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First Derivatives employs exceptional talent from across the world. We seek likeminded individuals to be part of our team. We employ individuals with technical expertise, solid experience and strong academic backgrounds that can make a real difference.

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We currently run three Graduate Programmes; Options, Explorers & Futures. We are offering world class training, early responsibility, and accelerated career progression with local or global deployment. Our core industry verticals are Capital Markets, Pharma, Retail, Space, Telco, Utilities and IoT.

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We are seeking students from a range of academic backgrounds for year-long placements in different departments within First Derivatives. All candidates should be highly motivated self starters with a passion and drive for learning and a strong work ethic.

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We have a number of roles based at our Newry Headquarters, for those candidates hoping to remain locally. We are hoping to add world class talent across various departments, with immediate focus on Application Support, Marketing and Lead Generation.

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gradIreland Graduate Recruitment Awards

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the following awards in the 13th Annual gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards

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Our Culture

We are widely renowned for the quality of our service, our product portfolio and for our pragmatic and commercial approach. Our growth is the direct result of the importance we attach to our clients, understanding their businesses and building and maintaining strong relationships. The key to our market position is continuing our strong track record of profit growth and our international reputation for the quality of our services in target sectors. Our culture ensures that our people are well motivated, well rewarded and have the opportunity to develop their true potential, which is critical to meeting our varied client client needs and our continued commercial success.




  • Great company to start with as a graduate. Real responsibility given quickly if hard work put in. Also excellent benefits package if on site

  • The people. FD stands out as being culturally diverse. During my time there, I worked with people from every continent. This was a fantastic experience. It improves you both professionally and personally. A credit to them that they manage to employ globally.

  • There is something unique about working at First Derivatives that I haven't found elsewhere.

  • Supportive staff, opportunities to travel, good benefits, trust you with responsibility early, great employees

  • FD has offered me an amazing opportunity, straight out of university.
    I have made a huge number of friends, traveled across Europe and had the opportunity to work with senior staff, sat in the board room with executives and worked alongside our CEO, all in my first year.

  • Excellent company to work for. Plenty of opportunities to progress and take on responsibility early in your career!

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