IT Support Analyst - Year-long Placement at G-Research

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
Greater London South East
Role May Involve
Information Technology

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About G-Research

At G-Research we research investment strategies to predict price returns in financial markets across multiple asset classes. We also develop the research and execution platform to deploy these ideas in markets globally.

IT Support Analyst - Year-long Placement

You will be working on a diverse range of technologies, responsible for maintaining and improving our infrastructure:

  • Virtual and Workstation Blade upgrades and deployments
  • Server 2012 upgrades and deployments
  • Server and workstation hardware, diagnostics and repair
  • PCoIP configuration and diagnostics
  • Software upgrades, including trading and general infra applications
  • Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange management
  • VMWare ESX virtual infrastructure
  • Storage and Computing: SAN, Flash, Tiered with computing farms
  • Backup infrastructure and disaster recovery
  • Software packaging and build systems
  • Automation and scripting

Introduction and Training

Your time with us will involve intense training- it is essential that you become accustomed to our user environment and IT infrastructure in order to progress and feel confident working within the team. This period consists of hands-on training, learning our day-to-day systems as well attending theoretical seminars in relation to how our systems work and who is responsible for each aspect.

Following the successful completion of a training period you will be integrated into the IT Support team, working alongside a mentor and members of the senior team who will daily provide support. Informal and formal progress reviews and updates will be undertaken regularly.

The Individual

This opportunity will suit those who have a passion for technology and an aptitude for applying computing concepts to real world problems. Applicants will have strong A Levels or a BTEC with triple distinction, as well as being on course for a 2:1 or better. This role will be a formal year placement- as such, unfortunately we are unable to offer short internships or insight days within this team.

One thing all successful candidates have in common is a motivation to use technology, new concepts and new ideas to solve a diverse range of problems. This role offers the perfect opportunity to put theory into practice.

Company Culture

We offer a dynamic, flexible and stimulating environment based in the heart of Central London. Our working culture is positive, with no dress code. There is also a lively social calendar at the company, including team weekends away, theatre evenings, dinners, Christmas and Summer Parties.


Salary and compensation package will depend on your experience and skills but will be in line with top-flight financial institutions. We offer premium private healthcare, team weekends away, social dinner and drinks all within a relaxed non corporate environment.

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