InvesTech Associate

Wellington Management Company, LLP
London, United Kingdom
07 May 2022
15 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.
We are seeking university graduates and school leavers to join our Technology Associate Programme. The programme is an exciting pathway into our firm for those who are interested in the variety of career opportunities available in the investment management industry. This three-year programme will help you gain insight into our industry, firm and culture, as well as knowledge of the many different business divisions that support our investment functions.

The InvesTech Group brings our technology and investment operations departments together to deliver better, more efficient outcomes for our clients and business partners. InvesTech is comprised of Investment Implementation, Infrastructure Design, Client Operations, and Technology departments. The technology department is responsible for designing, building, testing, and supporting our robust technology suite. This group works in partnership with functions across the firm to solve complex business problems with technology.

Successful candidates will specialize in one of the areas below (responsibilities may include, but are not limited to):
Systems Analyst
  • Engage with business users such as investors, traders, or client relations to assess needs, understand workflows, and propose solutions
  • Create functional specifications and user requirement documents that outline enhancements, defect fixes, and integrate with existing system architecture
  • Partner with development teams to build solutions and participate in testing efforts
  • Ensure user acceptance by leading training sessions and gathering continuous feedback
Support Analyst
  • Provide support to end users through working with analysts and development teams.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of applications and processes used.
  • Maintain/create Standard Operating Procedures and other informational documentation
  • Respond to requests for ad-hoc reports and analysis.
Software Engineer
  • Build application functionality, leveraging implementation patterns and open source solutions where appropriate
  • Work closely with business users and analysts to review strategic business solutions
  • Determine impact to servers, network and storage capacity, and throughput in conjunction with infrastructure delivery teams
Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Collaborate with Systems Analysts to define test strategy, detailed test plans, and use and test cases
  • Ensure requirements traceability throughout the systems development lifecycle
  • Understand QA processes and systems development lifecycle methodologies
  • Leverage various testing approaches and work closely with engineers to review functional correctness and usability
Security Analyst
  • Triage reports, data feeds, dashboards, and other indicators to identify anomalies that may warrant further investigation
  • Assist in active cyber-attack investigations including providing root cause analysis based on findings to prevent reoccurrence
  • Interface with technical and non-technical users to conduct fact-finding interviews, gather forensic artifacts and understand business processes
  • Stay current with security news, such as high-profile data breaches and newly published vulnerabilities, to distribute awareness communication and implement proactive security controls as appropriate
Candidates should fit the following criteria:
  • Graduating/leaving school in 2022
  • Demonstrated interest in process, technology, and the investment management industry
  • The ability to be a self-starter and have the humility and willingness to learn from, and collaborate with, their colleagues
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organisational skills, resourceful, detail-oriented, and a strong work ethic
  • The ability to work independently, in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, where priorities change frequently
Application process
To be formally considered for the 2022 InvesTech (Technology) Associate Programme, please apply directly by submitting your CV and 1 page cover letter detailing why both a career in technology and working at Wellington Management interest you.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

Wellington Management Company, LLP is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, ancestry or disability.

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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