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Application Analyst Intern - 12-Month Placement

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  • The candidate must be an undergraduate student studying a relevant course, have experience with Microsoft Office and Excel, possess knowledge of databases and SQL, and exhibit strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. They should also have excellent communication skills, the willingness to learn, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. French proficiency and experience producing high-quality documentation are desired.
  • The Application Analyst Intern will be responsible for daily operational checks, providing support to users, implementing change management processes, producing user guides, coordinating IT teams, ensuring information security compliance, analyzing and coordinating data, managing tools and services enhancements, performing reconciliations and production of reports, correcting historical data, creating portfolios, integrating transactions, and providing administration support.

Placement Program

Sales & Business Development, DataLondon


  • AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a responsible asset manager, actively investing for the long-term to help its clients, its people and the world to prosper. Our high conviction approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and traditional asset classes, managing €817 billion in assets as of September 2022.
  • AXA IM is a leading investor in green, social and sustainable markets, managing €502 billion of ESG-integrated, sustainable and impact assets at the end of September 2022.
  • We are committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 across all our assets, and integrating ESG principles into our business, from stock selection to our corporate actions and culture. Our goal is to provide clients with a true value responsible investment solution, while driving meaningful change for society and the environment.
  • At end of September 2022, AXA IM employs over 2,600 employees around the world, operates out of 26 offices across 19 countries and is part of the AXA Group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management.


  • We are looking for Undergraduate students Studying for a Computing/ IT/ Business/Finance course ( On course for a 2:1 or higher)
  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Office, in particular good Excel skills
  • Some understanding of Databases and knowledge of SQL
  • Willingness to learn/improve their technical knowledge
  • Good maintenance of English (French would be a plus)
  • Proficient in producing high quality documentation in the form of user guides and process flows
  • Strong interpersonal skills , proactivity, dynamism, well organized,
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as you will be in constant contact with various internal/external teams (State Street, TSF, Compliance and other Technology teams).
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations
  • The ability to interact with non-technical users to understand their problems
  • Willingness to learn, Attention to detail, Ability to work to deadlines
  • 12-month placement 2024-2025

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Sales & Business Development


  • Undertake daily operational checks, investigate, and resolve any problems identified.
  • Provide functional and technical support (application settings, assistance, trainings)
  • User Account creation for various applications
  • Ensure appropriate change management processes are implemented to benefit users
  • Produce user and functional procedure guides
  • Communicate with the users on system availability / future evolutions
  • Coordinate the work of the different IT teams to ensure the best level of support.
  • Ensure compliance with all information security policies.
  • Develop and deploy processes that will ensure Level 1 security controls are in place for all dedicated systems.
  • Implement and operate regular end user activity monitoring for the given application.
  • Process Improvement.
  • Follow-up and management of tools & services enhancements.
  • Incident and Change order management.
  • Performing Monthly Application reconciliations for auditing purposes.
  • Production of Business KPIs, monthly dashoards and weekly incident reports.
  • Analyse, compare and coordinate data from different sources.
  • Correct and amend historical data in Factset (a platform that provides different financial services, like data consolidation, market analytics, portfolio data management).
  • Create portfolios in Bloomberg. Provide users with various functions/views in Bloomberg (platform that offers real-time and historic price data and financials data).
  • Integrate transactions in SimCorp (an innovative core investment software that offers integrated investment management solutions).
  • Configure and reset end users accounts in Global 1 (an application used for securities borrowing and lending activity at AXA-IM)
  • Administration Support:
  • Manage timesheets/ and support rota for Team.
  • Manage invoices using Finance tools.
  • In partnership with the business identify, lead, design and implement enhancements and improvements on client’s applications:
  • Gather business enhancements requirements from users and business teams
  • Support the understanding of the client’s needs in line with the business strategic developments, AXA IM strategy and Long Term Operating Model
  • Management of projects/initiatives related to Small Scales Enhancements (SSE):
  • Analyse existing processes
  • Gather business requirements
  • Write functional specifications
  • Contribute to the testing phase for new versions and/or new tools
  • Depending on the needs, assist the project managers in the context of projects on which their:
  • Analyse existing processes
  • Gather business requirements
  • Write functional specification
  • Contribute to the testing phase for new versions and/or new tools


Work type

Full time

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