited training courses with hours set aside each year for you to keep up to speed with your peers. We also have a very successful career planning and mentoring network in place that you will be involved with from day one, ensuring that we know what you want to achieve from your career and how we can support you.

You can find out what some of our people say about building their careers with us via our careers blogs.

I love that I’ve been able to carve out my own career pathway. It’s great to have the freedom to explore different roles and opportunities and to build a portfolio of responsibilities/activities tailored to my skills and interests.

Ali Humphry - Risk & Modelling Consultant

Ali Humphry

Awards and accreditations

The best job you'll ever have

We provide flexible working, interesting and varied work, cutting-edge technology and a supportive environment. So, what are you waiting for? Apply today for the best job you'll ever have.

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