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Technology Industrial Placement – Software Development / Testing

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The Refinitiv Technology Industrial Placement provides an exciting opportunity to join our world-class technology organisation for the academic year 2019/20. You'll get to experience professional life and apply the skills you've learned at school, college and university.

Based in our Nottingham office, you will immediately become part of dynamic and high-performing teams of outstanding technologists - delivering a variety of products designed to meet the needs of a wide range of financial professionals. You will gain a unique insight into our business, deliver real change and gain exposure to cutting edge technologies.

Data is just the beginning

Our insights, technologies and deep market knowledge help customers and partners make the best use of our world-class data to drive performance, innovation and move from big ideas to big results.

What you can expect

You will begin working in one of our Quality Assurance (QA) or Development teams in which our Nottingham technologists have tremendous expertise.

We look for undergraduates who are interested in big data, automated test engineering, performance testing, software engineering, low latency development, security, and continuous integration and process automation.

Your Placement Experience:

In addition to meaningful work and exposure to industry-recognised products and teams, we provide a well-rounded experience to ensure that you get the most out of your Placement. You will:

  • Work with leading technologists in areas of software engineering and software testing.
  • Be exposed to great opportunities to develop real life skills and earn valuable industry experience.
  • Have numerous opportunities to meet like-minded people and share your passion for technology with them.
  • Be mentored to improve on-the-job technical skills and leadership skills by a member of our technology teams.

What we’re looking for

  • We are interested in receiving applications from 2nd year students seeking a 12-month industrial placement as part of their degree course who have a strong interest in progressing onto one of our Graduate Programmes which start in September 2021.
  • Currently studying Computer Sciences, Engineering, Maths, Information Systems, or related fields (with exposure to programming preferred).
  • Evidence of knowledge or practical demonstration of an interest and hands-on experience in technology through university, technology forums, user groups or blogs.
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach to work and responsibility, an open mind and willingness to use your initiative and creativity to solve problems, innovate and suggest new ways of working.
  • Ability to work within a team-centric environment and collaborate within and outside of the immediate team.
  • Attention to detail, analytical, structured and organised, with good communication skills.
  • A real passion for technology and learning.
  • Exposure to one or more programming languages is highly desirable - such as Java, Javascript, SQL, C++, C#, Python, HTML 5 or other technologies.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: JREQ120915
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 20th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Nottingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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