What is Technology Consulting at EY?
Our job is to understand what technological challenges our clients are facing, and then find the best solutions to help them improve how they work. Our teams specialise in a range of skills from those with existing programming expertise to those from an unrelated background but the desire to learn. It’s about being tech-savvy and great with people.
What will you be doing?
• Working across a range of industries to address technology challenges for our clients
• Building your knowledge of data analytics, robotics and emerging technologies like blockchain
• Using your tech knowledge and business experience to recommend the best solutions for our clients
• Helping our clients to put in place organisation-wide transformation programme changes
• You’ll also be expected to be flexible and spend large proportions of your time away from your office.
What type of work will I be doing?
CFO Advisory Services – Technology
You’ll help solve client challenges e.g. providing banks with the tools to deliver financial control and insight to help prevent items like the 2008 crash from happening again. Our teams specialise in design and delivery of Finance Transformation to our financial services clients, working on major, global projects in close collaboration with other Consulting teams and other areas (e.g. FAAS; Tax). Our people are global, financial services-focused combining industry and domain knowledge with data and technology expertise.
Data & Analytics
You’ll help our clients gain competitive advantage through the effective use of their data assets. Bring advanced analytical tools and techniques to optimise our clients data, systems and processes. Focus on developing ‘next-generation’ solutions and expertise (Machine Learning/AI) and bring cross-sector and cross-solution data and analytical capabilities to our clients.
You’ll be supporting our clients through large scale transformation and projects within one of the following areas – Insurance, Wealth & Asset Management, Banking & Capital markets, Reg Tech, Technology Strategy & Innovation, Products & Services, Energy and Assets as well as Government and the Public Sector. We’re structured to bring together the right suite of skills and deep subject matter knowledge to formulate solutions to our clients’ challenges.
Technology Transformation works with organisations across the public and private sector to help define and execute IT strategy aligned to business objectives. You’ll be supporting our clients achieve their IT transformation objectives, establish effective and efficient IT capabilities and support the delivery of large transformation programmes ensuring technology and architecture are in place to help them achieve their future goals. Within this team, you will focus on helping CIOs realise their agendas through the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Transformation, Solution Architecture, Service Management and IT Strategy.
Are you eligible to apply?
You’ll need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language & Maths, three A-levels, 5 Highers or equivalent, and an honours degree (in any subject) by the time the programme starts.
We’re looking for students that have a passion and interest in technology and/or those that have some experience of: SQL, Python, R, VBA, SPSS or Minitab and experience with databases, data analysis/manipulation and reporting.
During this two year programme you will study towards CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. You’ll also have access to a broad suite of learning resources to develop your consulting and technical skills including our EY Badges programme which offers structured learning leading to accreditation in a range of of subject domains including programming, data visualisation and blockchain.
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