Why Join Credit Suisse?
The People: Smart and capable
The Technology: Varied, challenging and making
The Culture: Entrepreneurial and built around
The Industry: Fast and innovative
The Company: Leading player and growing
The Scale: Small and large
The Scope: Global
What Are We Going To Talk About?
About Credit Suisse
About IT@ Credit Suisse
About the Programme
About Credit Suisse
One integrated Bank as of 1st Jan 2006
Credit Suisse Group comprises Credit Suisse and Winterthur
Credit Suisse now operates as one company with 3 distinct divisions:
This structure now allows us to:
Improve and broaden relationships with our clients
Offer global range of products to our clients
Offer more opportunities for employees to have rewarding and challenging
What we do for Investment Banking clients
In investment banking, Credit Suisse offers securities products and
financial advisory services to corporations, governments and institutional
Operating in 69 locations across 33 countries, Credit Suisse’s investment
bank business specializes in innovative solutions, drawing on expertise
from across the full spectrum of products
Products and services include debt and equity underwriting, sales and
trading, mergers and acquisitions, investment research, correspondent
and prime brokerage services
What we do for Private Banking clients
In private banking, Credit Suisse provides comprehensive advice and a broad
range of investment products and services tailored to the complex needs of high-
net-worth individuals globally
Credit Suisse’s structured advisory process encompasses both asset and liability
Furthermore, Credit Suisse is a leading provider of innovative alternative
Wealth management solutions include tax planning; pension planning; life
insurance solutions; wealth and inheritance advice, trust and foundations
Credit Suisse offers multiple booking platforms and global execution capabilities
In Switzerland, Credit Suisse supplies banking products and services to private
banking clients as well as to business and retail clients.
What we do for Asset Management clients
Credit Suisse manages portfolios, mutual funds, and other investment vehicles
for a broad spectrum of clients globally ranging from governments, institutions and
corporations to private individuals
Credit Suisse offers investment products across the full spectrum of asset
classes, ranging from equities, fixed income, commodities and multiple-asset class
Credit Suisse is a world-leader in providing alternative asset solutions, and offers
the full range of alternative investments including real estate, hedge funds, private
equity and volatility management
Credit Suisse’s asset management business is operated as globally integrated
network, creating continuous cross-boarder information sharing to deliver our best
investment ideas and capabilities to clients around the world
@ Credit Suisse
Major IT Offices
New York and
Market / Business Regulatory Technology
OTC Derivatives Accounting systems Data Centre Strategy
Prime Banking Risk and positions
Basel II environment integration
Spreadsheet reduction (SCRAP)
Sarbannes Oxley Adoption of new
New markets – e.g China Common components
Business Process Re- Infrastructure resiliency
Scale of IT@ Credit Suisse
Approx 8,000 IT staff globally, budget $2.3 billion
Over 2,500 applications
75 million email messages a month
70 Internet and 1,800 Intranet web sites
Over 23,000 remote clients between laptops, Blackberrys or Citrix
based, serviced out of 16 locations
Monthly global trading system volume of 15 million tickets
Approx 60,000 PCs globally – 55,000 desktops, 5,000 laptops
15,000+ servers globally
What’s It Like Working at Credit Suisse ?
Growing and winning market share
Dynamic and intense – continual change
Leading edge technologies
Surrounded by smart creative people
Progress as rapidly as you can
Work hard, Play hard, have Fun – and get paid for it!
What’s It Really Like Working at Credit Suisse?
No time serving
Responsibilities taken not given
The right people in the right place
Active Networking – professional and social
Graduate Recruitment Programme
Recruiting exceptionally talented engineering graduates with a
business degree to work in Front Office IT focusing on application
developer / business analyst track.
Establish a pipeline for a mix of business and technology skills:
Real time systems development.
Strong understanding of the Financial Markets and application of
technology to enable and drive innovation in this area.
Bright individuals with excellent analytical, problem solving, and
Provide a comprehensive 24 month structured training and
developmental plan using a combination of internal and external
training with the appropriate level of job rotation to accelerate the
development and learning of the intake.
Description of Roles
Role 1 – Automated Trading Systems Analyst Developer
This exciting field is one which is currently undergoing
rapid growth and an area of key focus within the Bank.
We are looking for high calibre professionals who will work
closely with cash equities and listed derivatives traders to
provide support and development for automated trading
The systems include pre-trade analytics, algorithmic
trading and post trade analysis.
Role 2 – Derivatives Systems Analyst Developer
The Derivatives business is one of the most complex
and challenging areas in the Firm.
Constantly changing as new and ever more exotic
products are designed for our clients.
We are looking for exceptionally talented individuals
who will work closely with the OTC (Over the Counter)
Provide support and development for trade
capture and risk management systems used to
support this ever changing business.
Role 3 – Quantitative Analyst
Development of innovative trading strategies through
financial engineering e.g. Ratio / Quant Trading.
We are looking for individuals with strong Financial
Engineering knowledge with IT background to develop
and support trading strategies for quant trading
systems by working very closely with the business.
Application for Graduate Recruitment
Deadline for Applications – March 15, 2006
Register and Apply via the www.credit-suisse.com/standout
Select “Analyst, Asia Pacific Registration”
Your choice of position
- Full Time, Information Technology Analyst, Hong Kong
Selection process is scheduled around April 2006.
Start date around June 2006
Select the 3rd option - “Analyst,
Asia Pacific registration”
Program: “Full Time”
Business Division 1:
“Information Technology Analyst”
It’s not just about getting a paid job for a summer.
It’s about getting valuable learning experience to make an
informed decision for your career.
Credit Suisse Summer Internship Program
10 week program
Applicants must be second year students
Placement according to interests, skills and opportunities
Interns given real work and expected to make a contribution as part
of a team
Comprehensive training program
— Product Training by industry experts
— Professional skills training
— Senior Manager Speakers Series
— Social Events for networking
Application for Summer Internship
Deadline for Applications – March 15, 2006
Submit your application via the career centre
Selection process is scheduled around April 2006
Start date around mid June 2006