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Department of  Computing

Corporate Partnership Programme (CPP)

Our Corporate Partnership Programme is designed to promote the relationship between the Department of Computing and organisations who wish to recruit our students whilst investing in academic sponsorship. Corporate Partners receive a package of benefits aimed at raising their profile amongst our students. Companies who are interested in applying for membership should email cpp@doc.ic.ac.uk, or post us a completed application form.

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new CPP web portal which allows students to register their CVs and for CPP member companies to browse these and advertise opportunities relevant to students.

Alongside the programme, we run the Applications of Computing in Industry lecture series. This timetabled series of talks is given by our Corporate Partners and is designed to inform our students about how Computer Science is applied to meet business challenges.

Current Benefactors

BlackRock

BlackRock was founded 25 years ago by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to start a very different company. One that combined the best of a financial leader and a technology pioneer. And one that focused many diverse views on a singular purpose: making a difference in the lives of the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust us with their money-and their futures-every day. Aladdin is central to our technology strategy and it unifies BlackRock by providing everyone with a common language and a central point of reference for our investment activities globally. The Aladdin Product group utilizes sophisticated web services, Java applications and C++ servers, tied together by a real-time messaging system and connected to a large and sophisticated database.

BlackRock

Citadel

Established in 1990, Citadel is a leading global financial institution with a diverse business platform built on a foundation of world-class talent, technology, and infrastructure. From proven asset management strategies to a strong capital markets platform, Citadel converts opportunity into results. Citadel operates in the world.s major financial centers including Chicago, New York, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Boston, Dallas and Greenwich. For more information, please visit http://www.citadel.com.

Citadel LLC

Formicary

Established in 2000 with offices in Europe, North America and Australia, Formicary is an information technology company that focuses on providing first class solutions for the financial services industry. We currently provide softwares and specialist services to many of the world's largest investment banks.

Formicary

Google

At Google, you have the opportunity to do impactful and challenging work no matter where you are. Our engineers work on exciting, cutting-edge computer science problems. We are also looking for the brightest minds in media, sales, marketing, finance and product management to help us change the world. We hire at all levels of academic experience for opportunities throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa including Dublin, London, Tel Aviv, Wroclaw and Zurich.

Google

Mendeley

Mendeley is a high growth VC backed start-up that is revolutionising how scientific research is done. Mendeley has world-class technology and products that over 2 million users love. Our fast-growing team currently has 50+ FTEs based in London and New York. Our team and investors previously built Skype, Last.fm, Betfair and led Warner Music Group. Joining Mendeley is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role in one of Europe's fastest growing tech companies. You'll get your hands dirty finding solutions to problems and making our product better for our huge community of engaged users. If this sounds like a challenge then we want to hear from you!

Mendeley

Microsoft

No matter what your passion is, you'll find it here. Imagine the opportunities you'll have in a company with 100,000 employees in more than 100 countries, working on hundreds of products-spanning games, phones, developer tools, business solutions and operating systems. We work hard, but we value work/life balance, and each of us defines what that means to us. So why not explore what we do, where we do it, and what life is really like at Microsoft. You just might be surprised.

Microsoft

Morgan Stanley

At Morgan Stanley, Technology works as a strategic partner with our business units and with the world's leading technology companies, to redefine how we do business in financial markets that are increasingly global, complex, and dynamic. Our technologists sit side by side with our traders, bankers, and investment management professionals, to explore how advanced technology can help us set new standards for excellence in the financial world. Join a company where you have a chance to make a rapid impact as a technologist. We offer a 6 month Industrial Placement Programme, a 10 week Summer Internship Programme and a Full-time Analyst Programme.

Morgan Stanley

Netcraft

Netcraft is an Internet services company based in Bath which provides Internet data mining, defences against fraud and phishing, web application security testing, and automated penetration testing. Clients include many of the world's leading Internet infrastructure and financial companies, and in particular, Netcraft' anti-phishing services are very widely licensed, ultimately protecting hundreds of millions of people.

Netcraft

Ocado

Ocado, the pioneering, award winning online retailer, is revolutionising the way people shop for groceries. With one of the largest automated warehouses in the world, leading edge inventory management and routing systems, innovative smartphone apps and a critically acclaimed web shop, our unique business model has enabled us to grow into a publicly listed company with a £600 million turnover in less than 10 years. Almost all of the software that runs our business is developed by Ocado Technology, Ocado's IT division, and we are continuously looking to hire more top flight computer scientists - and graduates in related disciplines - to build our next generation of software systems. From the combinatorial optimisation algorithms that fine tune our daily delivery routes to the machine learning techniques that drive our consumer demand forecasting, to our embedded control systems, and designing the user interface experiences that form the public face of our company to our customers, we will offer you new challenges each and every day that will require you to apply all of your education and creativity to solve.

