CompSoc is very kindly sponsored by all the companies below. It’s due to this sponsorship that CompSoc is able to host so many great events thoughout the year, and provide so much food.
All of our sponsors are looking for applications for graduate jobs or internship, so take a moment to read their details, and maybe even apply. Most of these companies are also hosting events with us throughout the year, and you can find out more details about each sponsor here.
Ensoft is a UK based software company of 60 engineers that specialises in developing all aspects of networking software.
We work with major US product vendors to deliver software solutions for the routers that run both the Internet and large corporate networks.
Development is based on Ensoft’s renowned EnQuality development methodology. This approach embraces the innovation of our engineers and provides a framework of collaboration within the team, yet affords management control to ensure high quality and that we meet our delivery dates.
The company is privately held and has been highly profitable since its incorporation in 1997 growing to an annual turnover of over 8 million pounds. This success is in no small part based on the exceptional level of knowledge and expertise within the team and the application of the EnQuality methodology, but it is underpinned by the calibre of our annual graduate recruits and the dedication of our team to the training and personal development of everyone within the company.
At G-Research we research algorithmic trading strategies to predict price movements in financial markets across multiple asset classes. We hire the best Quantitative Analysts, Software Developers and IT Analysts to produce quantitative investment research, software and IT systems for use in investment management.
Our Software Developers create bespoke software to give research and trade execution platforms the edge. Developers work in project-driven and dynamic teams using their technical skills and experience to produce robust and scalable software that is at the heart of everything we do. They grasp core programming concepts such as algorithms and data structures, and appreciate good software architecture.
Our IT Analysts upgrade, maintain and support globally distributed IT systems used to trade 24/7. At G-Research the scale of our physical and virtual IT Infrastructure dwarfs those of other companies many times the size, with continuing investment in the latest IT technologies to keep ahead of the competition.
Our Quantitative Analysts apply scientific methods from areas such as machine learning, Bayesian statistics or physics to help them find patterns in real-world financial data sets. Techniques such as time series analysis, probability theory and regression analysis are used to predict the future. Our Quantitative Analysts work on their own ideas and pursue the problem that especially interest them to research novel strategies for use in global markets.
The working environment is positive and informal; there is no dress code, and people are judged on the quality of their work. G-Research can offer you a rewarding career in a dynamic firm where good ideas are encouraged, recognised and rewarded from all employees.
Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm with a unique focus on technology and collaborative problem solving. Our trading is based on our own proprietary models and on busy days we engage in over a million trades. Technology is at the core of how we approach trading, and we consider ourselves as much a technology company as a trading firm. We use OCaml (a statically typed functional programming language) as our primary development language.
Our growth comes from hiring and training amazing people and giving them the tools they need to innovate. Our culture is casual and our careers are intensely rewarding.
Metaswitch Networks develops, manufactures, markets and supports Class 5 Softswitch products for central office and regional switching center deployments.
Palantir Technologies builds software platforms that help human experts perform powerful, collaborative analysis of data at scale. Palantir’s software is deployed at public institutions, private enterprises, and in the non-profit sector to address the challenges of responsibly making sense of complex and diverse data.
We solve the technical problems, so they can solve the human ones. Combating terrorism. Tracking disease outbreaks. Finding missing and exploited children. We believe that with the right technology and enough data, people can still solve hard problems and change the world for the better.