Physical Security Officer

Physical Security London, United Kingdom





Job Specification – Security Operations Officer



The Company

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.

Our investment strategies, software and IT Systems are used to:

  • Evaluate, forecast and simulate investment ideas
  • Test for and control risk in investment portfolios
  • Maximise investment returns across a range of markets and products


Our software and services are used in markets around the globe and around the clock.

We offer a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating working environment, where good ideas are prized and rewarded correspondingly

The Role

As a growing business with high value intellectual property, we now require additional resource within our office security function. We require attentive and SIC licensed officers to carry out the following duties:

-          Monitoring of secure zone entry and exit points

-          CCTV reviewing

-          Enforcing the clean desk policy

-          Bug sweeping

-          Security card enrolment and administration

-          Confiscation of forbidden items

-          Regular recording of findings

-          Escorting of external contractors through secure areas

-          Other security duties as necessary

The Person

The role is diverse and therefore candidates must have an enthusiastic attitude, strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential. It is important that our security officers are able to integrate with the business, therefore a friendly, warm demeanour and can-do attitude is required.

The successful candidate will be a vigilant security professional with a strong track record of attendance and diligence. We require candidates to be mobile and visible throughout the office as well as demonstrating technical skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and CCTV reviewing software.

Reporting to the Information Security Manager, the role involves working in a team of 3-4 and entails rolling shift work in order to cover the office from 7am-8pm Monday-Friday.  Occasional overtime shifts for weekend and out of hours work may be available.