Schroders

Schroders Global Technology vision is to ensure a stable operating environment that can function at multiple speeds, that focuses on value delivered to our external and internal customers.

Founded 1804
1501-5000 employees
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Research, Management, & Consulting
  • Headquarters address
    1 London Wall Place, London, EC2Y 5DH
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    Our story

    As a global investment manager, our overall purpose is to help build the long-term future prosperity of our clients. We recognise that we have an important role to play in shaping our clients’ futures as well as having a strong focus on doing the right thing for our people, our suppliers and for society more widely. By understanding the needs of our stakeholders, we can deliver long-term growth for our shareholders.

    We are responsible for £444.4 billion (€496.6 billion/$565.5 billion)* of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. We remain determined to build future prosperity for them, and for all of society.

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    Technology at Schroders

    Schroders Global Technology GT) function is organised into a number of teams, distributed across Schroders’ global offices, with technology hubs in London, Zurich, Luxembourg, Singapore and New York.

    The Global Technology vision is to ensure a stable operating environment that can function at multiple speeds, that focuses on value delivered to our external and internal customers. With a culture of excellence through collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement, Global Technology will enable Schroders to deliver the best outcomes for clients and shareholders.

    The software engineering and technology change function is split between 4 domains: Investment, Portfolio Operations and Data; Distribution and Product; Corporate; Wealth and; Digital. In addition there are teams which operate as shared services to provide Technology Infrastructure, Production Services (production support, release and access control), Quality Assurance, Information Security and Business Management (change management, assurance and reporting).

    Our culture

    Becoming one of us takes individual talent, the ability to work together, and a passion for putting clients first. With diversity such an important part of our offer, there's no one Schroders type. But all of us do share a belief in five core values - our guiding principles:

    • Excellence: We want to excel at what we do. We continually strive to do better.
    • Innovation: We challenge how things are done and anticipate future opportunities.
    • Teamwork: We work as one team for our clients. We value the contribution of individuals and encourage healthy debate.
    • Passion: We share a deep-rooted enthusiasm for what we do. We demonstrate this through the dedication and energy we bring to servicing our clients.
    • Integrity: We build strong relationships based on trust and confidentiality.

    Here’s what our team have to say about working at Schroders;

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    Diversity and Inclusion

    Diversity of thought and experience has always been at the heart of Schroders. And providing an inclusive environment where ideas are heard and debated is one of the keys to our long-term success. That's why we focus on attracting, developing and retaining a diverse team across our business. Talented people are celebrated and valued at Schroders whatever their age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, beliefs or other characteristics. We're blind to difference but always open to different ways of thinking.

    Find out more about our approach to diversity and inclusion.

    Our leadership team

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    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Stock Options
    RSUs (Restricted Stock Units or Awards)
    ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
    401k plan
    401k matching
    Pension plan
    Cell phone reimbursement
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    Child or elder care stipend
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Legal assistance
    On-site fitness center
    Fitness reimbursement
    Dog walking stipend

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Unlimited time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits
    Adoption assistance
    Fertility benefits
    Sabbatical

    Personal development

    Tuition reimbursement
    Management training
    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Internship program
    Hackathons

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Commuter shuttles
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered breakfasts
    Catered lunches
    Catered dinners
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Pet-friendly workplace
    Employee discount programs
    Showers