• GSAM Technology - IMD Finance Engineering - Developer

    Location(s) US-NJ-Jersey City
    Job ID
    2017-17632
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    GSAM Technology
    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.

     

    IMD offers a variety of products including separately managed portfolios, mutual funds, hedge funds, liquid alternatives, and funds of funds. The Finance Engineering team, working closely with many other groups, designs and develops the solutions which support key functions of client portfolio management including: pricing, valuations, performance, risk, and financial reporting - for both internal and external consumers.

    A few examples of what we do:

    • We price positions every night, and provide the tools to highlight which valuations need further scrutiny or adjustment
    • We calculate profit & loss, performance and risk for over 20,000 accounts and funds and make it available to portfolio managers and clients every day
    • We consolidate all portfolio market values, net sales and revenues in a data warehouse for divisional management to understand how their business is performing
    • We aggregate complex financial information needed for reporting to regulators across many jurisdictions We do all these things by working closely with divisional management, Controllers, and portfolio management teams.

     

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    This role will focus on building out a financial reporting platform leveraging the latest EP products and technologies. We are looking for smart technologists who want to join a global team motivated to provide a useful and scalable solution for our clients. If successful, we believe our product has commercial value even outside of GS. We are open to a variety of skillsets. Knowledge of financial products is a plus, but not required. Broad range of technologies employed: Java, AngularJS, Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Scala, Qlikview. We also leverage EP tools like EP Workflow and Datastream. Role is open to associates or VPs.

    • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that provides exposure to all areas of Finance
    • Build strong relationships with business partners
    • Understand business needs, facilitating and developing process workflow, data requirements, and specifications required to support implementation
    • Develop technical specifications, high level/detailed design, testing strategies, and implementation plans from business requirements
    • Manage end-to-end systems development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, UAT and maintenance

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
    • Experience in software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
    • Comfortable multi-tasking, managing multiple stakeholders and working as part of a team - Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
    • Expertise in Java development & Relational Databases
    • Can apply an entrepreneurial approach and passion to problem solving and product development 
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Strong programming experience in at least one compiled language (e.g. C, C++, Java)
    • In-depth knowledge of relational and columnar SQL databases, including database design - Experience with continuous delivery and deployment
    • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases
    • Comfortable working in highly dynamic and rapid development environment (Agile development experience) - Technologies & Tools: Java, Web/RESTful service development: HTML 5, JavaScript/AngularJS, JSON, SQL, Slang, testing and build tools, Scala, Spark, EP Workflow, Datastream, Qlikview

    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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