Goldman Sachs - Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship (Software Engineer)

Expiring today

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs International
Location
25 Shoe Lane, London, EC4A 4AU
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
27 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC001660605
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Within Goldman Sachs Engineering, you'll find an exciting confluence of computer science, finance and mathematics being used to solve business problems. As an apprentice at Goldman Sachs, you will:
  • Learn from experts and develop your programming skills
  • Have an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting business problems
  • Work in global teams across multiple divisions and to create end-to-end solutions
  • Innovate and incubate new ideas
  • Be part of teams responsible for designing, implementing, testing, deploying, and maintaining software systems across the full stack of our products
  • Develop your professional skills

Expected Interview/ Assessment Centre Date:March/April 2021

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

This programme is suited to students with a keen interest in building solutions to complex problems who are looking tocomplete a degree alongside obtaining practical work experience in software engineering. Candidates do not need to have previous programming/coding experience to apply.

Personal qualities

At Goldman Sachs, we think who you are makes you better at what you do. We seek out people with all types of skills, interests and experiences. Here are some of the qualities we look for:

• Communication & Interpersonal Skills
• Strong Sense of Teamwork
• Commitment to Excellence
• Leadership
• Intellectual Curiosity, Passion and Self-Motivation
• Integrity, Ethical Standards and Sound Judgement

Desired qualifications

See detailed entry requirements here:
https://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/coursefinder/courses/2020/computer-science/

A Levels
BBB including Mathematics or Computer Science.
Excludes General Studies and Critical Thinking.
International Baccalaureate (IB) 3o points overall with 5,5,5 in three Higher Level subjects including either Mathematics or Computer Science
BTEC RQF (2016) DDD in Computing with a B in A Level Mathematics
Access to HE Access to HE in either Computing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or IT and Product Design with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher

Applications are considered on a case by case basis.

GCSE
Minimum five GCSE passes including English at grade C or 4 and maths at grade B or 5.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL QUALIFICATIONS ACHIEVED OR PENDING ARE LISTED ON THE APPLICATION FORM WITH EACH QUALIFICATION'S FULL NAME, DATE, GRADE OR PREDICTED GRADE

Professional Experience
Given the vocational nature of Degree Apprenticeships consideration will be given to reducing the academic entry requirements should applicants have relevant work experience. Queen Mary and the employer will agree to consider such applications on a case by case basis.

In terms of residency, to be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must:
  • Be a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), and have been ordinarily resident in the EEA (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeshipOR
  • Have the right of abode and the right to work in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship OR
  • Be a non-EEA citizen with permission from the UK government to live in the UK, (not for educational purposes) and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship


Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, all apprentices will be considered for full time graduate positions at Goldman Sachs.

Things to consider

At Goldman Sachs, we want you to be your best - at the firm and in your life outside it. From competitive compensation packages and family support resources to professional development and community outreach, our offerings are designed to support your personal and professional growth.

FITNESS AND RECREATION
State-of-the-art facilities offer our people access to fitness centers and classes, and all are eligible for subsidies and reimbursements for participating in fitness and recreational activities, like our many sports teams and clubs

ONSITE MEDICAL CENTERS
Wellness centers within our own offices provide access to medical professionals who can assess, diagnose and administer care

MEDITATION AND RESILIENCE
Personalized programs, online tools and guided meditations designed to strengthen personal resilience, increase productivity, and enhance overall wellbeing

COMMUNITY TEAMWORKS
Our people contribute time, ideas, and expertise to drive tangible progress in local communities - from park restorations to tutoring programs

AFFINITY NETWORKS
Forums which offer support, understanding, education and community-building amongst colleagues

GOLDMAN SACHS UNIVERSITY
Ranging from eLearnings on communicating with impact to live speaker series on understanding our business, the firm offers tailored learning to help our people reach their professional goals

TALKS AT GS
Speaker series that invites thought leaders from a broad range of sectors to share their insights and ideas on relevant topics and trends shaping the future

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