• FICC Technology - Developer - Futures Technology

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-43671
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    FICC 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. Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm’sability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquidity venues around the world, an important revenue driver for the firm. In FICC Technology we use both open source industry standard and internal proprietary technologies to build cutting edge platforms for pricing, execution, and control over each of these millions of transactions.

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field. GS Bank Regulatory Technology is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of systems to ensure that the firm is in compliance with regulatory agencies around the world. We partner with all areas of the firm to provide strategic solutions for a wide range of regulatory reporting functions. The Tech team focuses on obligations required by the Federal Reserve and banking authorities to enable GS Bank and Financial Holding Company monitoring and reporting. Our systems allow the firm not only to adhere to current regulations, but to respond in timely fashion to new regulatory changes and business opportunities. The area has an ongoing multi-year development initiative to implement and enhance regulatory reporting and monitoring for GS Bank. The scope includes fixed income, loans and derivative product lines that Goldman Sachs trades in. Some of the technical challenges of the team include building, testing and integration of data flows with numerous upstream systems; ensuring completeness and accuracy of data reported and monitored; automation of current manual processes and the need to be nimble enough to react to new requests and regulatory change.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    We are seeking a driven, self-motivated and hands-on technical development lead who will:

    • Participate in analyzing business requirements.
    • Work closely with the Operations users to help define priorities, clarify business requirements and ensure proper testing.
    • Manage SDLC process for development and delivery of projects, manage other resources on the projects.
    • Coding, testing and deployment of various system components
    • Interact with multiple IT groups and business groups on a daily basis
    • Work closely with the architecture to integrate core technology components

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    •  Some of the technical challenges of the team include building, testing and integration of data flows with numerous upstream systems; ensuring completeness and accuracy of data reported and monitored; automation of current manual processes and the need to be nimble enough to react to new requests and regulatory change.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum 3 years of Java experience
    • Familiarity & experience with testing frameworks (JUnit/FitNesse) and concepts (Test Driven Development, Regression testing).
    • Experience of working on multi-tiered, large scale frameworks and applications
    • Initiative/Ownership - The candidate must be self-motivated, with the ability to find creative solutions
    • Good communication & Analytical skills with a strong desire to learn
    • Work with the users & team to help define priorities, clarify business requirements and ensure proper testing.
    • Demonstrated history of successful technical project lifecycle management, including testing and deployment.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Financial Products experience
    • Experience with web technologies like AngularJS , JavaScript, REST and HTML

    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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