European Centre of Excellence for Insurance Software Implementation

Alchemy Technology Services Academy


The Alchemy Technology Services Academy is a tailor-made programme supported by the Department for the Economy and delivered in partnership with the Northwest Regional College.

The 4-week programme is designed to equip candidates with relevant skills and certifications that are in demand in the marketplace and provide a bridge that will span the gap between completing your course and entering a fulfilling career in an exciting marketplace.

The core modules you will study are dependent on your specific role but will include:

Introduction to Alchemy Technology Services
Insurance Foundations
Consulting Skills
Object Oriented Programming
Insurance Software Product Training and Certification
London Market Certification

The Alchemy roles of Functional Analyst and Technical Analyst will require extensive travel in both the UK and Europe, as you will work on-site with Industry leading clients gaining hands-on commercial experience. Typically, you will spend 3/4 days a week on client sites and working from the Derry office when not travelling.

Previous experience is not required but a good academic result in a business or IT related discipline is desirable. Any European language skills would also be a plus. For the duration of the programme participants will be paid £150 training allowance per week plus travel expenses.


Alchemy is a newly created European Centre of Excellence for leading core technology offerings to drive Digital Transformation in the UK and European Insurance market. We are based in Derry City and our vision is to attract talented people, equip them with relevant skills and certifications that are in demand in the Insurance industry and provide them with a successful career in an exciting marketplace.

Our aim is to achieve this in a responsible and caring way that will create a win-win for the employee, their families and the local community along with the various stakeholders in the transformation of the Insurance industry.

Our business is people focused, with teamwork and collaboration key to our values. As an Alchemy employee you will receive:

Be part of this exciting new company in the North West, offering you a career in one of the fastest growing industries in the world

Applications Process

The application process entails uploading your CV (and higher education certificate if applicable) and completing answers to all of the questions on the application form.

Recruitment for Academy 1 has now ended. We will be continuing our recruitment on a regular basis, so please stay connected with us!


Further Information

For further information please email your enquiry to Successful applicants claiming Job Seekers Allowance should complete a Better off Calculation ( before proceeding with the programme.

Applications are welcome from those who meet the criteria irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, marital status, gender, whether or not they have dependents and women returning to the workforce.

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