If you've ever wanted to get into IT but your degree isn't a computing or technical subject Euroclear have launched an IT role which specifically asks for an honours degree in a non-Computer Science discipline, nor are they looking for previous IT or financial knowledge.
The job advert states, "This is a graduate programme where we will develop your skills in IT and Financial Markets from scratch. During the scheme you will develop programming skills which will be built upon as a designer, tester and application support analyst. You will explore different aspects of the software delivery life-cycle. Each new placement will build upon the last."
So, if they aren't looking for a background IT, what are the requirements?
Firstly, interpersonal skills are valued as highly as technical ability.
Euroclear are seeking highly-motivated individuals who are able to
demonstrate the following:
• An honours degree in a non-Computer Science discipline
• A strong analytical mind-set 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
Sounds like you? Interested? Located in London, the Euroclear Graduate IT Analyst role closes on the 26th November 2020