You're always looking to get better and be even more proud of your journey and we want to help! There's always room for talented people like yourself in all kinds of fields, so have a look at the open positions we have (at Hyperion Group or at the companies in our group).
You do seem like the perfect new colleague, so we hope to meet you soon!
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