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IT Service Desk Analyst Year Placement

Technology & Operations

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Imagine introducing the next generation of technology to a platform in real-time.

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.

We are developing the next generation of infrastructure that can effortlessly scale and flex. This capability allows us to adapt to the demanding needs of the business to process and analyse large and varied data sets at speed.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Technology division where you will spend your first six months as a member of the IT Service Desk. The second half of your placement will be in one of our operations teams such as Windows, Linux or Network Operations.

This is primarily a first line support/operations role where you will be working alongside a mentor and members of the senior team who will provide continuous support.

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Who are we looking for?

  • This role will suit someone who has a real interest in IT and an aptitude for applying computing concepts and their skills to solve real problems.
  • The ideal student will have strong grades at either A-levels or BTEC, be studying a Computer Science, Computer Systems or Networks related degree and be on track for a 1st or 2.1.
  • Must be highly organised, motivated, and eager to learn.

Enterprise Level Technical Skills

  • Windows Administration
  • IT Troubleshooting Skills
  • Computer Infrastructure
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • OS Fundamentals
  • Linux & Unix Administration.

Induction and Training

Initially you will undertake two weeks of internal training to learn about our IT systems and infrastructure. You’ll be mentored by an existing team member who will be seated near you to answer questions and guide you. After this initial period is completed you will begin to help out as a member of the team.
You will gain an insight into the new technologies being used across a cutting edge financial institution and how the upgrades improve our existing IT Infrastructure.

Why should you apply?

  • Highly 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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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • UK Wide

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Systems

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