Summer Intern - Software Engineer

Summer Intern - Software Engineer
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Job Description

Job Description

Your skills will shape our future

Come join our team for the summer! IT drives our business at Western Asset. From trading and settlement systems to compliance and risk management, every aspect of fixed-income investment management is touched by technology. That puts your software engineering center stage. Working as part of an agile team with an entrepreneurial approach, you’ll collaborate with specialists across the business to develop best-in-class systems.

Our ten week internship program is designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their education and skills in a global fixed-income-oriented work environment.   This is an intensive program that mirrors the responsibilities of an entry-level position within the Firm.  Participants get on-the-job training as well as technical and business-oriented education.  As a summer intern at Western Asset, you will be performing real work that contributes significantly to the success of the organization.

What you will do

  • Gain insight into the asset management industry and Western Asset’s business processes
  • Collaborate with software engineers, business analysts, scrum masters and business stakeholders on challenging IT projects
  • Bring innovative and impactful solutions to life by designing and developing production ready software.
  • Your projects center around enabling and enhancing the portfolio management and trading process as well as strengthening our business intelligence and machine learning solutions.  

What we offer

  • The Western Asset Internship Program runs for 10 weeks beginning in early/mid-June 2022
  • During Week 1, you will meet your fellow Interns across all business domains as you go together through our onboarding program
  • Enjoy access to Western Asset University, where you can take courses on everything from team-building to presentation skills. Meet your peers and co-workers during networking & social events.
  • Your supervisor and team offer guidance and mentorship throughout the summer
  • You’ll give and receive regular feedback to keep you on the path to meeting your summer goals

 What you will bring

  • Master’s or Bachelor's level student in Computer Science, Financial Engineering or related field with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.
  • Strong interest in working in an investment management or financial services environment
  • You have practical experience with one or more of these technologies: SQL, Java, Python, Julia, .Net or C++
  • You have a basic understanding of agile methodologies and software development lifecycle

 About Western Asset

At Western Asset we’re saying hello to the future. Committed to being the leading fixed-income investment management firm in the world, we’re investing in new technologies, methodologies and markets. We’re also investing in our people. Our business is guided by a belief in doing the right thing: that if we treat our clients and colleagues with fairness and respect, success will follow. We’re building on our reputation and resources with an entrepreneurial approach that drives innovation. Every day is an opportunity for us to get better by making the most of the possibilities that our people and ideas can bring.

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