Genscape doesn't claim to be the best place for everyone - the question is: Are we the best for you?
People who thrive at Genscape possess the following qualities:
- Intellectual Curiosity: Do you like solving puzzles? Developing a better understanding of how something works? Can you build a road map for solving a problem?
- Self-starter: Are you able to take high-level direction and drive something forward without lots of management or direction?
- Commitment to excellence and service: Does precision matter to you? Does providing a service to customers or other team members brings you joy?
- Embrace Diversity: Can you work with a broad diversity of people in a non-hierarchical team-based environment? Do you like working in a collaborative environment?
If you answered “yes” to all of the above, Genscape may be great fit. Genscape is a dynamic organization that recognizes its team members are its greatest asset and critical to our success. Team members are empowered to develop their skills, expand their learning, and tap their creative abilities. We seek individuals who have an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoy autonomy and want to make a big impact where they work. At Genscape, it’s a passion, not just a job.
What We Do:
A nimble, innovation-minded company, Genscape thrives on increasing transparency across global commodity and energy markets
The world’s largest private and patented network of land, sea, and satellite monitors delivers exceptionally accurate market insight and intelligence
A Brief History: We Invented This Market
Genscape was founded in 1999 by two power traders who grew frustrated with the lack of transparency into the market – and set about inventing new technologies to expand high quality data access to more market participants than ever before.
Over the next decade, Genscape invested heavily in research and development and continues to be awarded numerous patents. Now operating the world’s largest private network of in-the-field monitors, Genscape recently added satellite reconnaissance, artificial intelligence, and maritime freight tracking to its data acquisition capabilities. Today, Genscape delivers its unique brand of unsurpassed market intelligence across the commodity and energy spectrum: Power, Oil, Natural Gas, Petrochemical and NGL, Agriculture, Biofuels, and Maritime Freight.
In 2011, Matthew Burkley joined Genscape as CEO, strengthening the leadership team, acquiring numerous companies, and building upon Genscape’s core brand value: to provide the highest quality fundamental data faster than any other organization, bar none.
Proprietary Data and Delivery
Genscape measures market fundamentals using thousands of patented monitors strategically deployed worldwide, delivering exceptional insight and competitive advantage to clients. Genscape data and intelligence are delivered to customers through a web-based interface, as PDF reports, and/or via direct data feeds into customer or third-party trading and publishing systems.
Genscape provides its information through a subscription service. Customers include the majority of the top global commodity and energy trading hedge funds, banks, producers, marketers, as well as numerous government entities, including U.S. Department of Energy and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Since 2013, small-to-midsize market participants are purchasing more from Genscape, as the price-to-value relationship is increasingly attractive to otherwise large, upfront investments in monitoring, information technology, and in-house processing teams. By leveraging Genscape’s unsurpassed data quality, new market participants can better leverage their resources into more sophisticated trading or risk management activities.
Genscape is part of DMG Information (“DMGI”), which comprises a portfolio of high growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses in the property, education, energy and commodity and structured finance sectors. DMGI is a division of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (“DMGT”), a publicly listed company quoted on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: DMGT).
Entrepreneurial. High Growth. Collaborative.
Genscape is a lively and collaborative team of diversely talented individuals
Genscape is team-based and high quality. Employees are valued as an important asset critical to the company's future success. Employees are encouraged to develop their skills, expand their learning, and tap their creative abilities.
Our focus is on innovation and every employee is a hands-on contributor. We support our employees by providing excellent benefits that promote fitness, well-being, and continuous improvement. We pride ourselves on frequently communicating our company strategy and performance at numerous events each month - and sometimes to simply have fun together.
Think Globally, Act Locally
As an international company, Genscape is committed to a long-term plan for corporate social responsibility. From greening our offices to supporting our local communities, having a positive impact on the world around us is a priority.
Global Restore & Response
- Disaster recovery projects based on global needs (company-wide, team-wide, and individual efforts)
- Individual office outreach initiatives based on employee input (shelter volunteer, habitat for humanity, etc.)
Green Globe Environmental Sustainability Initiatives
- Office recycling, cell phone and ink disposal, energy conservation
- Green office design
- Double sided printing
- Farmer’s Market partnerships
- Office-specific initiatives
- Charitable Match Program
- Triple Impact (additional match program specifically for disaster recover initiatives)
- Charitable Event Sponsorships
- Individual Impact
- Office/Team Impact
- Participation in DMGT Champion Awards
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One of the best part of Genscape is the culture and my immediate team. We are close, collaborative, creative, and encouraged to have ideas and try new things. My colleagues in the Boston office are energetic, smart and love to have fun. We are soon moving to a brand new office space that will be top of the line, we get catered lunch every other Wednesday, and have monthly happy hours among other sponsored employee events. Genscape also focuses on rewarding people for a job well done with opportunities for visibility to the leadership team, compensation and bonuses, and awards. Genscape is high growth and moves quickly in terms of product launches and acquisitions. It's a great fit for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who can thrive in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment.Cons
I currently don't have any challenges or complaints about working at Genscape. It's been a rewarding experience!RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
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Getting an Interview
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interviewed at Genscape in June 2014.Interview Details
Applied online at their website, then contacted by an HR recruiter. Had two phone interviews: first with the recruiter, then with a company member, and then an on-site interview with the same member and one other. No technical questions. Casual atmosphere. Interviewers were friendly and not intimidating. All questions were based off my resume.Interview Questions
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- All questions were fairly easy and expected. Answer Question
Genscape wants to make sure that distributors, power marketers, regulators, utilities, and other energy market participants have the big picture about power supplies (the generation landscape), in real time. Some of the largest energy concerns in the US and Europe collaborated with Genscape to develop the company's information delivery system, which uses a network of remote...
Mission: A nimble, innovation-minded company, Genscape thrives on increasing transparency across global commodity and energy markets.