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Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship - Financial Services Software Engineer

Broadridge Financial Solutions Ltd
193, Marsh Wall, London, E14 9SG
Competitive salary
Closing date
28 Jun 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
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The Degree Apprenticeship Programme provides the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and obtain a degree whilst developing a career in Financial Technology. Participants will complete an apprenticeship within Broadridge's Global Technology Operations division, while studying for a degree at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Broadridge Apprentices will work three days a week during term time, studying at QMUL the remaining two and five days a week during university holidays. Upon completion of thefour yearprogramme, participants will graduate with a BSc (Hons) in Digital & Technology Solutions from a prestigious Russell Group university.

This approach allows our apprentices to be both productive employees at Broadridge, developing professional skills on the job, and members of a learning community of students who are expanding and deepening their professional knowledge together.

If you've got a passion for both business and technology, there's a big future waiting for you right here!

Software Engineer

If you join our product development group, you could progress intoa number ofdifferent areas. You could be a software designer who picks up the client requirements from the Business Analystsin order todesign the software solution, or you could work in the software team developing the code, working on improvements, testing or quality control.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing software on agreed projects and platforms
  • Integrating: putting the components of a system together, carrying out tests and working closely with the wider product development and support teams to resolve issues
  • Contributing to process improvement within the team to ensure that the team is always improving how it works
  • Documenting technical information, so that others can understand the software and the system
  • Liaising with other team members, teams and clients to ensure key information is understood

Expected Interview/Assessment Centre Date: 15th July 2021

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer science and/or engineering backgrounds
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and organised, you can manage your own workload and deliver high-quality, accurate work on time
  • You're someone who can spot new opportunities and has the initiative and resilience to make the most of them

Personal qualities

  • First andforemost,you must be a logical thinker with an inquisitive nature, a natural passion for technology and a desire to learn and progress quickly
  • You will be an enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills, be quick to learn and flexible in approach
  • You will be prepared to work hard, balancing a job with study whilst receiving support from us

Desired qualifications

See detailed entry requirements here:

BBB including either Mathematics or Computer Science

General Studies
Critical thinking

International Baccalaureate (IB)
30points overall with 5,5,5 in three Higher Level subjects including either Mathematics or Computer Science

RQF (2016) DDD in Computing with a B in A Level Mathematics

Access 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

Mathematics at grade B or 5

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 residencyfor non-UK students, to be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must be:
  • a citizen of the UK or European Economic Area (EEA)
  • or have lived in the UK or EEA for the past three consecutive years
  • or a non-EEA citizen with permission from the UK government to live in the UK (not for educational purposes), andhave been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

  • Potential for future progression within the company upon successful completion of the degree apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • The opportunity to study part time for a degree in Digital and Technology Solutions
  • Valuable experience working on projects with experienced professionals
  • A thorough grounding in software engineering and financial services
  • No student loan or tuition fee debts
  • A competitive salary
  • Gym subsidy
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days holiday plus option to buy and sell up to 5 more
  • 3 paid volunteer days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme
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