• GSAM Technology - GSAM GSIP Technology Analyst Developer

    Location(s) JP-Minato-ku | HK-Hong Kong
    Job ID
    2018-43273
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Japan
    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.
    Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world’s leading asset management institutions. GSAM delivers innovative investment solutions managing more than One Trillion US Dollars on a global, multi-product platform. Our products include Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Quantitative Strategies, Fixed Income, Fundamental Equity and a Global Portfolio Solutions Business. GSAM Technology is directly aligned to the business. Software is engineered in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever-changing business environment.
    GSAM Technology builds on top of cutting edge in-house platforms complimented with a strong focus on leveraging open source solutions.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    The systems developed and supported by the GSIP IT team range from portfolio management, P&L, risk, trade processing and position management tools.  These systems are all developed and deployed globally and are built using a number of technologies; (C#, Secdb / Slang, Java, RV, Sybase, Angular).

    This is a hands-on front office based role which involves sitting on the trading desk and being involved in the full project lifecycle from establishing requirements with the business through to design, implementation, delivery and support. As such, it is very important that you are able to work under pressure in a front office environment with a variety of people, and are able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Also good teamwork and communication skills are essential as the role will involve working with other technology teams/business to support existing and new product flow. There is a great opportunity to learn about our trading business and build an understanding of many types of financial products.



     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    OUR IMPACT

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world’s leading asset management institutions. GSAM delivers innovative investment solutions managing more than One Trillion US Dollars on a global, multi-product platform. Our products include Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Fund of Funds, Quantitative Strategies, Fixed Income, Fundamental Equity and a Global Portfolio Solutions Business. GSAM Technology is directly aligned to the business. Software is engineered in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adapting to market and customer needs to deliver robust solutions in an ever-changing business environment.

    Goldman Sachs Investment Partners is an investment and trading group within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management division located in three regions: New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The group manages a number of portfolios and generates significant returns from their sizeable investments in an extremely diverse range of products.

    The GSIP technology group is a global team with members in each of these locations. They are critical to the group’s ability to process trading activity, manage risk and report performance to the rest of the firm.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Leader / Role model
    • Work closely with front-office traders, portfolio managers, quantitative strategies personnel, establishing requirements and delivering solutions
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with business users and other technology teams
    • Manage relationships and project prioritization with the trading desk
    • Work on development of global strategic projects and regional specific tools.
    • Maintain and support existing production systems
    • Understand the key drivers of the business and the products traded
    • Learn and be proficient in SecDB / slang and JSI / Java

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • 2+ years hands-on SecDB / Slang or Java experience with extensive debugging experience
    • OO / Agile development practices
    • SQL experience essential
    • Familiarity with LINUX operating platform
    • Highly motivated with a desire to work closely with a front-office trading desk
    • Strong communication and client-facing skills
    • Personal organization and task management
    • Attention to detail

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with Javascript and Angular
    • Experience with real-time messaging (Rendezvous, Triarch, sockets, etc.)
    • Knowledge of equities products

    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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