• Production Engineer - IBD Engineering - London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-43316
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    IBD Technology
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    The IBD Engineering team is responsible for development and support of systems used by the flagship Investment Banking Division to execute M&A and financing companies through debt and equity offerings such as Bond New Issuances and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs). 

     

    These applications span all parts of the business flow – CRM, document management, deal origination, marketing, order entry by Sales (book building), electronic exchange of orders with other banks, allocation/pricing, trade booking, settlement & reporting.

     

    The team is currently based in New York, London and Bangalore, and work closely with business users globally in eliciting end-user requirements all the way through to analysis, design, implementation and rollout of new solutions.

     

    The team is closely aligned to the business unit it supports having considerable interaction with Front Office Bankers, CFOs, Syndicate Desk, salesprofessionals, middle-office and back-office Operations staff.

     

    The nature of the global business lends itself to high-profile transactions and visibility within the organization.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Principal Responsibilities 

    Production Engineers are responsible for supporting the day to day Operations of IBD Bankers/IBD Syndicate/CFOs/IBD Operations and to continuously improve the production environment and user experience which means the team must

    • Assist the primary support team for IBD suite of applications and firm’s proprietary risk technology infrastructure as necessary
    • Work proactively to implement solutions to eliminate/reduce issues in production environment
    • Build and maintain close relationships with users
    • Work closely with users to troubleshoot issues and manage their expectations
    • Implement enhancements on existing applications and support tools
    • Develop solutions using test driven development incorporating both unit and integration testing
    • Implement and use best practices within the group for a continuously improving production environment and user experience
    • Help train and mentor new production engineers

    Experience/Skills  

     

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer science or equivalent
    • 5+ years application development/ production engineering experience
    • Combination of the following skills
      • Strong Programming skills in Java/J2EE or C# .NET
      • Knowledge of ETL, OLAP, OLTP, Data warehouse, Reporting tools – Tableau/BO
      • Sybase SQL
      • Scripting languages like Python/Shell
      • Experience with Big data systems like Hadoop/Spark/Flink/Kafka
      • Experience with service oriented architecture
    • Ability and willingness to learn GS proprietary language
    • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

    Preferred:

    • Experience with distributed micro services systems utilizing message oriented middleware
    • Experience with development tools like Svn, Intelij, TestNG, Maven/Gradle, Jenkins, Github
    • Experience with Office developer tools and Excel
    • Experience with JavaScript based web framework like ReactJS, AngularJS, typescript
    • Experience with Spring framework and Hibernate
    • Experience with NoSQL databases
    • Experience with Cloud

    Relevant Skills/Qualifications:

    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, ability to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
    • Independent and comfortable in an ambiguous work environment
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and perform under pressure in time-critical situations using sound judgment and professionalism
    • Good interpersonal, business-facing skills
    • Person should exhibit a flexible attitude and dynamic approach to supporting applications/users as well as undertaking development projects.
    • Banking industry experience is a plus 

    We are open to Associate and VP Level candidates for this role. 

    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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