Tag: IT in Finance

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13 of the highest paying financial technology jobs globally

Despite a tendency towards offshoring and nearshoring ‘commodised’ IT functions, investment banks still have one thing going for them when it comes to employing technologists – they pay…

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Consultants, banks and hedge funds ramping up hiring in this hot sector

If you want a big data job at a bank, you’d better bone up on your derivatives and counterparties. While most industries battle for a limited supply of…

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Further shake-ups at the top of UBS’s investment bank IT team

Iain Plunkett, chief information officer of UBS’s investment bank and corporate centre and head of IT for the UK – and a key lieutenant of former group CIO,…

Sectors explained: IT in Finance

Information Technology The rapidly evolving IT at the heart of financial services Technology is intertwined with financial markets, with some of the bigger investment banks employing as many people in&he

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J.P. Morgan loses prominent female tech star to Barclays

Most investment banks like to shout about what they’re doing when it comes to attracting more women into senior technology roles, and it helps to have a good…

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The ongoing area of recruitment banks are struggling to hire for

Large banks in the U.K. have a problem that just won’t go away – clunking legacy technology platforms. Banks are trying to recruit legions of IT contractors to…

Inside Goldman Sachs’ secret sauce

From a tech point of view, it’s always assumed that the secret to Goldman Sachs’ success is the proprietary code it develops for trading platforms. Former programmer Sergey…

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What investment banking techies are earning, how to bring in £1.5k a day

For all the talk of investment banking technology super-stars, and IT staff replacing those in the front office, banks don’t appear to be overly keen to commit to…

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Big data, smaller salaries

If you’re a big data specialist, data scientist or whizz kid who can help leverage huge amounts of data to give banks a trading advantage, you should –…

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This start-up is doubling headcount, Machiavellians need not apply

Christian Nentwich, co-founder and CEO of London financial technology start-up Duco provides services for the financial sector, but has never worked for a bank. This, he believes, helps…

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