• Summer Intern – Software Engineer

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    A ten week internship program designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their education and skills in a 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. The intern will work in the Information Technology –Common Services and Architecture Department.

    Responsibilities

    • Activities include but are not limited to: contributing to design sessions, application support, code reviews, unit testing, integration testing, supporting beta testing, bug fixes and documentation. 
    • Capture and document business requirements
    • Develop a project plan with estimates based on business requirements
    • Execute project plan including the building of a proof concept application based on business requirements
    • Provide accurate status on project tasks, estimate revisions etc.
    • Other duties to be assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Candidates should be in the process of completing a Bachelor's or a Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related major
    • Exposure either through course work or prior professional experience to one or more of the following technologies would be advantageous: Java, Python, BI, Machine Learning
    • Candidates should be exploring the career opportunities available to them within the financial services field, with a desire to learn about and participate in a Fixed Income environment
    • Exposure to Apache big data platforms such as Hadoop, Spark, and AWS EMR, Glue and Sagemaker would be preferred

     

    Academic Qualifications:

    • Master’s or Bachelor's level student with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.

     

    Performance:

     

    As an enterprising team of experts and enthusiasts, we support intellectual curiosity and ambition. We expect employees to own their own development—to pursue challenges, take responsibility for their work and create success for themselves and for us all. We invest in those who step up and shine, and we offer additional opportunities to those who do. At Western Asset, our collective contributions put us at the forefront of our industry.

    • Our achievements come from collaboration and trust
    • Individual success and team success are interwoven
    • We are goal-oriented and dynamic

    How to Apply

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