Software Engineer (Security Team) - G-Research


: $139,076.67 - $200,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Relocation to London required.Imagine writing the code at the core of your company's successG-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.Software Engineering is core to our business. By designing and implementing real-time systems, our engineers are solving some of the world's most complex financial problems.The RoleSecurity of in-house software development is central to the business' goals. Most of our systems are developed in C#, but we also utilise Java, modern web technologies, big data stacks & associated languages. Reporting into the Security Development Team Manager, the candidate will be working alongside a mix of software developers and security specialists. The key responsibilities of the role areDeveloping & maintaining security application back & front ends, such as:Information flow visualisationAsset classification + management softwareCryptographic key managementSecurity risk metric + analysisDeveloping security libraries and controls:Shared security components for use by the engineering divisionBespoke security tools & controls for use by the security divisionIntegrating third party security technology (e.g. authentication)Contributing to architecture and team outreach regarding secure development lifecycleMaturing software engineering & quality practices within Information SecurityWorking closely with other developer teams to ensure security best practiceTeam development challenges include solutions for code integrity, cloud enablement of high-assurance software, build chain security, dependency management, endpoint authentication & attestation, data tagging & flow control, and sandboxing. We are required to meet both high usability and high availability standards in our security technology.Who should apply?You will be a competent and intelligent software engineer with an established skillset. In order to develop security software with good usability and availability characteristics, experience in full stack and front-end development is welcome as well as security-focused development. An interest in computer security is required; prior experience is not necessary but is advantageous. The candidate should be willing to cross-train to develop their security expertise and this role offers exceptional opportunities for skills and career development.We are considering candidates with three or more years of experience up to a senior level. Any subset of the following skills is desired:Proven ability to develop high quality software in a statically typed object-oriented language. Refactoring skills welcome.Experienced using modern development practices in a team settingAgile, Continuous Delivery, TDD, BDD.Open source development experience.Experience with cloud computing software stacksApache Hadoop stack including Metron, Nifi, SparkContainerisation & scalable deployment of software.UI/Frontend development skills including an appreciation of the user experienceData visualisation & visualisation libraries (e.g. D3)Angular, HTML/CSS, graphic design.Recent work portfolios welcome.Appreciation of good software architecture and knowledge of platform internalsg. compilers, language VMs, operating systems, assembly code.Good communication skills the successful candidate will act as a conduit between the information security team and the other software teams within the business.Strong academics good A-level (or equivalent) results combined with a 2.1 or better from a top university in computer science/software engineering.Candidates from all commercial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Why should you apply?Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonusInformal dress code and excellent work/life balanceComprehensive healthcare and life assurance25 days holiday9% contributory pension schemeCycle-to-work schemeSubsidised gym membership
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