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G-Research Overview

London, England (UK)
501 to 1000 employees
2001
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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At G-Research we research ideas for algorithmic investment strategies to predict price movements in financial markets across multiple asset classes. We also develop the research and execution platform to trade these strategies globally.

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    Pros

    Some very smart people to work with
    Good pay and benefits

    Mixed blessings:
    Rules limit hours in the office so engineers generally have to leave before 8pm
    Lack of email outside of the office means getting urgent emails that disrupt your holiday is not an issue

    Cons

    Very draconian constraints in the name of security make getting work done extremely hard (rubber stamping from various levels of management to make otherwise-straightfoward changes, mandatory spyware-like tools that cause performance issues on workstations and servers, purposeful knowledge siloing, ...)
    Lack of personal phones in the office and work-from-home options means office-hours life admin can be difficult

    Advice to Management

    Make empowering the people beneath you a priority and listen to them when they advise that your decisions are getting in the way of their work

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    Software Development Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at G-Research (London, England (UK)) in July 2018.

    Interview

    An online test, followed by two half-days of in-person interviews. A mix of technical and managerial interviews during those sessions.

    On the technical side, be prepared to think algorithmically. That doesn’t mean memorising every algorithm or data structure you learnt at university or found in an interview prep book – but you do need to get your head into that mindset.

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