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DevOps Engineer

G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.

The role

The Network Engineering Development team provides tooling to automate and improve network deployment and operations, whilst enabling other Software Engineering teams to leverage our platform.

You will work collaboratively with the team and utilise cutting-edge technologies to produce optimal results. At G-Research it is the combined effort of people and teams that enables us to cater for the business. As such, a key requirement for this is the ability to communicate at all levels.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Working in an agile, self-organising environment to develop applications using solid software engineering principles
  • Building cutting-edge tools and infrastructure to support core firm facilities
  • Intermittent full stack engineering (despite the team operating primarily with the back-end)
  • Ongoing system support including proactive response to bug reports and feature requests

               

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven ability to engineer high-quality software in Python
  • Be an intelligent, competent and practical software engineer; with a genuine enthusiasm for working with the latest technology
  • Appreciate good software architecture, computer science fundamentals and data structures
  • Have knowledge of, and a keen interest in, CI/CD pipelining (ideally with Jenkins) and IaC tooling (ideally with Terraform, Ansible or similar)
  • Have experience with an RDBMS (ideally with PostgreSQL), Django, REST APIs, and TDD

Additionally, experience with the following would be beneficial, but not essential:

  • Distributed version control system (ideally with Git)
  • NoSQL solutions
  • Kubernetes
  • Ability to query data stores like TSDB and ELK
  • Experience using a modern JavaScript application framework, such as AngularJS, React or similar

Why should you apply?

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme with 9% company contribution
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines

G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.

We want to ensure that applicants receive a recruitment experience that enables them to perform at their best. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know in the relevant section.

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