Technology Apprentice at Fidelity International

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£17,500 annually
Review Date:
June 2015

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


I support our Equity and Fixed income traders on a day to day basis whereby I will provide technical support where required. We (as a team) also support the entire trading platform used by the EQ and FI traders.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have learnt a substantial amount of skills most of them are being learn whilst on the job but some of them Java for example I will learn externally at QA.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I thoroughly enjoy this programme as I feel I am being treated as an equal employee not as an apprentice and I feel I am being given great opportunities.

4. How valued do you feel by Fidelity International?


As mentioned in the above question I feel I am being treated as an equal employee and being given great opportunities and fantastic involvement throughout projects.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I feel the programme is very well structured although being in a front line support team I sometimes feel it is difficult to make time for the learning section but my manager is aware of this and very understanding.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I feel like I receive ample support from my training provider as we have regular meetings and also I can email if I ever get stuck.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


I receive a vast amount of support from my employer whether it is guidance with problems/issues in my day to day job or whether it is something more general to do with day to day questions/queries.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


My salary meets my costs very well. Commuting into London can be a bit of a pain but I've gotten used to it now.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are many Company events/activities that I receive emails about and therefore there are many opportunities available to me.

9a. Would you recommend Fidelity International to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Because they are a great company who provides great opportunities and you are treated as a perm employee as soon as you start.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Fidelity International? *

Take as much time as possible filling out your application form and make sure you prepare for your interviews well in advance.

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