Technology Associate

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 19 Mar 19

Technology Associate

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

The Positions

We are seeking 3 individuals to be part of the full time Technology Associate Programme in the Information Technology department, based in London. As a Technology Associate, you will develop the foundation to build a successful career in financial technology. Working as part of a dynamic team focused on delivering innovative solutions to business problems, successful candidates will gain in-depth understanding of the investment management industry and the technology that drives portfolio management, portfolio analysis, trading, and client engagement.

 

The 3 individuals will specialise in either of the areas below:

Fixed Income Investor Application & Solution Development

The Portfolio Construction and Fixed Income Investor development teams develop both core applications used for portfolio management and order generation, as well as lightweight agile solutions that help our Investors generate higher investment returns for our clients.  Successful applicants will work closely with Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Risk Managers, Data Scientists and IT colleagues globally.

The successful candidate will:

•Over time use a number of development languages including: Java, Javascript, Html, React, Python, Sql.

•Over time use a number of development tools including:  GIT, Jenkins, SourceTree, Eclipse, Visual Studio, PL/SQL.

Portfolio Services Support Team

Portfolio Services provides investment teams with the data, controls and support they need to ensure that their investment intent is accurately reflected in portfolios in accordance with client, regulatory and operational requirements.

The successful candidate will:

•Manage production incidents, determining root cause, appropriate corrective actions, and follow-up.

•Provide analysis and answer functional and technical questions from business partners and technologists.  

•Proactively identify issues and opportunities to improve support processes.

•Work with development teams to capture, socialise, and implement new system designs and enhancements.

Qualifications

The successful candidates are likely to have:

Or be studying towards a Bachelor's degree ideally with a concentration in technology or finance.

A consistent track record of academic and extra-curricular achievement.

The ability to be a self-starter and have the humility and willingness to learn from, and collaborate with, their colleagues.

Outstanding interpersonal and organisational skills, be resourceful, detail-oriented, and have a strong work ethic.                  

The ability to work independently, in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, where priorities change frequently.

Application Process

To be formally considered for the 2019 Placement Programme, please email your CV and statement of interest to Helen Owen (HOwen@wellington.com). Your statement of interest should address the following topics (1 page limit):

  • What interests you about technology in Investment Management?
  • Describe a team project that you are particularly proud of - what did you accomplish and how did the team work together?
  • Please tell us something about yourself that is not on your CV.


Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

Wellington Management Company, LLP is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, ancestry or disability.

JOB TITLE
Technology Associate

JOB FAMILY
Software Engineering

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .