Technology at Marshall Wace
Marshall Wace is one of Europe's largest hedge fund managers, with over $40 billion assets under management and handling over $5 billion worth of trades daily. As a global company with offices in London, Hong Kong and New York, 24/7 uptime is imperative and we develop the majority of our systems in-house. Technology is paramount to the operation and continued success of the Company. The nature of our business is incredibly competitive, and technology drives the constant innovation and entrepreneurship needed to differentiate us from the competition. We have technology teams across a vast number of functions including data analysis; web application development; big data and streaming; high performance C++; cyber security; and infrastructure and server management on Windows and Linux. No matter where your interest in technology lies, there will be a team where your skills are valued.
Internships last for 8 weeks, where interns will be placed in one of the development teams and work on a project that provides real value to the business. Projects are dynamic and based on business need and will include individual and team orientated work. There will also be a programme of talks and discussions to give you an insight into all areas of technology and the wider Company as well as training courses tailored to the internship programme. Interns who excel are likely to be offered positions on future graduate schemes. We are open to any candidate for our internship programme with an interest in technology.
You Should Apply If…
You have a passion for technology and a desire to constantly learn new things, want to work with some of the best technologists in the industry, and want to have a role where you do real work from day one. Generally, we look for applicants from a Computer Science / STEM background with experience in programming, and we love those who are able to demonstrate their use of technology outside of academia. No finance experience is required, you will be given all of the training you need.
Working at Marshall Wace
We are located in our recently refurbished building in Sloane Square, and the complementary facilities for all employees include a gym with a number of exercise classes, a restaurant, and multiple barista bars. Since our founding in 1997, we have operated a flat structure at Marshall Wace with an open, collegiate working environment. You will frequently find yourself working next to or having lunch with the most senior members of the Company.