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Application Analyst Intern (12-month placement)

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3mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


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  • The candidate must be an undergraduate student studying a Computing/IT/Business/Finance course with a goal of achieving a 2:1 or higher. They should have technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, knowledge of databases and SQL, and a willingness to learn and improve their technical knowledge. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication abilities, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment are also required. The candidate should be customer-focused, detail-oriented, and able to work to deadlines.
  • The Application Analyst Intern at AXA will provide daily support for various applications, investigate and resolve problems, assist with user accounts, implement change management processes, produce user guides, communicate with users, coordinate IT teams, ensure information security compliance, develop and deploy processes for security controls, and perform data analysis and coordination. They will also manage timesheets and support rota, handle invoices, gather business requirements, support enhancements and improvements, and assist with projects and testing phases.

Placement Program

Data, Software EngineeringLondon


  • We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn at the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 22 countries.
  • We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.
  • 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)
  • Technical Skills:
  • 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
  • Knowledge and Skills:
  • Good maintenance of English (French would be a plus)
  • Proficient in producing high quality documentation in the form of user guides and process flows
  • Competencies:
  • 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

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Application support:
  • 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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