Neil - Software Engineer
15 Nov 2017 - Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Hymans Robertson has grown and diversified a lot in the last 90+ years we have been in business and therefore we have a wide range of career opportunities available. These short interviews will introduce you to some of the roles within the firm through those who work here.
What is your role at Hymans Robertson? I am an Applications Developer/Software Engineer which involves working on software products for our clients, including working on websites and modelling products as well as projects including recent work on Focal point, the Club Vita website and our PensionsWeb product.
How long have you worked here? 20 years! I initially worked in Insured Adminstration as an Administrator then became a Team Leader before retraining to become a developer. I attended evening classes and Hymans flexi-time options helped me manage my time during this period. On completion of my studies a role came up in applications development and I have been working in this area for 10 years.
What the best thing about your job? I get paid to play with computers all day!
How would you describe the culture here? It's a very open culture where everyone cares about doing a great job for our clients and for each other.
What's great about working here? There is a lack of hierarchy and I genuinely feel listened to. New ideas are encouraged and supported, we have a great physical environment to work within and some really cool technology.
What would you say to someone who was thinking of applying to Hymans Robertson? If you share the way we think then go for it - you will love it!