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  • Job Type: Internship
  • Profession: Technology in Finance & Consultancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Number of Positions: 4
  • Location: Oxford or Cambridge
  • UCAS Points: 300
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

The Summer Internship is a 12 week programme for penultimate year students, ideally completing a degree in a numerate discipline such as Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics and targeting a 2:1 grade. Candidates should have a strong interest in both technology and finance.

SunGard’s Adaptiv provides enterprise-wide credit and market risk management and operations solutions for financial services institutions. Adaptiv assists institutions of varying size and complexity to deploy technology to meet both internal and regulatory requirements for risk management and operational control.

The 2014 Summer Internship will consist of projects to support the Adaptiv Development team to develop Adaptiv products and components. You will be a full team member given responsibility for projects and decisions and will constantly learn from the expertise of those around you.

The type of work that the successful candidates will be performing on a day to day basis will be a mix of some or all of the following tasks:

•           Software development in a Windows environment

•           Database work involving SQL development

•           Supporting financial risk modelling work

•           Use of the Adaptiv software products to perform data analysis or investigate problems

•           Use of the Adaptiv risk calculation engine to perform financial simulations

•           Meetings or calls to discuss requirements

•           Documentation e.g. user guides, requirements specifications or system performance

•           Testing of new functionality including quantitative validation and performance

•           Configuration of demonstration environments

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