Technology Graduate Programme with Ruffer


Technical, collaborative team-players wanted for a software engineering graduate scheme at a client-centric investment firm. Over the past 2 years, ‘Transforming Technology’ has been a firm-wide goal, and so tech is at the beating heart of the company, rather than in the back office! This innovative company is the perfect place to kick-start your career in technology whilst getting the opportunity to complete your IOC qualifications.

Company: Investment House with £19.8bn in assets under management

Location: Central London

Role: 2-year Technology Graduate Programme

Salary: Competitive, discretionary bonus

Start Date: September 2021

Deadline: 6th November 2020

Who is the company?

– Their clients are the absolute focus of everything this investment house does. 

– Their aim is to deliver positive results regardless of how the financial markets are performing, and they pride themselves on being a vibrant, all-inclusive, forward-thinking company.

– The open-plan offices, flat hierarchical structure and collaborative culture empower employees to make the best decisions for their clients.

What is the role?

– This 2-year software engineering graduate scheme will see you designing, developing, testing, and implementing new technology across the firm. 

– You will be working with cutting-edge technology, rotating across 4 teams, including clients, investments and risk & reporting before choosing where you want to specialise. 

– As part of a small team, you will be given lots of training and mentoring, but also responsibility and autonomy from the outset, liaising with key business stakeholders to suggest innovative solutions to complex problems.

Why should you apply?

– Competitive starting salary with a discretionary, annual bonus

– All qualifications fully funded and supported (for example, IOC)

– Full use of internal and external training platforms (both technical skills and personal development)

– Flat hierarchical structure with an open-office floor plan – no closed office doors here!

– Very healthy company with fresh fruit, office yoga and pilates, as well as cricket, football and tennis teams and fun exercise boot-camps in Green Park (optional of course)!

– 25 days holiday (with the option to purchase an additional 5 days) and birthday hours

– Regular acupressure massages as well as private travel and medical insurance


Who is best suited to this role?

– 2:1 in Computer Science, Software Engineering and related technical degrees

– Experience with any coding language is desirable

– You must be comfortable working in a small team and be a self-starter with plenty of initiative

– We are looking for someone with good communication skills and the ambition to succeed

– You MUST have the full right to work in the UK