Globally, Financial Technology is one of the most established, highly regarded sectors in IT – continuing to flourish and grow at scale. This growth is seen among firms that fall into the category of high-profile stalwarts along with a new and growing breed of agile and growing 'disruptors'. Financial Technology has embraced new technology and processes in recent years – everything from AI/ML to Big Data, Cyber Security and Process Automation.
An industry that is genuinely all-encompassing when it comes to job roles or disciplines - the most distinct skillsets would, however, range from:
- Software engineering (focusing on everything from high performance, low-latency software to data centric applications and Machine Learning)
- Business analysis &project management
- Data & Analytics
- QA and Software Testing
- Tech support & application support