Technology Associate - 12 month FTC Rotation Programme
Invesco Mutual Fund
Henley on- Thames, England, United Kingdom
5d ago

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Did you know that there are great careers for IT professionals within Investment Management?

When people think about Investment Management firms, they don’t always think about the huge variety of career paths there are for people who are not fund managers.

There are many teams behind the scenes who make incredibly valuable contributions to the success of our firm.

We are one of the world’s leading asset managers, solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life.

The Invesco Technology Associate Programme

We are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join our EMEA Technology Associate Programme in Henley. This rotational program will begin on 1st November 2020, and is designed to infuse our technology teams with fresh, innovative thinking and increase collaboration and partnership across the Technology organisation.

You will experience classroom-like training, in addition to completing a case study, followed by multiple rotations throughout Technology.

At the end of the programme, you will roll off into a full-time position within the organisation. This full-time role will be awarded through a collaborative conversation involving you, the Associate Programme leader, your mentor, and relevant people from the business and HR.

Following the initial classroom style training, participants will commence rotations and ongoing fixed assignments to support technical, leadership and management training.

You will be pushed outside of your comfort zone with technical project work. Each Technology Associate will be assigned a personal mentor to help guide, coach, and provide support throughout the programme.

Rotation Opportunities

Several exciting rotations are available, which will allow you to get an understanding of the varying types of roles on offer within the investment management industry.

Distribution Engineering

A truly agile team which is creating a world class client experience when accessing the Invesco global web platform.

SIP (Strategy, Innovation and Planning)

Maybe strategy and innovation are your passion? This team is changing the way we use and interact with technology in a corporate organisation so that we remain cutting edge.

Investment Engineering

The core of our business revolves around how we manage our client’s money. Be part of a team that manage and have insight into the systems that support these processes.

Enterprise Architecture

Help set the strategic technology direction for our firm, learn from our team of experienced architects to gain knowledge that will last a lifetime.

These rotations and the course content will help give you a great start your career in one of the following roles

  • Engineer
  • System Architect
  • Solution Architect
  • Scrum Master
  • Technology Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Enterprise Architect
  • During the programme, you will :

  • Complete the required classroom-like training and the programme case study over 1-2 months
  • Participate in delivery of technology solutions end to end. Build one or more of the following core capabilities (business analysis, project management, application development, web development, enterprise architecture, quality assurance)
  • Learn the end to end Invesco business model and growth strategy (product, investment, sales, operations and corporate services)
  • Participate in 2-3 rotations within the Technology organisation over the course of the program
  • Participate in cultural, technology and management training
  • Collaborate with the EMEA Associate Programme Sponsor(s), personal mentor, and other people from within the business
  • To be successful in this role you will :

  • Possess a relevant degree in Science, Technology or Engineering
  • Have a keen interest in technology and how it can be used to shape an organisation
  • Use transferable skills acquired from your degree to help you excel in your new role
  • Have the ability to communicate and work with both technical and non-technical partners
  • Possess excellent communication and networking skills
  • Love collaborating and working with great teams
  • Have a resilient and innovative attitude, with the ability to challenge the status quo
  • Be willing to challenge the definition of a well-rounded technologist
  • Strive for success beyond title and status; go beyond manager’s expectations
  • Collaborate with multiple departments and effectively influence positive change and ideas
  • Keep up with the latest trends and be a disruptive thinker
  • Our commitment to you

    We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

    As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

    Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

    The Good Stuff

    Joining Invesco is just the start. We focus on nurturing internal talent, offering a variety of tools to support your career advancement, including ongoing learning and development and internal career opportunities.

    We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes (ensure county-specific benefits are included here) :

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • Annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance
  • 26 days' annual leave
  • Our Commitment to the Community, the Environment and Responsible Investing

    We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about and are offered two days’ volunteering leave annually.

    We are committed to adopting and implementing responsible investment principles and practices that uphold our fiduciary responsibility to our clients, as well as being good stewards of the environment.

    Invesco is committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

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