December 5, 2023

Principal Scientist: Leading the way

Projects at Galois are most commonly led in a partnership between a Project Lead (PL) and a Principal Investigator, who writes the original technical proposal for the project and serves as technical lead.  The PL’s part of this picture is to ensure the project delivers value to the client on time, on budget, and according to plan.
December 5, 2023

Life as a Galois Research Engineer

The sweet spot between academia and a giant tech company
December 5, 2023

Life as a Galois Project Lead

Projects at Galois are most commonly led in a partnership between a Project Lead (PL) and a Principal Investigator, who writes the original technical proposal for the project and serves as technical lead.  The PL’s part of this picture is to ensure the project delivers value to the client on time, on budget, and according to plan.
July 20, 2021

The Boundary Policy: Doing Purposefully Good Work

One of the things that is important to us is working on projects we’re proud of—projects that try to contribute to the good in the world. We are quite intentional about this, and we have captured our intentions in something we call the “boundary policy.”
July 20, 2021

Customers and Performers: A Company Without Managers

At Galois, we don’t have managers in the traditional sense, nor do we operate within a fixed hierarchy of rigid positions and titles. How then do we organize ourselves within this seemingly loose structure? The cornerstone of our work together is the relationship between internal customers and performers.
July 20, 2021

Matching People to Projects: How Finding Work Works

With no traditional hierarchy or managers, the process of finding projects to work on can seem daunting. How do we ensure that research engineers find projects so that both project needsand individual needs (like interesting work and career growth opportunities are met?

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