Software Engineering is core to our business. By designing and implementing real-time systems, our engineers are solving some of the world’s most complex financial problems. We encourage our engineers to use their initiative and creativity when approaching a range of technical challenges. As they are working on performance-critical enterprise systems, our engineers need sharp minds and an ability to quickly learn new skills.
We have a collaborative community of specialist Engineers from a wide range of backgrounds. Everyone here shares a passion for technology and works at the forefront of software development, always learning new ways to improve our software, approach and our skillset.
Everyone is given the freedom to find new solutions, either by developing them in-house or using the latest technology and approaches. We have access to unrivalled resources to invest in top-end hardware and leading edge solutions.
Working in functional teams creates the unique opportunity to see the software we have built in action and to gain rapid feedback from our very demanding users. Our teams are drawn from a range of disciplines based on individual project and business needs.
What our people say
I’m a Mathematician by training, having studied at both undergraduate and for my PhD in Mathematics at Imperial College before becoming a software developer. After a year working in the industry I was approached by a recruiter from G-Research to interview as a developer and I was immediately impressed by the questions they were asking and the high standards that they set for all of their employees.
G-Research has been able to bring together and invest in a variety of backgrounds and expertise to form a friendly culture that seeks to push boundaries wherever possible. They want the people working for them to be the best, which not only means hiring the best candidates but also investing in continued learning and support to keep us at the forefront of our ever-changing industry. For me, that desire to invest in new ideas and embrace new technologies as they continuously evolve is one of the main things that makes G-Research such an exciting place to work.
With a background in identity and access management, I applied to G-Research as it offered me the opportunity to broaden my skill set in security. Having been at the company for nearly two years, I feel I have developed hugely in my role as a Security Architect.
The fast-paced environment makes G-Research a dynamic but exciting place to work and the strong company culture constitutes significantly to G-Research’s success as you are made to feel valued as both employees and as individuals.
After completing an LLB at the College of Law, I worked as a Low Latency Market Data Engineer on the sell-side for an Investment Bank before moving to an Electronic Brokerage firm.
I was first made aware of G-Research when I was headhunted by a recruiter who informed me that they were hiring. I chose to apply because of the diverse nature of the role on offer. It was quite rare to find a role in Market Data that combined both commercial and technical elements so I therefore thought this would be a good place to expand my experience and career. Once in the interview stage, it was the ambition of the firm communicated to me by senior management that helped me make my decision to work at G-Research.
I graduated from the University of Southampton with a MEng in Software Engineering, achieving a First Class with Honours. After University, I began working for a start-up where they really valued the company culture. Work culture therefore became an important aspect for me, so when I was contacted by G-Research I discovered a company where I could grow as a developer, whilst feeling like the company valued me as a person, not just a code monkey.
The atmosphere at G-Research is really friendly and it’s apparent that company genuinely respects its employees and their time. There’s a lot of little touches like the company buying in food for board games and offering lieu time if you do training or events out-of-hours. It encourages you to grow as a developer without asking you to destroy your social and family life. It’s things like that which make it feel like more than just a place that turns coffee into code and a place that I enjoy coming to work.
I graduated from the University of Milan with both a BSc in Systems and Computer Networks Security and an MSc in Information Security. Having had experience in a number of smaller companies, I was looking for an environment that combined security and research. This was when I came across G-Research. I applied and was hired shortly after as a Security Analyst.
After only few months I can say that G-Research really values security. The quality of the investigations and analysis is a priority for the Security division, which is why G-Research is always investing in external training and internal education.
Having started my university education in Engineering at MIT, finance didn’t initially seem like an option. But, after a discussion with my peers, I steered my PhD research towards more applied maths topics – positioning myself for a finance role.
There was a lot I didn’t know about the G-Research, so I gained insights from those who interviewed me. They all came across as intelligent, curious, and interested in exploring problems from different angles. I figured if people like this enjoy their jobs then I most certainly will.
And over two years in, there’s nowhere I’d rather be. The atmosphere is very relaxed and, as a quantitative researcher, we can pretty much spend all our time doing what we like the most: finding solutions to interesting and challenging problems. There are no office politics and the performance metrics couldn’t be clearer cut, which is a big motivational factor.
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