Technology Industrial Placement Interns are recruited for 4, 6 or 12 months in London and for 12 months in Glasgow. Placements typically start in June, and alternative start dates will also be considered in line with your course requirements. Students are placed into specific development or infrastructure teams. These programs are designed to offer a real-world, project-based experience that will demonstrate firsthand what it is like to be a technologist for a top financial firm. Industrial Placement Interns who excel in the Program may receive an offer to join the Full-time Technology Training Program.
Industrial Placement Interns will participate in an induction process that provides an overview of the Firm and the Technology division. In addition to working on a live project, highlights include senior management networking events, team-building opportunities and a technical speaker series.
•Development Teams: Our development teams design, develop and maintain applications used by our business units. Daily activities include meeting with clients to gather and analyze requirements. They make system design decisions, evaluating, integrating and developing necessary software, and then test and deploy applications to production. Developing high-performing, low-latency electronic trading systems, and evolving complex workflows and life-cycle management capabilities are just some of the projects available for developers.
•Enterprise Engineering Teams: Our platform-facing teams develop cutting-edge systems to run our business. Our engineers provide tools, applications and platforms such as the Firm’s networks, computing hardware, operating systems and databases for the Firm’s trading applications, mobile applications and other end-user applications. Engineering the Firm’s websites, managing the Windows plant and developing a client reporting delivery system are some of the projects available for engineers in our organization.
Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements
•You have outstanding academic achievements and on track to achieve a minimum 2.1 honours degree (United Kingdom) or equivalent.
•Development/Enterprise Engineering: You must be studying towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or other related discipline. A strong understanding of Linux /Unix and Windows, familiar with foundations in at least one programming language (e.g., C, C++, Java or C#), good comprehension of data structures, algorithms and complexity theory, strong database and scripting skills.