IT Infastructure grad roles at Asset Manager company

12-month placement and graduate IT Infrastructure roles for London based Asset Manager, BlueBay.

Are you interested in technology? Looking for a role that will give you fantastic experience, transferable skills and broad exposure to the world of finance? Undertaking a 12-month placement as part of your course? Or perhaps you are looking for a graduate role? Global asset management firm BlueBay is looking to take on IT Infrastructure placement students/graduates.

Deadline: 18th December 2017
Start: Summer 2018

With offices across the globe and around $50 billion under management, BlueBay is one of Europe’s largest specialist fixed income managers.
The people at BlueBay pride themselves on their core values of integrity, transparency and respect, taking a collaborative and innovative approach with clients and promoting a culture of strong performance.

Their 12-month fixed term contracts offer an entry route into this exciting firm with hands-on experience in a specialist department, broad business exposure and the possibility of being offered a permanent position on successful completion of the programme [whether immediately or following graduation]. Individuals on the programme will learn about both new and existing technologies in FinTech and have the opportunity to start their career in this exciting industry.

What exactly will I be doing?

You will be working in the department responsible for ensuring that implemented technical solutions are appropriately delivered and supported in order to service the firm and its stakeholders. Individuals in this department take care of any and every IT/Application related issues that arise within the company…

– You will be playing a key and active role in the Service Desk team- acting as a first point of contact to those within the firm that have queries and requests relating to IT infrastructure & Application support
– Approaching people from across the firm who come into difficulty, and assisting them with any IT or technology related difficulties they are facing
– Utilising creativity and logical thinking to devise bespoke solutions to a variety of technical issues
– Taking on full ownership of individual incidents and requests when required
– Working with applications including Active Directory, SimCorp and various other internal/integrated applications and IM solutions
– Involvement with and exposure to the development of both the software and hardware required for Asset Management

Key Selling Points:

– Unrivalled exposure both to the entirety of the IT department in addition to broader business functions, asset management and corporate operations
– Placement students have the opportunity to mix frequently with stakeholders from across the firm including very senior individuals
– Personal and professional development is consistently encouraged with frequent opportunities to attend a broad range of lunchtime business presentations in addition to an ‘introduction to asset management’ course
– Placement students will have real responsibility from day 1 with the chance to make an instant impact and the opportunity to be recognised by senior stakeholders for good work
– Opportunity to visit the Equinix LD2 purpose built and highly specified IBX data centre at Heathrow.

Can I apply?

– Perfect for those who are interested in technology but want exposure to wider business functions and asset management too
– The placements would suit logical problem solvers who enjoy a challenge and can remain composed under pressure
– Good communication skills are paramount, and individuals must enjoy talking to people from across the business on a daily basis
– 2:1 (on track for) in a STEM Economics, finance or other numerate discipline
– Ability to learn quickly and the desire to continuously expand your knowledge

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Deadline: 18th December 2017
Start: Summer 2018