Ocado

Current Members

Amadeus Services Limited

Amadeus is a global market leading IT company that develops innovative technology solutions for the world's leading travel service providers. Our mindset and our business are truly global. We thrive by sharing information across borders and across businesses in working environments that foster open, fluid communication. We are looking for talented graduates to join us as Software Engineers and Functional Analysts with knowledge of C/C++, Java, NT, UML, Oracle, Assembler, TPF, TCP/IP and/or MQ Series.

Amadeus

Amazon

Technological innovation drives the growth of Amazon and we're delighted to be offering exciting internship and graduate opportunities for Software Development Engineers. Whether it's in our UK Headquarters or Development Centres (Edinburgh, Dublin, Central London) or Seattle, you could be working on a number of initiatives for Amazons global websites and services. For ambitious graduates, like you, intent on developing a successful career, the result is a technical learning environment quite unlike any other. Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History. To find out more see our UK Opportunities and our US Opportunities.

Amazon

Barclays

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Barclays' purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions - in the right way.

With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

Barclays

Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the premier financial technology firm, offers exciting opportunities for highly motivated software developers to build and enhance its state of the art line of products. You will join a team and gain responsibility for the full lifecycle of a portion of our product, making a tangible contribution to the design, implementation and testing of software. We recruit throughout the year for interns and full-time software developers.

Bloomberg

Cisco

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

Cisco

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse is a global financial services company providing a broad range of advisory services, solutions and products in Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking. Credit Suisse is active in more than 50 countries and employs over 46,000 people. We offer entry-level hiring programs in a variety of business areas. Our programs give you the chance to make a difference from day one, and provide world-class training and support to help you to develop into a future business leader. And throughout your career with us, you will benefit from cross-business and international mobility opportunities. We look for people with a wide range of experiences, interests and degrees who will add fresh perspectives to our business. A career with us means that you can help shape our future.

Credit Suisse

Durlston Partners

Durlston Partners is an Executive Search firm based in the heart of Mayfair, London. We discretely connect highly talented individuals with innovative hedge funds, asset managers, and start-up software companies. Through our in-house search methodologies, extensive networks, and long-term partnerships we are able to offer unrivalled opportunities to both clients and candidates.

Durlston Partners

Facebook

At Facebook our development cycle is extremely fast, and we've built tools to keep it that way. It's common to write code and have it running on the live site a few days later. This comes as a pleasant surprise to engineers who have worked at other companies where code takes months or years to see the light of day. You can help build the next-generation systems behind Facebook's products, create web applications that reach millions of people, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that's working to help people connect with each other around the globe. Join us!

Facebook

Flextrade UK Ltd

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems is the global leader in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms and execution systems for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. We are always looking for the brightest engineers and recruit all year-round. We have a casual dress code, free food on Fridays, plenty of benefits and most importantly a lot of flexibility about how you work. Our developers have lots of freedom to build the tools and techniques required to make the best software possible. If you have good ideas, this is the place where you can get stuck in and put them in action.

Flextrade

G-RESEARCH

G-RESEARCH, a Financial Research Company based in central London, produces automated trading platforms for use in real-time algorithmic trading. Our sophisticated modelling platform systematically leverages investment research. Using this, combined with our software and IT systems, we evaluate, forecast and simulate investment ideas; systematically test for and control risk in investment portfolios, and maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products. Our trading software and services are used globally around the clock.

G-RESEARCH

GSA Capital

GSA is a multi-award winning quantitative investment firm. We apply a systematic approach to investing on liquid markets for equity, futures and foreign exchange globally. We have built an exemplary track record stretching for more than a decade of producing superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients, who include some of the world's largest institutional investors. Our organisation is research-led with a heavy emphasis on scientific rigour. All trading decisions are automated with individual trades generated and executed systematically by computer algorithms conceived, carefully developed and rigorously tested by our team of researchers and software engineers. We operate a meritocracy: people are rewarded based on merit and excellence, not necessarily on experience. We seek to avoid the bureaucracy of larger organisations and keep our management structures flat so decisions can be made efficiently and changes implemented quickly. People working at GSA enjoy a culture of trust and innovation.

