Technology Summer Analyst Program - 2019

RBC - Jersey City, NJ4.0

TemporaryEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year

RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. With more than 7,100 professionals, we operate out of 70 offices in 15 countries across North America, the U.K., Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.

We work with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk and acquire or dispose of assets. According to Bloomberg and Dealogic, we are consistently ranked among the largest global investment banks.

RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, RBC is one of the top 15 largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks.

What will you do?

While working and learning alongside our experienced technical professionals, Summer Analysts are given responsibility over a key project delivery advancing our Capital Markets technology strategy. RBC Capital Markets Technology department promotes and innovative and colaberative work enviroment for Summer Analysts. Analysts will work in a project team setting with the guidance and support from RBC Capital Markets’ lead architects and technologists to design, develop, and implement in-demand tools and services. Summer Analysts will also have dedicated sessions with business-aligned technology leads to develop their understanding of Technology’s role in supporting RBC’s clients through our trading activities, and providing exposure to the products and services offered by our Investment Bank. Additionally, the program includes planned events to network and get to know your colleagues across the Capital Markets space, outside of the workplace.

You cannot get any closer to the action than RBC Capital Markets! Summer Analysts have the opportunity to gain experience in one of the different areas of capital markets working alongside experienced Technology professionals.

The foundation of our Capital Markets Summer Analyst Program is:

Solid on-the-job training
Exposure to various areas within Capital Markets

Some of the areas that participate in the program:
eTrading & Algorithmic Trading Technology
Commodities & Futures Technology
Equities Technology
Market Data Operations and Engineering
Fixed Income & Currencies Technology

What do you need to succeed?

We seek competitive individuals who possess the energy, enthusiasm and capacity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Successful candidates are selected based on their level of interest in Technology, general market knowledge, academic excellence, and strong communication skills. Candidates need to be confident in their personal capabilities, but willing to learn and do what it takes to complete a task.

Each candidate will be evaluated on their individual merit; however, it is a definite asset to possess the following qualifications:

Entering the final year of a four-year college or university program or relevant master’s program (candidates should be anticipating graduation in Winter 2019 or Spring 2020)
Proven interest in financial markets
History of academic excellence
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Preferably pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Engineering , or Mathematics
Knowledge/experience and interest in one more of the following areas a plus:
Programming- Knowledge of Python, Java, C#, C/C++ a plus for development assignments. Proficiency with an application framework such as .Net, J2EE. Middleware programming; Perl or/and Shell scripting.
Database- working knowledge of SQL and/or NoSQL Databases
Network Administration- Linux, Unix Administration
Financial Business Analysis- Strong financial acumen, ability to gather general business and technical requirements
Business Analysis- Requirements gathering and program management

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best in a team-oriented, creative environment to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

Hands-on experience working alongside experienced Technology professionals
Exposure to the different areas within Capital Markets
An understanding of RBC Capital Markets’ capabilities
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.