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Technology Rotational Development Program Associate

Location: Godfrey
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000 branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work. A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors. Rotational Development Program : The Rotational Development Program (RDP) provides a combination of rotational assignments, mentoring, and coaching to build a broad range of experience across business areas critical to Edward Jones. This is a fourteen-month program, designed to provide an opportunity for RDPs to boost their career and develop business competencies by working collaboratively with program peers and leaders while contributing to key assignments. Along with on-the-job experiences, every rotation has learning and development opportunities supporting each program theme. Rotation themes reinforce expectations for the participants' development progression throughout the program. Program Inclusions: Paid full-time study to obtain Series 66 license Project and thought leadership through meaningful assignments Assigned mentors who provide advice and guidance throughout the program to support career growth and personal development Ongoing engagement and strong support from program leadership and cohort Technology Division Overview : A culture of continuous learning and innovation, you 'll be empowered to bring new ideas forward and leverage emerging technologies as our business evolves. By building and evolving systems, creating industry-leading technology tools and implementing state-of-the-art security, you 'll discover better and more effective ways to support our branch teams and the clients they serve. Position Overview : As a rotational associate in our Technology Division, you will be given meaningful and challenging assignments throughout the 12-month program. As you cross-train and develop during the program, you may have an opportunity to rotate through the following Technology areas: Software Development : We are focused on delivering user-friendly applications to more than 7 million clients and 15,000 branches. By leveraging Agile software development and technologies like Java, J2EE, JavaScript, Spring Boot, Snowflake, ReactJS, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Kafka, MongoDB, DB2 and Bootstrap, we are developing an industry leading suite of tools to make it easier to do business with Edward Jones. Software Infrastructure : Edward Jones leverages technologies like Jenkins, Docker & Kubernetes, Git, SonarQube, Artifactory, and TomCat to support our software developers throughout the project lifecycle. Our Software Infrastructure department researches and implements solutions to ensure application availability, streamline our development, and reduce our time-to-market. Information Security : You could be providing first level security monitoring and investigations to protect our systems from internal and external threats. Assisting with forensics analysis and fact gathering. Assisting with vulnerability assessments/scanning for specific applications, OS's, services, networks and servers and appliances, as required. Assisting with configuration and maintenance of information security tools (e.g. AV, SIEM, IPS, Firewalls, e-mail gateway protection, DLP, DBAM, NAC, Certificate Management, Encryption, Proxy technologies, Threat Intelligence, Case management, anti-malware, Network Security Monitoring, Anti-Phishing, etc.) Technology User Experience: Potential opportunities include research, design, accessibility and front end development that could include d eveloping high fidelity mockups into fully functional Front-ends. Writing clean, efficient and browser agnostic HTML5/CSS3/Javascript. Leveraging your experience with Front-end Frameworks such as React.js, Angular.js, etc Quality : Our Quality department includes our Branch-facing Help Desk, Systems Operations Center (SOC), and Quality Assurance. This team ensures our branches can get the help they need fast, our systems remain up-and-running, and that our software is fully tested before being introduced to end-users. Who Should Apply? Students who : Are working towards a graduation date of December 2021 or May 2022 (Graduating before program start date) Drive to succeed and have a strong interest in the financial services industry Have excellent leadership, communication, teamwork and service skills Demonstrate leadership in campus organizations and activities Multitask and prioritize to ensure maximum productivity Utilize critical thinking to challenge current processes and seek opportunities to improve Are eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship A preferred major for this opportunity, including, but not limited to: Computer Science/Computer Engineering Management/Information Systems Other-related Technical Degrees FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - list. From FORTUNE -2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments. Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine. 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine 's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year. The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified - organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm 's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate: Salary: $63,000 - $63,000 Category: Students & Recent Grads

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Springfield , Technology Rotational Development Program Associate, IT / Software / Systems , Godfrey, Illinois

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