GSA Capital

IBM

IBM is the world leader in IT services and consultancy. Across industries including business, finance, health, retail, sport, media and entertainment, it's likely that an IBM system or solution is helping to provide the service. We offer a Graduate Scheme, Industrial Trainee Placement Scheme and Extreme Blue Summer Internship programme. Applications are now being accepted on our recruitment website for Graduate Software Development roles and Graduate Information Developer roles, as well as our 12-week Extreme Blue Summer internships. We will be in touch with all students who register interest with us through the website.

IBM

Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies Group PLC (LSE:IMG) is a global leader in multimedia and communication silicon technologies. We create and license market-leading processor cores for graphics, video, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP and multi-standard communications applications. Target markets include mobile phone, handheld multimedia, home consumer entertainment, mobile and low-power computing, and in-car electronics. Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide.

Imagination Technologies

Improbable

Improbable is developing an operating environment that makes building simulated worlds possible. Worlds which can be run in real time, simulating the behaviours and interactions of millions of entities. Spaces with their own rules and properties that a multitude of people can simultaneously change, explore and visualise in as many different ways as developers can imagine. Simulated worlds provide unique insight to those asking questions of complex systems. As well as enabling completely new experiences in gaming, simulated worlds can solve significant problems in areas as diverse as defence, energy, city efficiency, health, and finance. From our origins at Cambridge University almost three years ago, we have built a hand picked team from the finest academic institutions and technology companies from across the globe. We take significant pride in software engineering, including code quality, testing and rigorous reviews. We are heavily funded by Andreessen Horowitz, as well a carefully selected group of experienced entrepreneurs and investors with roots in some of the biggest technology success stories of the last decade. In just over two years, we have grown to more than fifty people and continue to expand aggressively as we prepare for a pivotal, ambitious year ahead that will see us emerge from stealth mode.

Improbable

JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. We use cutting-edge High Performance Computing technologies and have research initiatives with many of the major IT hardware, software and service organizations. We'll challenge you technically, but we'll also make being here as stimulating and diverse as your life is. You'll be given the tools, training and support needed to help us keep doing first-class business in a first-class way, as we have for over 200 years. Our global platform allows you to have more mobility, choices and opportunities to contribute than you ever imagined.

JPMorgan

King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games. We have more than 195 fun titles in over 200 countries. Our hits include Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. We have 356 million average monthly unique users, as of fourth quarter 2014, across web and mobile platforms. At King, we design casual games with a broad appeal, which are easy to learn and challenging to master, allowing people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesize entertainment.

King

NewVoiceMedia

NewVoiceMedia is a leading provider of true cloud contact centre and voice solutions, enabling businesses of all sizes to deliver a personal and unique customer experience, quickly and securely. Customer service is the lifeblood of any organisation and NewVoiceMedia's ContactWorld for Sales & Marketing and ContactWorld for Service make every customer interaction a great experience. Service availability and security are critical attributes of the cloud. NewVoiceMedia guarantees 99.999% service availability, and transparently backs that up with a Trust Site, which offers real-time data on how its services are performing. Established more than 10 years and now serving over 8,000 agents, NewVoiceMedia has 200+ customers in 30 countries with over 300 call centres on 5 continents covering most industry sectors.

NewVoiceMedia

Next Jump

Next Jump are a world leading web development company, providing corporate reward sites for most of the largest and most prestigious organisations in the FTSE100 including BT, HSBC, RBS, GSK and many more. We are looking for technology rockstars who are driven and enthusiastic and have a passion for cutting edge technology. Based in London, you'll be joining a fast-paced and rapidly-growing company that aims to make itself the best place to work in the world and therefore offer great perks such as free healthy breakfast, snacks and dinner every day, at least two trips a year to the head office in New York, private healthcare, gym membership, free laundry service etc.

Next Jump

Overleaf

Overleaf is a collaborative writing and publishing system that makes the whole process of producing academic papers much quicker for both authors and publishers. Developed by the writeLaTeX team and now with over 170,000 users worldwide, it aims to make science and research faster, more open and more transparent by bringing the whole scientific process into one place, from idea to writing to review to publication. Find out more and give Overleaf a try today.

