• GSAM Guidelines Platform - Software Engineer

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-43615
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    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.

     

    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.


    GSAM Technology builds on top of cutting edge in-house platforms complimented with a strong focus on leveraging open source solutions. 

     

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Platform Engineers work across a variety of problem domains and software stacks. We focus on designing and developing the shared systems and services which drive our Asset Management Investment Strategies, Portfolio Management, Sales, Trading and Client Servicing in GSAM. The Guidelines Platform team manages a suite of applications that ensure that the investment decisions by portfolio managers comply with client and regulatory investment guidelines.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    As part of the development team, the candidate will be building scalable, concurrent and resilient solutions using Java and open source frameworks like Vert.x, MongoDB, Kafka, scikit-learn to name a few. Opportunity to make an impact in a critical business function with high visibility. Your work will span multiple trading desks and asset classes and improve your understanding of the Asset Management function.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Building low latency, scalable and resilient services
    • Ability to bring about change and innovation to a critical business function

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Enthusiastic, proactive and driven individual with high degree of attention to detail
    • Clear understanding of data structure and algorithms
    • Familiarity with core programming concepts and techniques (e.g. concurrency, memory management)
    • Java, SQL, Relational databases
    • Familiarity with standard SDLC tools and Continuous Integration paradigms
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
    • Knowledge in Capital Markets
    • Experience with Performance tuning
    • Familiarity with Python and/or Angular JS
    • Familiarity with a vendor product "Sentinel" from Fidessa

    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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