• Engineering - Equities Technology - Electronic Trading Quant Technology - Associate/Vice President - Hong Kong/Tokyo/Sydney

    Location(s) HK-Hong Kong | AU-Sydney | JP-Minato-ku
    Job ID
    2017-41185
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Equities 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.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Equities Technology engineering team is looking for an experienced client onboarding specialist with software engineering skills to join a growing team in a fast-paced front office environment with a high level of direct interaction with external clients, vendors, trading desks and internal platform engineering teams.

    Key responsibilities will involve working closely with stakeholders and in partnership with Quant clients from the initial request to production go-live. This includes gathering requirements, evaluating specifications, capacity and throughput management, coordinating testing, managing the change process, implementing client specific configurations and deployment. The team has strong relationships with the business and other engineering and platform teams to provide professional solutions for Goldman Sachs electronic trading for our clients. Additional responsibilities include enhancing and streamlining the process, applications and tooling used for facilitating a smooth Quant client onboard.

     


    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • An experienced technical engineer, with a proven track record in the on-boarding of clients to electronic trading
    • Strong understanding of the FIX protocol and UNIX skills
    • Previous experience of working with business, vendors and clients
    • Excellent communication skills, particularly with external clients
    • Solid experience in project management 
    • The ability to work effectively with local and global technology and business teams 
    • The ability to work well under pressure to provide high quality, accurate and timely solutions 
    • Solid experience in technical support in a distributed environment, including experience of FIX protocol 
    • Strong understanding of Asia Pacific Equities markets and products 
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
    • Strong FIX certification and testing experience 
    • Good knowledge of connectivity, Networks and TCP/IP, Firewalls 
    • Good knowledge of UNIX/Linux 
    • Good knowledge of SQL and databases 
    • Programming or scripting knowledge desirable 
    • Experience of software release and version control systems desirable

    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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