Global Graduate Options - Software Engineer
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Global Graduate Options - Software Engineer

First Derivatives plc
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
16 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

A fast track Software Engineering option for highly technical graduates with an interest in cutting-edge technology and the capital markets sector. You will help us develop our Kx Product Suite and be based locally, or travel and work as a Software Engineer at our client sites.

The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively with other members of a small team and the end user, often a trader.

This is a consultancy based role. After your initial training in Northern Ireland, you may based on international projects in client sites.

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 one investment banks

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • An inquisitive mindset, an aptitude for problem solving and technical skills to combine them
  • Experience with Java, C/C++ and/or UNIX is beneficial but not a requirement
  • A minimum of BBB at A-level (or equivalent in leaving cert points)
  • A minimum 2:1 degree in computing, computer science, software engineering, mathematics or engineering or a similarly quantitative discipline

Accepted degree subjects

physics · economics · mathematics · chemical engineering · business and management studies · aerospace engineering · mechanical engineering · pharmacy and pharmacology · computer sciences and IT · electronic and electrical engineering · psychology · engineering management · environmental science and ecology


Competitive salary

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



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: 50+

Apply online via our website.

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 12/05/2018

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