FactSet USA software engineer internship
About the company
FactSet is a leading provider of integrated online financial and economic information to the global financial community. FactSet offers mission critical investment research and work flow solutions to analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. Our services are used by the top 10 global investments banks and 95 of the top 100 asset managers.
A career at FactSet is a unique opportunity to gain a breadth of knowledge and experience within the financial industry which will lead to further exciting career prospects. FactSet is a growing company where hard work and achievement are acknowledged and rewarded. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference while learning new skills, find your career at FactSet, one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to work for and the UK’s Best Workplaces.
About the internship
As a Software Engineer intern, you will be working on critical production systems, ensuring FactSet’s financial information products are always available, fast, reliable and scalable; continually searching for improvements, solving complex issues and working on new innovative products and services.
You will be based in our US Head Offices in Norwalk and work with some of the core parts of our product suite that include real time systems, messaging, content integration and analysis tools.
Software Engineers will be driving reliability, data, infrastructure and applications that are a core part of the Global Investment Market. The solutions you will find will require high levels of original thinking and creativity.
Our interns are assigned to individual projects that allow them to make a significant contribution within talented, highly supportive teams, whilst developing new skills in a Software Development environment.
The internship has a flexible start date, beginning in June, and is for eight weeks. All costs will be covered by Global Challenge.
Qualifications and skills
A Bachelor’s degree in a computing related subject (those studying at Masters level will be considered if you have a significant amount of programming on your course)
Be in your penultimate year (graduating in 2013)
Demonstrable C++, Java or other OOP Language Skills
Strong OOP theory and knowledge
Desire to learn more about FactSet's proprietary database technology and data service frameworks
UK or EU students only
Applications for this opportunity are open - apply now!