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First Derivatives PLC

Satisfaction with Work (graduates)


8.2 / 10

(based on 20 ratings in 2014)

How satisfied are you with the quality of the work you're assigned?


"My responsibilities include: meeting with project stakeholders; gathering requirements; creating documentation such as solution and test documentation; updating the business on project status and communicating with the project team to ensure deadlines are met."
Midlevel, Toronto
"My day-to-day responsibilities change dependent on the client I am working for. In general I am responsible for gathering requirements, database maintenance and writing analytics."
Finance, Experienced, New York
"I'm working as a developer on a system which watches the Australian Equities and Derivatives markets in real time and highlights to the regulator any trading irregularities with the aim of ensuring market manipulation/insider trading cannot occur."
Capital Markets, Midlevel, Sydney
"I am working within the property department and am constantly busy and enjoying the experience. I learn something different every day which is very rewarding."
HR, Intern, Newry
"My role as graduate recruiter, is to liaise with all the universities in Ireland, UK and Europe. I am creating brand awareness for the company and getting grads talking about FD."
Human Resources, Executive, Newry
"I work with financial systems, modifying systems according to client requirements and adding new features/functionality. I also maintain the systems and fix bugs."
Graduate, Newry
"In my business analyst role I am responsible for carrying out data and requirements analysis. When based in HQ you participate in workshops for training and often work in teams with others."
Graduate, Newry
"I am developer for a top tier US investment bank, developing apps for the trading floor. Not many 21 year olds can say that..."
Investment Banking, Intern, Newry
"I am the only person in Europe on both support and development roles for my project. The project is globally available throughout the investment bank I work with and much of my day is spent adding features, fixing bugs and supporting traders based in London and New York who raise issues."
Graduate, Newry

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