First Derivatives plc
graduate scheme

Global Graduate Options - Financial Engineer

Job description

COVID-19 update: It's business as usual at First Derivatives, we are recruiting now and throughout the year. In line with Government guidelines we are following the social distancing recommendations and all interviews are currently being conducted by telephone and video calls.

This stream is a fast track Financial Engineering consultancy option for graduates with excellent mathematical and technical abilities. Those chosen for this stream will help us continue to provide tailor-made solutions, from consulting to support models to technology services. Roles will be based around the globe; therefore it is imperative that you are willing to travel extensively at short notice.

We have immediate opportunities available, as well as further intakes throughout 2020.

As part of this stream, your multiple asset class knowledge and capital markets technical skills will be key. You will fill Support and Business Analyst roles across front, middle and back-office operations. This stream represents an ideal longer-term opportunity for those with a Capital Markets Project Management career plan.

Graduate package

  • Highly acclaimed capital markets training from market experts.
  • Up to three months training at HQ in Ireland Intensive workshops in highly sought after KDB+ programming skills
  • Working on International projects for Tier 1 investment banks
  • Competitive salary, free accommodation, expense package
  • Rapid career progression
  • Private healthcare

What we are looking for

  • An inquisitive mindset, an aptitude for problem solving
  • Be willing to travel at short notice


  • A minimum of AAB at A-level (or equivalent in leaving cert points)
  • A minimum 2.1 in a degree in finance, mathematics, economics, accounting or a similar degree discipline

Accepted degree subjects

  • economics
  • law
  • mathematics
  • accounting and finance

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
UK wide · Worldwide
Competitive salary

plus generous graduate expenses package worth £60,000. This is including a weekly food allowance, flights home, utility bills and wifi.

How to apply

Once you've submitted your application we aim to respond within 2-3 weeks. If your application is successful you will be invited to an initial 10-15 minute telephone interview, followed by a 30 minute video interview.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 18 August 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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