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Endpoint Infrastructure Engineer

Location : London

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

G-Research is seeking an experienced analyst to join its Endpoint Infrastructure Operations team.

From day one, the successful candidate will deal with a wide range of technologies and be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of our Windows OS estate.

You will be involved in deploying new applications, upgrading existing systems and ensuring consistent estate performance improvements, alongside supporting and maintaining changes.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Rolling out software across 1000s of Windows machines
  • Managing a consistent estate-wide baseline
  • Automated software packaging and deployment
  • Supporting in-house and third party monitoring and alerting tools for the IT Group
  • Coordinating large software upgrades across the company
  • Benchmarking performance and tuning applications
  • Scripting to automate problems and daily tasks

Who are we looking for?

You will be a skilled analyst with a strong track record of successfully delivering, supporting and improving the overall performance of a Microsoft Windows environment. You will have at least three years’ experience of working in an operational support role.

The ideal candidate will have experience of:

  • Windows Server 2012 - 2019
  • High performance computing/performance benchmarking
  • SCCM (configuration manager)
  • Endpoint Manager (Intune)
  • Software deployment and package management (Chocolatey, vulnerability management)
  • Desired State Configuration
  • CI/CD Automation (PowerShell, GIT)
  • patching (vulnerability management)Provisioning (user and machine provisioning)
  • Active Directory management
  • Server and workstation hardware, diagnostics and repair
  • An understanding of security and architecture (business continuity, disaster recovery etc.) with experience in a similar, high availability environment

The following experience is also beneficial:

  • VMware technologies, for example VSphere and Horizon
  • Azure services, including Azure Automation and Log Analytics
  • Client access device infrastructure (PCOIP)
  • Ansible and GIT experience
  • Basic involvement with Linux based technologies

Why should you apply?

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Lunch provided (via Just Eat for Business) and dedicated barista bar
  • 30 days’ annual leave
  • 9% company pension contributions
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Monthly company events

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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