Graduate Technology Training Programme

Man Group
Full Time
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Technology powers everything we do at Man Group. Our teams ensure the firm has a robust tech platform that facilitates alpha generation, portfolio management, trade execution, operations, compliance, risk management and accounting, as well as providing “firm-wide” end user collaboration tools. We are continually investing in our people, hardware, data and platform technology. We believe it’s the place to be if you want to work where open, forward-thinking, collaborative technology meets both quantitative and discretionary investment management. What Does this Programme Offer? Man Group are proud to be part of a partnership with Goldman Sachs and The University of Warwick to offer an MSc in Digital and Technological Solutions, alongside a role within our own technology teams. The programme is designed to fast-track entry-level technologists into a successful, challenging and rewarding career in one of the world’s largest asset managers. This programme offers a unique opportunity for those with minimal coding experience to break into the technology industry. The programme is split with 80% of the candidate’s time spent working within a technology team at Man Group, and 20% spent studying on campus at The University of Warwick. Whilst at Warwick students will be studying for an MSc in Digital and Technological Solutions, a course that has been designed in collaboration with Man Group and Goldman Sachs engineers, and has been curated to cover topics which we recognize are in high demand within our field. There will additionally be opportunities for candidates to rotate between teams and gain a broader experience of our usage of technology within Man Group. The master’s degree is funded in full, and your salary will be paid by Man Group in line with our full-time technology graduates. Who Is Man Group Looking For? This scheme is funded in part by the government apprenticeship levy, which comes with specific constraints, as well as academic requirements specific to The University of Warwick. Applicants will require:
  • A minimum 2:2 classification in a STEM related bachelor’s degree
  • Availability to join by September 2023 and commit to two years of studies.
Additionally, successful candidates will be expected to have the following:
  • A demonstrable passion for technology.
  • A keen interest in pursuing a career in a fast-paced and innovative industry.
  • A strong set of logical problem-solving skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to think critically whilst working effectively in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
Applications close Thursday 6th April 2023. How Do I Apply? Step 1: Click "Register and Apply" (or "Login and Apply" if you have previously registered on Man Group's website) Step 2: Upload your documents, including both of the following two items:
  • Your current CV (no cover letter is required), as well as
  • Your responses to the following three questions, ensuring each answer is no more than 200 words (please upload the document in the ‘cover letter’ field):
1. Why do you want to join Man Group's Technology Training Programme, and why are you interested in working in Technology? 2 . What key skills have you developed which you believe will make you a successful candidate? 3 . Describe the most challenging experience you have gone through, inside or outside of the academic world, what you learned from it and how it differentiates you from your peers? All candidates need to be available to attend an onsite assessment centre on 10th/11th May 2023 Man Alpha Technology Alpha Technology is a wholly front-office aligned business unit, responsible for all of the technology in Man Group that drives trading decision making. It numbers approximately 170 engineers who help drive technical innovation across the firm’s investment managers by application of a strong technology platform. It is structured into a number of distinct teams, some cross-cutting building technology and others aligned to an individual investment manager building specific quant or portfolio management tools, or systematic trading systems:
  • Alpha Platform Technology – responsible for the common front-office platform, comprising Data Engineering, Python Research and Development Infrastructure and Linux High Performance Compute.
  • Execution Technology – responsible for all Electronic Execution Technology and Trader facing tools.
  • Risk Technology – responsible for front office Risk Technology and Risk Reporting.
  • AHL Technology – responsible for technology specific to Man AHL, a quant systematic investment manager.
  • GLG Technology – responsible for technology specific to Man GLG, a fundamental discretionary investment manager.
  • Numeric Technology – responsible for technology specific to Man Numeric, a quant systematic investment manager.
  • GPM Technology - responsible for technology specific to Man GPM, a private markets business focused on real-estate assets.
Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. . Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter. Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme. We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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