Global Graduate Options - Trading Technology
graduate scheme

Global Graduate Options - Trading Technology

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

Job description

This stream is a specialised trading technology option – those chosen for this stream will fast track their careers and work on the leading edge of R&D in electronic trading and high performance computing, in addition to third party trading systems such as WallStreet, Murex, Calypso, OpenLink and Summit.

This stream is not exclusively for those with a computing science background – it is also suitable for graduates with exceptional mathematical or engineering and/or technical abilities.

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 1 Investment Banks

Person 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

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • A minimum of AAB at A Level (or equivalent in Leaving Cert Points)
  • A minimum 2.1 in a degree in computing, mathematics, statistics, data science, physics, engineering or a similar
  • quantitative discipline

Accepted degree subjects

physics · economics · social sciences · mathematics · aerospace engineering · business and management studies · accounting and finance · computer sciences and IT · electronic and electrical engineering · engineering management


Competitive salary

Generous expenses package: free accommodation, travel and a weekly food allowance covered by the company



Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: 50+

Reference: OPTT2017

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 18/12/2017

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