Software Engineering Graduate Job at Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd in London
The Software Engineer Graduate scheme allows the successful candidate to develop understanding and experience of the varied technical disciplines within an in-house enterprise IT department, and of the trading environment in general. You will gain hands on experience during your learning programme and we will work closely with you to find a position that matches your ambitions and brings the best out of your newly developed skills and interests.
Skills are everything at Gazprom Marketing and Trading, so we’re open-minded about your degree discipline. The important point is that you’ve shown you can excel in a subject with a high level of attention to detail & technical rigor, while being a strong communicator and team player. That means your background is likely in Computer Science, Science, Engineering or Mathematics
The Trading IT teams at GM&T work closely with their business users to provide them with software to support what they do, whether that is ensuring that they have the latest information to make trading decisions, automating their business processes or even working with them to develop algorithmic trading strategies. The developers make up a large proportion of these teams, creating and supporting these solutions.
Applicants need strong practical technical skills and knowledge, combined with an ability to communicate their ideas back effectively with a variety of technical and non-technical teams across the business. You should be comfortable working to a high degree of accuracy with facts and figures and have an appreciation of software development in at least 1 major language.
Duties & Responsibilities
Typical responsibilities include:
Developing and testing in-house written solutions to support the different parts of the trading business
Working with members of other disciplines (BAs, QAs, Architects) within the team to ensure that the solutions being developed meet the business needs and are appropriate for the problem being solved
Integrating between in-house written and off-the-shelf solutions to ensure the right data is available in the right place at the right time
Liaising with the business users to understand their requirements, and to provide support when required.
Skills & Competencies
Characteristics and competencies
The person we are looking for is:
Commercially minded, focusing on the business benefit associated with the work they are doing
Able to work in a fast moving, pressurised environment – who can keep calm and focus when under pressure
A good communicator, able to explain a technical subject to a non-technical audience
A self-starter, who can work both autonomously, and as part of a larger team
Someone with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with good attention to detail
Enthusiastic and willing to learn – there will be a lot to pick up very quickly
Skills and qualifications
Our teams also rely on a solid foundation of knowledge gained through education and experience. We would expect you to have a degree level education in a numerate subject such as Computer Science, Science, Engineering or Mathematics.
In addition, we seek:
Prior internship or experience in Software Development (preferred, but not essential)
Passion for technology and continuous learning
A basic understanding of key concepts around software development such as:
Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
Test Driven Development
Scrum and Kanban
Ability to foster and build relationships across teams
Ambition! You must be ambitious and want to progress
Training and development:
We are committed to providing all employees with focused training and development opportunities directly relevant to the department’s corporate goals, with specific resources provided for this purpose. Beyond the graduate programs, we run a number of courses in leadership and management skills, core professional knowledge and skills and languages.
Closing date is 7th February 2021, expected start date September 2021.
Please ensure you have included the link to your unlisted YouTube video on your CV, further details on how to do this can be found on the grad hub.
Job Reference: GMTLTD00378
Company: Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd
Company Location: London