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First Derivatives

Our company in a nutshell

First Derivatives (FD) is a leading provider of products and consulting services to some of the world's largest finance, technology and energy institutions. FD is the developer of the world-leading database technology kdb+.



First Derivatives plc, one of the UK & Ireland's Best Places to Work, is currently hiring across three distinct Graduate Programmes, 


Options and 


Explorers is designed for elite Graduates with a passion for Global Business Development & Global Marketing.

Options has been developed for world class Graduates with an interest in Data Science, Trading Technology, Financial Engineering, and Software Engineering.

Futures will grant a Global FinTech career opportunity, with a local base location, for Graduates from any degree discipline.


Rapid career development

Free accommodation

Up to 3 months training at HQ in Ireland

Competitive salary plus graduate package worth over £60,000

Generous graduate expenses package including a weekly food allowance, flights home, utility bills & wifi

Opportunities for global travel

Explore graduate careers at First Derivatives HERE.