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Core Infrastructure Engineering Manager

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

The Core Infrastructure Engineering group provides all data centre and network services to G-Research.

Our infrastructure is global and continues to grow at a significant rate. Our data centres and network services are a combination of both on- and off-premise (private cloud) services, as well as numerous co-location sites around the globe,  

The Core Infrastructure Engineering Manager will have experience of engineering and delivering infrastructure globally, at hyperscaler/web tier scale. You will engineer and operate core infrastructure, therefore technical and operational experience is essential.

With infrastructure as code at the core of G-Research’s technical principles, experience of developing highly automated and secure infrastructures is key to the role.

Reporting into the Head of Infrastructure, key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Steering and contributing to the technical deliverables of the team, ensuring that the requirements of the business are met
  • Defining the technical and team strategy and roadmap, in collaboration with stakeholders at all levels across the business
  • Managing your team of managers across the network and data centre teams that form the Core Infrastructure group
  • Steering the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects associated with the group, reconciling both short- and long-term business and divisional goals
  • Recruiting new team members, providing career development and compensation recommendations, and carrying out performance management
  • Budgeting for your group
  • Collaborating with leadership and key stakeholders on a regular basis, representing the technology perspective at a senior level
  • Contributing to the wider engineering landscape within G-Research, effectively communicating our ideas, plans and practices

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have a hands-on approach and a proven ability to manage teams that develop and deliver high quality infrastructure.

As well as leadership experience, we are looking for someone familiar with hyper scale engineering, a thorough understanding of building data centres at a global level, and a deep understanding of running and a global network estate.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to manage and motivate a team of high-performing managers and engineers effectively
  • Experience engineering and delivering global network infrastructures
  • Experience in software development methodologies, as well as proven experience of running infrastructure teams with automation at their core
  • Experience delivering public cloud services with a preference for AWS
  • Experience operating global infrastructures at multi-megawatt data centre scale
  • Experience dealing with large-scale commercial agreements
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of software/systems architectures

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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