Legg Mason

  • Financial Applications Developer : Next Gen Internship

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Req. #
    Global Information Business Solutions
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    If you are a student that loves coding and is a mathematics and statistics guru, than this is a great internship opportunity to check out!


    Legg Mason’s elite Next Gen Internship program is seeking interns who can bring TOP talent (new technologies, outlooks, and perspectives) to the firm!  If you are looking for a rich opportunity to apply your skills and to gain a deeper understanding of the financial industry, than this is the Internship for you!


    Alternative Distribution Technology Services (ADS) is seeking an innovative and technology solutions driven intern who has interest and experience in programming with a mathematics/statistical background. You will be focusing on writing code using Python, Java to perform financial simulations using mathematical models. You will also get an opportunity to work on progressive web applications.

    Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

    • Collaborate with information technology and business teams to develop software to perform financial calculations and modeling
    • Develop algorithms and simulations using Java / Python to assist in financial planning.
    • Investigate new tools and technologies to incorporate into application development.
    • Build reusable code and libraries

    Ideal Qualifications and Experience

    • Majoring in Mathematics, Statistics or Information Technology
    • Coursework in Software design, software engineering and Object-oriented principles / design.
    • Good understanding of Financial Calculations and simulations such as Monte Carlo.
    • Expert in Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
    • Energetic, Agile learner and can quickly learn new concepts
    • Self-direct and can participate within a multi-disciplinary team.

    Company Overview

    This program is designed to provide a rich opportunity for students who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the financial services industry and contribute while working on special projects. This Internship will run three consecutive semesters (Summer, Fall, and Spring), full-time during the Summer and part-time during the Fall and Spring semesters, and students will connect with fellow interns, and the Legg Mason community.


    If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


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