Information Security Year Placement - Placement

04 Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018
Start Date
Imagine using data and analytics to seek out real security threats.

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. By using the latest scientific techniques, we produce world-beating predictive research and build advanced technology to analyse the world's data.

Keeping our ideas safe and secure is crucial to our success. That's why we use pioneering techniques that predict and protect us from attacks. Together, we're building the next generation of security approaches and thinking.

Our research, software, and IT Systems are used to:
  • Analyse data and predict future movements in complex financial markets
  • Test for and control risk in investment portfolios
  • Maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products

The role

This is a rare opportunity for a motivated, meticulous, and security-minded student to join the security practice of a financial research institution. An even bigger advantage to this role is the opportunity to engage with a number of diverse teams within the security division, it also provides an excellent learning experience for students wanting to launch their career into the field of Information Security. Our Information Security team consists of a wide range of experts eager to act as mentors to security newcomers such as yourself.

Who are we looking for?
  • You should have a passion for technology and information security, coupled with an aptitude for applying computing concepts to real world problems.
  • Strong academic grades at A Level or BTEC (UCAS points 300 and above)
  • Currently studying for a security related technology degree and on track towards obtaining a 2:1 or above
  • Must be highly organised, motivated, and eager to learn

Induction and Training

Your first six to eight weeks will consist of comprehensive in-house training sitting primarily with the Security Operations team. Following successful completion of your induction, you will then be integrated into your designated team working alongside a mentor and members of the senior team who will provide support.

Why should you apply?
  • Competitive compensation
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines

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