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2024 INFOЯMΛTION TΞCHNOLOGY SUMMΞЯ INTΞЯNSHIP PЯOGЯΛMMΞ, FIXΞD INCOMΞ IT – LONDON

 

 

Opportunity ID                  1020

Region                                  EMEA

Location                               London

Business unit(s)                 Corporate

Program type                     Summer Internship

Job description

About Jefferies

Jefferies is a leading, full-service global investment banking and capital markets firm, thanks to a unique culture that attracts driven and entrepreneurial professionals from around the world. Recognized for our insights, drive and high touch service, Jefferies provides investors, companies and governments with a full range of advisory, sales and trading, research, wealth, and asset management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Come to Jefferies and you will find a combination of long-term Jefferies partners who turned the firm into what it is today and a fast-growing team of highly talented colleagues who will help lead us to new heights in the future.

About Information Technology

Jefferies is a leading, full-service global investment banking and capital markets firm, thanks to a unique culture that attracts driven and entrepreneurial professionals from around the world. Recognized for our insights, drive and high touch service, Jefferies provides investors, companies and governments with a full range of advisory, sales and trading, research, wealth, and asset management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Come to Jefferies and you will find a combination of long-term Jefferies partners who turned the firm into what it is today and a fast-growing team of highly talented colleagues who will help lead us to new heights in the future.

Work With Us

  • An Opportunity to Explore: At Jefferies, you can go where your talents and interests take you. We want curious and creative people eager to push the boundaries of what they can do and passionate about using technology to solve problems and deliver better outcomes for our business. There are no silos, no lanes to stay in, and we don’ want people managing and executing the same narrow set of tasks each day.
  • A No Corner Office Culture: At Jefferies, you’ll find our business technologists working right alongside traders, researchers investment bankers, and sales teams. That’s how our technologists develop expertise about how trades work, how transactions are cleared, how clients are served, which data really matters, and how and why equity, fixed income and private markets move. When you join Jefferies, you will develop the financial market savvy necessary to build the platforms and the cutting edge applications that keep Jefferies one step ahead of our competitors.
  • A Chance to Unlock the Power of Big Data: Now, and in the years ahead, our businesses technologists will be leading Jefferies’ wholesale move into cloud computing. We will increasingly be building native applications in the cloud and using AI and machine learning tools to translate data into actionable insights, to automate more functions, to make Jefferies operations more secure and client service more seamless.
  • A Team of Builders and Problem Solvers: At some larger companies, the IT team’s primary role is maintaining legacy technology systems that are so sprawling and ingrained in the business that it’s difficult to transition to something new. But Jefferies is different. We’re growing fast, breaking into new markets and regions and we’re often building new technology platforms from the ground up. We have people from all across the business coming to us to answer their most mission-critical questions.  Technology is inevitably key to answer these questions. And as a business technologist, it’s up to you to deliver the right solution at exactly the right moment.

Summer Intern Program:

Summer Analysts will be placed in one of the following teams within Information Technology:  Our business aligned areas such as Fixed Income, Equities, IB Technology, CRM & Analytics or our functional aligned areas such as Corporate Technology, Infrastructure & Security.

Join our Fixed Income Team

The Jefferies Fixed Income Information Technology Team services Rates, Credit, MBS, and FX client bases. We are a high-performing and efficient operating technology workforce which is client focused & aligned, technologically proficient, knowledgeable of the business, with a focus on execution & delivery to our associated businesses and/or corporate stakeholders globally. We provide best in class technology and alignment to associated business users, maintain a highly controlled production environment, a forward-looking change portfolio to support business growth, while being fiscally responsible.

We are looking for passionate problem solvers to join a collaborative team that promotes constructive, respectful, and open intellectual discourse to play an instrumental role in supporting our Fixed Income trading businesses.  We are seeking critical thinkers who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we use technology to solve real problems facing the global fixed income markets while building the future of finance.

Software Developer / Engineer responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Participating in all stages of the software development life cycle (SDLC) including requirements gathering and analysis, design, development, testing, documentation, and implementation
  • Utilizing technologies including, Java and Python to design, implement and release state of the art applications for mission critical, high performance, globally distributed systems related to automated trading
  • Utilizing software including Java, and relational databases including SQL Server, Oracle to develop and support applications
  • Produce exemplary code and deliver completed projects on time
  • Collaborate with client facing technical teammates to ensure that developmental efforts truly meet our customer bases needs
  • Work directly with our userbase to develop enhance and release sophisticated applications for mission critical, high performance distributed trading systems
  • Assemble novel solutions that achieve business objectives putting you at the forefront of our R&D efforts

Trading Applications solution Analyst responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as frontline support for electronic trading systems used by Jefferies clients as well as internal users
  • Interact with a wide spectrum of people from heads of trading desks to developers and middle office teams
  • Liaise with infrastructure (hardware/networking) and cloud teams
  • Handling Pressure-filled situations involving millions of dollars of trades
  • Troubleshoot issues and field questions on production systems addressing issues ranging from missing trades to exchange connectivity problems and systems outages
  • Proactively preventing future problems by producing both tactical and strategic solutions.
  • Be responsible for tracking bugs and stability issues that affect the production environment and lead changes to mitigate these issues.
  • Work with product managers/development team to improve product and supported workflows
  • Document procedures and troubleshooting FAQs.

What we look for:

  • Students with an expected graduation year of 2025 or 2026

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or master’s level candidate

General Skills: 

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly as you collaborate with others in a fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Motivated candidates with a desire to pursue a Technology based career in Financial Services upon graduation
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

Technical Skills:

  • Programming Knowledge desirable;
  • Java
  • Python
  • Web / Web Framework desirable;
  • HTML5 / JavaScript / React
  • AGGrid is a plus
  • OpenFin a plus
  • Monitoring Tools desirable;
  • Grafana
  • Prometheus
  • Database Knowledge desirable;
  • MS SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL a plus
  • RedShift a plus
  • KX a plus

Nice to have: 

  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Financial markets knowledge but don’t worry well bring you up to speed if not
  • Knowledge of Jira and ability to write concise detailed requirements
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg API

Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodations 

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.

Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace.  We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, national origin, marital, family and social status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. In accordance with applicable law, we are dedicated to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please inform your recruiter should you require accommodations throughout your application process.

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About Jefferies

Jefferies is a leading global, full-service investment banking and capital markets firm that provides advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth and asset management services. With more than 40 offices around the world, we offer insights and expertise to investors, companies and governments.

More about our company can be found at www.jefferies.com