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Jefferies 2021 Information Technology Analyst - New York, Fixed Income

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Recent Awards and Acknowledgements
  • One of the World’s Most Admired Companies - Fortune Magazine
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Growth Companies - The Banker
  • One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For - The Sunday Times of London
  • Best Place to Work of the Decade in the Global Financial Markets - Here Is The City

What we look for in a candidate
We look for candidates who are eager to make an impact to our clients by doing real, hands-on work. Successful Jefferies Analysts have the ability to multitask and manage a variety of projects simultaneously. Candidates must demonstrate professionalism and relationship management skills together with strong technical, written and verbal communication skills. The work is fast paced, challenging and intellectually stimulating. The ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, be adaptable and work both independently and as part of a team are essential traits of a successful candidate. You should have a strong academic background and be completing the senior year of a four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent program. Although a background in computer science, engineering and data analytics can be helpful, we hire Summer Analysts who have studied a variety of disciplines.

  • Sponsorship for non-U.S. residents may be available
  • Undergraduate or master’s level candidate
  • Graduation date between December 2020 – May 2021
  • General Skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly as you collaborate with others in a fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Motivated candidates with a desire to pursue a Technology based career in Financial Services upon graduation
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Technical Skills
  • Programming Knowledge desirable
  • Matlab/KDB/SQL/C++/Java - Visual Basic, C# .Net
  • Bloomberg API knowledge a plus
  • Database Knowledge desirable
  • Oracle
  • Sybase
  • SQL Server a plus
  • Ability to build Database Queries

Information Technology
The Jefferies Information Technology team affords Analysts the opportunity to have an immediate impact on Technology business-critical projects. In this area, analysts will continue to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge of financial products to launch a successful career. This is an agile environment that rewards those who can adapt to changing conditions, balance passion with execution and act with assurance within the support of a collaborative and entrepreneurial team.