• Operations - Prime Services - Java Developer - London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2017-17596
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering, Technology
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Operations Engineering
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHAT WE DO

     

    At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

     

    Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

     

    WHO WE LOOK FOR

     

    Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    Prime Clearing Operations Technology is responsible for building and enhancing the  systems and processes that powers Goldman Sachs’ derivatives clearing business. We connect GS and our clients to over 40 clearing venues across the world.  Every future or option that GS clears for ourselves or for our clients flows through our systems, which can be >1m day.

     

    We have several applications that make this happen. These need to efficiently process high throughput, have rich operational functionality and handle significant financial exposure. They include:

    • Clearing venue and client connectivity
    • Matching algorithms
    • Trade booking and event processing flows
    • Data lake for analytics

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    Show your attention to detail and the best practices when designing, developing and testing code.

     

    The complexity in derivatives products and the functional flows can be considerable. With the support of your team you'll build partnerships with our stakeholders across different operations, business, client services, engineering and external groups to implement effective and creative solutions.
     

    You will move quickly to engineer solutions for constantly evolving business or client demands. Also, you will consider strategic initiatives for future business growth, demonstrate the ability to see the big picture and deliver innovative ideas for complex flows. Demonstrating the ability to do both of these is key to your role.

     

    Our team is distributed globally (Bengaluru, London, New  York, Singapore and Warsaw) it's a diverse set of skills, ideas and people. You will collaborate as part of this global team to forming strong relationships and implement solutions based on consensus.

     

    Keep learning and growing your skills. Neither technology nor our business stand still, you'll be expected to grow alongside the team and keep bringing something new to the table.

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong experience in OO design/development
    • Strong experience in Java
    • Strong experience in RDBMS, Sybase or UDB preferred
    • Experience with full project life cycle, including requirements gathering

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Listed Derivatives knowledge a strong plus
    • Experience with real-time systems/messaging infrastructures with multi-thread capability
    • Familiarity with build/deployment tools
    • Experience of test driven development practices and tools

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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