Interface Analyst

Our mission and vision

Thomsons Online Benefits is Changing Benefits. For Good. Our unique and innovative SaaS platform takes employee engagement to a whole new level. We are fast paced, ambitious, people focused and on a journey to dominate the global benefits market.

We are in the midst of one of the most exciting times in the company’s history and while we are already recognised as the global leader in our industry, we will not become complacent. We continue to work to revolutionise the market and our PINK people are what makes this possible. We are passionately committed to going the extra mile for our clients, partners and people. Our values to ‘be brilliant together’, ‘maximise potential’ and to ‘challenge everything, deliver excellence’ are part of our unique culture. This is the PINK glue that binds us.

It is time for Thomsons Online Benefits to continue its success. We truly believe that using our platform and products can impact and improve people’s lives. In fact, nearly 2 million people are already using our platform (Darwin). That’s a lot of people enjoying their flexible benefits!

About the team:

Our Interface team own the consulting and specification of interfaces between Darwin™ and third party systems (client payroll / HRIS systems and benefit providers) across the whole range of projects undertaken by Thomsons, therefore directly impacting clients’ experience in using our technology.


The role and your mission:

As our Interface Analyst, you will have great visibility within the business, working in close collaboration with our technology, account management and professional services team as the subject matter expert for bespoke reporting needs.

Aside from learning new tools, you will develop strong stakeholder management skills and communicate specification requirements with ease with both technical and non-technical partners (such as our internal configuration team, as well as 3rd party benefit and HRIS providers).

You will achieve this by:

  • Consulting with clients to gather requirements and document Interface specifications
  • Using the In-House developed Janus reporting tool to configure interfaces and reports to accurately represent the client;s business and meet their functional requirements
  • Accountable for quality of own project deliverables
  • Accountable for budget of own project and successfully managing scope and Change Control
  • Managing testing of new and existing functionality to defined specifications/requirements and supporting clients in this activity


What skills and values you will bring:

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to adapt the communication of technical requirements to various client audiences
  • A good understanding of the project life-cycle/structured project management methodologies and the ability to translate these concepts in the development of client deliverable.
  • Knowledge of data manipulation tools e.g. Excel – ideally VBA, report writing, payroll knowledge.
  • Previous Employee Benefits Consulting experience/Payroll/HR/industry knowledge desirable


Our “PINK” benefits & culture:

  • An opportunity to work in a fast growing, innovative company with lots of room for progression
  • A fail-friendly environment that encourages learning and initiative
  • Flexible working options (when applicable)
  • Day off on your birthday month
  • Weekly health and fitness classes
  • Matching charity contributions, charity days off and Pay it Forward charity challenge
  • A flexible reimbursement account for you to spend on the things that matter to you
  • Pension, Life and Medical Insurance

So if you like the look of what you see, and think you could be the perfect fit for us, then take the leap and apply today! Go on, what are you waiting for?