Overleaf

OxFORD Asset Management

OxFORD Asset Management is an investment management company with a quantitative focus, based in Oxford, England. We invest and trade world-wide, 24 hours a day. Most of our trading is done automatically by our proprietary algorithms and software. Our team of mathematicians, scientists and engineers work with the latest technologies to develop these algorithms and tools. Our team of 70 includes researchers, who identify opportunities and build our quantitative models and strategies, software engineers, who design the software that drives our investment strategies, and IT infrastructure specialists, who design and support our infrastructure. We tackle real-world problems with an open mind, and believe that the best ideas can come from anywhere. We place a great deal of value on clear thinking that leads to elegant solutions. We encourage a culture of innovation and craftsmanship, and embrace a philosophy of continual improvement. With release cycles measured in hours, you get immediate feedback on your work.

OxFORD Asset Management

Palantir

Palantir is inspired by a simple idea: that with good technology and enough data, intelligent people can find new solutions to hard problems and change the world for the better. For organizations addressing many of today's most critical challenges, the necessary information is already out there, waiting to be understood. We build technology that allows people to make sense of their data, equipping them with the intelligence they need for their missions to succeed. Palantir's current customers are a mix of government agencies, financial institutions and non-profits. Collectively, their impact on the world is so large it's difficult to measure, and we're proud that our work contributes to that impact. We change the world for the better by writing software that reveals intelligence hidden within hairy, complex systems - but the software is merely the means to our end of solving the world's biggest problems.

Palantir

PDT Partners

PDT was founded by Peter Muller in 1993 as a proprietary quantitative trading group within Morgan Stanley. PDT Partners became an independent investment manager in 2013, with offices in New York and London. We have a long and successful history with significant assets under management. Technology is in our DNA. Using state-of-the-art technology built in-house by our deep bench of talented developers, we develop and deploy quantitative, model-driven trading strategies to trade liquid assets globally. We value depth and expertise, intellectual curiosity, constant innovation and an exciting and enjoyable workplace. We're different from your typical finance company: We're not a huge organization but rather a nimble, tight-knit, growing group of scientists, business professionals, mathematicians and engineers. We are a passionate community of tech geeks, science fiction fans, LOTR aficionados, musicians, athletes and foodies!

PDT Partners

Shell

Our IT specialists are fundamental to the success of Shell. They help to build, implement and support IT solutions to a range of highly complex business functions, from Finance through to Engineering, in more than 90 countries. That is why we have one of the largest IT teams in the world. Our Business Analysts, Project Managers, IT Architects and Data Managers help to develop ground breaking projects that add value to Shell, working alongside some of the leading names in the industry, such as Microsoft, SAP and IBM. That is why it is important that candidates have commercial acumen as well as proven technology skills. In an IT career at Shell you will be offered technical, commercial and leadership training geared towards helping you become an accomplished Shell professional.

Shell

Winton Capital Management

Winton Capital Management is a world leading quantitative investment firm specialising in applying advanced statistical techniques and technology for the analysis of financial markets. Winton's unique culture of flexibility and innovation has allowed it to grow quickly and the company now employs 180 professionals across five locations in the UK and Asia.

Winton Capital Management

CPP Corporate Partners

Imperial Department of Computing students represent some of the top software engineering talent in the UK. Our Corporate Partnership Programme is designed to assist your organisation in the recruitment of our students through access to a package of benefits. One of the key benefits of membership is access to a database of students seeking employment opportunities in organisations like yours; the database contains student CVs and you can search by type of employment sought, industry sector and degree course.

Corporate Partners may login in here to access our database of student CVs.

Corporate login

You can find your Login details in your CPP membership letter. If you have forgotten you login details or wish to apply for membership, please email cpp@doc.ic.ac.uk for guidance.

DoC Students

The Corporate Partnership Programme provides DoC students with the opportunity to benefit from our enhanced relationship with partner organisations by assisting students with their employment searches. In addition, any funds raised through the CPP will be used primarily for academic sponsorship to benefit students.

Through the CPP database we are providing the opportunity for our Corporate Partners to contact you directly regarding relevant employment opportunities according to the details you provide. If you are currently seeking an employment opportunity such as a summer internship, Industrial Placement or graduate employment you can upload your details and CV to the database. Our Corporate Partners have access to search the database for suitable candidates for their positions and by registering you give them permission to contact you regarding the opportunities.

Students may login in here to register CVs and details of employment sought.

Student login

Once you have uploaded your CV you can login at any time to update your information. We advise that you keep your profile and status up to date so that you are only contacted with relevant opportunities.

For any enquiries regarding the Corporate Partnership Program please contact us via email at cpp@doc.ic.ac.uk

 

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