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Equity Derivatives Rapid Software Developer - 12 Month Internship 2018

Internship at RBC Investor & Treasury Services

Equity Derivatives Rapid Software Developer - 12 Month Internship 2018

Internship at RBC Investor & Treasury Services

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 09 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Job Location City of London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Global Equity Linked Products (GELP) Programme - London
Start date: 3rd September
Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries.
We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career.
You'll be part of a company with a superior financial track record, credit rating and reputation. In fact, we maintained a high credit rating throughout the recent financial crisis.
The RBC GELP (Global Equity Linked Products) Business Technology team is in need of a Rapid Technology Developer with experience in VBA who loves hands on work, to help build and support tools (pricing, risk analysis, workflow and reporting) for the GELP Business.
The role will work closely with other teams within GELP, which means that you will get broad exposure to the entire equity derivatives business. The role will implement rapid technology solutions for GELP, and interact with the operations, compliance, and risk departments to assist in their control of GELP activity. The successful candidate will contribute the enhancement and support of all existing spreadsheets, and review/improve existing code for robustness and performance.
Interns will gain hands-on experience within Equity Derivatives and career-building mentorship, and will have access to senior RBC Capital Markets staff. This Internship is initially for a 12 month period but could lead to a permanent role.
Great care and resources have been devoted to ensure that at the end of the programme you are exposed to tasks and learning to give you a solid understanding of the elements necessary for a successful career in software development.
The European component of the GELP Programme is run out of our London office in the heart of the City, overlooking the Thames.

What do we look for?

We look for well-rounded individuals with outstanding academic records in disciplines such as:
  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Financial Engineering/Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, IT or other technical backgrounds.
  • Technical IT skills such as the following:
    • Proficiency in MS Excel, VBA
    • SQL and/or Windows scripting
    • Knowledge of C#, Java or Python is a plus
These opportunities are available to candidates seeking a placement year as part of their studies, undergraduate/postgraduate candidates in the final year of their university studies, and recent graduates.
You should also have proven analytical skills, a demonstrated interest in finance and a history of participation in extracurricular activities. Other essential qualities we look for include excellent interpersonal and communications skills, creativity, logic, inner drive, proven leadership capabilities, initiative, and the ability to play a key role as a team member in a fast-paced and challenging work environment all come into the equation.

What in it for you?

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic & friendly team. The role will give you high levels of exposure, instant responsibilities and opportunities for growth. You will also build key relationships within the GELP team and externally with Global Markets.

About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City: City of LondonAddress: Thames CourtWork Hours/Week: 35Work Environment: OfficeEmployment Type: PermanentCareer Level: New GraduatePay Type: SalariedPosition Level: CM – Analyst Required Travel(%): 0-25Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/APeople Manager: NoApplication Deadline: 06/22/2018Req ID: 164685 Flexible Working Options Considered

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