Totem Product Analysis & Design Summer Intern - London

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
01 Mar 2023
20 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
S&P Global Market Intelligence

The Role: Totem Product Analysis & Design Summer Intern.

The Location: London

The Team:
The TOTEM service, founded in 1997, provides the major market makers in OTC derivatives with definitive consensus market prices. More than 50 of the leading banks, trading houses and other investment professionals use the TOTEM service as the key independent check of their trading book valuations.
The service encompasses the equity, interest rates, currency, commodity, credit and bond markets, providing comprehensive matrices of vanilla prices and a wide selection of exotic products.

The Impact:
The Totem Product Development team consists of several Product Analysis & Design specialists located in our London office and is currently engaged on the following initiatives:
  • Providing tactical solutions for all new initiatives around Totem Product
  • Migrating some of the services on a new innovative and centralized platform powered by AWS and Python
  • Leveraging data science to drive new initiatives around Totem unique proprietary data
The successful candidate will be working on Research & Development initiative involving applying Data Analysis & Machine Learning to promote new feature for Totem Product.

What's in it for you:
Do you thrive in a dynamic environment? Are you eager to innovate through financial derivatives data analysis? By interacting closely with Business Development, Product Services and IT, you will be participating in the evolution of Totem Product. The role encompasses areas such as data analysis, machine learning, software development, innovation, business, customer presentations.

During your summer at S&P Global you'll have the chance to partner with our industry experts, with on-the-job experience focusing on high impact work that allows you to apply and develop your skills. Networking, business insights and tailored learning opportunities all support your growth and development, setting you up for success as you begin your career.
The Summer 2023 Internship Program will provide you with a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills, and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at S&P Global.

  • Driving forward R&D project leading to new Totem feature in the future
  • Providing data analysis by combining internal and external datasets to drive new features adoption from our customers
  • Interacting closely with Business Development, Product Services and IT to deliver a better product overall
Example of projects are corroborating consensus with trades, creating uncertainty indicators around consensus, apply machine learning to derive signals

What We're Looking For:
We value partnership and it is crucial that you are a great teammate in order to be successful within our organization. We reward hard work, dedication, and self-starters. We believe that no one part is more valuable than the sum of the whole; we need everyone to achieve our goals.
  • Undergraduate or Master's degree in a financial or quantitative discipline is essential
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problems solving skills are essential
  • Data analysis skills
  • Proficiency in Python desirable
  • Practical understanding of the basics of mathematical finance and derivatives pricing
UK Eligibility
To be eligible for our UK Summer Internship program you must have the right to work full-time now and in the future. We currently do not offer visa sponsorship; however, we do run our programs in several locations across the globe and welcome you to consider those that are relevant to you.

How to apply
Submit your online application, which should include your CV, along with a short cover letter/motivational statement in one attachment (we suggest around 300 words). We want to hear more about you; why you're interested in joining S&P Global, and why you're interested in being considered for the role/s you have applied for.

Application and assessment process
The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills and find a role that is right for you.
Stage 1
Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter, ensuring your graduation month and year are clearly stated.
Stage 2
Screening stage. In most locations, this screening stage will be in the form of a telephone interview.
Stage 3
Final stage
The final stage will consist of interviews with the hiring teams.

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), HUMRES203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 280448
Posted On: 2023-01-12
Location: London, United Kingdom
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