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Junior Software Engineer

Junior Software Engineer
Dallas, TX
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Job Description

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.

Opened in 2022, the Dallas office is a key infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.

The role

G-Research is seeking passionate technologists to join our expanding global Software Engineering Services (SES) function in Dallas.

Our SES function manages a diverse portfolio of products ranging from SDLC/DevOps services, to security and IAM. Working in partnership with other engineering functions, including Infrastructure and Middleware and Compute Platforms, the team continues to build out our on-premises cloud solution based on best-in-class cloud technologies. Our technologies include foundation compute, storage and networking technologies offered directly as well as composed into high order platforms such as big data, managed RDBMS and peer services, using automation and self-service.

As a Junior Software Engineer, you will understand and gain exposure to how we deploy and maintain our current platforms using GitOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles.

We are looking for enthusiastic Engineers, with an active interest in new technologies and a desire for continuous self-learning.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Delivering self-service and pipeline driven deployments to our current platforms
  • Helping to implement SQL Server on Linux platforms with a view to migrating our existing estate
  • Understanding and working on our full stack of technology tooling, such as Ansible, Python, Jenkins, Prometheus and Grafana
  • Learning to configure and maintain geo-location database technologies on Linux, such as Clustering/Replication
  • Exploring new tooling and automation to enhance both the customer and operational user experience

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • The ability to work with users across different business areas, experiences and cultures to drive towards the best outcome for the organisation
  • An interest in learning to run large scale operations in high pressure environments
  • A strong desire to continually learn about technologies and approaches, along with the agility to work across multiple disciplines

Why should you apply?

  • Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Generous relocation allowance and support
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • 25 days of paid time off, including Summer Fridays
  • Sick days, military leave, and family and medical leave
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • 12-weeks’ fully paid parental leave
  • Medical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness programs
  • Great selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinks
  • On-site gym and car park

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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