Euroclear - Graduate IT Design, Build and Support Analyst

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Banking, Computing & IT, Science & Technology, Finance, Research & Analysis,

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits 
Job Title: Graduate IT Design, Build and Support Analyst 
Location: City of London 
Job Type: Permanent 
Job Start Date: Oct / Nov 2017 


The Role:  
Do you enjoy problem-solving? Do you see problems or opportunities? Interested in kick-starting a career in IT and finance? This is an exciting opportunity to join a City based firm delivering mission-critical infrastructure to the financial markets. This is a graduate programme where we will develop your skills in IT and finance from scratch. During the scheme you will develop programming skills which will be built upon as designer and application support analyst. Each new placement will build upon the last. You will explore different aspects of the project life-cycle.  


Our successful employees come from a diverse range of academic disciplines. What they all have in common however is the appropriate mindset – we promote a collaborative team spirit, and recognise the importance of mutually supportive networks, working together to understand and meet our client needs. Applying conscientious endeavour as part of a team is valued more highly than individualistic and competitive approaches.  


Your responsibilities will include designing, building and supporting software on important projects in the financial markets. Your business skills will be acquired through the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment programme, and technical skills developed in association with The British Computer Society.  


Who we are:
Euroclear is the world’s largest provider of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, derivatives and fund transactions. User owned and user governed, the Euroclear group includes entities based in Belgium, Finland, France, Netherland, Sweden and UK & Ireland.


The company operates CREST, the electronic system for settling shares and other securities for the UK and Irish markets. The CREST system is of major importance to the City, and annually settles over 50 million transactions with a total value of over £250 trillion – this is the equivalent to settling around 80% of the value of UK GDP on a daily basis. 


Required Skills: 

We are seeking highly-motivated individuals who are able to demonstrate the following: 
• An honours degree in IT or a strong background in IT 
• A strong analytical mindset combined with accomplished problem-solving and logical reasoning capabilities 
• Good numeracy skills, with attention to detail and high quality output. 
• Ability to critically analyse and provide feedback in a constructive and empathetic manner. 
• Good interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team and build collaborative working partnerships with other business units 
• Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing 
• Flexible and open-minded – receptive to change and new ideas 
• Self-motivated, inquisitive and eager to learn.


How to Apply:
Interested? To find out more and to apply, please visit our website using the link shown. In addition to your CV, please include a covering letter with all applications, explaining what is it that appeals to you in the role, why you should be considered, and why you are interested in Euroclear. 


Application Key Dates: 
• Application Process: 10/08/17 - 25/08/17
• Aptitude Tests: 01/09 - 15/09/17 
• Tel Interviews: 21/09 - 25/09/17 
• Assessment Day: 05/10/17 


Due to number of applications please note if you have not heard back from us by 4 September, your application has been unsuccessful. Unsuccessful CV's will not be kept on file for future recruitment.



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