Employee Spotlight: Todd Sanders


Todd Sanders is the Principal Software Architect at Financial Recovery Technologies. With more than two decades of experience in software development, he plays an integral role in FRT’s technical strategy and roadmap.

1.  What are your top priorities?

My role is largely focused on FRT’s technical strategy and roadmap. I am heavily involved in the software architecture planning and review process for FRT’s solutions and services. I enjoy working with my team to research potential approaches, prototyping the various systems to refine the classification algorithm and define the overall architecture.

2. What does your typical day look like?

One of the things I enjoy about my role is that each day is different.  Some days are focused primarily on technical strategy and planning, some on design, and others on writing code.

3. What is FRT doing to ensure they are adapting to the changing landscape of the class action industry while continuing to meet the needs of current and future clients?

FRT does a great job of building a fantastic team. Each department has very knowledgeable individuals who are well versed in their job functions. In addition, FRT continues to invest heavily in enhancing processes and technology to stay at the forefront of the class action industry.

4. What brought you to FRT and keeps you here?

FRT is a small but growing company that creates many opportunities to innovate. We have a vibrant culture and interesting technology projects that allow me to build upon my current skill set while also learning new tools along the way.

5. How do you define success?

I define success in two ways. First, strong collaboration between the team and key external stakeholders. Second, deploying solutions that help the clients and employees succeed at their jobs.

6. What advice do you have for someone considering a career at FRT in Technology?

Technology is growing exponentially and there is without a doubt a need for experienced and knowledgable individuals. It is important to be proficient in the technologies being deployed in the marketplace, such as Java, Angular, NodeJS, Oracle, Postgres, MongoDB, and Linux.  There are great resources online (LinkedIn Learning, Udemy, etc.) where a person can get lectures and most of the technologies that FRT uses are open source or have free versions available for download.


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Founded in 2008, Financial Recovery Technologies (FRT) is the leading technology-based services firm that helps the investment community identify eligibility, file claims and collect funds made available in securities and other class action settlements. Offering the most comprehensive range of claim filing and monitoring services available, we provide best-in-class eligibility analysis, disbursement auditing and client reporting, and deliver the highest level of accuracy, accountability and transparency available. For more information, go to www.frtservices.com.

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