• Securities - Equities One Delta Strats - Trading Platform Developer - Analyst/Associate

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2018-44081
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst, Associate
    Function(s)
    Quant/Strats
    Region
    India
    Division
    Securities
    Business Unit
    EQ Elec Exec Svcs/Strats
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Engineering

    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.

     

    Strats 

    Goldman Sachs’ Strats business unit is a world leader in developing quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems. Working within the firm’s trading, sales, banking and investment management divisions, strats use their mathematical and scientific training to create financial products, advise clients on transactions, measure risk, and identify market opportunities.

     

    Roles within Securities Strats

     

    Securities Strats play important roles in several areas. Some Strats sit on trading desks, creating cutting-edge derivative pricing models and developing empirical models to provide insight into market behavior. Others develop automated trading algorithms for the firm and its clients, taking an active part in the increasing shift from voice to electronic trading. A third group works directly with the firm’s sales force and clients, analyzing exposures, structuring transactions, and applying quantitative concepts to meet client needs. Between these teams, Core Strats design and develop complex parallel computing architectures, electronic trading tools, and advanced algorithms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Job Summary & Responsibilities

     

    The Liquidity Infrastructure team partners with equities strategists and technologists to provide and maintain the firm’s Algorithmic Equity Trading and Smart Order Routing systems. This critical role includes analysis and support for real-time trading issues as well as proactive work towards automation.

     

    Our team seeks an analyst with interest in working with and supporting high-performance distributed trading systems. A successful candidate will:

    • Be responsible for the successful integration of certified code and new functionality into the production trading environment
    • Facilitate communications between trading desks, strategists, and other support teams to manage unexpected or day-to-day issues 
    • Understand Europe equity market rules and microstructure and be able to interact directly with exchanges and vendors to address issues
    • Lead efforts to identify and address performance bottlenecks in high frequency trading environment (network topology, market data, exchange connectivity etc.)
    • Proactively create tools and tests to reduce manual work and automate best practices
    • Create software to systematically analyze order flows and system performance, utilizing this data for long-term capacity planning
    • Through mentorship by the team, and based on aptitude, grow into a role involving responsibility for trading algorithms and business logic

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical discipline
    • Knowledge of high-level programming language such as Java, C++, Python, etc.
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Experience with a Unix / Linux operating system
    • Good understanding of an end-to-end software development process (requirements, design, implementation, testing, and deployment)
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Work experience involving large scale, business-critical technology systems
    • Experience with SQL databases and analysis of large data sets
    • Knowledge of network concepts, topologies, and technologies
    • Experience with large-scale automated testing and releases
    • Domain knowledge of Europe equity markets

    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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