Full TimeTechnology Associate Programme

Our roles for new grads combine challenging, hands-on work with classroom education so that you can make an impact quickly while learning more about our technical environment. We will customize a learning and development plan for you throughout your first year so we can build on the skills you already have. We place new grads into the following teams:

  • Software Development
  • Systems Administration
  • Network Administration
  • Security
  • Technical and Application Support

What We Offer

Throughout your first year, we will introduce you to our technology environment and the specific technologies you will use at SIG. You will get exposure to different areas of the firm and learn how we use many different technologies. Here are a few of the learning opportunities you will have during your first year:

Technical Classes

We offer a variety of classes to get you up to speed on any technologies that will be needed for success in your role – Networking, How We use C++ at SIG, and Databases are just a few examples.

Rotations

SIG has a very collaborative technical environment. In some roles, you will participate in customized learning opportunities with technical teams outside your own. These learning opportunities will expose you to technologies and teams that will share valuable, important information with you. You may quickly shadow or spend extended periods of time with technical teams throughout our organization, in order to enhance your understanding of our business and your role at SIG.

SIG Knowledge

No matter what team you are on at SIG, getting a “big picture” perspective of technology at SIG is important. Senior technologists provide overviews of their technical teams, the products they have created in house, and how the teams interact and work together to impact the business. You’ll also gain exposure to various trading desks in order to learn more about our industry.

Graduates

The Technology Associate (TA) Programme combines challenging, hands-on work with classroom education and training so that you can make an impact quickly while learning more about our technical environment. We will customise a learning and development plan for you based on your experience and interests, so you can build on the skills you have and develop new skills, too. We place and develop TAs in the following functional areas:

  • Software Development
  • FPGA
  • Infrastructure (including Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, and DevOps Engineering)

What We Offer

Throughout the 9 month programme, you will get exposure to different areas of the firm as we introduce you to our technology environment and the specific technologies you will use at SIG.

The programme includes classroom education and training sessions, focused on helping you to develop company-specific knowledge, technical skills, and business effectiveness skills.

SIG Knowledge

No matter what team you're on at SIG, getting a "big picture" perspective of our technology is important. In order to share this with you during your time as a TA, senior technologists will host overviews of their technical teams, the products they have created in-house, and how the teams interact and work together to impact the business. You'll also gain exposure to various trading desks in order to learn more about our industry.

Technical Classes

We offer a variety of classes to get you up to speed on any technologies that will be needed for success in your role - Python, Linux, Networking, and Databases are just a few examples.

Collaborative Learning Opportunities

Our tech environment is very collaborative, and we'll make sure you work closely with colleagues/teammates with expert skills and knowledge. As a TA, you may spend time shadowing different technical teams or rotating into these teams for up to 12 weeks at a time. Depending on your role, this may include spending time in our head office in Philadelphia.

Mentorship

Throughout the programme, you will work alongside industry experts and be mentored by an experienced member of SIG's technology team, who will work with you to guide your development process.

Presentations

You will present an overview of your work to your peers, colleagues, and senior members of the technology department. The presentations provide an opportunity to showcase the impact of your work and what you've learned, while also gaining an understanding of the projects your fellow TAs have worked on.

InternshipsTechnology Internship Programme

Our summer interns work on challenging projects that will be pushed into production. Interns at SIG get to learn about technology in a complex environment while also gaining real world, hands-on work experience. Our teams use a variety of platforms (Linux and Windows) and programming languages (primarily C++, C#, and Python). We hire sophomores and juniors into many different teams including: Software Development, Infrastructure & Engineering, and Support. Our internship program is typically 10 weeks long and runs over the summer.

Intern Education

The goal of our education program is to familiarize you with our business and how we use technology to solve challenging problems. Our interns have the opportunity to learn how technology drives trading in today’s financial markets, both in the classroom and as a contributing team member. The hands on opportunities that you’ll experience within our environment allow you to put what you’ve learned in the classroom to practice.

Intern Perks

  • Relaxed dress code: jeans and sneakers are the norm, shorts all summer long
  • Food, beverages, and snacks available all day
  • A 9,000 square-foot gym with cardio, cross fit and strength machines, plus yoga and indoor cycling classes
  • Discounts for dining, entertainment, shopping, travel, and attractions
  • Social events including a poker tournament, dinners, and sporting events in Philadelphia
  • On-site Wellness Center staffed with full-time Nurse Practitioner
  • On-site services such as barber, dry cleaning and laundry, auto repair and detailing, and ATM
  • Free housing is provided and conveniently located near SIG at the University of Pennsylvania

SIG’s Technology Internship Programme gives you the opportunity to work as part of a development team in Dublin to deliver technical solutions in support of our trading systems.

Hands on Experience

From the beginning you will be working with senior technologists who will mentor you throughout your programme. Through a combination of hands on work and class room discussion, you will learn about how we solve the technical challenges of building the best trading systems using leading edge hardware and software technologies. The Technology Internship allows you to get involved with development teams that are competing at a world-class level in the financial sector.

Intern Perks

We want you to have a fun experience during your internship. We arrange many social events for the interns to get to know other interns, employees and managers at SIG. There is a relaxed dress code: jeans and trainers are the norm. Our goal is to make you feel well-informed by the end of the internship and have the insight that you need to consider SIG for full-time opportunities.

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