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12-month Technology Placements

  • Competitive

Are you looking for a 12-month placement in Luxembourg or London? Are you excited about emerging technologies? Do you have an interest in finance? If so, the Schroders 12-month Technology placements might be for you

We're looking for analytical and innovative undergraduates to join Schroders’ Technology division on their 2019 Placement Year Programme. Technology sits at the heart of everything Schroders do, from providing creative solutions to designing and developing cutting edge products. This placement will allow you to broaden your expertise and discover which area of technology you enjoy the most.

Company: Schroders, the Global Asset Manager
Locations; London & Luxembourg
Roles: 12-month Technology Placements
Salary: Competitive
Assessment date: 31st January 2019
Start Date: 24th June 2019

Who is the company?

  • Schroders are a truly global asset manager who manage over £445 billion on behalf of institutional investors, retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world.
  • The firm still retains its collaborative culture and family feel, being still 40% owned by the Schroder family and they take a long-term view both on investments and in the people they hire.

What are the roles?

Change and innovation are at the very forefront of this 12-month placement, which embraces cutting edge technology and requires problem-solving skills to deliver solutions and drive the business forward.

Data Insights Technology – day-to-day you could be using a variety of technologies including Tableau Server, Alteryx, Hadoop and Spark. Schroders are always looking for opportunities to improve be that incremental improvements or investigating disruptive, game-changing approaches.

Digital Engagement – Rotate through 4 teams during the course of the year to: deliver efficiencies through automation and digital content for the Marketing Function, enable Schroders to deliver best in class services by leading and supporting the stand up of new platforms and client propositions within the digital realm and support the Product division at Schroders to deliver digital capability through digital technology.

Why should you apply?

  • From day 1 you will be getting practical, hands on experience to help you to build your knowledge and learn multiple different coding languages.
  • You will be working in small teams giving you focused attention and exposure to expert individuals in senior positions.
  • As a test centre for Microsoft, placement students can make use of the latest technologies to work on live projects with real-life application.
  • You will be at the forefront of developing new, strategic, state of the art architecture.
  • Luxembourg: chance to spend a year experiencing a new culture and working abroad.
  • Schroders is a world-class asset manager and top student employer.
  • If you shine during your placement year, you may secure a place on Schroders’ Technology & Change Graduate Programme.

Who is best suited to this role?

  • You must have achieved 120 UCAS points or equivalent and be on track for a 2:1 in preferably a STEM subject.
  • For Luxembourg you must have a commitment to spending a year in Europe. Speaking French or German would be an advantage but is not required.
  • You must be interested in developing technology as well as in the financial industry. Schroders need those who have a logical and methodical way of thinking and enjoy problem solving.
  • You must be intellectually inquisitive and be passionate and curious about technology, data, programming and more.
  • This role requires individuals who thrive on problem-solving and are excited by the prospect of working with technology to deliver innovative solutions in the financial world.

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