Graduate Software Engineer (January 2019 start)
As an engineer at a global financial technology company, you’ll be an integral part of FactSet's success. Our engineers get to enjoy FactSet's flexible environment where everyone can contribute individually, yet at the same time they benefit from a community where they can depend on each other for help, learning, and development.
What you will be doing
FactSet relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us solve our clients’ greatest challenges by being a powerful and reliable partner. You will be part of a global and fast-growing company where you will:
- Code for new releases, fixes and enhancements within a structured environment (including test driven development and agile approaches)
- Conduct ongoing reviews of system design and architecture
- Deliver clean, well-tested code that’s reliable, maintainable and scalable
- Partner with other engineers in proposing and implementing new processes, designs and engineering practices that make the team more effective
- Take responsibility for software performance analysis and system tuning
- Wide range of roles available including web, services, infrastructure, dev-ops, data processing, database and full-stack development
What qualifications do we look for
- Passion and enthusiasm for software engineering and keeps up to date with the latest technologies
- Working towards a degree in Computer Science or related technology subject
- Good understanding of an object orientated language and familiarity with a scripting language
- Thorough understanding of data structures and algorithms
- Willingness to handle occasional on-call duties depending on team
What’s in it for you
We believe that a good working environment and happy people are key to success and we continuously look at ways to support this. FactSet has once again been included on the list of the UK Best Workplaces, which marks the 10th consecutive year. We consider this a testament to the great people, strong culture and benefits we have here.
- Free lunch and daily fresh fruit
- Unlimited snacks and drinks, fully stocked kitchen
- Collaborative and social working environment
- No limit on volunteering opportunities
- Yearly 24-hour Hackathon
- Dedicated social committee
- Regular Engineering social events, including BBQs, happy hours, gaming nights
- VitalityHealth rewards for healthy living; free cinema tickets, discounted gym memberships and much more
- Pension, life and medical insurance, stock purchase plan
- Mentoring scheme and regular 1-2-1 meetings with your Team Lead
As a new graduate, you will go through a 4-week training programme, which will teach you the ins and outs of our technology stack. After training, you’ll be matched with a team suiting your skill set and interests; here you’ll grow your career supported and challenged by a strong network of engineering colleagues from a range of backgrounds.
FactSet is an organically grown company. We want to give our engineers the opportunity to grow and develop within the organisation and therefore always seek to promote internally rather than hire externally.
We hire on a first come first serve basis, so we would encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.