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Join our Technology Graduate Scheme

A unique opportunity to grow your skill set in an open, supportive environment, surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Location: London

Our Technology Graduate Scheme

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What you will be doing

Week 1

Your first week will be spent learning about Alpha, the industry we operate in and how to work with our clients. There will also be a number of social events to welcome you to the team!

Weeks 2-4

Alpha will sponsor you to complete training in a variety of platforms, including Salesforce, Mendix, SiteCore and Tableau.

After training

Following your four weeks of training, you’ll go straight to working on projects, either in the Alpha office or on client site, supported by team members wherever you are. Projects vary in length, from a few weeks to 18 months, and may take you all over the world.

What you will have

We don’t require extensive coding experience or an in-depth understanding of the asset management world, only a willingness to learn. In your first month here, you’ll receive comprehensive training for the best possible start in your Alpha journey.

We look to hire quality over quantity – we want people who are excited by the development opportunities available to them at Alpha, and can see themselves working in (and socialising with) a focused, tight-knit team.

Our ideal Graduate Developer candidate should also have:

  • You have a 2:1 or above from a leading university
  • You have one or more internships in the technology or financial services sectors
  • You have a passion for IT and an interest in developing and delivering leading-edge technologies
  • You have demonstrable communication and presentational skills
  • You have competency in at least one programming language, such as Java, Python or Javascript
    You have experience with web and/or data technologies, such as HTML, CSS or SQL
    You have an ambitious, proactive and entrepreneurial spirit, with a can-do attitude 
    You have strong problem-solving skills and an analytical mindset
    You have an interest in assisting with one or more area of business management

Company benefits: £35k salary plus profit share • Travel expenses • Mobile phone allowance • Your own choice of laptop • Fantastic social environment • Sponsorship towards professional certifications

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Alpha

We help asset and wealth managers think smarter and shape their business for the future.

Our journey

We were founded in 2003 with an aim to make an impact and disrupt the Asset and Wealth management industry, to assist our clients with achieving their goals. We continually search the market for innovations that will make a difference, and collaborate with vendors to make sure we deliver the right results for our clients. We assess the relative merits of industry best practice versus a centralised, tailored solution to understand what the business impacts will be, and bring the business users along in language they understand. 

We invest in our graduates

We pride ourselves on our excellent and ongoing training will equip all graduates with a strong technical and consulting toolkit to hit the ground running. The first month of the graduate scheme is intense but it will ensure that you will be ready to make an impact on client projects from early on in your career. Training does not stop once you finish the graduate scheme, we will continue to invest in your development to ensure that you are both personally and professionally developing. We’re European Financial Consultancy of the Year three years in a row. And we’re in the Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work for 2018. Not that we’re doing it for the awards.

Alpha have a really open culture

Why you should start your career here

At Alpha, we know that our people are our greatest asset; so when joining us as a graduate, we will invest in both your professional and personal development. Whether it’s onsite training, or tailored opportunities to support your wellbeing and work-life balance, you'll enjoy a range of benefits. We also pride ourselves the social side of our company and have regular social events for you to get to know your team and the wider company... we also have an annual ski trip! 

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